Skiing behind vintage Porsches is "the world's most dangerous sport"

These days vintage Porsches are high dollar collector items, but in Bavaria in 1955 they were merely tow vehicles for some crazy skiers. This vintage video takes a look at "the world's most dangerous sport" which evidently involved being towed around a track by motorcycles, Volkswagen Bugs, Porsche 356s and even a… » 2/05/12 2:00pm 2/05/12 2:00pm

Rare 1955 Volkswagen Bus is the oldest of its kind

In 1955 Volkswagen Transporters were nothing more than commercial vehicles, albeit strange and relatively rare commercial vehicles—at least in the US. Volkswagen hadn't yet captured American hearts with their clever advertising and few people even knew what they were. Even so, a few Volkswagens did make it over to… » 11/19/11 12:30pm 11/19/11 12:30pm

Proof used car dealerships were a lot more interesting in 1962

They may have just been used cars back in 1962, but the lineup in front of Lancaster Lincoln Mercury has certainly aged well. Given the opportunity, the chances of us leaving Lancaster Lincoln Mercury without at least the red '58 Desoto and the '57 Plymouth wagon shown here would have been slim to none. » 11/12/11 4:00pm 11/12/11 4:00pm

1954 Chevrolet Nomad Concept replica is as close as you'll get to the…

It's well known the original Corvette based Chevrolet Nomad was destroyed sometime after it was featured in the 1954 GM Motorama. Since you can't own the original this masterfully crafted replica is about as close as you can get to owning the real thing. This replica took the car's owner and creator over 7 years and… » 10/22/11 12:30pm 10/22/11 12:30pm

Mid-engine 1955 Fiat 600 has a Honda motorcycle powerplant

It may still have it's trademark bubble car shape, but there isn't a whole lot else on this Fiat 600 that is the same as when it left the factory in 1955. Where there was once a backseat is now a 170hp engine from a Honda 1000rr. Finding a mid engine 1955 Fiat for sale is anything but a common occurrence, but it comes… » 10/09/11 5:00pm 10/09/11 5:00pm