Jay Leno And Walmart Partner On Premium Car Care

If you know me at all, you know about my car care and detailing products fetish.  I’ve sampled and tested all of Jay Leno’s Garage stuff and find it to be of very high quality, and moderately priced.  Up until now, the only place to buy it was on the JLG...

When NASCAR went to Le Mans

American cars running world stage endurance races isn’t new or unusual.  Previous to the all-conquering Ford GTs, there was Cunningham, some Cadillacs, a variety of Corvettes, not to mention Mustangs, the odd Camaro or so, and Panoz, ad infinitum.  As 2021 marks the...

My Greatest Barnfind was a Field Find

Back when I was a much younger man, in a much more innocent time, my friends and I used to do such mundane things as ride our bikes all around town, just for fun, looking around, and discovering.  Of course me being me, there was always a camera in my pack or around...

Black Friday – Car book buyer’s guide

Here’s some of the new stuff out this season: And remember you can doubleclick on any image to see it full screen Don, The Snake, Prudhomme, Life Beyond the 1320, by Don Prudhomme with Elana Scherr I predict this to be one of the top new books of this rather...

NEW SUPERCARS Exhibit at the Petersen

SUPERCARS: A CENTURY OF SPECTACLE AND SPEED EXHIBIT ON-DISPLAY DATES: October 2020 to May 9, 2021, with possible extension We’ve all been dying for a fix of our favorite automotive events, motorsport, and car museum tours.  While many of the world’s great...

ICONIC MEYERS MANX COMPANY LAUNCHES NEW ERA AS MEYERS MANX, LLC

  Some news I thought you might enjoy…MS LOS ANGELES November 10, 2020 – Bruce Meyers, 94, a prolific artist, inventor, surfer and the creator of the original iconic Meyers Manx that popularized the dune buggy craze known the world over, has along with his...

PORSCHE 935 CLASS STARS AT 2021 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE

PORSCHE 935 CLASS STARS AT 2021 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE Photo by Dav,e Wendt. Courtesy of The Brumos Collection. Jacksonville, FL — A class of significant Porsche 935s will be featured at the 26th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 7,...

AT THE WHEEL OF THE MOVIE CARS THAT STARRED IN ‘FORD V FERRARI’

Most of us saw and presumably enjoyed the film Ford v Ferrari, which in some world markets was named Le Mans 1966. Sure, you can quibble with some of the factual accuracy of this big-screen, big-drama racing epic, as true fans know not everything happened as...

The “Classic Car Auction 2019-2020 Yearbook” Now In Print

If you just love pouring over, and otherwise crunching classic/collector car auction results from all over the world, then I’ve got a ten pound book to drop into your lap.  Tired of reruns on TV?  No worries, this monster tome will keep you busy all winter. The...

The Van

During one’s lifetime, we all own at least one vehicle with “personality.” Mine was a 1962 Ford Econoline van. It was the barest and most stripped version produced, with a 200 cubic-inch straight-six motor, one-barrel carb, very manual trans, two seats, and the...

A wonderful tribute from one friend of mine to another

A Heartfelt Goodbye to Journalist, Photographer and Amelia Judge John Lamm John Lamm. Photo courtesy of Bill Warner It is with a heavy heart that I relate that my friend of over 40 years, John Lamm died last week after a long battle with cancer. John and I met through...

Medford, Oregon’s Gathering at the Oaks car show a success

Well, they did it. A group of dedicated, like minded car people set out to put on a great car show at the Rogue Valley Country Club in Southern Oregon, and in spite of Covid, wildfires (or possibly the risk of rickets, shingles, locust, the 40 year flood, and whatever...

GALPIN’S MUSTANG II MAJOR: A NOSE JOB THAT WAS MEANT TO TURN HEADS

GALPIN’S MUSTANG II MAJOR: A NOSE JOB THAT WAS MEANT TO TURN HEADS VAN NUYS, Calif. – Herbert F. “Bert” Boeckmann, II, didn’t lead Galpin Ford to the position of the #1 Ford Dealership in the World by accident, nor by not having an eye — or nose —...

OFFICER ERIC GAONA’S HOT PURSUIT IS RESTORATION OF SSP MUSTANGS

OFFICER ERIC GAONA’S HOT PURSUIT IS RESTORATION OF SSP MUSTANGS BAKERSFIELD, Calif — Ford has been producing and selling law enforcement patrol and pursuit vehicles for many decades, as have most other American-brand carmakers. The majority of those cars have...

Jeep Wagoneer Returns — here’s a look at the concept version

I always liked and appreciated the Wagoneer.  Obviously the world and the premium SUV market has evolved considerably since the last Wagoneer model Jeep produced some years ago now.  This move makes perfect sense to me, and the new one should compete handily with...

OLD FORDS IN CUBA LIVE A LIFE AS TOUR TAXIS & EVERYDAY DRIVERS

Hi Gang, this post is somewhat similar to another post I put up about Cuba some weeks, ago, but highlights one particular vehicle and build that I’m especially taken with, so I hope you enjoy it to see semi again — Thank you for visiting, MS Author’s Note:...