The star of arguably cinema’s greatest chase was long thought to be lost to history, but it’s just been in a New Jersey garage for a few decades.
The National Historic Vehicle Register (NHVR) is not open to just any classic car. Selected vehicles must be significant to the fabric of automotive history in America. Only 20 vehicles have been deemed important enough since the NHVR launched in 2013, and until now, a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro was the only pony car in the NHVR corral.
Ford is going to bite the Bullitt again. The Mustang that Steve McQueen drove into Hollywood history for the 1968 movie Bullitt emerged for the first time in 40 years Sunday at the Detroit auto show in tandem with the debut of a new, limited-edition 2019 Mustang Bullitt.
Today, the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced that the 1968 Mustang Fastback, serial #8R02S125559 from the movie Bullitt (1968) was recorded as the twenty-first automobile on the National Historic Vehicle Register.
This article originally appeared on The Motor Authority website on December 29, 2017. If you had to pick one car as the quintessential hot rod, the McGee/Scritchfield Roadster would be as good a choice as any. It’s one of the…
Seven years ago, the collector car community was staging its annual automotive love-in at Pebble Beach. Among all the other activities — cars shows, auctions, vintage races, a concours, etc. — a meeting was held with representatives of something call FIVA, which is shorthand for the Federation Internationale Vehicles Anciens, which was founded in 1966 with a mission of protecting, preserving and promoting the world’s motoring heritage.
For the third year in a row, Shell’s “Pioneering Performance” stage will be returning to the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention center in Las Vegas, NV.
U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to commemorate the legacy of American automobiles and highlight their role in our nation’s history. H.R. 4066, the National Historic Vehicle Register Act, will establish a standalone register at the Department of Interior that documents historically significant automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles. U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced companion legislation in the Senate.
The pages of history are lined with failed attempts to create an automobile in the 19th century. One such “orphan” that remains with us today is the Benton Harbor Motor Carriage.