Car of the Week

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Car of the Week: 1956 Continental Mark II

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“What are we going to see this time,” I said to myself. We wound up at the Lincoln-Mercury dealer in Easton, PA — right on the East end of Northampton Street. We walked into the showroom, and there was a ‘light blue’ (the official color) 1956 Continental Mark II. More »

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Car of the Week: 1932 Ford hot rod

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With his knack for uncovering great cars, Larry Fisette has learned that leads can come from surprising places, and no matter how unlikely sounding they may be, a lead is always worth following. When fellow gear head Bob Brown was driving to Michigan to check out some Mills Novelty Co. musical instruments, he invited Fisette along for the ride. Fisette wasn’t going for the instruments, but because of what was also in the garage: two 1932 Fords. More »

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1942 Chrysler Town and Country six-passenger sedan

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Sometimes, when Jeff Larger gets to talking about how ridiculously original — not to mention very rare, and very cool — his family’s 1942 Chrysler Town and Country sedan is, all he can do is laugh. More »

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Car of the Week: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

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When Jack Ross gets really fired up about a car, particularly “The Great American Sports Car”, you can bet it’s for something pretty sweet. Such is the case with his stellar 1959 Corvette convertible. More »

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Car of the Week: 1950 Oldsmobile Sedan Delivery

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It’s not a Photoshopped Chevrolet, nor is it a custom. It is indeed a 1950 Oldsmobile sedan delivery, and no, Oldsmobile did not build one for John Q. Public. It built the vehicle for itself. More »

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1955 Chevrolet One-Fifty Ambulance

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Phil Harrison isn’t quite ready to mention his big, white Chevrolet in the same breath as death and taxes. But it’s close. No matter where he goes, the Cedar Springs, Mich., resident can be pretty secure in knowing that he will be the only one to show up in an ultra-rare 1955 Chevrolet One-Fifty ambulance. More »

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Car of the Week: 1973 Ford Bronco Ranger

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Curt Hendrickson tried about everything he could think of to kill off his 1973 Ford Bronco. For 30 years, the rugged little 4×4 was busy jumping stumps, dodging trees, plowing through mud and living in the great outdoors. The Bronco tracked deer, hunted for fowl, crossed rivers, climbed steep hills and generally took a beating. More »

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Car of the Week: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle 300

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Not only was his 1965 L79 Chevelle 300 special to Gordon Rohde, it was — and is — a special car to the small-block bow-tie faithful. More »

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Car of the Week: 1969 Shelby GT350H fastback

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Paul Amman didn’t even know his 1969 Shelby GT350H had been part of rocker Alice Cooper’s stable when he began making overtures about buying it. More »

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Car of the Week: 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Indy 500 Pace Car

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Ken and Patricia Swentys’ appreciation for their 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible Indianapolis 500 Pace Car replica has grown over the years, in part because it’s just a very fine all-around automobile, and in part because it’s a far rarer machine than they ever imagined. More »

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