Nobody ever accused Maxwell Smart (alias Agent 86) of being the brightest gemstone in the jewelry box, but there is one thing you can say for him, he knew how to pick a car. When he cruised up to the clandestine offices of Control each week to get his newest assignment, the Sunbeam Tiger he left at the curb drew knowing smiles from teenage  auto freaks in the television audience (as well as one Jack R. Nerad of LaGrange, Illinois.) Read more . . .

Let’s face it, we’re getting older. And if it’s difficult for you to look that irrefutable prospect in the eye, know this: the marque Classic Ferrari carwith the young looking verve of Italian brio, that forever-young emblem of the European playboy, has come to terms with age and aging. Ferrari knows you’re getting old. Further more, it has in fact,  done something about it. One of its latest in a string of truly remarkable cars recognizes the limitations and advantages of age, and it revels in both. The Ferrari 550 Maranello is a living embodiment of progress and of adapting to reality, a testimony to the reality that, in the 21st Century, you can have your cake and eat it, too. Read more . . .

“Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and…” Go on, you know it, sing along: “Chev-ro-let.” Americans have long had a love affair with cars–classic cars in particular. They’re American Collinsworshipped in our culture, in movies and TV commercials, at weddings and charity benefits, at local hamburger-joint cruise-ins, family reunions, and Fourth of July parades. Young men in their first tuxedos drive them with sweaty palms to Prom.

The robust health of the old car hobby is evidenced by the ever-growing participation and attendance at car shows and auctions around the country (over 6,000 collector car shows and exhibits were held in 2003). Here’s why there’s never been a better time for you to join the millions who have made their dreams of owning a piece of the past come true: Read more . . .

Donating your old vehicle is a great way to give to one of your preferred charities. Your generosity will also result in a special tax deduction provided by the government, but keep in mind there are certain requirements that must be met to get these tax breaks.

Unfortunately, the government’s policies regarding vehicle donations are not as clearly laid out as with other types of contributions to charities. The amount of tax relief you receive depends not only on the value of your donation, but also on the way the charity itself chooses to use or dispose of the vehicle. Read more . . .