Eldon Hostetler, noted Hudson collector, dies at 93

Eldon Hostetler, a noted Hudson automobile collector, inventor and philanthropist died Jan, 8 in Middlebury, Ind., at the age of 93. “Eldon became an icon in American automobile history, a giant to the collector car hobby and a hero to his local community,” said Michael Spezia, long-time friend and executive director of the Gilmore...


Car of the Week: 1929 Hudson Model R roadster

In a way, Pete and Carol Kortenhorn’s 1929 Hudson roadster is still a “get-away” car. These days, however, instead of being a high-powered escape car for bad guy bank robbers, it’s a stately and sophisticated weekend show piece.

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...


Car of the Week: 1952 Hudson Wasp

Karl Laska's wonderful 1952 Hudson Wasp looks all-factory from the outside, and it even might appear that way when you look under the hood. But Laska has actually turned the Hudson into a combination Wasp/Hornet, thanks to an engine swap.

Symco Shakedown rumbles into town Aug. 10-11

The Iola Old Car Show and the Vintage Military Show aren’t the only hip automotive events to hit the greater Iola, Wis., area. The Symco Shakedown rumbles the tiny town of Symco, Wis., with throaty pipes, chirping cheater slicks and the twang of guitars every August. This year’s event will be held Aug. 10-11,...

Car of the Week: 1954 Hudson Hornet

Whenever Jack Stewart decides to take off for a weekend car show, or a weekday gather of old car nuts — and he does that a lot! — he has a decision to make: take his 1935 Hudson Eight, or hop in his smooth-cruising 1954 Hornet sedan. And as much as he adores his...