Martha and the Vandellas vs. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs

Noting all the attention we’ve given Ford factories in recent weeks here on the Hemmings Blog, Joe Hedio, aka diskojoe, thought we’d appreciate the above Martha and the Vandellas music video for their song, “Nowhere to Run,” which takes place inside a Ford assembly plant while it’s churning out Mustangs. Joe writes:
Judging from the “WTF” […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1965 Chevrolet Nova

If, like me, you saw Steve Magnante make a couple passes at Musclepalooza XI in his Chevy II-based AFXer, you’ve probably been jonesing for such a car ever since. And if you desire some race history to go with your AFXer, then this 1965 Chevrolet Nova may just be the car for you. From the […]

SIA Flashback – Pierce-Arrow II: A Dream That Went Nowhere

Short one this week. Were this penned by anybody other than Bernie Weis, I’d have taken this article in SIA #71, October 1982, about the proposed resurrection of the Pierce-Arrow as a joke, an April Fool’s gag. Instead, Weis related the story of W.D. Thompson, who very earnestly intended to revolutionize the automotive industry single-handedly […]