Archive for October, 2018
Class: Compact Crossover
Miles driven: 515
Fuel used: 22.5 gallons
When considering the cost of a new vehicle, most consumers take into account the initial purchase price of the car or truck, and maybe the cost of fuel, insurance, and maintenance.
The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. Every fall, it draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products–as well as some of the wildest show vehicles around–to the gigantic Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more.
Note: The following story was excerpted from the August 2014 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
The B-series Mack trucks produced from 1953 to 1966 were one of the most familiar commercial-vehicle lines of the post-World War II era. However, this successful truck family begs the question: If that’s the “B” model, then what was “A”?
Note: The following story was excerpted from the April 2013 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
Yosemite National Park occupies 747,956 acres in east central California. It is home to natural wonders like imposing El Capitan, the world’s largest exposed granite mononlith; towering sequoia trees, some of which are thought to be thousands of years old; and breathtaking waterfalls fed by snowmelt. President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill in 1864 that granted the Yosemite Valley to the State of California as a natural preserve, an event seen as a precursor to the national parks movement. Noted naturalist John Muir was instrumental in Yosemite becoming established as a national park on October 1, 1890.
When considering the cost of a new vehicle, most consumers take into account the purchase price of the car or truck, and maybe the cost of fuel, insurance, and maintenance.
Class: Sporty/Performance Car
Miles driven: 420
Fuel used: 13.7 gallons
An international society of automotive historians has named Collectible Automobile® magazine—a companion publication to Consumer Guide® Automotive—the winner of its top award for the presentation of history in a periodical.