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.

This 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III is the latest in a long line of vehicle donations in the Petersen Automotive Museum.

Petersen Museum to preserve LA legacies

LOS ANGELES – The Petersen Automotive Museum recently received two outstanding vehicles to add to its world-class collection of more than 400 vehicles. “Double Dozen” a hand-built roadster whose design is based on a 1933 Ford, and an immaculate 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III are the latest in a long line of vehicle donations...


Jag adjustment: First stretched E-Type?

A 1968 left-hand drive Jaguar E-Type series 1 4.2 roadster is to be stretched by four and a half inches during a major restoration being carried out by Classic Motor Cars Limited of Bridgnorth (CMC) in the United Kingdom. The E-Type has been named “the Kaizen” (which has a special meaning) by the owner,...


Bill Harrah’s legacy in pictures

“In the Harrah culture, there were organizational standards for all aspects of daily operations throughout departments to ensure the best business practices…the days of Bill Harrah are now rooted in history.” We salute what would have been the 100th birthday of Bill Harrah with photographs of his legacy. Enjoy.

Tesla Roadster Will Be Rare

Want to invest in a rare, low-production future collector car? The Tesla Roadster may be just what you’re looking for. Tesla Motors stops taking orders for the car in the U.S. in about two months as the carmaker focuses on its Model S electric sedan.Priced around $109,000 dollars, the two seat Tesla Roadster sports...

Car of the Week: 1932 American Austin Roadster

The American Austin automobiles of the 1930s were some truly unique machines. Almost cartoonishly small, they gained their share of fame and attention, finding roles on the big screen and catching the fancy of some noteworthy celebrities. Alas, the little car with seemingly big potential never got very far with the buying public, and...