Author: autoevolution (Todd Halterman)

This 1963 Facel II Coupe Represents a Unique Blend of European Style and American Power

This Facel Vega Facel II is one of only 182 examples made – and also one of only 26 right-hand drive versions – and that makes it rare indeed. Stored in a barn for approximately 25 years, it underwent an extensive restoration which was completed just last year.

Jean Daninos, the founder of FACEL (Forges et Ateliers des Constructions d’Eure-et-Loir), was an engineer who had once collaborated with Citro├źn on the (continue reading…)

There Are Many Fantastic Looking Cars, But the 1953 Fiat 8V Berlinetta May Top the List

The Fiat 8V was released in 1952 at the Geneva Auto Show and it was a startling bit of work from Fiat

Until that time, Fiat had been known for producing inexpensive vehicles in large numbers. But the 8V was a radical departure for the company a… (…

Classic Documentary “On Any Sunday” Turns 50, Takes Us Back to 1970s Motorcycle Racing

Back in 1971, director Bruce Brown began work on his motorcycle documentary "On Any Sunday," and it was meant to be a comprehensive look at motorcycle racing. It was in fact so good when complete that it was ultimately nominated for a 1972 Ac…