Story & Photos By Al Rogers Among the thousands of cars at a recent Iola Car Show in Iola, Wis., a bright red ’73 Plymouth Barracuda caught my eye. As I approached the Barracuda, the “340” emblem on the hood scoop came into focus and I realized this was the performance...
Tom Brickbauer got some sound advice from some of his car-loving friends a few years ago. Today, he’s glad he listened.
The 1965 Chevrolet Malibu SS was the car that got away from Brian Robertson when he was a kid. Now it’s the car he will probably never let go as an adult.
Ken Schermitzler had been a “Square ‘Bird” guy for a long time. But he always wanted to be a “Baby ‘Bird” guy.
While organizing a special "Icons of Design" category for the annual Eyes On Design car show in 2016, I caught wind of a special Hemi-powered MoPar hidden away in the Great White North.
“I’m still kind of figuring things out. I’ve definitely never had anything this radical,” laughs John Zick, of his stunning, metallic green 1930 Ford custom rod. “What I wanted was that Rat Fink look. I grew up reading CARtoons magazine, remember those? Well, that’s the look I wanted.”
Back in 1972, Mickey Tate was probably the only 15-year-old 1969 Dodge Dart GTS owner in the country. There weren’t many parents around at that time — or any time for that matter — who would allow their kid behind the wheel of such a hairy machine. But Tate’s dad was...
A few years ago I was looking for a 1947 model Chrysler product with suicide doors, as I was born in 1947, and wanted a “birth” year collector. I found an all-original Dodge.
It wouldn’t be a stretch to call the Pontiac Trans Am the “last muscle car standing” by the time the 1975 models showed up.
I believe it was the summer of 1971 when I first saw the 1954 Pontiac Star Chief. I was at the Julius farm west of Appleton, Wis., one late July afternoon. John Julius and I were standing between the two farm houses when up the slightly hilly driveway rolled the beige...