This Is What A $6.3 Million Ferrari Looks Like

It wasn't exactly a secret this 1 of 2 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider was going to command an impressive price when it crossed the block at last weekend's RM Monaco event. Even so, exceeding the high end of a pre-auction estimate by approximately $1.5 million is hardly a common occurrence. » 5/19/12 2:00pm 5/19/12 2:00pm

What Is Your Favorite One Year Only Car Design?

Although with each passing year automakers are finding new ways to stretch a maximum amount of life from each automotive redesign, there was once a time when a new model year likely meant a new car—at least for the companies that could afford it. » 5/05/12 5:00pm 5/05/12 5:00pm

Ultra-Rare One-Of-Two Ferrari To Cross Auction Block

One of the two 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spiders ever built will cross auction block at RM's Monaco event next month. Although almost unthinkably rare , the 625 TRC Spider is well known to car lovers—it is considered by many enthusiasts to be one of the most attractive Ferraris ever made. » 4/15/12 2:00pm 4/15/12 2:00pm

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

The Chevrolet El Camino turns 53

53 years ago today, Chevrolet introduced the1959 El Camino to the automotive world and it hasn't been the same since. In direct response to the popularity of the Ford Ranchero, Chevrolet had decided it needed to stake a claim in the world of the automotive based utility vehicle. » 10/16/11 9:00am 10/16/11 9:00am

'57 Chevrolet 150 featured on History Channel bursts into flames

According to the infallible news source that is TMZ, the 1957 Chevrolet 150 that was the focus of a night of predictable cross over shows on the History channel was damaged when it burst into flames yesterday. » 10/01/11 2:00pm 10/01/11 2:00pm

Survivor 1957 Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta Wagon is rare and beautiful

It is a rare occasion when you stumble across any 1957 Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta Wagons, restored or otherwise. When you take into account the fact the beautiful wagon seen here is still wearing the paint it left the factory with 54 years ago, you begin to understand how rare it truly is. This Fiesta Wagon is… » 8/27/11 11:00am 8/27/11 11:00am

1976 Subaru commercial highlights adventures in good cars and bad…

As the times change, so too do the vehicles in which you are unsuccessfully trying to attract female attention—at least according to this Subaru commercial. What better way to follow up two decades of hitting home runs with your interesting automotive choices while striking out with the opposite sex than purchasing… » 8/13/11 9:00am 8/13/11 9:00am

Obsolete Oldsmobile

Oldsmobile lost market share in 1957 because it's design was considered to be dated in comparison with the new "Forwardlook" Chryslers, specifically Desoto (the company's direct competition). 54 years later, one look at this weathered Olds is enough for most car lovers to understand why GM's "dated" styling from 1957… » 8/06/11 12:30pm 8/06/11 12:30pm

What is the barn find of your dreams?

Opening the doors on a forgotten barn or garage to reveal a dusty vehicle that needs little more than some elbow grease and a weekend spent in the garage to reverse the effects of sitting is the stuff of gearhead dreams. After reading about the trio of Italian barn finds this week, we started wondering what vehicle we… » 7/30/11 5:00pm 7/30/11 5:00pm

What is your favorite Hot Wheels car?

Eliot Handler, the creator of Hot Wheels, died at his home on Thursday at the age of 95. In honor of the man who created the first vehicle most young car lovers ever owned, we present a special QOTW. What is your favorite Hot Wheels car? » 7/24/11 5:00pm 7/24/11 5:00pm

The 1958 El Nomado is the car-truck hybrid Chevrolet never made

Although Chevrolet didn't introduce the El Camino until 1959, what if they had decided to unleash their unique utility vehicle on the world one year earlier? Behold the El Nomado, a well executed custom vehicle currently listed on Ebay that answers that exact question. Even with a lot of modern custom touches, this… » 7/23/11 11:00am 7/23/11 11:00am

Eye of a 'Vette

It's not hard to understand why 1956-1957 C1 Corvettes are the favorites of the first generation for many 'Vette lovers. New for 1956 was the signature side trim and the beautiful single headlight design seen here. » 7/03/11 12:30pm 7/03/11 12:30pm

Watch a '57 Chevy drag car crash and burn, literally

You would think crashing your blown high horsepower '57 Chevy drag car on a pass down the strip would be bad enough, but in this case it was only the beginning. » 7/02/11 2:00pm 7/02/11 2:00pm

'57 Chevy in a cornfield

It certainly looks like this 1957 Chevrolet 210 has been sitting in the Wisconsin cornfield where it was photographed for quite a while. Because of the popularity of the '57 Chevy and the fact this one has the right amount of doors we imagine it is only a matter of time before someone takes it upon themselves to save… » 5/22/11 12:30pm 5/22/11 12:30pm

I found that Fordor rare

This 1957 Ford Custom 300 "Fordor Sedan" is one of 194,877 built that year. The amount of '57 Custom 300s that remain intact today is likely a very small fraction of that number. Spotted in Goldfield, NV, this old Ford would need some front sheet metal straightened and parts replaced, but in our perhaps overly… » 3/27/11 1:30pm 3/27/11 1:30pm

1957 GMC Panel Truck

Welcome to Found Off The Street, our look at cars found on the cape that rust liked so much it decided to summer there; Cape Cod, MA. Today we have a 1957 GMC Panel Truck. » 3/27/11 10:00am 3/27/11 10:00am

Ford buys Lincoln

It was 89 years ago Friday when the Ford Motor Company agreed on a deal with Henry Leland to purchase Lincoln. Leland, who was also a founder of the Cadillac auto brand, established Lincoln Motor Company in 1917. » 2/05/11 12:30pm 2/05/11 12:30pm

What Are Your Automotive Goals This Year?

On New Year's Day, In the midst of reminding ourselves what we didn't accomplish last year, we often vow that this will be the year we <fill in the blank> . What are your automotive goals for this coming year? » 1/01/11 4:00pm 1/01/11 4:00pm