Iceland's Antique Car Club May Just Be The Best Car Club In The World

I'm making a pretty big claim in that headline there. There's so many incredible car clubs in the world, but I think if you factor in all the things stacked against Iceland having any sort of viable vintage car scene at all, what these dedicated kooks in Iceland are doing becomes even more impressive. » 1/29/15 4:30pm 1/29/15 4:30pm

I Drove The Earliest Ancestor Of The VW Beetle And It Was Great

I've been sort of obsessed lately with the murky pre-history of the VW Beetle. It's one of the most repeated origin stories in all of motoring, but that basic story has been getting some extensive revisions in recent years. What I really wanted to find was an undisputed ancestor of the Bug, and I did. And then I drove… » 11/18/14 3:30pm 11/18/14 3:30pm

A History of Fender Swoopiness

Automobile fenders are like poetry in geometry. In time the fender became an integral part of car design, but started out as a way to keep dirt and rocks from spraying vehicle occupants. Heacock Classic has uncovered a lengthy history of the fender with scads of photography to go along with it. Believe it or not, the… » 9/26/14 9:26am 9/26/14 9:26am

​Classic Car Shopping Just Got Dangerously Simple

You might remember from a few months back. It lets you search across a range of sites to find classic cars, and it promptly obliterated our productivity. But it left a bit to be desired, so after hearing our gripes they're relaunching at We're the first to get a taste and your afternoon… » 9/10/14 1:16pm 9/10/14 1:16pm