Rust in peace: Ottati’s Used Cars
1960s / 1970s / 1980s / 1990s / Alfa Romeo / American / Audi / British / Chevrolet / English / Fiat / French / Italian / Peugeot / Rover / Saab / Swedish / Volkswagen / Volvo

Rust in peace: Ottati’s Used Cars

We recently attended the Vintage Grand Prix events in Watkins Glen, New York which, as always, was a great event that played host to hundreds of fantastic classic and sports cars. That, however, is another story but while in the area for the weekend we discovered a different sort of vehicular assemblage. According to the … Continue reading

Road Test: 2012 Triumph Bonneville SE
2010s / English / In our garage / Motorcycles / Triumph (motorcycle)

Road Test: 2012 Triumph Bonneville SE

Triumph stands as one of England’s most venerable marques. Triumph cars and motorcycles separated in 1936 but the brand has been producing motorcycles more or less continuously since 1902. Granted, there was that time period from 1983 to 1991 when not a whole lot happened aside from some bikes built under license by Les Harris. … Continue reading

A collection of vintage dealer stickers and signs
1940s / 1950s / 1960s / 1970s / 1980s / American / Audi / Autobianchi / British / Chrysler / Citroen / English / French / German / Hotchkiss / Hupmobile / Italian / Jaguar / Mercedes-Benz / Peugeot / Renault / Studebaker / Talbot / Volkswagen

A collection of vintage dealer stickers and signs

Memorabilia from car dealerships often reveals fascinating facts about automotive history. Take stickers on the back of cars, for example. Not only are they essentially tamper-proof seals that help decipher a car’s origins, they are reminders of days gone by that often display logos of brands that have been dead for decades. Sometimes the address … Continue reading