Iola Car Show

Trans-Am pony cars featured at 2017 Iola Car Show

The 2017 Iola Car Show will rev up visitors’ adrenaline by spotlighting all the street Trans-Am pony cars that were built for Sports Car Club of America series racing: The Ford Mustang Boss 302; Chevrolet Camaro Z/28; Pontiac Trans-Am; Mercury Cougar Eliminator 302; Plymouth AAR ’Cuda; Dodge Challenger T/A; and AMC...

Iola 2017 to include ‘2nd Gen’ collector cars

  IOLA, Wis._ Wisconsin’s Iola Car Show has a long tradition of honoring some of the oldest vehicles in the industry. With the inclusion of “Second Generation Collector Vehicles,” or Neo-Classics, 2017 will be no exception.   “When Guy Carpenter approached us with his hopes to see this class of vehicles...

Firebird to be given away at 2017 Iola Car Show

  IOLA, Wis. _ The Super Saturday Give Away has fast become a fan favorite of the Iola Car Show in recent years. This year attendees are invited to register for the free raffle-style drawings throughout the days of the show.  For the third consecutive year, the give-away will be headlined...

First Camaro, no. 100001, to be at Iola Car Show

Iola, WI – Fifty years ago marked GM’s entry into the sports car marketplace with the introduction of the Chevy Camaro. A direct response to the popular Ford Mustang, the advent of the Camaro sparked perhaps the most notable and significant automotive rivalry of the century. “The Camaro introduced high-end style, options...

2016 Iola Car Show welcomes 121,000 spectators

Just 12 days before the start of the 44th annual Iola Car Show, the town of Iola, Wis., began to mourn the passing of the event’s founder and its most famous citizen, Chester “Chet” Krause. Along with cofounder Cliff Mishler, Krause began the Iola Car Show in 1972 when he added...

IOLA ’16 to feature trucks and Chargers

The 2016 Iola Car Show in Iola, Wis., will feature all Dodge Chargers, from the original 1966 to today’s Hellcat, and trucks of all sizes and makes. Owners of trucks and Chargers are invited to register their vehicles for the displays. If it weren’t for the Dodge Charger sub-theme, the 2016...

10 things to see and do at 2015 Iola Old Car Show

Annual Wisconsin shindig is a feast for old car junkies The 2015 Iola Old Car Show will be held July 9-11 on the event’s dedicated showgrounds and around the Old Cars Weekly office in Iola, Wis. For this year’s event, show organizers have assembled a slate of great displays and new...