Learn To Drive One Of The Most Elegant And Complicated Cars Of The…

For decades, we've pretty much taken the way most cars are shifted for granted. The manuals get that extra legged H-pattern, and autos have more or less stuck to the PRNDL formula. But in the early days of motoring, not all shifters were created equal. » 12/11/12 2:30pm 12/11/12 2:30pm

What If The Big Three Hadn't Torpedoed Tucker?

Most of us know the story of Preston Tucker and his Tucker Torpedo. This amazingly advanced car was scuttled by the Big Three and their friends in the Senate and SEC in an attempt to fight off potential new competition. Tucker was investigated out of business (at considerable taxpayer expense) and the Big Three went on … » 3/23/12 12:00pm 3/23/12 12:00pm

2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance Preview And Event Guide

As you may have noticed when we told you about the North American debut of the Alfa Romeo Bertone B.A.T. 11, we started off the day yesterday at the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance press breakfast. Actually, it was more of a press "stand-around-and-sweat". August 3rd will mark the 30th Concours held on the Meadow… » 7/30/08 3:00pm 7/30/08 3:00pm

Tucker 48

Since birth, I've been trained to root for the underdog. Blame my socialist/communist liberal Jewish Montreal roots if you must, but there is something just so much better about the little guy beating the big guy. George Washington defeating the full might of the British Empire. Joe Namath beating Johnny Unitas. Rocky. … » 12/19/07 12:00pm 12/19/07 12:00pm