A Word from McKeel
As our Summer issue arrives, most of the country will be enjoying what is actually late spring. Ordinarily, I’d be dreaming about getting my cars out and driving them, but having lost my father days before this issue went to the printer, I’m thinking about the man who — with my mother — started Hagerty, and from whom I learned to love cars as we worked on them and drove them together. When you read the last-page story about Frank Hagerty, you’ll see why all of the Hagertys are so incredibly passionate about collector cars and boats.
When longtime contributor John L. Stein told us that his friend, Dean Torrence, of surf-rock duo Jan & Dean, had never driven a woodie, we were shocked. Both Dean and woodies were icons of the California surf culture… Read More