G iovanni Michelotti was a freelance automobile designer who is frequently heralded as a champion of car design in the 20th century, producing vehicles for many international companies and credited with an astonishing number of iconic models, throughout all five decades of his working life. Many of his…Continue
In celebration of their recent Centennial, Chevy's new series entitled 'The Road We're On' brings history to life through the eyes of owners, dealers & their communities. The first 8 episodes profile the people of Bridgeville, a small town in Pennsylvania where American history runs deeps. The episodes are beautifully crafted and exhibit a production quality unparalleled among most web series.Continue
The Jaguar E-Type holds a special place in the hearts of car enthusiasts, and while today’s Jaguar still embodies the luxury vehicle, the E-Type is a reminder of the fact that luxury and performance can go hand and hand. Officially released in 1961, the Jaguar E-Type was part of the British vehicle renaissance, and the influence of the early E-Type is still seen in today’s Jaguar sports cars.
The history of the Jaguar car company itself begins in 1922, when partners Williams…Continue
The Austin Healey X230 was built at the factory in Abingdon early in 1960 as a styling exercise for a potential four headlamp model. After looking at the near finished product, the stylists realized that to look better it would have to be widened. While doing this, they realized that they could also fit a De Dion rear end and rack and pinion steering. The new design was not selected for production and after being used for testing exercises by development teams, it was covered and…Continue