The Roundup: January 2015

While the Internet often seems to be little more than a breeding ground for assorted memes, mundane life moments and cat videos, it does offer a handful of genuinely worthwhile articles deserving of your attention. Here at the HVA we’ve taken it upon ourselves to sort through countless articles to find some of the best for your consumption.

Coolest Classics

Coolest Classics

[source: Road & Track]

Over at Road & Track, they’ve compiled a pretty interesting list of the 51 best cars of the last 50 years. While these lists are always subjective in nature, they serve as interesting conversation pieces that can help fuel countless debates.

Packard Mystery

Packard Mystery

[source: Mac’s Motor City Garage]

Mac’s Motor City Garage takes a look at the story behind the 1957 Packard Predictor, a car that looks like it isn’t quite sure what to make of itself.

Wooshmobiles

Wooshmobiles

[source: Hot Rod Network]

Hot Rod Network chronicles some of this history behind turbine cars at Indy and the uproar caused by Andy Granatelli and Parnelli Jones after the 1967 Indy 500.

Mellow Yellow Big Twin

Mellow Yellow Big Twin

[source: Motorcycle Classics]

The late ’50 and early ’60 held some of the most ornate chromed cars with bulging scales. These trends weren’t confined to the four-wheelers of the day. In this article demonstrating how this period affected other aspects of our motoring culture, Motorcycle Classics spotlights a nicely restored 1961 Harley—Davidson FLH Duoglide

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