At its peak in the mid-1950s, a fleet of about 2,000 trucks zig-zagged through American suburbs.
The M1 was the first mass-produced mid-engine car made by BMW.
The vehicle controls—including the throttle and brakes—were mounted on the steering column, allowing drivers to stand.
What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, Tesla Motors was an unknown Silicon Valley automotive start-up.
By Bradley BermanFeb 2
Over the course of three decades, Britain's Super Snipe was repeatedly impacted by American car design.
By Bradley BermanOct 28
Use the “Buy It Now” button, and you automatically qualify for eBay’s expansive buyer protections.
By Bradley BermanSep 7
Jim Bede wanted planes to be affordable for the masses. He also made a jet-like car.
By Bradley BermanSep 2
In 1955, Autobianchi started making Fiat 500s retrofitted with upscale features and sleeker lines.
By Bradley BermanAug 19
The BMW 335i owned by the fastest man in the world was tweaked with the M performance kit for maximum horsepower.
By Bradley BermanJul 25
Brooks Stevens designed the Willys-Overland Jeepster and Harley-Davidson Hydra-Glide. He also popularized "planned obsolescence."
By Bradley BermanJul 19
The Citation sold in huge numbers on its initial launch—800,000 in the first year alone. But where are they now?
By Bradley BermanJul 15
See articles about choosing the right carrier, hitch, or trailer brakes. Then get inspired by trailers matching the car that pulls them.
By Bradley BermanJul 12
What really sets Neoclassical cars apart is the kitchen-sink approach to design.
By Bradley BermanJul 11
The current owner acquired Honduran Mahogany and duplicated every single stick of the original car in exact detail.
By Bradley BermanJul 7
It was Japan’s first mass-produced mid-engine car—a much-loved small affordable two-seat sports car with a cult-like following.
By Bradley BermanJul 6
In the world of coach-built Italian coupes, the Lancia Flaminia GT remains obscure.
By Bradley BermanJul 1
The Gunner is a “bobber,” a motorcycle that removes excess bodywork and weight—to create a more thrilling power-to-weight ratio.