Category Archives: American

American classic cars

The Ford Torino — Ford’s Intermediate with Performance & Panache

By D. Brian Smith When Ford Motor Company introduced the Ford Torino in 1968 for the North American market, it was intended as an upscale variant of the intermediate-sized Ford Fairlane that Ford produced from 1962-70. The car was so well received by automotive journalists and consumers, it wound up replacing the Fairlane nameplate altogether…
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1966 Ford GT40 Mk II

Editor's Note: RM Sotheby's auctioned off this otherworldly 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II at it's 2018 Monterey Auction. Did we mention that this machine finished 3rd at the 1966 Le Mans 24-hour Endurance race? This way the very same event that Ford GT40's finished 1, 2 and 3. Very cool stuff indeed! Thank you RM…
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Redline Review — It’s All About Speed, Baby!

By: D. Brian Smith First built on a Joomla CMS and then a proprietary Content Management System called Quantum Technologies, RedlineReview.com was our first website. Regrettably, the site is no longer active. Although, I've rescued many articles from RR using a bit of sculduggery and some good new American knowhow. Here's the synopsis page of…
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Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca Raceway for 2011 — Ferraris!

By D. Brian SmithPhotography: Ben Moment & D. Brian SmithFrom a bygone era to almost modern, that's the sort of automotive finery you'll be impressed by at the most famous vintage racing inaugural that there is - the Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 2011 edition boasted an abundance of Ferrari 250GTOs and an exceptionally well curated…
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