The American Woody

There may not be any other vehicle that evokes more nostalgia than the woody wagon. Some say the song “Surfin Safari” by the Beach Boys plays a big part in the mystique, others says it’s because woodie wagons (and cars) harken back to simpler times in America....

Developing the Metropolitan

Take one look at a Nash Metropolitan and you know there’s got to be an interesting story behind it. Let’s start with the fact that some automotive historians consider it to be the first modern American compact car. It is also said to be the car that changed the whole...

The Rarest Muscle Cars

If you’re a car-enthusiast who is fond of copious amounts of horsepower, then you know about “Muscle Cars.” Built during the 1960’s and 1970’s, muscle cars were made for raw automotive thrills. Typically, they have 2 doors and a hard top, although...

How Traction Control Works

If you’ve ever been in a car that has lost traction during heavy acceleration, it probably doesn’t have a Traction Control System (TCS). In the same way that Anti-Lock Brake Systems (ABS) are designed to prevent skids during braking, TCS is meant to loss of traction...