Automatron Hot Rod

The well-known British custom car builder, Paul Bacon, has completed his most impressive steampunk hot rod ever. Named Automatron, it was not only most labor-intensive but was also his most pricey creation to-date. Taking motivation from horse-drawn carriages, Paul started work on this custom car in 2015 and hand-built most of the parts exclusively for it.

The Automatron Steampunk Hot Rod carries a 3.5L supercharged V8 engine that is powerful enough to attain a top speed of 110mph. To complete this one of a kind project, he used 1924 Singer Sport base, switchgear from a Lancaster Bomber, front wheels from an Austin 7, and navigation binnacle from a ship.

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Spectacular 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Corsica Roadster

1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Corsica Roadster


‘The car sped along at 80mph with the comfort and quietness one associates with the Type 57… We were quite willing to believe that Jean Bugatti has achieved the 435 kilometres to Paris in just under 1½ hours in the Type 57 – an average of 77mph…’ – Motor Sport, May 1939.
By the early 1930s Ettore Bugatti had established an unrivalled reputation for building cars with outstanding performance on road or track; the world’s greatest racing drivers enjoying countless successes aboard the Molsheim factory’s products and often choosing them for their everyday transport. Although Bugatti is best remembered for its racing models, most of the 6,000-or-so cars produced at the Molsheim factory were touring cars of sporting character. Produced from 1934 to 1940, the Type 57 exemplified Bugatti’s policy of building fast and exciting touring cars possessing excellent handling and brakes.
Because of its lengthy run of success, Ettore Bugatti had remained stubbornly committed to his single-cam engine, only adopting the more advanced double-overhead-camshaft method of valve actuation, after much prompting by his eldest son Jean, on the Type 50 of 1930. From then on Jean Bugatti took greater responsibility for design, his first car being the exquisite Type 55 roadster, a model ranking among the finest sports cars of the 1930s. He followed that with a design of equal stature, the Type 57. A larger car than the Type 55, the Type 57 was powered by a 3.3-litre, double-overhead-camshaft straight eight of modern design, derived from that of the Type 51 Grand Prix car, and was housed in Bugatti’s familiar vintage-style chassis. The range showed the strong influence of Jean Bugatti and at last gave the marque a civilised grande routière to match those of rivals Delage and Delahaye.
The Type 57 was the firm’s most popular model and attracted coachwork of the finest quality executed in a startling variety of styles but was no mere rich man’s plaything, as evidenced by two outright wins at Le Mans. Proof, if it were needed, that ancestral virtues had not been abandoned when creating a car fit to rank alongside Rolls-Royce or Bentley. Its success is revealed by the production figures: some 630 examples of all Type 57 models were produced between 1934 and 1940, and the post-war Type 101 was based on its chassis. However, although many Type 57s were fitted with bespoke bodies, the most popular coachwork was built to Jean Bugatti’s designs by the marque’s preferred carrossier, Gangloff of Colmar, just a few miles from the Bugatti works at Molsheim.

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A Magnificent Bugatti Royale

Jean Bugatti standing next to his Bugatti Royale, one of seven built (1932)

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Sterand Loco 1902

Built for the Chicago Solder Co., Chicago Ill., 1902, by the Western Motor Car Co. of Marion, Indiana. It is a four-cylinder Rutenber engine, motor No. 15609, body style railroad engine; 15.6 horsepower, right hand drive, front tires 32 by 4, rear tires 34 by 4. Pistons on side of engine are air compressors, used to blow the whistle or inflate the tires, should one go flat on the raod. Car has two forward speeds and one reverse, will travel up to 60 mph. Car has air gauge 300 pounds, speedometer 60 mph. Eight-day rim wind Phinney-Walker clock. Owned and operated by Babe and Bob’s Motor Service, Robert L. Eaton, of 523 So. Crysler, Independence, Mo., at the wheel.

Powered by a 4-cylinder 40-hp Rutenber gasoline engine, It is equipped with numerous working locomotive features which included a cow catcher, bell, single headlight, steam stack and sand dome, 8 Day penny rim wind clock, all of which served a useful function. It Has 2 Forward & Reverse Transmission And Has Been Driven 12,000 Miles. Has Had 3 Owners & Second Owner Purchased It In 1947 From The Original Owner In Chicago Illinois

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1966 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

1966 Corvette Black matching #’s 327 300hp 4 speed, Triple Black, brand new top, interior is all original, drivers seat has a seam split, Factory Black, has a big block hood on it, nice car, runs great, 56320 original miles, rust free, brand new BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires/rims.

 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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The Elegant and Sporty 1961 Chevrolet Corvette

1961 Chevrolet Corvette

Early Production as it is #69 off the assembly line. 

Original numbers matching 283c.i. engine mechanically perfect with no issues. Hard top included and in excellent overall original condition. **VIN on engine matches VIN on body**

This car is in overall remarkable condition for its age. If you are looking for a nearly all original 61′ Vette, there are few others around as nice as this. The original lacquer paint shines bright and brilliant. The original interior is in overall excellent condition with no rips or tears or stains. Car has been in a temperature controlled garage for over 40 years which has saved the car from all the elements and kept it near pristine. 

Engine and transmission were rebuilt by Dick Randall at Corvette Specialties in Glendora in August of 94′ at 92,300 miles. The car shifts smoothly and starts right up every time. 

This is a single top model with rare and original 2 speed automatic Power glide transmission. A new OEM fuel pump, fuel filter, and fuel lines were all installed in 2017. Every nut/bolt/bracket/clamp is as it came off the assembly line. 

This is a well sorted, turn key reliable driver which would make a great show car as an original runner that is a great investment. 

PAKERSON Black Handmade Italian Leather Ankle Boots

The ultimate lightweight shoe with a special rubber sole for an exclusive pair of classic ankle boots as light as a feather. In timeless black, they assure incomparable comfort and style. Made in Italy

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1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Real 427/435 roadster factory sidepipe car M21 4 speed. One of 390 built only 40 roadsters built! Numbers matching motor and trans and rear end.Very clean driver number 3 condition needs nothing. Paint still shows nice chrome looks perfect. All original glass and interior. New Torque thrust wheels with knock off spinners new redline radial tires. No rust on frame very dry and solid car. Its not perfect but the price reflects that.

1969 Chevrolet Corvette
1969 Chevrolet Corvette

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1952 Bentley Mark VI

1952 Bentley Mark VI

R-6 cylinder with a displacement of 4600 cc, a power of 160 hp and a manual 4-speed gearbox.

1952 Bentley Mark VI

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1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car

A 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car. This car is in great condition and offers the Matching numbers Engine and Trans. In the paragraphs to follow we will give a brief description of the exterior, interior, and heartbeat of this Chevrolet.

1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car
1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car

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1932 Cadillac V8 Phaeton

1932 CADILLAC V-16 SPECIAL PHAETON

In 1930, Cadillac stunned the automotive world with the introduction of its breathtaking new sixteen-cylinder models. Sales of the V8 and entry-level LaSalle models were strong in spite of economic hardships, and Cadillac was determined to show its competitors that it was, indeed the Standard of the World. Instantly, the V12 and especially the V16 models catapulted Cadillac to the top of the luxury class. An extraordinary array of coachwork options was available to satisfy the most discriminating buyer, and everything from the body to the engine bay was designed with beauty and elegance. The V12 and V16 engines shared many common components, but it was the V16 with its turbine like smoothness and unprecedented 175 horsepower output that grabbed the headlines.




Subtle changes were made for the 1932 models which included a longer wheelbase, new carburetors, a mechanical fuel pump, heavier axles and larger brakes. Also new for 1932 were adjustable shock absorbers operated from the dashboard to further tune the ride to satisfy passengers. All Cadillac transmissions were fitted with quiet operating helical-gear transmissions, eliminating the whine and crash of a straight-cut gearbox.

1932 marked the first time a series of Fisher bodies became available on the Sixteen. These included sedans, coupes, a roadster, a convertible coupe and three open phaetons. In fact, these were the only phaetons available on the Sixteen, and just six were built, a single standard phaeton with no division, two sport phaetons with a long rear cowl and passenger windshield, and three special phaetons with the short rear cowl. As for Fleetwood bodies, the range was curtailed somewhat. The 30 choices offered in 1930-31 had been reduced to 21, sedans, cabriolets, limousines and a single convertible coupe. The 1931 experience had no doubt tempered Cadillac’s expectations, and history validated the wisdom. At year’s end, just 296 Sixteens had been sold versus 1,709 V12s.




1932 Cadillac V8 Phaeton Factory Photo
1932 Cadillac V8 Phaeton Factory Photo




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