.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Car Features, CAR FEATURES, Land Speed Races, Videos

The Blonde Bitch Belly Tanker Defines What Bonneville Is All About. Build Photos, Video, And More.

There is no place like Bonneville. Racing, or watching, Speed Week is one of the most amazing automotive events and magical to all that attend. And no matter how hard we try, we can’t write or...

Hauling In Style: Three Pedals’ “Shaken And Stirred” 1989 Pontiac Safari Rules All!

(Lead photo: Three Pedals) What do you have to do to prove to any and everyone in attendance at a show like the 2017 Car Craft Summer Nationals that the product you make is the product that they...

Morning Symphony: Get An Earful Of The 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne “Duntov” Patrol Car!

This dark blue Chevrolet Biscayne was indeed a patrol car, one of forty like it. It’s a bare-bones setup, with rubber floor mats, the most low-buck interior offerings that Chevrolet had, a...

Random Car Review: 1969 Pontiac-Farago CF 428 – Pontiac Grand Prix Meets Italian Coachbuilding!

Imagine it’s 1969. John Z. DeLorean is at the top of his game within General Motors, riding the tidal wave of success that had been his trademark path ever since the 1964 Pontiac GTO came onto...

Video: The Basquez Roadster Does It All On The Salt, On The Strip, And At The Show

When our pal Ronnie Mankins sent us a link to this cool video done by Brian Basquez, we dug it. Clearly the Basquez Roadster has an owner who knows how to show it a good time! We knew the roadster,...

Video: Cars in action – The 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne mail car

In 2014, the way you sell cars in TV ads is to show them either drifting, driven by some celebrity chick with high heels, or loaded up with kids. But in 1959, if you were out to buy a car, you wanted...

Rally Unicorn: Go For A POV Ride In A 1991 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO I

Lancia is currently hanging on to life by the thinnest of threads, and to be honest, they remind us a bit of Mitsubishi: at one point they made some of the most wicked machines out there, cars like...

Leno Breaks Out His 1918 Stutz Bearcat – Which Is More Strange, It’s Former Owner Or That This Car Has Cutouts?

Pre-war cars normally aren’t in my wheelhouse of interest. I appreciate the history, I appreciate seeing how technology advanced from the first horseless carraiges to what we have today, but...

The Great White Whale: This 1973 Cadillac Eldorado Is Cruising Peruvian Boulevards!

Photos don’t do the 1970s Cadillac Eldorados justice…they are freaking massive. Over eighteen feet long, six and a half feet wide, rocking 500 cubic inches of front-driven...

Rally Royalty: Petrolicious Checks Out An American-Owned Lancia Delta Integrale

After Group B was shut down due to safety concerns, the next top-tier rally class, Group A, was introduced and any doubts about whether or not the cars could be competitive and exciting to watch were...

Never Understood The Draw Of The Cloverleaf Cars? Check Out This Alfa Romeo Montreal!

Alfas have flaws, they feel human, as if they have a soul and a temper. Each one is like the tortured hero of a Russian novel, a car of extraordinary depths, a car you can never truly fathom,...

Another One Saved – Check Out This Film Of The Rescue Of A 1969 Dodge Charger SE!

You know the story: you find the car of your dreams, sitting where it has sat for decades. You look over every detail, good and bad…the slime growing on the paint, the cobwebs growing around...

Handbuilt By A 17-Year-Old, Driven More Than It Should Have Ever Been And Restored By Everybody’s Favorite Rich Car Guy: The 1931 Shotwell!

Here’s a fun question: what were you doing when you were seventeen years old? Give it some thought. I’ll speak for myself: I was already moved out on my own, with a car and a full-time...

Blue-Blood Ramp Truck: Jay Leno Shows Off His Replica 1950 Mercedes-Benz “Rennabteilung” Race Car Hauler

It’s a strange-looking beast, isn’t it? In the early 1950s, Mercedes-Benz’s preferred method for keeping their race cars running was to bring the cars back to Germany for work...