Hemmings Find of the Day – 1886 Benz

If you’ve happened to browse through our own Sibley Shop museum on a visit to Hemmings HQ in Bennington, Vermont, you might have stopped to marvel at our 1886 Benz replica, one of 14 such replicas built by John Bentley and Sons in England in the late 1980s of what many consider the very first […]

Hall of Fame, all the way

Go to the RM Auction in Monterey this weekend, register as a bidder and you just might walk away as the new owner of this immortal racing car. This is the Sprint car in which A.J. Foyt won his first major championship, the 1960 USAC Eastern Sprint Car title, driving for A.J. Watson, who built […]

Detroit for sale, some assembly required

I never thought about it, but it makes sense that Chrysler, GM and to a lesser extent, Ford, would be unloading major assets as they slim down and scratch around for cash. Taking expensive facilities off the books is a classic way to look more profitable than you actually are.
But since I hadn’t been paying […]