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Oldest ‘Four-Ninety’ Chevy to be at Iola Old Car Show

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The oldest surviving “Four-Ninety” Chevrolet four-passenger touring car known to exist will be displayed at this year’s Iola Old Car Show. More »

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110,000 gearheads descend on Iola for 40th annual Iola Old Car Show

Stephen Murphy of Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage brought up the 1954 Mercury XM-800 concept car for the Theme Tent, where Pontiac, Mercury, Oldsmobile and Plymouth were featured. Murphy reunited the XM-800 with its restorer, Tom Maruska, who is pictured here with the car he brought back from the brink.

We’ve been trying to catch our breath ever since the Iola Old Car Show weekend concluded July 15, but in that time, the facts behind the show have been trickling in. The final numbers from Joan Schultz, executive director of … More »

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Mercury XM-800 concept car to appear at 2012 Iola Old Car Show

The 1954 Mercury XM-800 today, owned by Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage.

Stephen Murphy, curator and restoration specialist at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage, today confirmed the 1954 Mercury XM-800 concept car from The Richard H. Driehaus Collection would appear at the Iola Old Car Show from July 12-15 in Iola, Wis. According … More »

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A look back at Iola 2011

We just published the 2011 “Iola in Review” issue of Old Cars Weekly and I had plenty of photos left over. Rather than let them acquire cyber dust on my hard drive, I thought I’d post a few of them … More »

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