The Bighorn began as a basic and underpowered on- and off-road vehicle, offered only four-cylinder motor, 4-speed manual transmission, and part-time 4-wheel drive. The first generation added both amenities and luxuries, optional air-conditioning, power windows, and a more powerful V6 engine. The second generation was more refined and available in 2-wheel...
The Abarth 695 "Tributo Ferrari" is a limited edition version developed in collaboration with engineers from Ferrari based on Abarth 500. The 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 16v engine is further developed and uses a different Garrett turbocharger.
The Murciélago is a supercar that was introduced as a coupé. With an angular design and an exceptionally low slung body, the highest point of the roof is just under 4 feet above the ground. One of the vehicle's most distinguishing features are its scissor doors. which lends to the extreme image.
The '69 was one of the best selling of all the Camaro® models over the years. The special Z/28™ package added a unique 302 cubic inch V-8 and other high performance parts to create a blend of good handling as well as powerful acceleration.
It's late at night. Your car has broken down. What's the sight you want to see most in your rearview mirror? A tow truck, of course (just like this '77 GMC Wrecker)! Tow trucks have been taking stranded travelers to safety since 1916, when Ernest Holmes, Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee transformed a typical truck into an emergency life-saver.
The Orange Crate became the first car to win the Los Angelos Winternationals Award two years in a row. It also took the 1963 Oakland Trophy to become the first car ever to win both awards in two successive years.
Mustang completely rebuilt their line in '94, but the approaching new millennium demanded many more changes. The '99 had sleeker lines, the fuel system was more environmentally-friendly and it was the first Mustang with an independent rear suspension system. The '99 kept the 1994's 4.6-liter DOHC V-8 engine and tuned it to produce 320 horsepower.
Anywhere something needs to be built, torn down or transported, you can expect to see a dump truck. These multi-axle machines move millions of meters of bulk material each year in America. Most manufacturers make these machines as practical heavy-haulers, but many operators choose to decorate their rig in more exotic styles.
Whether they are new cars going to be sold or old cars going to auction, cars stacked precariously on semi-trailers is a common sight on the nation's roads. Car companies load the maximum amount of cars possible onto the trailers, lending a jigsaw-puzzle look to the entire contraption.
The Kenworth W900 has everything that long-haul truckers need to get the job done. It sports a dual sleeper capped with an aerodynamic roofline which tells everyone who sees it that it is a road machine without equal. Hood tilts forward to show detailed turbocharged six cylinder diesel engine. Chrome plated simulated alloy wheels, dual exhaust stacks,...
Find your freedom on the open road. At the intersection of art, individuality, and independence you will find the American chopper. Each is a hand-picked, customized expression of the owner's taste. From forks, to tanks, to tires, it's got to be just right. Build your custom chopper with this cool kit!
The Ford F series pickups stared out as simple trucks used to haul feed and hay on the farm, or tools on a construction site. These haulers became fashionable with customizers and rod builders as time went by, and they are now some of the hottest rides on the streets.
The legendary image of the Mini Cooper ultimately evolved from two main events: the ingenious design of this compact car and the racing success of the cult car. Paddy Hopkirk entered the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally with a Cooper S carrying the registration 33 EJB and finished the race as overall winners. This victory became a milestone in the in the history of...
With this puristic, economical small car that was easy to maintain and simple to operate, Citroën offered a robust mass-produced people's car that had suitably good suspension for use on the sparsely built up road network.
The Beer Wagon is a modern show rod expression of the classic Bulldog truck. It is a unique creation by Tom Daniel™, the famous automotive designer. It blends historical 30's design with the latest in street rod performance. Plus, there are all those classic Tom Daniels features you've come to expect.
The 1932 Ford roadster is an icon among the hot rod faithful. The 1932 Ford "Deuce" was the car that put V-8 power into the hand of the masses, and hot rodders today loved it from the start. The '32 Ford roadster remains the most popular and desirable hot rod today, and a healthy industry of both fiberglass and steel reproduction bodies will ensure that...
The Audi R8 2 door sport coupe has bodywork completely made of aluminium with a 420 hp mid-mounted engine. The Audi R8 was introduced in 2006 and is the first sports car to be brought to market as a road going production car with a mid-mounted engine.
The Mini is considered a British icon and a symbol of the "Fab 60s". It was introduced in 1959 and was produced in many different versions until 2000. The Mini Cooper was the sports option developed by famous race car maker John Cooper. Its most noteworthy success came in the rally racing world winnings the famous Monte Carlo Rally 4 times.
The Kenworth T600A was the beginning of a new technology in aero-dynamics and styling. The radically sloped hood, sleek swept-black fenders, contemporary grille, insert headlights, contoured bumpers, low-profile side body panels and roof fairing all help reduce air resistance
On the open road, comfort and performance in the big rigs are most important. The stylish aerodynamics of the Ford AeroMax cuts through the wind for maximum fuel efficiency. The interior comforts are all there as well with seven feet of room in the rear area.
The 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 offers 40 hp more power than its predecessor. It has also some visual differences. The front grille tilts slightly forward to give the four-seater an even more aggressive appearance. The curved bonnet with air vents to cool the engine gives it a more sporty look, the rear spoiler, now even wider and flatter, provides improved...
During the 50s tremendous effort, vigor and energy was invested in the reconstruction of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Büssing 8000 S13 was presented to the public. It was powered by a 180 hp six-cylinder diesel engine.
The Queen Mary which was laid down at John Brown's on Clydebank in 1930 and completed in 1936, was one of the three 80000 BRT superlines of the 30's. In August 1936 the Queen Mary crossed the Atlnatic at 30.14 knots westwards ant at 30.63 eastwards, thus taking the Blue Riband from the Normandie , who quickly regained the trophy in 1937 until the Queen...
Immortalized in documentaries and a feature film, this historical ocean liner went down on her maiden voyage in 1912 with great loss of life. Years later, her wreckage was finally located on the ocean floor.
The Angelo-French super-sonic airliner is one of the most spectacular aircraft dvelopments of the last few years. The first flght of the British Aircaft Corporation and Aerospatiale joint production was on 2nd March 1969. Passenger flights started operating at the beginning of 1976 (transatlantic and middle-east routes).
The keel of the Titanic was laid on 31st March 1909 and fitted out to the highest levels of elegance and luxury for the period. It would sail in the White Star Line's prestigious transatlantic service. On Sunday 14th April, the look-out bell rang out iceberg warnings. The ship brushed an iceberg and sank two hours and forty minutes after the collision in...