Jay Leno drives Packard’s swan song

Jay Leno drives Packard's swan song

Packard was one of biggest automotive names of the prewar era, but by the late 1950s the company was in decline. This episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features his 1956 Packard Caribbean convertible, representing what is arguably Packard’s last great car. Launched for 1955 and available as a coupe or convertible, this final-generation Caribbean featured then-current styling dominated by tail …

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MAN TGS with Mulder concrete mixer for A. van Velsen Transport

Mulder betonmixer

A. van Velsen Transport from Stompwijk recently started using the rugged MAN TGS. The concrete mixer is supplied by Mulder Europe. This Mulder 16m3 concrete mixer comes with necessary options like aluminum water tank & internal controls at the back. The concrete mixer was installed on a MAN TGS 49,470 10×4 BBL supplied by Van Leeuwen Truckservice. The 5th axle …

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After more than 2 million km, Roland said goodbye to Axor. hers

After more than 2 million km, Roland said goodbye to Axor.  hers

Love at first sight is not small between Roland van den Bogaart and the BN-LG-36. Nevertheless, 47-year-old Astenaar drove his Mercedes-Benz Axor for 2,105,364 kilometers. The two first met when a Roland DAF 95 Space Cab succumbed to a faulty drive shaft and ended up in the garage for repair. The tractor had 1.6 million hours in that time, not …

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BMW iX to Test Experimental Battery Claiming 600 Miles of Range

BMW iX to Test Experimental Battery Claiming 600 Miles of Range

Carmakers grapple with conflicting goals in designing electric-car batteries. They want high energy density for long range, but they also want to reduce the costly metals that provide that capacity. Michigan battery startup Our Next Energy (ONE) claims to have a better way to optimize across all these factors. Now, BMW will fit an early prototype of ONE’s Gemini “Dual-Chemistry” …

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This BMW M3 CSL has a secret

Mercedes 560 SEC for sale with cheap price

For many fans, the BMW M3 CSL is the best M3 ever! Between 2003 and 2004, the Munich-based company made nearly 1,400 copies of the special model, some of which now sell for over 100,000 euros. CSL materials are very special: six cylinders in line with carbon air box, bucket seats, semi-slick (normal tires also available on request), carbon roof …

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Mercedes 300E 24V (W 124): Cool Benz in immaculate condition

Mercedes 300E 24V (W 124): Cool Benz in immaculate condition

Mercedes W 124 stands for classic Benz virtues and is perfect for anywhere in everyday life. That’s why Mercedes fans love the legendary Daimler. Taxi drivers love to drive limousines just as much as managers. Movie stars can be seen in the convertible. Station wagons swallow luggage like buses. And anyone who likes unique athletes will love the 500 E …

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2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV SS revealed, specs to come on July 18

Chevrolet confirmed an electric version of the Blazer in January, and on Monday we finally got to see it thanks to a tweet from GM CEO Mary Barra. The tweet reads: “Allow me to share a sneak peek at the all-new @Chevrolet Blazer #EV. I can’t wait until July 18, when we share the details with the world.” Allow me …

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2023 Bentley Flying Spur S Looks Sportier, Sounds Louder

The 2023 Bentley Flying Spur lineup is adding a new S model that aims to prioritize driving pleasure. Its exterior is distinguished by gloss-black trim, and its two-tone interior includes S-specific touches. The Flying Spur S comes with a 542-hp twin-turbo V-8 or a 536-hp plug-in-hybrid powertrain. For Bentley customers who don’t just want to ride in the back seat, …

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