The VW Beetle successors that never were

In 1974, the Volkswagen Golf launched as the replacement for the Beetle, but prior to that, several other attempts were made to replace the iconic Bug. VW recently put together a press release showing the Beetle successors that never were. More than 70 potential replacements or variants of the Beetle were considered, including the EA47-12 …

Ford unearths early GT40 design sketches

The original Ford GT40, the inspiration for the modern Ford GT supercar, was engineered to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which it did four times between 1966 and 1969. Now Ford Performance has unearthed early design sketches, showing the GT40 before it evolved into its ultimate, race-winning form. Posted by Ford Performance on …

How the Porsche crest was created

The Porsche crest is one of the most recognizable logos in the car world. But when the crest first appeared, Porsche had already been making cars for a few years, as the automaker explained in a press release last week. Porsche has a complicated history, but the company considers the first 356 to be its …