A Southern California company, Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Company, have been making light-duty, short range electric vehicles since 1950s – way before electric vehicle became the buzzwords.
The problem with owning a classic car from, say, the 50s, is the maintenance. At more than half a century old, things will fail which leads to more workshop time than on-the-road time. That’s not mention the bills that will come with it. But that won’t happen to this 1950s Jaguar C-type because, it is …
There is something about old Volkswagen automobiles that gave it the Woodstock vibes, or the extra fairly tale kind of vintage flair. Here’s another one that is kind of both. It’s a 1990 Volkswagen Beetle covered with over two million glass beads, called “Vochol”.
Here’s ride that is sure to put smiles on petrol heads’ faces. Aptly named “Huge Bug”, it is a custom upsized 1959 Volkswagen Beetle convertible. Well, it is not actually from 1959, but it was based on a 1959 Beetle convertible.
The maturity of electric drive has prompted many automobile workshops to revive classics with electric drivetrain. Many classics with the likes of Land Rover Defender have seen electrification and you know what? Now, even Rolls-Royce too. Not just any Rolls-Royce, mind you. Classic Rolls-Royces.
This is a Wedding Beetle created by welding extraordinaire Esparza-Prieto back in 1968. This unique custom VW has a body made out of a wrought iron skeletal frame and the gaps filled with floral patterns and decorative swirls.
What’s cuter than a classic Austin Mini? I don’t know about you, but I am going to say an Austin Mini Pickup Truck. Speaking of which, the 1972 Austin Mini Pickup is more of a Ute than a pickup since it was based on the Mini Van and presumably, has a one-piece body like a …
The original Volkswagen Bus may be several decades old, but its shape remain relevant and there’s no better way to make the internals relevant than electrifying it. Previously, VW melts retro design of a Type 20 bus with technology and a 1972 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus was given the e-Golf powertrain.
January 30, 2020 marked the 100th years of Mazda. Like fellow automaker, Toyota, Mazda did not start out as an automobile manufacturer. It was a maker of artificial cork and it wasn’t known as Mazda 100 years ago.
Ever wish classic American muscle cars, such as the Ford Mustang, are easier on the environment? You know, like an electric vehicle? Good news is, your desire is not farfetched. There’s electric crate motor that you could, if you have the knack for technical stuff, do your own conversion. If not there’s the Charge Cars …