Celebrities have had a reputation for enjoying fast cars over the years. They may enjoy collecting them or racing, but it has been a common occurrence to see famous stars sporting new wheels. For some, it is a sign of wealth or an indication that they have finally “made it” while others collect because it is their true obsession.
Celebrities through History
One of the most famous stories of celebrities and their cars is a tragedy by the legendary James Dean. He was well-known for his love of fast cars and the passion contributed to his death as he crashed head on into another, larger vehicle. However, Dean was also famous for his love of racing and competed in races with a first place finish in the Palm Springs Road Races.
Elvis Presley was another celebrity known for his love … Read the rest
Car collecting has always seemed to be a huge phenomenon in America. People would collect classic cars and fix them up with rim and tire packages and a custom paint job, and then take them to car shows to bond with other collectors. It’s always seemed to be common whether it was going with family to the car shows or collecting the cars yourself.
Today, it seems that while car collecting is still a major hobby, many young people are not as interested as the previous generation. Fewer teenagers are interested in buying or owning a classic car and many do not know the first thing about how to maintain or fix one. Another major factor is that the majority of people today do not know how to drive a stick shift car, which is a must to own … Read the rest
It is not that complicated to set out doing simple automotive repair at home. I was filled with trepidation at the thought for a long time. I am a painter not a mechanic, I get my hands dirty with oils, and not the oils from a car engine. On top of that, I was always concerned that I would mess something up under the hood of my car. And while I am not saying I have done anything so complicated as changing a fuel pump or giving my car a valve job, I have learned out to change a spark plug.
How to change a tire and my oil and my windshield wipers. Do I like to do it? Not necessarily, but it is good to know certain aspects about one’s own car to ensure that for one, you … Read the rest
Instead of hiring the usual car when on a trip, consider a sports car for sale. Consider a spectacular convertible, you’ll turn heads and look like a celebrity. Your heart will race if you buy a Porche because it will deliver an unforgettable experience. A Mercedes will take your breath away as it’s a masterpiece in quality and performance. A stunning convertible adds more to your driving experience and you’ll feel the sky above you and the wind in your hair while the technology and style impress you with the ultimate levels of comfort.
Buying a sports car allows you to give up practicality and lets you explore a luxury rarely experienced and feel the power of a V8 engine. Selecting a convertible makes a certain statement about you, people will admire you as you sit behind the wheel with … Read the rest