The 1965 Mercedes-Benz Produktionsprogramm is historic proof that the sixties was the best decade.
We're not sure many vehicles have ever left the factory that are less suited for low 11 second 1/4 miles and serious wheelies than the International Scout 80. That is exactly why the fact this 1963 International Scout is somehow capable of both of these impressive feats is so cool.
When gasser style cars started appearing at drag strips in the late 50s, they were like nothing anyone had ever seen. They were stripped down hot rods with big engines, wild paint jobs and a weird stance—thanks to the straight front axles that were installed up front to improve traction off the line.
You read it right, a few VW buyers got caught up in the "Barrett-Jackson experience" while they were bidding on this immaculate 23 window Bus at the company's annual Orange County auction last night. When the smoke cleared a high bid of $198,000 had purchased the 1963 Volkswagen you see here ($217,800 after buyer's…
Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's another old Colorado survivor.
Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's a working truck downtown in the big city.
You probably remember the Police Brutality BMW M70 V12-Powered '63 Thunderbird, which suffered from some teething problems on the track. If so, you'll be pleased to know that it now sports reliable German diesel power!
By "WIN!" we don't mean "won the race," because the Police Brutality T-Bird managed only two laps at the Capitol Offense LeMons race. No, we mean that swapping a ghetto-carbed M70 V12 into a Thunderbird is the best idea ever!
Some 24 Hours of LeMons teams simply give up when faced with mechanical woes; we've seen teams load the car on the trailer after a fuel pump failure. Not so with Police Brutality!
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Look, I've found another 356!
It was getting close towards the end, with the Adopted From Jets Saab 99 breathing right down their necks, but the Team Trailing Throttle Oversteer Corvair came in 23rd place versus the Saab's 24th-place finish!