These 1950s Racing Wheels Are Totally Sweet

Never seen these before. Got it from the Porsche archives. The caption reads, "The US automobile importer Max Hoffman in a 'Glöckler-Porsche' (1951)." » 2/07/14 4:40pm 2/07/14 4:40pm

Celebrating 65 years of the Beetle in America

On Jan. 17, 1949, the Holland America Line Westerdam pulled into New York Harbor from Rotterdam carrying the seed of an automotive empire. It had been only four years since Volkswagen resurrected operations in Wolfsburg, the factory heavily ruined by Allied forces and now under the command of Major Ivan Hirst. The… » 1/30/14 5:14pm 1/30/14 5:14pm

BMW 507

You know who we don't spend enough time talking about? Max Hoffman. Max Hoffman? Yeah buddy, Max Hoffman. Those of you with steel trap memories will remember that Hoffman was the guy who convinced Mercedes-Benz to build and import the 300 SL, a car we all agree is six degrees of triple-rad. Hoffman also had Frank… » 1/16/08 12:45pm 1/16/08 12:45pm