Cop shows have been around nearly as long as the television itself, and TV squad cars have always sought to emulate the real-world cruisers that sometimes fill … More
“This next one is called a ‘Cuban Eight,’” David said into my headphones as we soared through the air. David, the pilot I’d met mere moments before.
I’d read a … More
Anyone ever seeking funding for racing has insisted that “racing improves the breed.” Better brakes, tires and suspensions, as well as sequential gearboxes and … More
In high school I drove my mom’s twenty-year-old Mercury Bobcat that was brown and basically a fancy twenty-year-old Ford Pinto. I drove it for three years and I … More
The Jeep CJ is inexplicable — simultaneously the simplest and the most mysterious vehicle on (and off) postwar American roads. And the best-loved, too.
A kid’ … More
Hagerty Editorial and Digital Media Manager Claire Walters has earned the nickname "ClaireDevil" around the office, due to her willingness to volunteer for some … More
The Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum only restores authentic/original police cars from the agencies each car represents. The cars are designed to foster publi … More
We chose Malibu Creek State Park for our Jeep cover shoot because of its background status in one of the most iconic television shows of all time — M*A*S*H*. It …
For a while there in the mid-1960s, a powerful synergy existed between cars, surfing, and rock and roll. While “Mustang Sally” and “Little Deuce Coupe” were per … More
(This story originally appeared in the summer 2014 issue of Hagerty Classic Cars magazine.)
Roanoke, Alabama, is a small former mill town 60 miles southwest of … More