Eisenhower's WWII Willys Is Intact, And Might Be The Prettiest Jeep Ever

President and World War II Supreme Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower was given this Willys Jeep along with a castle apartment in 1946 by the National Trust of Scotland, which was apparently properly grateful for his efforts keeping Hitler off their island. The thing is beautiful like a Koenigsegg is "quick." » 7/15/14 11:15am 7/15/14 11:15am

Finally, Land Rover Is Selling The 1989 Range Rover Again

In honor of heritage and marketing or whatever, Land Rover has completely recreated one of the all-time coolest Range Rovers- a 1989 model prepped for the Great Divide Expedition. The 1,000 mile trip down the Continental Divide introduced what we've come to know as the "Classic" body style to the world. » 7/09/14 8:47am 7/09/14 8:47am

Oldest Peterbilt Truck On Earth Restored From Parts To Perfection

This 1939 Peterbilt 260 was the first truck Peterbilt ever constructed in entirety, and only fourteen others like were built that year. It spent years languishing in the Arizona desert until Bob Dean, a professional auto restorer with a shop in Louisiana, found it and saw something worth saving. » 6/22/14 12:16pm 6/22/14 12:16pm

Buy The Land Rover That Defended England In Two Riots & Earned TV Fame

An armored 1979 Land Rover Series III is on eBay right now, which supposedly enforced order in the siege of London's Iranian embassy in 1980 and the London Poll Tax Riots ten years later. Seller also claims the Rover retired to TV stardom on "Juliet Bravo." Pedigree or no, it's a beautiful beast. » 5/16/14 10:44am 5/16/14 10:44am

The Greenwood Revival: An Abandoned Racetrack in Iowa Has Its Day

For 50 years, the Greenwood Roadway sat amidst rolling hills near Indianola, Iowa, slowly being overgrown by prairie grasses. Its surfaced is cracked, and in some places it's gone altogether, but the nostalgic fondness for the three-mile circuit has not been lost on race fans across the Midwest. This all came to a… » 6/10/13 1:48pm 6/10/13 1:48pm

A Morass of Mid-Atlantic Merkurs

Alluring (asinine) alliteration aside, allow me to set the scene for a rare sighting. You are a Boy Scout in a suburb of the nation’s capital. As a Troop, on this fine Saturday morning, you are out delivering mulch, the lifeblood of a fundraising operation. On your fourth trailer load of the day, your back is… » 3/17/13 6:57pm 3/17/13 6:57pm

The First Exhaust Gas Recirculator Was A Lovely Steampunk Looking Thing

Most of us don't think too much about the exhaust gas recirculation systems in our cars, at least not until the EGR light on the dash comes on. The system isn't particularly exciting, since it's mostly for pollution control and doesn't do much for making your car go faster or louder or driftier, or any number of other… » 8/23/12 1:30pm 8/23/12 1:30pm