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Monday, 15 October 2018 22:11

Flying Cars! Hilarious Prototypes of the Last Century

Written by Marea Harris, The Vintage News

Flying cars are typically something we see in science fiction films. Most people don’t know that shortly after the Wright brothers built the first flying vehicle in 1903, people were already picturing a future where cars zipped through the air.

Oasis Vehicle Refreshments, the innovator and manufacturer of refrigerated vending systems for public transit vehicles like taxis, rental cars or autonomous vehicles, announced that it has received the first patent on its intelligent vending system technology.

Monday, 01 October 2018 22:05

Steve McQueen Wanted His Mustang Back, New Owner Refused To Sell

Written by E.L. Hamilton, The Vintage News

A letter came in the mail. Steve McQueen wanted his car back.

Monday, 24 September 2018 21:56

Cadillac Brougham Limo Turned Snowmobile Is Perhaps Peak Canada

Written by Sean Szymkowski, GM Authority

We mean this with utmost respect (because it’s seriously cool), but this Cadillac Brougham limousine turned snowmobile seems like peak Canada.

Perfectly recreating the organic design lines of the world’s fastest production car---the iconic Bugatti Chiron---the LEGO Technic life-size model pushes the boundaries of what LEGO builders imagined was possible to build in LEGO elements.

Monday, 10 September 2018 21:58

One of the Last Cars Burt Reynolds Signed Is in KY Body Shop

Written by Connor James, WYMT

In Letcher County, KY, right off of KY-15, one of the last cars actor Burt Reynolds ever signed sits in Rob's Garage, a small local auto body shop.

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 18:06

2 Men, Dog Make 1st Transcontinental Drive in 1903

Written by Domagoj Valjak, The Vintage News

Nowadays, San Francisco and New York City are separated by a seemingly endless maze of roads that traverse the United States in many directions.

Monday, 27 August 2018 22:10

Aston Martin To Build 25 James Bond DB5 Replicas With All of 007's Toys

Written by Loz Blain, New Atlas

Prices for original DB5s used in movies like "Goldfinger" are now high enough to leave one shaken as well as stirred, so Aston Martin is making a series of limited edition, non-street-legal replicas with all the gadgetry Q fitted to the cars in the movies.

Monday, 20 August 2018 22:04

Aerosmith Tour Van From the ‘70s Found Abandoned in the Woods

Written by Nancy Bilyeau, The Vintage News

In the very early 1970s, the members of a fledgling rock band drove an old van to the gigs that they could get around New England. It was a 1964 International Harvester Metro van with a cartoon figure and their name, “Aerosmith,” painted in color on the side.

Monday, 13 August 2018 22:20

Tesla To Add Classic Atari Games to Car Display

Written by Shelby Rogers, Interesting Engineering

Tesla fans and classic video gamers have a new reason to celebrate. Tesla's 9.0 vehicle software update will include a handful of playable Atari games in the system's iconic Easter eggs. 

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