Cummins powered 1960 Cadillac belches black smoke with style

Considering vintage Cadillacs are rarely the first choice for a hot rod platform, it's hard to believe this is the second old Caddy sedan we've seen with a Cummins diesel where it's factory V8 once was. While the other diesel Cadillac sedan we saw was a SEMA show car, this 1960 Cadillac currently listed on Ebay is pure … » 10/15/11 2:00pm 10/15/11 2:00pm

1960 Ford Starliner is the most exciting Ford of a lifetime

While all of Ford's passenger cars were radically redesigned for 1960, the Starliner was Ford's new performance model and the focus of this vintage advertisement. Using frantic music and color video, it's clear Ford wanted everyone to know the 1960 Starliner was the car "for those who wanted the ultimate in… » 5/08/11 11:00am 5/08/11 11:00am

Got Six Cylinders And Uses Them All: NASCAR's Falcons, Valiants, and…

When we think of NASCAR in the early 60s, we think of big cars. Impalas. Furies. Galaxies. But for two glorious years, Detroit's new compacts took to the tracks in NASCAR-sanctioned events. » 8/15/09 8:00am 8/15/09 8:00am

1960 Cadillac Sixty-Two Hardtop Coupe

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. The distribution of Cadillac model years seems a bit strange on the island; today's car is our third 1960 Cadillac coupe (after this gold one and this red one), but the rest of… » 12/05/08 8:30am 12/05/08 8:30am

1960 Ford Pickup

Welcome to Down On The Street » 11/17/08 9:00am 11/17/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Since it's , let's have an old Ford! I found this '60 parked just across the street from the and the , and it's one sharp-looking work truck. This truck is clearly a work…

Searching For A Grim Minnesota Murder Movie Car? Simple Plan Volvo…

While you might not be able to afford Jerry Lundegaard's Olds Ciera » 11/06/08 11:00am 11/06/08 11:00am, wasn't the only downward-spiral Minnesota crime movie made in the 90s! That's right, the '66 Volvo 122S wagon driven by Bill Paxton's character in is up for sale on Craigslist! It's not running, so it's more of a Project Movie Car Hell machine than …

Project Car Hell, Cold War Edition: Dodge Power Wagon Town Wagon or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 10/16/08 5:20pm 10/16/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! In our last foray into the Burning Garage O'Pain™, the by a 53% to 47% poll split. We've had unifying vehicular themes for most of our Hell Challenges recently, but sometimes you need to…