The Shelby Mustang Green Hornet

The Shelby Mustang Green Hornet

It’s well known that Shelby Mustangs were produced in Fastbacks and Convertibles.  However, it isn’t as common knowledge that a limited number of 1968 coupes also received makeovers, with distinctive Shelby body parts. These Coupes, called the...
The Rebel Hot Rodders

The Rebel Hot Rodders

The history of hot rodding dates back to the 1930s in southern California.  Backyard mechanics stripped down older, mostly antiquated cars by removing fenders and making other modifications to lighten the car’s weight.   They also found ways to get more power from...
More Highlights from the 2020 Amelia Island Concours

More Highlights from the 2020 Amelia Island Concours

Cars of Harley EarlStarting in the 1930s and spanning three decades, Harley Earl was the styling visionary for GM car designs.  From fins to fancy grills, he helped create some of the most iconic concept cars whose styling features were integrated in all GM models. ...
2020 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Award Winners

2020 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Award Winners

The Amelia Island Concours has two Best in Show recipients, one for the best race car on the field (Concours de Sport) and one for the best road car on the field (Concours d’Elegance). You can’t compare a Duesenberg SJ to a race car. “It’s like comparing apples to...
The Mystery Car — It’s Not an Edsel, It’s a Scimitar

The Mystery Car — It’s Not an Edsel, It’s a Scimitar

The Mystery Car — It’s Not an Edsel, It’s a Scimitar In the late 1950s, Olin Aluminum Company funded a project to build three concept cars to demonstrate that cars could potentially be constructed from aluminum.    Brooks Stevens, an accomplished...