muscle cars

Best places online to search car photos

Great photos of cars exist all over the web and we made a post about some our favorites you can read here. Another great resource for car photos is DeviantArt. If you’re an artist, you’re probably very familiar with the popular website. If you’re not, all you need to know is DeviantArt has some of the most unique pictures and car art you can find on the web.

1956 Ford Fairlane Hardtop Green

In many cases, cars aren’t searchable by make or model so using DeviantArt to find a great car pic is like shopping at a thrift shop or TJ Maxx. It can take a little while so patience is a virtue. We’ve done the work for you and have included some our favorite photos after the jump. [keep reading]

Cars with personality aren’t dead

Are cars with personality, charm and charisma dead? Jason Harper from Bloomberg seems to think so. In his recent article, Harper asks “In this age of mass production and global distribution, have we seen the last taillights of cars with personality? Where are the oddball autos that appeal to only a heartfelt few?”

Buick Riviera

Cars that Harper digs from the “good old days” are the Citroen DS-19, the Morris Minor Traveller or the Buick Riviera. Sure, those were cool cars, but isn’t it natural for people to look fondly at the past? It’s why after every Super Bowl, people say the commercials were disappointing inferring some sort of benchmark was set in the past. People were more wholesome too, our country was stronger, gas was cheaper, Adam Sandler made funnier movies and cars had more personality.

To his credit, Harper does believe electric cars from Fiskar and Tesla are a sign of change. Their interiors, their curves and wacky details have stimulated excitement in the car industry. Nonetheless, beautiful design aren’t just limited to electric cars. It could be argued a whole host of quirky and charming cars can be found at a dealership near you. Here are a few. [keep reading]