Hemmings Find of the Day – 1950 Oldsmobile 88

The seller of this 1950 Oldsmobile 88 done up in racing livery doesn’t mention whether or where it’s raced in recent years (and we’re guessing it doesn’t have any race history from back in the day), so, taken in consideration with how clean it appears in the photos, we’re assuming it’s only seen typical street […]

Feats of editorial weakness

Ford had a carnival-like strength-o-matic game set up at the New York International Auto Show press preview last week where yours truly couldn’t resist the opportunity to test all the muscle gains made during 15 years spent sitting behind a desk drinking coffee and complaining about the government.
As you can see from the picture below, […]

The Cadillac that took down Dillinger in Dayton?

As Prohibition ended in 1933 and as bootlegging began to become less profitable, gangsters began to seek new sources of revenue, often turning to bank robbing. Armed and armored cars thus became the rolling stock for these jobs, and it’s known that Capone used at least a couple Cadillacs in his trade. So, apparently, did […]