What car has the coolest model emblems?

For almost as long as there have been cars, there have been emblems to identify who made them and what model they are. Some of these emblems are as cool and classic as the cars they identify while others are little more than plastic text with a sticker on the back. This weekend we want to know what vehicle you think… » 10/29/11 5:00pm 10/29/11 5:00pm

Awwww, Brand Logos When They Were Babies

We know where brand logos come from and what they mean, but what did they look like when they were babies? Thanks to Brazilian ad agency Dentsu working for Minichamps, a die-cast scale model company, we now know what the toddler versions of logos from Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati and Jaguar all look like. Wait — why… » 5/12/08 6:00pm 5/12/08 6:00pm

Cats and Cads: More Fun With Junkyard Emblems

During the discussion of my wall-hung '56 Chevy hood ornament yesterday, some readers wanted to know how it's possible that a guy who spends as much time in junkyards as I do hasn't managed to build up a suitably awesome emblem collection. Well, I do have quite a few Leaping Impala emblem, and I also have a smattering… » 4/11/08 4:00pm 4/11/08 4:00pm

Ever Wonder What Your Car's Emblem Means?

Even though a recent trend with emblems is to use them as supersized chrome kitsch to draw attention away from an appealingly boring design, once upon a time they actually meant something. Like a family crest, most Automotive emblems represent something important to the maker—something historically important, ideals… » 2/14/08 2:30pm 2/14/08 2:30pm