Hemmings Find of the Day – 1949 Triumph 2000

Allegedly the last production vehicle with a rumble seat (though there were plenty of one-offs since), and certainly the shortest dual-windshield vehicle ever, this 1949 Triumph 2000 for sale on Hemmings.com with its whitewalls looks very much like a European reflection of 1930s American art deco streamliners. From the seller’s description:
Rare left hand drive, dual […]

SIA Flashback – Moxie’s Four-Legged Productmobiles

We’ve seen the Buick-based Moxiemobile puttering around the swap fields at Hershey (and the Rolls Royce-based Moxiemobile a couple years ago at Amelia), but never got the entire story on the added equinity of said productmobiles until we came across Marc Stern’s article on them in SIA #68, April 1982. We wonder now exactly how […]

Houston Diary–Days 3 & 4: Comparo Fever!

Between the 12-hour days and lack of internet access yesterday, I wasn’t able to post an update from Texas. Well, in the interim I’ve shot 7 cars, six of them in comparos.
First, one caveat: it rained, yesterday (Friday) and today. More yesterday than today, but it resulted in some creative stagings of of cars.

Friday morning, we […]