The Roundup: March 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.

See How They Rust

Bring A Trailor

[source: bringatrailer.com]

New from Bring A Trailer comes this, a series designed to help readers verify the claims of sellers and their “99% rust free” cars. In this installment, they take a look at a feature listing for a 1965 Sunbeam Tiger and display where this popular old model tends to suffer from rust.

Found In A Field

Hot Rod Network

[source: hotrod.com]

Hot Rod Network profiles the unique discovery and resurrection of the 1960s-era drag racer that helped make famous San Diego’s Nolan White and Pete Dean—two men who would ultimately lose their lives in their quest to go faster and faster.

Four-Wheel Zombies Never Die

MotorTrend

[source: motortrend.com]

A story that originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Motor Trend Classic, “Driving The Dead” looks at the car culture of Cuba—home to arguably the most resourceful drivers and mechanics in the world.

An American Original

Motorcycle Classics

[source: motorcycleclassics.com]

Behold the 1926 Ace Four, one of the first collectible inline-four motorcycles in America. Motorcycle Classics offers this profile of the bike along with the story of its creator, William Henderson—arguably one of the best motorcycle designers the U.S. has ever produced

Love At Second Sight

Hemmings

[source: blog.hemmings.com]

Hemmings Daily presents a remarkable story that illustrates how vehicle preservation is  continuing to work its way into the ethos of the modern collector car enthusiast. In the story, Hemmings reader Jess Brin describes how he found his first car—a 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 with the J-code 375hp 429 Super Cobra Jet—his adventures with it and his recent decision to resurrect it after a years-long slumber.

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