To restore or not to restore? If unrestored, what is responsible use? Should unrestored vehicles be made to run and drive? This was the hotly debated topic at this past fall’s Driving History conference held at the Historic Vehicle Association’s Laboratory in Allentown, PA. In conjunction with the College of Charleston, presenters, students and enthusiasts alike came together to discuss the future of automobility and the merits of preservation.
If you happen to be in New York City doing your holiday shopping, be sure to hustle over to 432 Park Avenue to see a very special window display.
The College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina, is home to a large and well-respected program in historic preservation. Most students in the major, which grants a two-year undergraduate certificate and a master’s degree, focus their studies on the traditional areas of fine art, architecture, and urban design.
Winner of the very first Indianapolis 500, the Marmon Wasp is an icon of early automotive racing. Check out these five facts to learn more about this fascinating piece of American automotive history.
Conquering Concours — Stutz wins top-end Hilton Head Island car fest; 96-year-old South Carolina-built Anderson stands out
Leading picks at a Lowcountry resort town’s yearly automotive formal hailed from the Carolinas, and a rare hardtop crafted in Rock Hill 96 years ago also starred at the event
Event Celebrates 100 Years of Automotive Manufacturing History in South Carolina
A 1920 Anderson, a model Six convertible roadster, has become the first automobile added to the National Historic Vehicle Register because of its local and regional historic significance, the Historic Vehicle Association announced.
‘Pioneering Performance” is the theme for the Shell Oil Products US display at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Among the 25 vehicles in the display are a couple of customized Chevys — a 1960 Impala convertible and 2017 Camaro SS — the 1972 Ford Maverick “Project Underdog,” and one of the earliest and best-known of all customized rides, the 1911 Marmon Wasp that won the inaugural Indianapolis 500-mile race.