Liz Taylor, a Sunbeam Alpine and an Oscar

Before Paris Hilton, hell, before Gloria Steinem, there was Liz Taylor as Gloria Wandrous in Butterfield 8, a model-slash-call-girl whose personal shame was the shot heard round the world for the women's movement. She also drove a sweet Sunbeam Alpine. » 3/23/11 4:01pm 3/23/11 4:01pm

1962 Sunbeam Alpine

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Finally, 563 cars into this series, a Rootes Group car on the Alameda street! » 4/18/10 9:00am 4/18/10 9:00am

Rootes Group Stomps British Leyland In Dyno Challenge: 66 Horses At The…

You hear a lot of guys bragging about their cars' mighty power output, claiming 500 horses at the wheels and so on, but how many actually roll up to a real-world dynamometer test? Armand did! » 2/28/10 12:00pm 2/28/10 12:00pm

Fill Your Neighborhood With Affordable Rootes Group Machinery!

What do you call a collection of rusty Singers, Hillmans, Simcas, and Sunbeams, assembled as part of an "outdoor museum" in Waukesha, and all for sale cheap? Wisconsin Death Trip? » 5/31/09 3:00pm 5/31/09 3:00pm

What Do You Drive To The Monterey Historics? Leave The Camry At Home!

As soon as you arrive at the Monterey Historics and park your car, something becomes very clear: this isn't your typical bunch of parked cars! More late-model Porsches, Ferraris, and Corvettes than you can shake a briefcase full of nonsequentially-numbered $20 bills at, of course, but also dozens of funky old imports… » 8/17/08 1:45pm 8/17/08 1:45pm