Author Archives: bearnest

Q&A with Kit Foster: July 30, 2015

Q. This was the first car in the Town of Fabius, N.Y., just southeast of Syracuse. We know who the owner was, but we’re trying to learn the make and year of this car. Any educated guesses would be appreciated by the old car faction of the Fabius Historical Society. — Ron Glasgow, Fabius,...

John Alinders 1947 Woody

Storm wrecks Minnesota V-8 Ford meet

The Central National Meet of the Early Ford V-8 Club Of America that was scheduled to be held at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minn., from July 12-16 was canceled when the resort closed due to a storm that blew through the area with little warning on Sunday, July 12.

Q&A with Kit Foster: July 23, 2015

Q.  I read your answer to the “four eyed” 1956 Cadillac question (Apr. 16).  Actually the Sedan DeVille in the photo is probably the only actual quad headlight prototype done by Cadillac on a production car. It was a hardtop Sedan DeVille that was shown by Car Life or Motor Trend in late ’56....


Car of the Week: 1957 BMW Isetta cabriolet

Randy McMillen is a sucker for unique “fixer-upper” cars, and his wonderful 1957 BMW Isetta Cabriolet filled the bill on all fronts. The quirky little German-engineered three-wheelers stands out in pretty much any crowd these days, and McMillen knew his ’57 had more potential than most. All it needed was some patience and TLC....


Car of the Week: 1973 Ford Mustang

Sue Eldred had always wanted another ragttop after the brakes on her first convertible went out. Her dream was finally realized this summer when she bought a 1973 Ford Mustang convertible.