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THE CAR AND ITS OWNERS 1969 Hurst Super Stock AMX owned by Westbury Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING When American Motors (AMC) and performance tuner Hurst crafted this limited-edition factory dragster, they made racing history and began a special family history for the Sporns of Long Island. The late Charlotte and Leon Sporn, owners of Westbury Rambler at the time, were urged...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1940 Buick Roadmaster convertible sedan owned by Walt Gosden
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING If well-off Americans wanted a 1940 car with understated grace and elegance, they could bypass the flashy Cadillacs or Packards and turn to the mighty Buick Roadmaster. Gosden’s convertible sedan, with its 320-cubic-inch “Fireball” engine and 4,200-lb. heft, marked the second-to-last...Read more »
While televisions, phones and other gizmos and gadgets dominate the headlines at the Consumer Electronics Show, the annual Las Vegas trade show that this year featured about 3,100 global technology companies showing off their latest products to more than 150,000 attendees, the automobile industry also gets a wave of new innovations.
From race-winning hybrid concepts and an electric Rolls Royce,...Read more »
The Italian car maker Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is planning an invitation-only grand opening celebration Saturday evening of its newest dealership, Lamborghini Long Island, in Jericho.
The maker of super-expensive sports cars says the dealership, which opened three months ago, is one of its largest in the U.S. at 11,500 square feet.
The franchisee, Bespoke Motor Group, also retails...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNERS 1940 Ford Deluxe opera coupe owned by Connie and John Delillo
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING While more than 20,000 of these fluid and stylish Ford coupes (also known as “business coupes”) hit the road in 1940, so many were hot-rodded or otherwise modified for stock car and dirt track racing that it’s rare to see one in its original form. Yet even in stock guise, these cars...Read more »