Car of the Week

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Car of the Week: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette

I am a old school Ford guy and have built many '60s Fords and Mustangs and drive them in good weather. But in December of 2014 I heard by word of mouth of a 1956 Corvette project car 30 minutes south of Galena, Ill.


Car of the Week: 1953 Chevrolet custom pickup

Story and photos by Brian Earnest Once he got started restoring and updating his 1953 Chevrolet pickup, Don Boxx never really found a good place to stop. So he just kept going. By the time the dust, sparks and paint mist had settled, Boxx was driving out of Fast Freddie’s Rod Shop in Eau...

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Car of the Week – 1973 Buick Gran Sport Stage 1

By Dave Rubin Unusually warm weather this last autumn allowed me to cruise over to the Yorktown (NY) Cars and Coffee the first week of November in my ‘69. Among the Corvettes, Mustangs, Porsches, and more Corvettes, I spotted this tidy example of a 1970’s GM A-body Colonnade coupe. These cars are rare sights at...


Car of the Week: 1959 Cadillac Series 6200 coupe

Story and photos by Brian Earnest General Motors assembled more than 142,000 of its glorious, glamorous and glitzy 1959 Cadillacs as the era of big fins reached its zenith. Mike Siegal always held out hope that there was one out there somewhere that was meant to be his. The old car-loving Skokie, Ill., resident...