The debut 1963 Riviera was a new player in the field of personal luxury cars and meant to be a direct challenger to the Ford Thunderbird.
Completed in 1937, Tommy Lee’s one-of-a-kind Speedster was said to have cost $25,000, a princely sum in the midst of the Depression.
Glenn Jandt never got to the point of complete despair during the 23-year restoration odyssey on his 1947 Chevrolet 3800 1-ton pickup. But it was close.
Ed Suchorski didn’t set out to corner the market on 1942 Mercurys, even if it appears that way.
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 microcar 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....