Cool Hunting Video: World's Largest Toy Car Collection
In a small building in Beirut, Lebanon sits the largest collection of toy cars in the world — over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas. Hear the collector walk through his incredibly numerous possessions and the struggles he endured in creating his astounding, Guinness Book of World Records collection.
Pink Cadillac from “Pink Cadillac” heads to au | Hemmings Daily
Though Cadillac never offered pink as a factory option in 1959, that hasn’t kept pink 1959 Cadillac convertibles from becoming iconic expressions of postwar American exuberance, nor has it kept Hollywood filmmakers from perennially featuring them. This Cadillac was the star of Clint Eastwood’s 1989 flick, “Pink Cadillac” and recently sold at auction for over $83,000.
Thousands of Mustangs to caravan in Great American Pony Drive
Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the US in the largest caravan of Mustangs in history, and join the official 50th anniversary festivities that will celebrate Mustang past, present and future. Cars from every decade are being summoned to Norman, OK on April 13, 2014 where they can join either the herd headed to Charlotte Motor Speedway or Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR Prototype 'The Real McCoy' | S132 | Kissimmee 2014 | Mecum Auctions
Forever known as “The Real McCoy”, this 1956 Chevrolet Corvette prototype delivered a historic one-two punch against the competition that literally saved the Corvette. The brand’s sales were flagging under competition from Ford’s Thunderbird.
Unrestored Mercedes-Benz 300 SL gullwing coupe sells for $ | Hemmings Daily
Originally estimated between $1.1 million-$1.4 million, this unrestored 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing exceeded predictions and sold at auction for $1.9 million. The selling point of the Gullwing was its originality. Though some of its black paint had been touched up over the years, the bulk of the finish was original, and the red leather interior was the same one that the car left the factory with nearly six decades ago.
A Colorful History of Racing Hues: An Introduction (1 of 4)
Before the modern age of over-crowded company logos, race tracks were host to a much more monochromatic breed of racing vehicle. Cars were painted a solid color and the only decoration was an entry number, if that. Here’s a colorful history of racing hues.