1932 Ford "Willet Special" Has Suprise Powerplant

Instead of going with a top ten list like everybody and his brother, the Detroit Autorama narrows things down to 8 finalists in the hunt for the prized Ridler Award. This group of fresh hot rods live in what's called "the Great 8". We've already seen the winner of this years Ridler Award, the Ferrambo, but we're going… » 3/10/08 9:20am 3/10/08 9:20am

A Very Special Buick: GM's Oldster Division Looks to Yesteryear for a…

While Mr. Wert attends some manner of press event at the Buick Home for the Aged, the Detroit News maps the crossroads at which the GM brand finds itself. How will the Buick brass navigate the "damaged" brand (said Bob Lutz) to a more prosperous future? One way is by resurrecting the "Super" tag that once denoted… » 3/21/07 11:27am 3/21/07 11:27am

TVR Bucks Balance Sheet, Builds Limited-Edition Typhons

Who says TVR's money problems are catastrophic? Sure, the UK builder of mad sportscars laid off 300 workers eariler this year, but it did hire 63 of them back, allegedly due to a surge in demand. And look here — the company's Russian, teenage-billionaire owner says TVR is dead set on reentering Le Mans with a new… » 10/06/06 8:09am 10/06/06 8:09am