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History – made by everyday people
D-Types and Doozies
This week we’ve gone even older
Greg picks his best drives of 2016
Blue oval blitzkrieg bop
They live again
Herbie the Love Bug versus the Nazis
Jolly well ridiculous
Experience narrow tires, and the bark of vintage inline 6’s off the snowbanks
Rare 4×4 offers outstanding off-road performance, convertible styling.
A vintage drive in a classic car you can still buy new.
Gorgeous example is proof that 930 values are through the roof.
BMW Group marks its 100th anniversary with a long look back at the passion that’s at the heart of the company’s success.
A pair of Packard chart the brand’s boom and bust.
Surround yourself in automotive history.
$22.2 million will buy a lot of coffee.
These cars made history on the road before they made history on the auction block.
Ephemeral as a soap bubble.
B5 Blue Devil Wipes the Floor with O.G. Muscle.
A Glimpse Of A Long-Vanished Legacy
As fierce a wolf in sheep’s clothing as there’s ever been.
Your favourites and ours from our eclectic selection of Finds of the Week.
The Bricklin SV-1 is a proud specimen of Canadian automotive history.
The beautiful cars of Alfa Romeo
They say you’re never supposed to meet your idols. There’s too much of a chance that your idealized thoughts are overblown, that you will be disappointed when you see what he or she – or in this case, it – is really like. I wouldn’t say that I subscribe to that, necessarily, but as I…
Haven’t heard of McLaughlin before? You’re not alone. With hundreds of automakers born and laid to rest in the first few decades of the industry, it can be hard to keep track of who the players were before consolidation created several of the megaliths that currently rule today’s market. Ontario’s McLaughlin Carriage Company started out…
Boom, bust, or fade.
This well-preserved BMW 2002tii will make some BMW collector very happy.
Built Ford tough.
While strolling amongst the metal at the Pfaff Volkswagen showroom in Newmarket, a small green ovoid car grabs your eye and won’t let go. Funny, that. Introduced in 1955 and produced until 1974, the VW Karmann Ghia Coupe is living proof that some designs are timeless. It was penned by Luigi Segre of the Italian…
Originally published on Autos.ca on May 4, 2015 (Road Trip: The Spring Thaw in My Father’s 1967 MGB) The road is perfection, a twisting ribbon that follows the path of the river, flowing along its bank with much the same jounce, wriggle, ripple, and run. Across the way, you can see the main road, the…
Originally published on Autos.ca on April 2, 2015 (Motoring Memories: My Father’s Studebakers) It’s hard to imagine myself in the role of automotive writer without the existence of the Studebaker corporation, one of the last of the orphan automakers to bite the dust. The company was formed all the way back in 1852 by a…
Yeah baby! This right-hand-drive Mini Cooper Classic will take you right back to the shagadelic swingin’ sixties of London for less than the price of a new Civic. Actually, this specimen came from Japan, and while it looks like just about any of the 5.4 million Minis produced from 1959, it’s one of the last…
Check out the eclectic mix of Australian, European, and American cars that made the final cut in Mad Max: Fury Road.
Battered. Terrible. Famous.
Ferrari Quebec, Montreal’s flagship dealer in Italian exotics, has had one of its busiest years thanks to the rapidly growing Maserati lineup that now takes up significant floor space in its 45,000-square-foot facility. It’s neither a Ferrari nor a Maserati that brought me to their Jean Talon location this past week, however – it was…
With less than 100,000 miles on the clock, this classic two-owner Volvo 122S is in remarkably good shape for its age.
At 95 years old, this grand old lady is a stunning example of early 20th century automotive status. It is also the oldest car currently for sale on autoTRADER.ca.