Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna 400 Up for Grabs

No front fender, no shirt and an open-face helmet – that’s how Steve McQueen rolled on the August 23, 1971, cover of Sports Illustrated, wheelie-ing the legendary Husqvarna 400 Cross. On Any Sunday, Malcom Smith and, of course, McQueen did for the red-tanked Swedish-built Huskys here in the U.S. what Rebel Without a Cause did […]

Supercars at the Petersen

History tells us that the Lamborghini Miura was the first exotic to be labeled a “supercar.” This hyperbole was fitting, considering its ground-breaking transverse mid-mounted V-12 engine and breathtaking Marcello Gandini-penned styling. Of course, the term has been applied to many exotics since the mid-1960s, even retroactively, to describe those ultra-expensive, limited-production sports cars with […]

Open Diff: Your questions answered

When we first started the Hemmings Blog some five years ago, we initially meant it as a sort of behind-the-scenes deal, showing what it takes to publish four magazines every month from the backwoods lovely and scenic Green Mountains of Vermont, along with all the projects and trouble we editors get in on a regular […]