In the 1950s, automobiles were not only a means to display one's success but also a reflection of one's character. Buyers of the Citroën DS were known for their avant-garde taste and willingness to take risks, while those who favored the Simca Vedette were drawn to American influences and conservative engineering.
John Thorpe spent years searching for a second-generation Ford Thunderbird without success. But once he’d clapped eyes on this stunning unrestored 1960 example in Adriatic Green, he knew impulsively it was the right car for him…
The driver Muscle car fan Jeff Wu turns an unsuspecting 230S into a V8-powered rally lookalike. In the tradition and spirit of American hot rodding (and the legendary 300SEL 6.3), Jeff Wu has built a special W111 230S with V8 powerplant
Cars like this Plymouth Belvedere of Richard Mayo’s don’t come up for sale every day. From street car to race car and back, it could almost pass for a standard cruiser… until a peek under its bonnet reveals its monster motor!
After 40 years tucked away in a St Louis garage, this 1960 Jaguar Mk 2 3.8 MOD remains in remarkably original condition. Now, repatriated to the UK by its second owner and lightly recommissioned, it is ready to be enjoyed once again.
Country crooner Johnny Cash famously sang about a Cadillac created by a worker at the Cadillac factory – One Piece at a Time – as he, errr… took bits of car home over a period of years to create a car… but was it a ’60 or a ’61 or a…?