Evolution of the Vintage Car Engine

1912 Peugeot Ad

Evolution of the Auto Engine – Useful Advances We Take for Granted by Igor Spajic VCH Correspondent   When we drive today’s cars with their computer-controlled, fuel-injected, alloy-built engines, it’s hard to appreciate just how far the art and science of the automobile engine has come. In some basics, of course, it is locked into [...]

Vintage Cars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ – Packard Twin-Six

1919 Packard Twin-Six Touring 3-35. An example of the most successful V12 car.

What Cars Would Jay Gatsby Have Really Bought? A 1919-1921 Shopping List by Igor Spajic PACKARD TWIN-SIX The king of American luxury cars (though not undisputed), Packard was successfully marketing its Twin-Six, an extraordinary achievement in every way. Like the Cadillac V8 introduced late the previous year, the 1915 Twin-Six was a first – the [...]

1926 Packard Eight 7-passenger Sedan – Classy Travel

1926 Packard 8 sedan

1926 Packard Eight 7-passenger Sedan – Classy Travel Highlights from the 2012 Motorfest, Sydney, Australia In recent times, Cadillac used to be the default luxury car that Americans with money turned to. In the 1920s, the default luxury car that Americans turned to was Packard. Packard’s market share then was secure, its reputation for quality [...]