Hemmings Find of the Day – 1939 Fiat NSU Roadster

It’s nearly impossible to think of two cars with as little in common as Fiat’s pre-war people-mover, the 500 “Topolino,” and that sumptuous, 21st-century chariot of the uber-rich, Maybach’s 57S. And yet, there is a link: Each was the basis of a limited-production variant produced by the German coachbuilder Weinsberg. Strictly speaking, what lies beneath […]

Ford unveils two new factory-built racers

Those who lament the passing of the “good ol’ days” of factory involvement in high performance should be taking note of the things going on in the industry during the past few years, particularly in Dearborn. Ford Motor Company has a long and storied history of racing involvement, but some of the programs to emerge […]

Class of ’85 – Toyota 4Runner

Image courtesy toyotareference.com For the next two candidates of the Class of 1985, we’re going to consider a couple of vehicles suggested by readers. Ben argues that the 1985 Toyota 4Runner should definitely be considered collectible. He writes: it’s way cooler than a station wagon and a more capable 4wd than a Cherokee. 1985 was […]