THE MOTORCAR CAVALCADE CLASSES

Our desire to appreciate all exceptional cars—from the dawn of motoring to the newest, most advanced modern creations—provides a context for the art, design and engineering of the automobile in unprecedented ways.

Our classes are designed to inspire, contrast, challenge, educate and enlighten, for those who know cars, and those who had no idea!

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Panels

Shells and exteriors, the chassis and bumpers—a little extra flair goes a long way in some automobiles. The canards and skirts and other added panels

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Paint

The first thing you notice about a car is undoubtedly the paint-job. The colors, finish, gloss and shine makes a world of difference in perception.

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Accessories

What do we expect from a car today? Power-steering? Advanced climate control? Our obsession with convenience has produced an array of add-ons over the years.

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Tails

Fins and spoilers have always made waves in the world of cars. Some for sport, some just to show off. Sci-fi shark fins once dominated

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Mirrors

Once a patented luxury, eventually an American government-mandate, the humble mirror has had a roller-coaster of creativity and ingenuity. From the hood to the door,

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Doors

The standard front-hinged door with a retractable glass window made its debut in 1907, and has remained the idea of the most practical door design

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Dashboard

“Steel dashboards and suicide-knobs, how did we ever survive?” Some claim the 50’s through the 80’s were the golden-era of dashboards. Artistic designs, extravagant dials

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Finishes

When it comes to cars, finishes have a larger role in our perception of beauty than we initially think. Faded and lackluster finishes can make

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Beach

President Lyndon B. Johnson notoriously pranked his advisors by barrelling his amphicar down a hill and into a lake while shouting that the brakes had

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Sound

It feels impossible to imagine a drive without music or radio. But until Australia’s Kelly’s Motors installed the first car radio in 1924, the only

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Utility

It’s impossible to imagine life without trucks, trolleys, and SUVs. Our modern world is dominated by the incredible innovations in vehicle utility that were born

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Cockpit

Some say the days of the bench-seat was the best time for driving a car, but racers continue to rush for the newest advancements in

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Power

Power was the entire purpose behind the car—get from point A to point B with anything but a horse. When Karl Benz drove the first

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Grills

Fashion goes in circles, and there’s no greater example in automotive design than in the grill. They’ve been a centerpiece of visual and brand identities,

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Glass

There was a time when goggle-wearing drivers were up against the elements, catching dirt, insects, and anything else caught in the wind. The windshield made

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Lights

Beginning as elaborate offshoots and progressing to blend into the physique of the vehicle’s form, lights have always been a charming and signature trait in

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