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Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget

Style and luxury are usually sold at a premium. In the world of classic cars, you can still find something that will turn heads but not put you in the poor house

Genesis and Ferrari, Design in 7 Days

According to the bible, it took God just seven days to create the world as we know it. Unfortunately, God doesn’t design cars, because the average time to develop a new car can be as long as four years. – Chris Raymond

Obscure Sedans of Yore

Today we will take a look at some of the most obscure sport sedans of the past. You may recognize some, but I bet a few will be new.

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

Billed as the longest lasting truck of its kind, the all new Chevy Silverado 2500HD for 2017 has some major changes and enhancements in store for diehard Chevy fans.

Car Design as Art, Figoni & Falaschi

I have always considered the “Golden Age” of car design to be the period of the 1920’s and 30’s. Sure, the 1950’s were great, but true custom car design was at its peak during the time of the great coachbuilders, and the most flamboyant of the lot were the French.

PreWar Cars

This week, I found something more incredible than anything I have ever seen. It is called PreWarCar, and it is a classified listing of some of the rarest, most astonishing cars ever made.

Layla – The Boat Tail Riviera

I tried to give you consolation…When your old man had let you down. Like a fool, I fell in love with you, Turned my whole world upside down. – Eric Clapton

The Rake of the Riviera

In the United States, the automobile is synonymous with one name, Ford. In the rest of the world, that name is Agnelli. – Chris Raymond

Cars Found on eBay

eBay and Craigslist are the best places to look at cars you have no intention of buying. – Chris Raymond

Grace, Beauty, Soul…Toyota?

I have always hated Toyotas. When I see them on the road, there is an instant feeling of disgust that wells up inside of me, which is inevitably combined with feelings of pity and anger at the people behind the wheel. – Chris Raymond

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