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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What’s New

2018 Car Calendars

Check out the Calendars page for details about my six, car and truck titles for 2018.

The page has direct links to the publisher’s website (Tide-Mark Press), where you’ll find photos and a description of each title, along with purchase information.  

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2019 Volvo XC40

2018 Infiniti QX30

2018 Subaru Legacy Sedan

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Dodge Durango R/T AWD

2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia

2018 RAM 1500 Limited Tungsten

2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Jeep Wrangler

2018 Chevrolet Malibu

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

2018 Kia Stinger

2018 Kia Rio

2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

2018 Honda Fit Sport

2018 Lexus LC 500h

2018 Toyota Camry