This is what a $217,800 1963 Volkswagen Bus looks like

You read it right, a few VW buyers got caught up in the "Barrett-Jackson experience" while they were bidding on this immaculate 23 window Bus at the company's annual Orange County auction last night. When the smoke cleared a high bid of $198,000 had purchased the 1963 Volkswagen you see here ($217,800 after buyer's… » 6/26/11 12:30pm 6/26/11 12:30pm

What's It Like Road Racing a '63 Corvair Sedan?

As we know, The General intended the Corvair to be a roomy compact sedan, not a performance car. BZR joined UDMan's Team Trailing Throttle Oversteer Corvair team at the LeMons New England race and lived to write about it! » 8/07/10 1:00pm 8/07/10 1:00pm

Engine Swap of the Day: BMW M21 Turbodiesel Into 1963 Ford Thunderbird!

You probably remember the Police Brutality BMW M70 V12-Powered '63 Thunderbird, which suffered from some teething problems on the track. If so, you'll be pleased to know that it now sports reliable German diesel power! » 7/25/10 1:00pm 7/25/10 1:00pm

'63 Thunderbird Race Car + BMW V12 + Ammo-Can Intake = WIN!

By "WIN!" we don't mean "won the race," because the Police Brutality T-Bird managed only two laps at the Capitol Offense LeMons race. No, we mean that swapping a ghetto-carbed M70 V12 into a Thunderbird is the best idea ever! » 7/03/10 12:00pm 7/03/10 12:00pm

Police Brutality 1963 Ford Thunderbird Prepares For24 Hours of LeMons…

When you've raced a '61 Cadillac Fleetwood at Nelson Ledges, you've already mainlined Concentrated Essence of LeMons. What's the logical next step? Racing a basket-case '63 Thunderbird at Gingerman Raceway in Michigan, of course! » 4/17/10 10:00am 4/17/10 10:00am

1962 Hillman Minx Down On The East Bay Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Digging into my vast backlog of DOTSBE cars for more interesting Brits. Howzabout a Minx? » 11/15/09 6:00pm 11/15/09 6:00pm

And The REAL LeMons Winner Is... UDMan's Team Trailing Throttle…

It was getting close towards the end, with the Adopted From Jets Saab 99 breathing right down their necks, but the Team Trailing Throttle Oversteer Corvair came in 23rd place versus the Saab's 24th-place finish! » 7/12/09 6:30pm 7/12/09 6:30pm