Three collector cars were stolen during this year’s annual Detroit-area Woodward Dream Cruise festivities, including the famed 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 owned by John Schnatter of the Papa John’s pizza chain. The Camaro was later recovered.
According to Plymouth paint chips, the 1968 Road Runner came in Medium Blue, Mist Blue, Midnight Blue, Electric Blue and Frost Blue. But this is the history — or should we say “mystery” — of the Petty Blue version that was most likely only produced for a very short time.
Even though he wasn’t looking for such an iconic car, Mitch Gehrke didn’t have much trouble rationalizing his decision a few years back to write about a sizeable check for his 1970 Plymouth Superbird.
In addition to their V-16 and V-12 Cadillacs and the Packard Twelves, Dave and Marlese have many more collector cars. And yes, that Gardner that started it all is still around.
Australian farmer Slim Westman originated the idea for a vehicle that became known as the Ute and Chevrolet was not involved.
Morphy Auctions been chosen to auction the Kyle D. Moore petroliana collection, which has an estimated value of $15 million to $20 million.
Old Cars Weekly previews this year's big Pebble Beach Auction auction week.
Q. I have a 1956 Plymouth Savoy with a 277-cubic-inch V-8 and manual three-speed transmission. Changing the oil filter is always a hassle due to the cartridge-type oil filter. You have to be careful to make sure the gasket sits right while trying not to cross-thread the bolt, all while lying on your back....
Born out of the crucible of racing, Duesenbergs were built for speed, and many survivors will speed again this year at the Duesenberg Thunder Run and Vintage Fly-in.
Big draws and big, sunny skies made the 43rd annual Iola Old Car Show a big success, attracting about 6,000 more people to Iola, Wis., than last year.