Interview with Ted Gushue in Venice

When I messaged Ted Gushue on Instagram on the night of March 10th, I wasn’t even sure he knew the state of Rhode Island existed. He happened to be in Venice at the same time I was (me on a ‘study’ trip from Rome, he was busy ‘working’) so I was curious as to if…

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Tank Away: Winter In Newport RI, feature by WCVB5

Tank Away: Winter In Newport RI (As seen on WCVB5) Check out the video link High Tea, Antique Cars and ice skating. Video link below. http://www.wcvb.com/article/chron-1/8826788 Audrain Automobile Museum 222 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840 (401) 856-4420 Vanderbilt Grace Hotel 41 Mary Street Newport Rhode Island, 02840 401 846 6200 Newport Skating Center 4 Commercial…

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The Brass Monkey: 1939 Chevrolet C1500 Custom Truck

Known as “The Brass Monkey,” the 1939 Chevrolet C1500 Custom Truck defines elegant craftsmanship and creative design. The newest addition to the collection(s), this truck began as a “personal project” of Doug Eldred, the owner of Eldred Hotrod Shop in Edinboro, PA. Eldred is the ultimate car guy. When he’s not working at his shop,…

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Porsche 928 with 3.6 Turbo in Paris

In the midst of many Renault’s and Peugeot’s I have come across some interesting cars on my street during my first couple days in Paris. It was cool seeing a pair of E34 BMW 5 series sedans tucked away in a nearby back yard shortly after I arrived. I have a soft spot for this…

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America’s Car Museum Visits Audrain

LeMAY America’s Car Museum is driving from Boston to Detroit and stopped by our museum. The Drive Home II is a 12 day, 2,150 mile winter rally celebrating the 100th anniversary of J.D. Rockefeller’s 1917 Crane Simplex. Follow the journey by clicking here. 

Roborace debuts DevBot, the driverless racecar

Soon, Formula E will races will be joined by a new type of racing series that features autonomous electric vehicles. The driverless racing series is being developed by Roborace and will feature futuristic cars designed by Daniel Simon. The company just released a video of their prototype tester, simply dubbed DevBot, piloting itself around Silverstone…

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August 26th: Let The Good Times Roll Gala

Preserving Newport’s History One Car At A Time August 26th The Audrain Automobile Museum is pleased to host its inaugural summer Gala, Let the Good Times Roll – Preserving Newport’s History One Car at a Time, at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. The Gala will showcase the Vanderbilt’s family1941 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine, which…

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How The ’95 Porsche 962 Spyder Won 1st Place At 24 Hours of Daytona

Porsche fans had reason to worry coming into the 1995 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Just 10 days before the winter race, IMSA placed additional engine and weight restrictions on turbocharged cars. Porsche felt this made them uncompetitive, and promptly yanked their purpose-built Tom Walkinshaw Racing WSC roadsters from the race. Porsche could afford to…

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What Do You Do With Your Extra Car Parts?

This past weekend, David discovered what a very bad and broken manual transmission looks like on the inside. He now has a bunch of useless gears he should recycle, but he’s probably just going to keep them in a box somewhere for a really long time. Does anybody else do this? I myself kept a…

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Cadillac Escala Concept

Cadillac’s brand-new concept car, the Escala in case you didn’t study Español en escuela, “escala” translates to “scale”  balances classic and cutting edge, sporty and luxurious, sinister and sophisticated. The would-be-flagship luxury performance sedan bowed Thursday night at the annual automotive charity event, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. The Escala is bigger, lower…

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