02 June 2022
As time progresses, every industry has a way of innovating in hopes of advancing our way of living. These are not always huge leaps, and we tend to forget the smaller innovations in favor of the big ones. The small-block V-8 is pivotal to a popular subculture, but what about the importance of the very first pushrod V-8 from the 1917 Chevrolet Series D? Or perhaps the first cast aluminum wheel on the 1924 Bugatti Type 35, complete with integral brake drum that used the wheel as integral heat sinks?
This is why I asked the Hagerty Community for their favorite nugget of automotive trivia. The responses were outstanding. I have selected a handful below, but do yourself a favor and read them all by clicking here. Haven’t joined the Hagerty Community yet? Well that’s unfortunate, as we are all looking forward to … Read More