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Rush-Matic!

The Simca Vedette came with a scaled-down flathead Ford V8, and any French car that looks like a tiny late-50s Chrysler with a 2.1 liter flathead Ford under the hood is aces in our book... but when that car comes with an automatic overdrive unit with a name as cool as Rush-Matic... why, it vaults straight into the…

Rock Crusher!

So far we've had only automatics in the Cool Transmission Name Of The Day series, but that doesn't mean The General's indestructible Muncie M-22 doesn't deserve its day of CTNOTD glory. Oh, sure, "Rock Crusher" wasn't its official name, but I'm making up the rules here and I say it qualifies! In addition to being…

Toyoglide!

We aren't bothered by the fact that Toyota's first automatic transmission was based on GM's famous two-speed Powerglide, because Toyota came up with one of the best transmission names of all time: Toyoglide! You could get your late-60s/early-70s Crowns and Coronas with the Toyoglide option, and it's a shame that…