1936 Lancia Astura Pininfarina Cabriolet

This is the winner of the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – the 1936 Lancia Astura Pininfarina Cabriolet

The First Ford Thunderbirds

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In 1955 through 1957, Ford made what may be considered the most iconic two-seater American sports cars ever built. The 1955-1957 Thunderbirds have been seen on countless television shows and movies, not to mention being pictured on a U.S. postage stamp. In the 1975 movie American Graffiti, Suzanne Somers plays the role of a blonde mystery girl who is spotted driving around town in a white 1956 “T-Bird.”

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Here’s lovely Marisa Miller next to some classic Porsche sports cars

So I guess Marisa Miller like Porsche and Steve McQueen!

5 American Cars That Illustrated the Times

The styling and performance of American cars have always historically reflected the feelings of the times that they were designed and sold in. The art deco streamliners of the 1930s represented beacons of optimism during the Great Depression. The land yachts of the 1950s with their elevated tail fins were a symbol of post-WWII prosperity, and the powerful muscle cars of the 1960s illustrated the fascination America was developing with pure performance. Courtesy of Westbury Toyota, we survey some examples of perfectly represented the feeling of the times.

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The Top Ten American Muscle Cars and What They Are Worth

A new breed of automobiles called Muscle Cars emerged from Detroit in the 1960s. This was during an era when drag racing was highly publicized and winning race cars sold briskly at car dealerships. In general, muscle cars were simple to build. They had large-displacement engines and drivetrains optimized for maximum acceleration. Back in the day, genuine factory-built muscle cars were relatively affordable but today command considerable prices in the collector car marketplace. Here are ten models that command some major money when they are offered to the public via auction or private sale.

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