Japanese Cars Cruise Into The Petersen Museum

Japanese cars filled almost every floor of Petersen Automotive Museum’s parking structure this past weekend. Over 500 import loving car fans showed up to check out the diverse group line-up of vehicles. You couldn’t turn a corner without seeing a vintage Datsun, right-hand-drive import or a fully built tuner car. »5/18/15 7:49pm5/18/15 7:49pm

The Final Cup: RIP Cars & Coffee

It’s not often that the second-to-last of something gets commemorated. It isn’t called “The Penultimate Supper,” after all. But, this past Saturday was the first Cars & Coffee where everyone attending knew the bad news — after eight years and 400 Saturdays, the legendary weekend cruise-in car show planned to… »12/22/14 1:39pm12/22/14 1:39pm

The Action Never Stops In This Town: Italian Machinery Invades Alameda

October is generally the warmest month here by the Bay, so that's when you get the big car shows on the island. On Saturday, Park Street was taken over by hundreds of chromium-dipped chariots »10/14/08 1:45pm10/14/08 1:45pm; the following day, a horde of Ferraris, Fiats, Lancias, Alfas, and the like swarmed across the bridges and set up shop on the…

Getting Britain Out of the Red: 1966 London Motor Show

As the narrator of this Pathe newsreel tells it, the 1967 models were to be The Big Drive for the British auto manufacturing industry, because "exports must increase if the country is to pay its way." We see such hot-selling British success stories as the Singer Chamois Sport and the Hillman Hunter (which features… »4/13/07 4:00pm4/13/07 4:00pm