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A Mopar Addiction Story 1947 Chevy Video On Star For Your Rod

Editorial By Miguel Caparros.

By now some of you may have noticed I took a week off. More out of necessity than a vacation. I actually ran out of running vehicles! But that is a story for another time. You have to be a very serious enthusiast when people only know you as John Cuda. I am featuring his story as to the incident that led to his addiction. Next week I may have a scalding story about what happens when you take your car to a dealer for service. Stay…


Added by Miguel Caparros on August 12, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

How I fell in love with Mopars.

One sweltering hot summer night when I was 9 years old I was playing on the living room floor with my hotwheels cars.

I had a large wall built with a stack of cars and I was ramming my favorite black chevy van with flames painted on the side into the wall of cars to see how many I could knock over each time.

After about the 90th pass through the stack of cars I heard a loud pop outside that sounded like a firecracker.


I immediately jumped up and ran out the door…


Added by John Cuda on August 11, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Iso Grifo

Take a look at my examiner article about the rare and beautiful Iso Grifo.…


Added by Steve Natale on August 10, 2011 at 11:55pm — No Comments

California Car Spotting: An old Morris Minor in its natural habitat

Berkeley California, home to many small European old cars.  Check this edition of California Car Spotting : … Continue

Added by Steve Natale on August 10, 2011 at 11:43pm — No Comments

The 'xl1' concept car by Volkswagen

Credits to DesignBoom

the 'xl1' concept car by volkswagen

First publicly presented at the qatar motor show 2011volkswagen's 'xl1' concept car 

combines energy efficient technology and streamlined aesthetics to create a hybrid vehicle 

capable of… Continue

Added by Michael Thies on August 1, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Fiat 500 Rag Top Unveiled DeTomaso Mangusta Rediscovered.

Story, Photos & Video by Miguel Caparros additional Photos by Fiat Group Marketting

Fiat 500C…


Added by Miguel Caparros on July 30, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Rat Rod Phenom!

Rat Rod Phenom!   Rat rods are here to stay; function over form that reflects our culture, our history, and our love affair with motors and wheels!  Wikipedia says:

"A rat rod is a style of hot rod or custom car that, in most cases, imitates (or…


Added by Michael Thies on July 25, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Volvo City Safety System gets thumbs up from NHTSA, IIHS! By Jeff Glucker

*We were just talking about Volvo's safety reputation last night on the Wheels Events Radio Hour

city safety screen shot

Added by Michael Thies on July 22, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments

Horsepower Breakfast Is Off To A Good Start

Horsepower Breakfast at Shorty Howell Park in Duluth is off and running!

When you put on an event for the first time you have the angst if anyone will show up. Mike Thies and I were there a around 6 am for the 7 am start. I was setting up our awning and brewing Blue Mountain…


Added by Miguel Caparros on July 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Book Review: Matt Stone's new book: My First Car

Matt Stone's latest book My First Car is a great book and fun to read!  See my review :… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on July 20, 2011 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Worlds fastest street legal bug


Read story and check out the pic's here....…


Added by Jason Cole aka Bird on July 16, 2011 at 7:32am — No Comments

Take a look at this cool RV! :

  Take a look at this cool RV!  … Continue

Added by Steve Natale on July 14, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

A fishy story or how Plymouth got the jump but lost the race to Ford.

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The 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang was the first Pony Car. Chrysler Plymouth did their best to try to steal the thunder of the…


Added by Miguel Caparros on July 12, 2011 at 12:00am — 10 Comments

4th Of July And The Acrobatic Cessna.

When I first decided to write a weekly digest, fears ran through me wondering if I could write some thing new every week. The answer is yes and no. The no part, is that my adventures are part of my history so I may have told or written parts of it at other times. The yes part is, there are still years of adventures…


Added by Miguel Caparros on July 4, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Columbo to Peugeot then onto the Carrera Pan Americana.

I know some of my Georgia friends may be surprised that I have a long history with European cars I hope you too can enjoy this aspect…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

New Camaro Book

Here is my review of the new book on Camaros... Camaro: Five Generations of Performance. Check it out :…


Added by Steve Natale on June 29, 2011 at 12:20am — No Comments

1965 Ford Mustang Station Wagon

by Miguel Caparros 

This article was prompted by a posting from Sam Fiorani, another automotive historical journalist on…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 26, 2011 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Atlanta Motorsports Park nears opening

By Ryan R Rees

The subtitle on the promotional booklet for the Atlanta Motorsports Park says it all: “The country club for people who live in the fast lane.”

The new park, currently under construction just outside the Dawsonville city limits, is expected to open later this year.

Much like a golf country club, AMP offers members exclusive use of the facility. Future plans include a clubhouse with restaurant, fitness room, swimming pool and tennis courts.

Unlike… Continue

Added by Ryan Rees on June 21, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

From Highcroft Racing, Dan Gurney, Dr.Don Panoz and Ben Bowley Taking this unique concept to Le Mans

You snooze you may loose real big. This project was first offered to Indy Car, they turned it down. I love it! This is truly evolutionary. I will be sitting on the edge of my seat waiting for the first test,…

Added by Miguel Caparros on June 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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