REVISED AND EXPANDED: In the 1950s, the Motor City enjoyed a brief fling with the design houses of Italy. The Italia, Detroit iron in Superleggera clothing, was Hudson’s trans-Atlantic hybrid. Here’s the story.
At the IndyCar season finale, Tony Kanaan (above) collected his first win of 2014 and Will Power earned his first career IndyCar title. Get all the latest car biz news in the Executive Briefing. -photo by Brian Cleary/LAT for Chevy Racing Continue reading
In this short film, we get a look inside the all-conquering Mickey Thompson funny car team of 1969. Continue reading
Here’s the most entertaining two minutes you’ll spend today. Don Draper meets Gerry Anderson in a goofy and wonderful Camaro commercial from 1967. Continue reading
The first 2015 Mustangs have begun rolling off the assembly line at Ford’s Flat Rock, Michigan assembly plant and will be arriving in showrooms this fall. Get all the latest car biz news in the Executive Briefing. Continue reading
Do we need to mention again that we love this stuff? Here are five more lesser-known but totally awesome cars from drag racing’s glory days. Continue reading
Mac’s Motor City Garage explores a popular feature in its day: the functional rear window on 1963 through 1968 Mercurys, known as the Breezeway. Continue reading
Selling for $132,000, this show-winning 1957 Continental Mark II was one of the top 10 movers at the Russo and Steele Monterey 2014 Auction. Get all the latest auto industry news in the Executive Briefing. Continue reading