Beautiful 1964 Ford Fairlane sells for $700,000 to benefit charity

The star of this weekend's Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas was this 1964 Ford Fairlane K-code which sold for an amazing $700,000 with all proceeds going to charity. This very red Fairlane was originally constructed by Rousch Industries as a promotional vehicle for the auction company. Last night it was auctioned… »9/25/11 5:00pm9/25/11 5:00pm

Three Photographers, Seven Fords, One Mile-High City

So the DOTS Bonus Edition photos keep rolling in from every direction- and I'm doing my best to post them all- but the stockpile of car photos from Denver has reached absurd proportions. First there was Kitt on the south side, then EJacobs started shooting interesting old cars in the northwestern part of town; by this… »6/13/08 2:00pm6/13/08 2:00pm

1966 Fairlane Wagon Appears To Have Driven To Junkyard Under Its Own Power

Sometimes you'll find a fairly complete old car sitting in the wrecking yard, but I've never seen anything like this '66 Fairlane wagon before. It's a bit rough (and that '56 Chevy hood ornament being used to prop up the bug deflector looks funky indeed), but not a single part has been removed. The keys were still in… »4/10/08 2:00pm4/10/08 2:00pm

It Can Roar As Well As Whisper: 1969 Ford Torino!

So Ford grabbed the same incredibly wholesome dancers they used to sell the '69 Mustangs when it came time to try to move some '69 Torinos off the showroom floors. Compare the nauseating perkiness of this ad to the worldly white-collar hoon in the '68 Torino ad. But look at all the engine choices you got! Make ours a… »2/19/08 11:00am2/19/08 11:00am

Neither Sleet, Nor Snow, Nor Gloom of Night Shall Stay This Fairlane From Its Appointed Sale!

Most of the time, when we see a listing for a used car for sale and we can't make out anything useful in the photographs, we get pissed off. After all, how hard can it be to de-schmutz-ify the camera lens and knock back enough peach schnapps to banish the shaky-handed DTs for time sufficient to take a somewhat… »1/09/08 10:00am1/09/08 10:00am