The Shrine of Subaru
Posts Tagged: vintage
History – made by everyday people
D-Types and Doozies
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.
A pair of Packard chart the brand’s boom and bust.
Surround yourself in automotive history.
These cars made history on the road before they made history on the auction block.
B5 Blue Devil Wipes the Floor with O.G. Muscle.
A Glimpse Of A Long-Vanished Legacy
Your favourites and ours from our eclectic selection of Finds of the Week.
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…
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…
With less than 100,000 miles on the clock, this classic two-owner Volvo 122S is in remarkably good shape for its age.