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.
Original owners buy back, restore their 1957 Chevrolet from Lambrecht Chevrolet By Angelo Van Bogart; photos courtesy Petersen Body Shop Gerald and Betty Hixson bought their 1957 Chevrolet twice from the same man, but Gerald was beginning to wonder if the second chance would ever come. In December 1957, just a few days after...
Tom Saelens has had several Ford Thunderbirds — two-seaters and four-seaters alike — but he never guessed his latest, a 1957, would wind up his favorite.
If there is such a thing as a “sleeper” Corvette, Mark Kiel can make a pretty good case for his 1986 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car.
Randy McMillen is a sucker for unique “fixer-upper” cars, and his wonderful 1957 BMW Isetta Cabriolet filled the bill on all fronts. The quirky little German-engineered three-wheelers stands out in pretty much any crowd these days, and McMillen knew his ’57 had more potential than most. All it needed was some patience and TLC....
On hot days, Tom Gesior of Garwood, N.J., can just look into his garage at his cool 1966 Ford Good Humor ice cream truck and pull out an ice cream bar.
Sue Eldred had always wanted another ragttop after the brakes on her first convertible went out. Her dream was finally realized this summer when she bought a 1973 Ford Mustang convertible.
The radiator badge on John Smith’s marvelous 1911 roadster spells out “E-M-F”, but still he knows the questions are coming. ‘What is it? … E-M-F? What’s that?”
As far as Lee Abrams knows, he and his twin brother Gary are the only guys goofy enough to ever turn a 1954 Kaiser-Darrin into a full-blown drag car. In fact, they’ve done it twice.