Classic Car Blog, by Dan Lyons


Friday, July 06, 2012

Rear View Mirror: 1938 Buick Y-Job

Concept cars are staples of the show circuit.  Most are pure fantasy, never intended to make it to the showroom.  But even that is not an absolute.


Monday, July 02, 2012

Jeep J-12 Concept

Each year, many of the off-road faithful gather in Moab, for the Easter Jeep Safari.  It’s a week-long celebration, and a chance to tackle some of the most renowned trails in Utah’s red rock country.  With thousands of hardcore off-roaders assembled in one spot, it’s also a prime opportunity for Jeep to connect with their core audience.
 


Sunday, June 24, 2012

Rear View Mirror: 1958 Buick Limited

Buick described their “Air Born B-58 Buicks” as, “Big, Bold and Buoyant”.  Parsing these adjectives, the first two were undoubtedly true, though one wouldn’t want to bet the farm on the ability of these beefy Buicks to float.  Overall, GM’s Buick division found it tough to tread water in 1958, much less turn a profit. 


Monday, June 18, 2012

New car guy blog

I’m Dan Lyons, and I’ll be writing a new blog for the Times Union on classic cars. Before I talk about where the blog will be going, let me start with a little about my car guy credentials and my background.


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