The Wages Of Daring

  Among automobile aficionados, the name Cord resonates as one of the most unique and important automobile makes of all time.  Innovative in engineering concept, beautiful in appearance, responsive on the road, and coveted by automobile collectors the world over, these fascinating Cord automobiles nevertheless are eclipsed by the man who brought them into being. …

The Car That John Drove

  In 1902, Thomas automobiles were considered to be among the very best cars available.  They were so good in fact, that the wealthiest man in America bought one for use exclusively on his estate in Maine.  We recently added his marvelous piece of automotive history to our collection here at Grundy. Like many early horseless carriage…

Three Deuces And A Four Speed

    In the first half of the 1950s, Pontiac’s product line could be politely described as “sedate”.  The division’s cars were well-built and reliable, but they were intended for a mature customer who wanted transportation in a reserved package.  Nothing fancy. Respectable.  Boring, even.  Then in 1956, new leadership came to General Motors.  …