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1970 Ford F100 pick-up - COYOTE, NOT SO UGLY...

How’s this for a first American vehicle? What had originally been planned as a business promotion vehicle created by Valley Gas turned out so well that the owner decided to use it as their daily driver!

7 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

1970 Camaro

Tony checks out a truly stunning second-generation Camaro that caught his eye on a rare trip out to Hayling Island and the excellent show held there by the Victory Wheelers Car Club…

2 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

1957 GMC 100 pick-up EVERGREEN HAULER

Classic Fifties pick-ups don’t get any more handsome than GMC’s line. Zack Stiling discovers a fantastic example living (and working) in the north-west of England and whose owner is pleased as punch with the classic hauler…

6 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

2021 PICK-UPS FULL-SIZE, FULLY CAPABLE

The latest raft of half-ton pick-ups from Detroit are the most versatile yet, says our man in North America, Huw Evans…

6 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

LAKESIDE 'VETTE

The Lakeland Motor Museum has added another rare sports car to its collection – a 1992 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, one of only six of its kind known to be in the UK.

2 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

Jimmy Shine Shine on!

Steve Havelock gets up close and personal with Jimmy Shine, who was a hot rod apprentice to Pete Chapouris, but ultimately has become an automotive celebrity in his own right today…

10+ mins read
Classic American
December 2020

MACH IS BACK

The limited-edition, high-performance Ford Mustang Mach 1 will be available to customers in Europe for the first time ever. Making its European debut at Goodwood SpeedWeek in front of a global virtual audience, the Mustang Mach 1 is claimed to be the best-handling production Mustang ever offered to customers in Europe. Performance is boosted to a level worthy of the iconic Mach 1 moniker with enhanced aerodynamics, a specially calibrated 480bhp and 420ft-lb of torque, 5.0-litre V8 engine and uprated cooling for improved track capability.

2 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

PONTIAC GTO HISTORY

Jim Maxwell looks back on the history of what many consider to be the original American muscle car, the Pontiac GTO…

7 mins read
Classic American
December 2020

Muscle By The Numbers

Editor Ben Klemenzson takes a look at one of the General's rarer and most under-appreciated muscle cars, the 1966 4-4-2, with the W-30 fresh air package...1966 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 W-30

6 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

A Kind Hearted Coronet

The 1950 line of Dodges might not have set the world on fire with outlandish styling as the marque would a decade later, but it represents an interesting period in its history, when restraint and sensibility was the order of the day...

6 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

Last of the LEVIATHANS

Stuart Wilkinson's land yacht was an immaculate, low mileage classic but, nevertheless, turned out to need a lot of time and money spending on it. Luckily, he wasn't entirely surprised...

8 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

PACKARD PERFECTION

John Bath reports on a gathering of convertible Packards at Beechfield Restorations, Bucks in September…

2 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

VHRA SWAPMEET

Zack Stiling popped along to the VHRA (Vintage Hot Rod Association) Swapmeet and uncovered an Aladdin’s Cave of automobilia…

1 min read
Classic American
November 2020

GRAND WAGONEER LANDS

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has debuted the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept, which will serve as a direct rival to the line of General Motors full-size SUVs.

2 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

SHOW REPORT - CHESHIRE CLASSIC CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW

Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire August 30 and 31

2 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

Ford's other horse

An iconic SUV makes its return…

3 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

EVENT REPORT - REDHILL DREAM CRUISE

Redhill town centre August 22, 2020

2 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

1970 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

Tony turns his attention to the legendary muscle car which became known by the moniker of ‘The thinking man’s muscle car’: The Oldsmobile 4-4-2…

3 mins read
Classic American
November 2020

WHEEL MEET AGAIN… AT THE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW!

This year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery will be a little different from previous years; however the organisers are keen to emphasise how they’re bringing a show to the classic car community that we all know and love in a safe and controlled environment.

1 min read
Classic American
October 2020

Square appeal

GM’s distinctive 1973-87 pick-ups are becoming ever more desirable and for good reason.

3 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

THRUXTON THRILLER

Classic Sports Car Club Meeting

5 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

ELEVATING AN EXOTIC

Ford adds more power and new livery options to its ultra-exclusive hyper car...

3 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

LONE STAR SURVIVOR

After 35 years in a bone-dry bit of Texas, this beautiful ’57 Bel Air came to the UK, where it still retains an impressive mix of beauty and originality.

6 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

Oldsmobile Thor

We all know what a jaw-dropper the first-generation Oldsmobile Toronado was when it was first unveiled in 1966; but there was an even more incredible version of this car.

3 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

CLASSIC AMERICAN PEOPLE: Dave Kindig

Steve Havelock meets Dave Kindig of Bitchin’ Rides TV show fame…

10+ mins read
Classic American
October 2020

COLONEL MUSTARD

Steve Willsone has been a panel beater all his life and runs a paint and body shop, so when he decided to rebuild this 1932 Ford three-window coupe, he set himself very high standards of fit and finish.

6 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

California Dreamboat

Stuart Holmes may be familiar to many as the face of the famous American car show Stars & Stripes, which usually takes place in July at Tatton Park in Cheshire. But he’s also got an eye for some very tasty morsels when it comes to American classics, like this ’68 Pontiac Catalina…

6 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

2005 Chevy SSR

Debuting at the 2000 Detroit Auto Show as a concept vehicle, the SSR very much hails from what we might look back on as a golden era in the late Nineties/early Noughties when retro-styled concepts went from unveiling to full-blown production in very short periods of time.

2 mins read
Classic American
October 2020

Car Plants To Build Ventilators

US president Donald Trump wants automakers to work with healthcare providers to build ventilators in some of their shut-down automotive factories.

2 mins read
Classic American
May 2020

Wishin' and Hopin'

Here, in his own words, Johnny Seagul explains how he got into American cars, rock ’n’ roll and acquired this simply magnificent 1958 Ford Skyliner, after literally years of wishin’, hopin’ and searchin’…

10+ mins read
Classic American
May 2020