​Meet The Family That Brought The 'Outlaw' Porsche 356 Into The World

Anyone familiar with 50s-era Southern California customizers knows about the Valley Custom Shop in Burbank. Its founder, Neil Emory, wasn't into the chopped and dropped customs of the time, instead focusing on streamlined rides that came off as a complete reimagining of their humble origins. Over 60 years later, his… » 10/28/14 9:20pm 10/28/14 9:20pm

Charles Manson's Evil Plans Involved A Crazy Dune Buggy Battalion

It's a strange feeling when you kind of agree with something that Charles Manson did. It's not a good feeling. But I just learned that Charles Manson's insane "Helter Skelter" global race war fever dream used battalions of VW and Porsche-based dune buggies as key components, and I gotta say, at least in this one… » 5/06/13 2:28pm 5/06/13 2:28pm

What Car Looks The Coolest When It's A Little Beat Up?

Although we can appreciate a shiny paint job or a perfect restoration as much as anyone, there is something about a car that obviously shows its age that is truly hard to resist. Sometimes worn out paint, not quite perfect sheet metal and a sun baked interior can add significantly to a car's character and overall… » 2/25/12 5:00pm 2/25/12 5:00pm

Skiing behind vintage Porsches is "the world's most dangerous sport"

These days vintage Porsches are high dollar collector items, but in Bavaria in 1955 they were merely tow vehicles for some crazy skiers. This vintage video takes a look at "the world's most dangerous sport" which evidently involved being towed around a track by motorcycles, Volkswagen Bugs, Porsche 356s and even a… » 2/05/12 2:00pm 2/05/12 2:00pm