Hemmings Find of the Day – 1955 Jaguar XK-140

While most customizers of the 1950s took up torch and lead against domestic 1950s bruisers, a few did apply those same methods to European cars, as San Jose resident Joe Wilhelm did with this 1955 Jaguar XK-140. While many of the modifications might not have held up well to our modern aesthetics (or, possibly, even […]

Swedish meatpacker

Admit it, you love this. We’re preparing to run a retrospective of Volvo in motorsports within the pages of Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car, and came across this archival photo, with a major assist from Volvo history keeper Claes Rydholm. In company folklore, this is the toughest Volvo competition sedan ever produced.

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Ad of the Week: The Gremlin of 1970

It’s hard to forget this two-page spread from American Motors that ran in just about every automotive magazine in 1970. Sure – go ahead and laugh. To be honest, I did as well when my dad brought one home on occasion (it was a company car – he didn’t actually go out and purchase one). […]