Hagerty classic cars magazine Summer 2015 online issue

Featured Article

Louder, Lighter, Faster

Repeat something enough times, with enough confidence, and before long it’s bound to be taken as fact. Take, for example, the widely held notion that the Pontiac GTO was the original muscle car. There’s no disputing that the 1964 Le Mans, when equipped with the $295.90 GTO option package, was on the front line of the muscle car invasion that overran American streets for the next half-dozen years. But in reality, by the time GTOs started adding their black-stripe signature to the pavement, a bare-knuckles era of Detroit muscle was already coming to a close

This brief flash of brawn in the first half of the 1960s, predating the arrival of powerhouses like the Chevelle SS 396, Mercury Cyclone and Plymouth Road Runner… More

    Also in this issue:

  • Detroit’s factory specials and the battle for brand supremacy

    Louder, Lighter, Faster

  • Affordable Perfection

    Affordable Perfection

  • GM Rally II

    The 10 Coolest Wheels

  • Morgan

    3 Wheels Of Wonder

  • Under the Radar

    Under the Radar

  • It just goes to show

    It just goes to show

  • Start making Pictures

    Start Making Pictures

  • Sir Stirling Moss Crash

    The Danger Story

  • 1970 Chevy El Camino (photo courtesy Barrett-Jackson)

    Fast Pickups

  • Futurliner No. 10

    Futurliner

  • Josh Baum

    The Conservator

  • 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Daytona Pace Car

    Freeze Frame

  • McKeel Hagerty

    A Word From McKeel – Summer, Finally

  • Terry Boyce

    Contributors