LABOR IS ABOUT PAYING BILLS & HAVING A PLACE TO GO DURING THE DAY.  THEN THERE ARE THE LABORS OF LOVE

LABOR IS ABOUT PAYING BILLS & HAVING A PLACE TO GO DURING THE DAY.  THEN THERE ARE THE LABORS OF LOVE

It’s 1947, a really rich Italian guy decides to use his big bucks to get his dream car built.

Turns out his dream car went beyond anyone’s dreams.

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READY TO STAND WHEN THESE PATRIOTIC CARS ROLL BY?

READY TO STAND WHEN THESE PATRIOTIC CARS ROLL BY?

QB Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers has refused to stand during the American national anthem.

Patriotism means saluting what we share as a nation.  To remind us, here are cars that shout out patriotism…

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CAMARO 50TH ANNIVERSARY GARAGE CLOCK IS JUST IN TIME!

CAMARO 50TH ANNIVERSARY GARAGE CLOCK IS JUST IN TIME!

How are you planning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Camaro?  A couple of drafts at the local watering hole?  Hell no! Buy a lighted *Camaro 50* clock for your den, office or your garage.

Best maker of retro and vintage clocks has one to dominate your walls…

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AMX/3 IS “RIGHTEOUS” AT PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS

AMX/3 IS “RIGHTEOUS” AT PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS

Let’s huddle up!  What is a 70’s American Motors car doing on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach?

Showing all you need is some Bizzarrini…

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BEST OF SHOW WINNER @ PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE IS…

BEST OF SHOW WINNER @ PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE IS…

1936 Lancia Astura Cabriolet, with body by design house Pinin Farina, takes Best of Show.

Former owner Eric Clapton once described the car as “the most fun I’ve had offstage and out of bed.”

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ULTIMATE BEFORE & AFTER: FIRST OF *BAILLON BARN FINDS* TO MAKE IT TO CONCOURS

ULTIMATE BEFORE & AFTER: FIRST OF *BAILLON BARN FINDS* TO MAKE IT TO CONCOURS

Remember in 2014 the monster barn find of 100 historic cars belonging to the late and great Roger Baillon?  Each one was covered with 60 years of decay and oxidation.  Rumor is the first of the 60 restorable cars has been rushed to debut this weekend at Pebble Beach.

The owner is Texas tycoon who likes to get things done chop-chop…

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FUTURE OF CARS WILL BE WILD … BUT CAN IT EVER GET THIS COOL?

FUTURE OF CARS WILL BE WILD … BUT CAN IT EVER GET THIS COOL?

Concept artist Khyzyl Saleem takes today’s exotics and makes them even more ultra and wild!

He likes to give reality a little push…

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BEST CAR PHOTOGRAPHY IS OF DIECAST SCALE MODELS.  REALLY?!?

BEST CAR PHOTOGRAPHY IS OF DIECAST SCALE MODELS. REALLY?!?

For more than a decade, Alberto J has created photos of diecast cars that are more than as amazing as pix of real cars by the actual marques.

We’re happy to bring it to your attention…

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8 CARS TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR AT THIS SUMMER’S CAR SHOWS !!

8 CARS TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR AT THIS SUMMER’S CAR SHOWS !!

SUMMER! Car Show time.  Amidst the aisles of first generation Mustangs and Camaros, the cherry Impalas, and the 1948 DeSoto… amidst all these staples of the average town car show, there may be one or two works of art you’ll be talking about for the rest of the year.

Our friend and car expert Pam Hirschhorn tells you what 8 vehicles you won’t want to miss!

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MOST BEAUTIFUL FERRARI MODELED BY “THE FERRARI” OF MODELERS

MOST BEAUTIFUL FERRARI MODELED BY “THE FERRARI” OF MODELERS

When CMC makes a major release, time for diecast collectors to beat the drums.  CMC can take an obscure subject and turn it into a must-have.  This year CMC felt it was time to replicate the ultimate…

The Ferrari 250 GTO…

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“HAPPY 100TH” TO NASH MOTORS WHO WAS ALWAYS THINKING!

“HAPPY 100TH” TO NASH MOTORS WHO WAS ALWAYS THINKING!

Not Graham Nash (Crosby Stills Nash) … not Steve Nash (7 time NBA all-star), but it’s the Nash Car Company that celebrated its 100th birthday this week. They were kick-ass until they dissolved into the pudding that became American Motors in mid-fifties.

Nash never seemed to run out of gas …

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DOES ANYONE STILL GO OUT JUST FOR AN AFTERNOON DRIVE?

DOES ANYONE STILL GO OUT JUST FOR AN AFTERNOON DRIVE?

Time was when folks just got into their car to go out for a drive.  Not to accomplish anything but just to drive in a car.

Does anybody do that anymore?

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ARTIST CHARLES MAHER WINS TOP PRIZE AT KEENELAND CONCOURS

ARTIST CHARLES MAHER WINS TOP PRIZE AT KEENELAND CONCOURS

The Keeneland Concourse in Lexington, KY is not something you should overlook.  You would have wanted to be there this July, 2016.  The cars are elegant and surreal and the automotive art.

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IF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES WERE CARS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?

IF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES WERE CARS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?

Last October, Freddy “Tavarish” Hernandez matched up the candidates with the cars they were most like.  It was reported on Jalopnik.

To help car enthusiasts make up their minds, we thought now is time to revisit these insights!

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Model Car Scale: Why It Matters

Model Car Scale: Why It Matters

Suppose you were a young person who is thinking of becoming a “collector”. You would wonder which scale you should start collecting.

“Which scale would fulfill my needs?”

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Donald Trump’s Car Collection: What Cars He Drives

Donald Trump’s Car Collection: What Cars He Drives

For a guy who spends all his time in the back of a 757 and a stretch limo, the Donald’s collection of cars isn’t that lame.

But really, you could do better…

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HEY! WHY ISN’T THERE POKEMON GO FOR CAR & BIKE GUYS?

HEY! WHY ISN’T THERE POKEMON GO FOR CAR & BIKE GUYS?

The smartphone game app Pokemon Go has replaced casual sex as favorite global pastime.  You know that, right?

Here is a version tailor-made for car guys and motorcycle fiends!

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HELSINKI EXPECTS TO JETTISON PRIVATE CARS BY 2025

HELSINKI EXPECTS TO JETTISON PRIVATE CARS BY 2025

Helsinki expects to make private cars obsolete by 2025.  No need for its residents to own a private vehicle.  The capital of Finland has a plan!

It’s Uber on steroids..

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CHRIS EVANS SAYS “I GAVE IT MY BEST SHOT” SO, SO LONG TO TOP GEAR

CHRIS EVANS SAYS “I GAVE IT MY BEST SHOT” SO, SO LONG TO TOP GEAR

Chris Evans is hitting the highway.  He tweeted that one series of the revamped Top Gear which he had hosted is enough for him.

Honestly, it never felt right to us…

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CAR MUSEUM IS ‘BARN FIND’ BY DESIGN ASSOCIATION LEADER

CAR MUSEUM IS ‘BARN FIND’ BY DESIGN ASSOCIATION LEADER

So there is an Indiana Jones guy who loves cars and car design and he finds a personal museum with many amazing cars in an anonymous industrial park far from population centers.

Look at the walls, it’s like Jay Leno’s Garage!

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SNAPSHOT FACES OF GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

SNAPSHOT FACES OF GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

SNAP! SNAP! Suddenly the world stops spinning out of control, and there is the Goodwood Festival of Speed.  While fame is fleeting, here are legends celebrated while still alive to enjoy it.

Here are some great lives living in history…

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PREDICTION: WHAT COLORS WILL CARS START COMING IN

PREDICTION: WHAT COLORS WILL CARS START COMING IN

Cars are making quantum leaps in technology each model year.  Will changes in new car colors start to keep pace?

Or are we still talking silver or white?

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HOW BREXIT WILL SCREW UP CAR DESIGNS – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ANSWER!

HOW BREXIT WILL SCREW UP CAR DESIGNS – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ANSWER!

The UK is going to leave the EU (European Union).  Besides worrying the heck out of investors and pensioners, they’re still going to be making cool Brit cars, right?

Of course they are… pass the pickled eggs.

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ASTON MARTIN & ZAGATO TO TANGO AGAIN

ASTON MARTIN & ZAGATO TO TANGO AGAIN

On a day that FCA announced latest demise of the venerable Viper, Aston Martin has capitulated to the clamor of rich car guys and will build them their Vanquish Zagato coupes.

Only 99, mind you… and then you’re cut off.

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