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.
Every month we spend some time scouring the web for some of the best classic car stories so you don’t have to. In this month’s edition of “The Roundup,” we link you to articles spotlighting ‘60s dragster legend Mickey Thompson, the 70th anniversary of Unimog, Checker Cab’s foray into transit buses and more.
How far we’ve come with automotive navigation in a mere 35 years. With GPS navigation systems built into every mobile phone and standard equipment on many cars, now we can easily answer that timeless holiday travel season question—Are we there yet?—with accuracy down to the mile and minute.
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.
The Marmon Wasp, one of America’s most historic automobiles that was driven to victory in the first Indianapolis 500 race in 1911, makes its first visit to Las Vegas to appear at the 2016 SEMA Show.