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Monday, 04 November 2019 15:50

On the Lighter Side: 36 Chevy Corvettes in Ultimate Barn Find

Written by Steven Symes, motorious.com

 

People have been amazed at the story of how 36 Chevrolet Corvettes, one from the 1953 to 1989 model years, were discovered hidden away in New York City.

Hyundai is the latest automaker to pursue the lofty dream of the flying car.

Friday, 25 October 2019 18:39

On the Lighter Side: The Ten Weirdest Cars in the World’s Most Bizarre Car Collection

Written by Andrew Ganz, motor1.com

An automotive supplier – especially one tucked away in a small industrial city in southern Austria – is an unlikely steward for a car collection this diverse.

Monday, 21 October 2019 14:38

On the Lighter Side: Could the 1929 Studebaker ‘House Car’ Be the First Motor Home?

Written by Greg Zyla, More Content Now

Although motor homes didn't really take off until the 1970s, the first motor home that we know of was built by Raymond Frank back in 1958.

Monday, 14 October 2019 13:18

On the Lighter Side: Ninety-Year-Old Bentley ‘Blower’ Will Be Sold Again in Limited Series

Written by Chris Bruce, motor1.com

What's old is new again at Bentley because the brand is putting the 1929 4½-litre Blower back into production.

Monday, 07 October 2019 13:33

On the Lighter Side: Seven of Henry Ford's Most Impactful Inventions

Written by Trevor English, Interesting Engineering

Henry Ford is one of the most prominent inventors and innovators in American history and one of the greats in the automotive industry.

Monday, 30 September 2019 16:36

On the Lighter Side: Here Are All the Best Life-Size Lego Vehicles Ever Made

Written by Staff, motor1.com

Some ambitious groups and even automakers have recently stepped into the Lego world with fabulous full-scale replicas of real-life cars, one of which can even be driven.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 19:54

On the Lighter Side: See Jay Leno Live An ‘80s Fantasy in This Flying DeLorean Hovercraft

Written by Christopher Smith, motor1.com

 

Here’s one for all the 1980s fans, whether you grew up during the decade of excess or simply look back upon it fondly.

Monday, 09 September 2019 14:08

On the Lighter Side: World’s Fastest Shed Hits the Drag Strip With Audi RS4 Engine

Written by Anthony Karr, motor1.com

 

About a month ago, we showed you a rather weird and impressive machine – a motor shed based on a 1999 Volkswagen Passat and powered by a 4.2-liter V8 engine sourced from an older Audi RS4.

Friday, 06 September 2019 14:35

On the Lighter Side: Bidding War for James Bond’s Iconic Aston Martin Breaks Auction Record

Written by Ian Harvey, The Vintage News

Since 1962, the James Bond franchise has been a profitable example of always outrageous, sometimes campy spy movies that have survived changes in audience tastes, political trends and superhero domination of the box office.

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