Ken Gross is the former director of the Petersen Automotive Museum. He writes for Playboy, AutoWeek and Motor Trend Classic. He consults for several fine art museums, and is the Guest Curator for "Sensuous Steel: The Art Deco Automobile" at the Frist Institute for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. He's also a regular contributor to Hagerty Classic Cars, and on page 64 he writes about Ab Jenkins' 1937 Cord.
Dave Kinney, ASA, is an American Society of Appraisers Accredited Senior Appraiser, with an Automotive Specialties designation, and is the owner of USAppraisal in Great Falls, Virginia. He is publisher of the Hagerty Price Guide and also writes for a number of magazines, including Automobile, AutoWeek and Octane. He recently stuffed himself into a handful of Bruce Weiner’s microcars, and the story appears on page 48.
Todd Kraemer is the art director and designer of Hagerty Classic Cars. The Detroit native and former designer at Corvette Quarterly and Road & Track has traveled the world in search of fast pavement and has taken laps at Sebring and Le Mans, and even kissed the bricks at Indy. You’ll also find him, decked in blue suede shoes, driving his turquoise ’62 Ford T-Bird hardtop in the Woodward Dream Cruise each August.
P.J. O'Rourke is a political reporter who's been moonlighting as an automotive journalist since 1976. He is the author of 15 books, including Driving Like Crazy. He lives in New Hampshire with a 1984 Jeep Scrambler, 1989 BMW 325 convertible, 1990 Porsche 911, two aging Chevy Suburbans and a Kubota tractor. He penned our cover story, which explores the impact of the pickup truck on American culture. Find it on page 24.