Author Archives: Vernon Heywood

Toy Car Tuesday – Nash Metropolitan

A Toy-Sized 1961 Nash Metropolitan With A Nash Metropolitan Toy One could argue that a Nash Metropolitan is already a toy car, and maybe that’s why we love them here at BrakingforCars.com. And while we can easily tell they won’t … Continue reading

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Braking for Cars Goes Classic

We’re Fine Tuning Our Car Content to Bring You More of What You Love Best: Classic Cars We’re shaking things up a little here at Braking for Cars. We’ll be focusing more on the classic cars of yesterday as well … Continue reading

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King of Cadillacs Car Show at the 2017 Elvis Festival

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Just A Hunka Hunka Burnin’ Fun! On Sunday, August 27th,, Historic Main Street in Garden Grove was ready to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” with sideburns, pompadours  and jumpsuits as the date marked the 18th Annual Elvis Festival and King of … Continue reading

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Braking for Cars – January 27th: Nick Mason

Happy Birthday Nick Mason Born on this day in 1944 is car enthusiast and drummer for Pink Floyd, Nick Mason. In addition to being a member of one of the most famous arena bands of all time, Nick Mason is … Continue reading

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Comet Viewing in the Sky and on the Ground

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Taking a Look at a 1966 Mercury Comet and Comet Lovejoy Comet Lovejoy is currently streaking across the heavens in the night sky over the northern hemisphere. (Tips for viewing Comet Lovejoy). Under dark sky conditions, astronomers claim it can … Continue reading

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Murrieta Father’s Day Car Show: 1937 Ford Roadster

This 1937 Ford Roadster was spotted at the 2014 Murrieta Father’s Day Car Show and belongs to Shelly Petralia of Murrieta, CA. The burnt orange paint job was probably the best paint job of the show. It’s highlighted with flames … Continue reading

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2014 LA Auto Show: MINI Superlegerra Vision Concept

MINI Superleggera Vision Concept at a Glance U.S. Debut – 2014 LA Auto Show, November 20,2014 World Debut – Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014, May 23, 2014 The MINI Superleggera Vision Concept is an electric powered design concept Currently being studied … Continue reading

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Throw it Back Thursday 11/20/14 #TiBT

Throw it Back Thursday 11/20/14 #TiBT. We spotted this beauty at the Route 66 Rendezvous in 2010. Despite the rooster at the helm of this abomination, we doubt you’d pick up many chicks cruising in this car, or get much … Continue reading

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THIRTEENTH ANNUAL WINGS, WHEELS, ROTORS & EXPO 2014

Are you like us and often find yourself torn between attending an air show and a car show when the flyboys come to town? The Thirteenth Annual Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo 2014 has the cure for what ails you. … Continue reading

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Throw It Back Thursday: Toyota Paseo Edition

Ghost – Throw It Back Thursday? Sometimes you see a car, and you have to ask, “WTF?” We’re not sure what was going through the mind of the owner of this Toyota Paseo, but, “WTF?” The back of the Paseo … Continue reading

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