Tag: 1956

By on November 5, 2014

ford-dealership-newark-1950s Courtesy grayflannelsuit.net

It appears that I am a few days behind Matt in cruising westbound down Route 66 in New Mexico. We checked into the legendary Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari last night and discovered that our room came equipped with the December 24, 1956 issue of Automotive News, unearthed from a long-closed dealership down the street. Some of the articles in the trade rag proved that today’s car biz is indeed, in the words of Yankee great Yogi Berra, “deja vu all over again”… (Read More…)

By on February 10, 2011


A proper coffee-table car book ought to be heavy on the grainy action photos, light on the words, and include photographs of Škoda 1101 Sports and Renault 4CVs at Le Mans. Sports Car Racing In Camera, 1950-59 qualifies for inclusion in even the most crowded coffee-table real estate. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Master Baiter: “Biden hasn’t done jack crap to influence the supply or demand for petroleum...
  • 05lgt: There aren’t nearly 81 million billionaires, you don’t follow the senate, can’t parse the...
  • dal20402: Texas’s system amounts to the upper middle class subsidizing both the poor and the rich....
  • 05lgt: If it doesn’t get way too many vents, flaps, diffusers and winglets it could be my next car.
  • eng_alvarado90: Agreed, they even sell a Ram 1000 in South America based on the Fiat Toro. It’s got some...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber