1964 Drop Top Suicide Doors Lincoln Continental
Fred Hammond is a gospel singer, bass guitar player, and record producer. He also has a classic car addiction. Picture is one of the cars in his collection. This gorgeous 1964 Lincoln Continental will be featured in his upcoming video. However, checkout the scenery behind the car, it is beautiful right; well this is Mr. Hammond’s backyard to his home in Texas.
For 1964, the Lincoln Continental underwent its first mid-cycle redesign. Alongside styling updates, several functional changes were focused towards increasing rear-seat space. The wheelbase was increased from 123 to 126 inches, shifting the rear seats backward. The roofline underwent several changes, with the adoption of flat side glass (replacing curved window glass). To increase rear headroom, the rear roofline became additionally squared off, in a notchback style. Continue reading “Fred Hammond’s Classic Car Collection”
Tesla will recall 54,000 electric cars in order to disable a self-driving feature that prevents them from coming to a full stop at intersections with stop signs. The Teslas being recalled have an autonomous “rolling stop” function in which they move slowly through a stop sign without coming to a full halt. In most states, vehicle are required to come to a complete stop at … Continue reading Tesla recalls 54,000 cars over autonomous ‘rolling stop’ function￼
The economics of modern manufacturing mean today’s low-volume sports cars often languish in the market with minimal investment beyond the initial engineering effort. The Toyota Supra, however, makes our 10Best list for the second year in a row because its already strong value as a great sports car got even better. For 2021, not only does the Supra 3.0’s silken turbo inline-six gain an additional 47 … Continue reading 2021 Toyota Supra: Car and Driver 10Best
In four short years of existence, Genesis has now won two 10Best awards. Clearly, the brand has our attention, even if the general public has no clue what to make of it. Like the other Genesis models, the GV80 has a not-so-subtle winged badge on its nose. If passersby confuse those wings with Bentley’s Flying B, so be it. The GV80’s design and presence only add to the ruse. … Continue reading 2021 Genesis GV80: Car and Driver 10Best
Depending on how you frame it, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe is either a relic of the past or one of the most technologically complex vehicles on the road. Body-on-frame construction, solid front and rear axles, and a fabric roof make the Wrangler a sort of 21st-century self-propelled covered wagon. Yet the 4xe plug-in hybrid follows the lead of science-fair projects such as the Chevrolet Volt and the … Continue reading Tested: 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Complicates a Simple Machine
It can be easy for car companies to get a little too self-referential, too in thrall to their own history. Remember when Jaguar redesigned the XJ and created a totally new car that looked almost exactly like every other XJ from the prior two decades? Or when Ford kept using stick axles in Mustangs, with a few exceptions, until 2014? BMW tends to go in the opposite direction, periodically trying on … Continue reading Tested: 2020 BMW M2 CS Is an Automatic Classic