In case you missed it, Lego recently debuted its largest, most-detailed version of the iconic ECTO-1 vehicle from the upcoming installation of the Ghostbusters movie franchise, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Measuring 18 inches long, 8 inches high, and 6 inches wide, this thing is bigger than my head. (Yes, I used tape measure to compare and the […]
The latest Autobot to join Optimus Prime's ranks transforms into the classic Ecto-1 Vehicle from the original "Ghostbusters" film
The Transformers and Ghostbusters are two of the largest and most influential franchises from the 1980s. If these two franchises joined forces, it would be a dream come true for many nostalgic fans. Hasbro is now making that dream a reality with its Ecto-1 Transformers figure. Tips for Driving at Night: Night driving tips every […]
This weekend, the new Ghostbusters reboot finally made it into theaters. Before the film even hit the screen, it was ridiculed by fans upset that a studio would think such a classic would need to be remade. When it was announced that the new team of ghoul fighters would be all women, the uproar grew […]
Besides featuring an all-female cast headlined by Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig, the upcoming Ghostbusters remake will be different from the original in that the Ecto-1 will no longer be a 1959 Cadillac ambulance, but instead has been replaced with a 1984 Cadillac DeVille hearse. Industry Awards: Cadillac XT5 earns prestigious award for interior design The […]
We love Ghostbusters at The News Wheel. When the new Ecto-1 was unveiled earlier this month for the upcoming movie, our whole office had to debate what kind of car exactly it was built with (our money is on the Cadillac Fleetwood). Clearly we ain’t afraid of no ghosts! As dedicated fans, we had to […]
The News Wheel investigates what make and model the new Ghostbusters mobile is.
Paul Feig, director of the new Ghostbusters reboot set to release next summer, just released an image of the brand new Ecto-1 vehicle over Twitter. When he did, speculation about the new vehicle’s make and model exploded across the internet. At the moment, no official confirmation of the vehicle’s model or year has been released. However, […]
The times, they are a’changing, and that means that in this topsy-turvy world of ours, we’ll soon be treated to a new Ghostbusters film with an all-female team and a new Ecto-1. Mass hysteria! What’s next? Forty years of darkness? Earthquakes? Volcanoes? The dead rising from the grave? Human sacrifice? Dogs and cats living together? […]
The original Ectomobile, or Ecto-1 – a modified 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor – has joined the ranks of James Bond’s Aston Martin and Marty McFly’s time-travelling DeLorean as one of the most iconic movie cars of all time. Sadly, like both of those other legendary vehicles, obtaining one of these classic custom Caddies will cost collectors […]
There are a lot of things worth noting in the announcement that Ford and UAW Ford will grant $350,000 to float a new education program for teachers in the Louisville, Kentucky area. There’s the creation of what the automaker calls the “Ford NGL Collaborative Learning Externship,” which involves taking two teams of 15 teachers, each […]
Children of the ‘80s, stop what you’re doing right now. If you’ve ever dressed up as Ghostbusters for Halloween or fantasized about what you’d say if you were ever luck enough to meet Bill Murray (which, let’s face it, we all have), what I have to tell you will blow your mind. There is a […]
If you’re a fan of the long-running Transformers franchise, the heroic Bumblebee needs no introduction. This awesome — and let’s face it, kind of adorable — Autobot has been a beloved staple of the Transformers brand for 37 years. If you’ve ever had the itch to get up close and personal with this robot in […]
I always thought hearses were just for funerals and Ghostbusters, but apparently, some people use them as everyday drivers.
Washing your vehicle by hand is a great way to thoroughly clean your car’s exterior — but don’t forget to give the license plate the attention it deserves. Here is the proper way to clean a license plate to keep it looking like new. Simplify Service: Schedule a maintenance appointment for your vehicle here Gather […]
Even for a car, this thing is well-traveled.
The Red Baron is the only Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman ever painted Signal Red.
With a legacy of power and luxury, Cadillacs are a natural pick for the silver screen. They’re versatile, too — they’ve served as everything from ghost-busting hero cars to wasteland warlord chariots. Let’s take a cruise though cinema history and see five of the coolest Cadillacs ever featured on film. Smart Sophistication: Cadillac Super Cruise […]
How many of the movie and TV cars did you recognize?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year … film awards season! The Golden Globe awards kicked it off last weekend and, in a couple of months, the road will have led us to the prestigious Academy Awards. In the meantime, film nerds everywhere are indulging in their love of cinema by reflecting on their […]
There’s a long and rich history behind the Cadillac hearse that carried Aretha Franklin’s casket last week. Detroit’s Swanson Funeral Home owns the ivory-painted, chrome-detailed 1940 Cadillac LaSalle. The funeral home keeps the hearse in storage and only uses it for special, high-profile funerals. Most famously, the hearse played a role in civil rights icon […]
Dodge considered several demonic designs before settling on a sigil for its drag-racing Challenger variant
With its incredible capabilities and performance on the drag strip, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is easily one of the most iconic cars to come out of the past decade. One of the Demon’s most iconic features is the iconography that adorns the vehicle: a custom Dodge Demon badge. The badge itself has several similarities […]