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Shelby GT350 Mustang owners file new class-action lawsuit against Ford

  MIAMI – Consumers nationwide are suing Ford for knowingly selling allegedly defective Shelby GT350 models that while marketed as “track-ready” cannot actually be operated safely on a racetrack, according to Hagens Berman and Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, co-counsel law firms representing the plaintiffs. According to the lawsuit, after spending a big premium to...

Snakebitten

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 3, 2008 issue Story and photos by Geoff Stunkard A Torino to take the song out of the birds, the bees and the judges   Cobra. The name itself was for the Asiatic serpent noted for its fast speed and quick-acting venom. When performance Fords...

Thunderbird Appreciation Day set May 21

WIXOM, Mich. _ Thunderbird owners will be showing off their iconic Ford vehicles in a first ever “Thunderbird Appreciation Day” May 21. The three large Thunderbird clubs; Classic Thunderbird Club International (CTCI), Vintage Thunderbird Club International (VTCI) and International Thunderbird Club (ITC) are encouraging their members to take their Thunderbirds out,...

Bonhams’ ‘Preserving the Automobile’ auction

New York –  On Monday, October 3rd Bonhams will host its fifth annual Preserving the Automobile Auction at Philadelphia’s Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Particularly noteworthy about this unique, forward-thinking sale is the depth and breadth of automobiles on offer. Characterizing just about every era and interest of motoring, the careful selection of vehicles...

Iconic machines lined up for Mecum Monterey

Mecum’s annual Monterey Auction will be headlined by a spectacular array of supercars and sports cars from makers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, McLaren, Ford, Bugatti and Aston Martin. Classics from such renowned automotive marques as Duesenberg, Packard and Peugeot will also highlight the sale, while a select array of superbly...

Gilmore Museum offers Model T driving lessons

Imagine your next car without a gas pedal, fuel gauge or windshield wipers. No, it’s not the latest version of the Google self-driving car nor the newest model Tesla electric car.  It’s technology that was introduced by Henry Ford more than 100 years ago on the Ford Model T. And old...

Morsey made lasting mark at Ford

  Chase Morsey, Jr. Chase Morsey, a longtime Ford executive and original Ford Mustang Fairlane Committee member, died Feb. 25 at age 96. Morsey was born Dec. 11, 1919 in St. Louis and joined Ford in 1947 as a trainee. As an inexperienced young buck, he convinced Henry Ford II to...

Roy Lunn and Ford GT40 Tribute

  Ford GT & Cobra owners, racers and Roy Lunn’s friends and family gathered at the Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club in Sarasota, FL on December 19, 2015 to celebrate the legendary engineer and designer, known as the Godfather of the GT40. His accomplishments led to Ford’s domination of international sports car racing in...

Ford Model T Number 220 returns to Piquette Plant Museum

  The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum has added one of the earliest existing Model T automobiles. The car, vehicle identification number (VIN) 220, is one of the first Model T automobiles assembled at the Piquette Plant in December, 1908. The car was once on display at the Harrah’s Automobile Collection...

Putting on a pretty face

By John Gunnell   As soon as we got to the Cheaterama—a traditional hot rod show in Milwaukee—a burgundy car parked near the entrance caught our eyes. It had the lines of a Ford, but it had put on a pretty face to get a little extra attention from enthusiasts who...