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Posts by: Jim Pickering

The Collector Car Year in Review With 2012 drawing to a close, it’s time to take a look back at...

When it comes to hot rods, there is no better icon than the ’32 Ford. Rodders have been chopping,...

Photo credit: Nikki Boertman / The Commercial Appeal Winter is one of my favorite seasons, but it’s...

Disc brakes may be most common on new cars, but if you drive something built before 2000, chances...

If you’re in the market for a stately, opulent four-door sedan, you could buy a 7-series BMW. And...

Engine, transmissions, differentials, and suspension systems are all important parts of your car....

The sky’s the limit when it comes to upgrading your car for better performance – but like the...

Is your car perfectly capable of getting you from point A to B in totally stock, original form?...

Shifting your own gears is great, but sometimes you’d just rather let the transmission take care of...

Engines are great at making power, but without a good gearbox to channel that power to the ground,...

In the late ’60s, if you wanted to go fast for not a lot of money, Plymouth was your brand and the...

Take one part military truck, one part early 4×4, and one part tractor, and you get the Dodge Power...

Most people probably don’t think of second-gen Camaros as top-level collectibles. The vast majority...

This Series 1 E-type looks like a sleek and sexy driver. As a ’67, it offers the best of both...

When you see a 1980 Ford Fairmont like this, you probably think you’re looking at a grandpa mobile...

If you needed a four-wheel drive truck back in 1956, there were only a few options available. They...

Known as the “Zephster Special,” this vintage-styled hot rod features a channeled body over a...

Volkswagen Beetles are great little city cars. But their rear-mounted air cooled engines, torsion...

Cadillac has always been the Gold standard for GM, and this Caddy comes straight out of the era...

The 300SL roadster and Gullwing have been iconic blue-chip collectibles for years now. And growing...

Mercury introduced the Cougar in 1967 as a bridge between Ford’s Mustang and Thunderbird. The...