Ken Steinke had always wanted to do at least one custom car project in his lifetime. So when he was convinced the time had finally come to customize a car, he choose a 1948 DeSoto that he already owned and had drooled over since the first time he laid eyes on it.
By their third year of existence, the Firebird and Trans Am lineup had established a growing reputation for style and performance as a close cousin of the Chevrolet Camaro.
Curt and Janine Schulze restore Auburns and reproduce Auburn parts through Auburns Midwest, their Prescott, Wis., business. Yet their favorite Auburn may very well be the featured unrestored 1935 Custom Six sedan.
The two-door Nomads of ’55-57 may still get most of the love and attention, but the four-door ’58 Nomad four-doors may ultimately get recognized as the scarcest of those wonderful wagons.
Most car folks, even Ford fans, seem to have forgotten that Ford did indeed make full-size hardtops with four doors in the early 1960s. Such post-less cars are scarce on their own, but when you throw in a few other goodies like the XL package, big-block 390-cid V-8 and a four-speed, well, you’ve got...
Not only is the 1958 Eldorado Brougham special to Rick Payton, it’s special in the world of cars, of Cadillacs and among fellow surviving Eldorado Broughams.
Roughly 550,000 new car buyers were smitten enough with the 1965 Mustangs to plunk down their cash and credit cards when the cars hit showrooms for the first full season.
Ken Anderson has long been a devoted fan of the show and all it stood for, but that connection reached a whole new level in 2010 when Anderson added to his Mayberry memorabilia collection with the ultimate prize — a replica Mayberry sheriff’s car.
Like a lot of 1980s cars, the Monte Carlo SS was more “show” than “go”, but it had plenty of attitude, cool looks, a popular body style and a lot of admirers who either had one, or wanted one.
GM built more than 162,000 1957 Pontiac Chieftains in six body styles. John Broughton’s car was one of 21,343 two-door sedans built.