Techno-Classica Essen celebrates the passion to blend modern restoration breakthroughs with dated and weathered European chassis of past decades. With so much to see, we wanted to give you our highlights.
Techno-Classica Essen celebrates vintage automotive styling and its nostalgia. The event, held at the Messe Essen in Germany, mixes over 1,200 exhibitors, more than two hundred clubs, and thousands of collector cars from yesteryear into a stew that attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees.
The world’s elite automotive restorations can become rather time consuming and expensive. So what is an owner to do once the restoration is completed? Exhibit it at a car show where the best of the best are judged for their attention to detail, rarity, and overall impact on the automotive culture – a Concours d’Elegance.
Automotive restoration involves breathing life into forgotten treasures in order to preserve the history for future generations, and Redline Restorations has mastered the art. We had the opportunity to tour their facility and learn a little bit ourselves – take a look inside!
Ever considered changing the color of your car’s interior, but had no idea how to go about the process of turning the plastic parts another color? We took on the challenge – check out the results inside!
In the newest installment of our Old School Labs build, we revitalize the underside of our back-from-the-dead Datsun 510 and completely revamp the suspension and braking systems for improved performance. Check out the details inside!
Bringing a 45-plus-year-old Datsun 510 back from the dead is no easy task. In this first installment of our Old School Labs build series, follow along as we cut out the crusty old steel and replace it with solid sheetmetal to prepare the car for years of fun.
Are you working on a new project? Powdercoating isn’t as difficult — nor as expensive — as you might imagine. When you do it yourself, there are some things you need to be aware of before you start blasting away. Inside are some tips, tricks, and potential pitfalls to avoid during the process.