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    Rodeo Drives: Announcing the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance
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    Gooding & Company selections for the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Beverly Hills' Greystone Mansion wants to show itself off, and it'll be doing so this year with the help of classic cars and Gooding & Co. The inaugural Greystone ...

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    The Curious Case of the 1912 Blackiston
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    There was only one 1912 Blackiston, and no one knows what became of it. That is perhaps a good thing, since the car is most famous for being a one-of-a-kind, having an engine cover so large you couldn't see what was in front of it, and manslaughter. The product of George P. Blackiston, more ...

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    Find of the Day: Barris-built 1972 Lincoln Bugazzi has interior like a dictator's bathroom
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    George Barris-designed Bugazzi -- Click above for image gallery
    We're beginning to think that George Barris' movie cars were more restrained than his customer cars -- and that Dolemite had the man on speed dial. Barris built the car you see above: a Bugazzi (boo-GOT-zee), which started out as a ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Where's the history?
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    Historic cars of Tokyo -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    We were frankly astounded that the prospect of a gutted Tokyo Motor Show didn't get any maker, save one, to trot out some of their historical home runs. Even if they didn't want to go in for a nostalgia-fest, a few brands could have ...

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    Quick Spin: Superformance GT40 MkI is vehicular sashimi, raw and delicious
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    Superformance GT40 MkI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As much as we enjoy piloting modern machinery, there's something special about vintage vehicles, and that something is the pure, unvarnished connection between man and machine. But it's not always good. Things get dicey when ...

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    What a Way to Go: Oldest reported Pontiac found as brand rides off into the sunset
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    As it turns out, "old GM" still matters to someone -- and in this case, we mean really old. The Fairfield County Concours d'Elegance in Westport, Connecticut wanted to include Pontiac in this year's showing, so it went looking for the most ancient example it could find. Of the 12 Pontiacs they ...

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    Pebble Preview: Gooding tests the market with Phil Hill's Packard and a prince's Duesenberg
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    Gooding & Company star cars for Pebble Beach 2009 -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pebble Beach regular Gooding & Company will be bringing three special cars to this year's auction and the vintage rides are said to carry not only the requisite pedigree, but are expected to be ...

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    Google StreetView uncovers split-window Corvette "barn find"
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    This is no way to treat a 1963 Corvette split-window coupe. Found in Washington by one of Google StreetView's drones, there's actually no barn to this barn find, just a car left sitting in the gray mist that folks in the Pacific Northwest call "weather." This Corvette had a 12-year shelf life, and ...

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    "Marquis DeSoto" wins NY Times' Collectible Car of the Year award
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    Click above for a gallery of the Marquis DeSoto
    It is neither a Mercury Grand Marquis nor a DeSoto, but perhaps it could be considered a kind of royalty. Furniture maker Steve Heller wanted to build a car of his own design, and possessed of a love of Fifties car details, he swiped the things he ...

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    Weekend Entertainment: "Susie the Little Blue Coupe"
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    Follow the jump to watch the shortThanks to frequent commenter and tipster "catgirlshyla" for sending in a link to Walt Disney's Susie the Little Blue Coupe, an animated short that originally debuted theatrically in 1952. As you can plainly see, the Disney/Pixar gang used Susie as the inspiration ...

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    Autoblog visits The All GM Car Show
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    Click above for a ghres gallery from The All GM Car ShowOn sunny 90-degree day that felt like a lot more than 90 degrees, Autoblog made the trek to a park in Van Nuys, California for The All GM Car Show. Old mingled with new, with a 1911 Buick sitting across the aisle from a Cadillac Allante, and a ...

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    The Amelia Island Concours readies first time auctions of one-of-a-kind Fords
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    The 13th Amelia Island Concours -- called by some the Pebble Beach of the East Coast -- will begin on March 7th at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island in Florida. Held on the last two holes of the Ritz's golf course, this year's event will host 250 rare cars from private collections and museums, the ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: Alfa Romeo allows individual pimpage
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    Click the image above for a gallery of high-res pics.While mass customization has slowly become a mainstay strategy for automakers courting buyers from all walks of life, Alfa Romeo's particular program has some added cachet. Originally instituted with the introduction of the 8C Competizione, where ...

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    Pebble Beach Week 2007: The beasts of Brooklands shake up Pebble
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    Exactly five score years ago, 200,000 tons of gravel and cement were arranged in a 2.75 mile, high-banked, egg-shaped loop in the English countryside. The land was was called Brooklands, and the track laid on it -- the first purpose-built race track in the world -- would share the same name. The ...

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    VIDEO: At the Autoblog Drive-In Part 2
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    Time to stretch your legs! Head to the snack bar and get something to munch on. Suggestions pop up on the screen in case you need some inspiration. The concessions are multitudinous, from sweet candy bars to crispy fish sandwiches (don't they look scrumptious?), you can push your cholesterol way ...

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    Automobile names 25 greatest cars of all time
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    It's the Ultimate List, at least until it becomes the Penultimate List the next time some publication decides to go through the exercise of picking the best of all time, and then justifying the results. Automobile Magazine has picked up the gauntlet for its September 2007 issue, and selected what ...

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    Bespoke roadster uses WWII German fighter power
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    Pur Sang, an Argentine coachbuilder, is normally in the business of making Bugatti T35 replicas. It also makes custom vehicles for those who can afford them, and for one German customer it has made the burgundy roadster you see above. Not much is known about it (or the client), except that the ...

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    Bernie Ecclestone to make even more money selling his car collection
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    On October 31st in Battersea Park, London, RM Auctions will be selling 50 cars from the private collection of Bernie Ecclestone at the Automobiles of London auction. What kind of cars does the notoriously particular F1 supremo collect: among the lot are a 1933 Marmon Sixteen Victoria Coupe, 1950 ...

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    Call it Chester - Cheetah making a comeback
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    If Cobras don't do it for you on track days, you can now make the same choice that was available in the '60s. While Caroll Shelby was stuffing FE Fords into mild-mannered AC Aces, Bill Thomas Race Cars was developing a competitor called the Cheetah that could run with the fire breathing Cobras, as ...

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    Volvo obsessive? Try to outdo this miniature recreation
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    This is the garage all us Volvophiles wish we had. Master model builder Dirk Patschowski constructed this incredible scene for Revell to display at the Techno Classica show in Essen. I built models as a kid, and quickly progressed to adding more authentic detailing than the instructions suggested, ...

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