Collector Cars

$3.2 million Corvette a ‘blue chip investment’

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof.

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof. More »

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1954 Nash Statesman Country Club coupe

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Story and photos by Brian Earnest Lowell Johnson is either a “Nash guy” with a fixation for Kaisers and Frazers, or a “Kaiser-Frazer guy”with a  soft spot for Nashes. Either way, every day is Independents Day for the Sheboygan, Wis., … More »

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Mid America Motorworks partners with ‘Corvette Nation’ TV series

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Corvette aftermarket company to sponsor series around America’s sports car Mid America Motorworks will be a Presenting Sponsor for Goin’ Mobile Video Productions’ new, original TV series titled “Corvette Nation.” The Series will be broadcast on Discovery’s Velocity Channel starting … More »

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Custom Crosley: Reader’s mystery car leaves unanswered questions

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Last winter, Old Cars Weekly subscriber Brad Yoho of Stillwater, Minn., completed the restoration of an unusual 1948 Crosley that was customized several decades ago. The Crosley began as a factory-produced convertible, although the convertible Crosleys at this time had more of a sliding roof than a true complete folding top. Yoho believes the Crosley was customized in the mid 1950s, but he has been unable to find out much history of the vehicle to this point. More »

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See 1955 LaSalle in motion for the first time

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See 1955 LaSalle found in junkyard in motion for the first time. Plus watch video of Joe Bortz and his dream/concept cars at the Geneva Concours d’Elegance. More »

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Car of the Week: 1929 Stutz Model M coupe

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Richard Mitchell’s adoration for all things Stutz comes naturally with his show-quality supercharged 1929 Stutz Model M coupe. More »

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Car of the Week: 1974 AMC Matador X

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When Jim Schwartz of Hudson, Wis., takes his bright red 1974 AMC Matador X out of his garage, somebody is going to talk to him. More »

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Lambrecht Collection auction to offer 1950s Chevys with less than 10 miles

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New Old Chevys UPDATE: Find the complete list of cars from the Lambrecht Collection here.Inventory_Preliminary-2 By Ron Kowalke Pierce, Neb., will have the feel of the past Sept. 28, when fall meant the arrival of the eagerly anticipated launch of … More »

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Forgotten Dreams: Lesser-known 1950s concept cars

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The 1950s cars of tomorrow featured ideas with the promise of progress during the jet age. Check out these lesser-known concept cars. More »

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Honeymoon continues for 1956 Olds 88

Phyllis Teague are still enjoying the 1956 Olds that Phyllis’ parents bought new in Muncie, Ind., in April of 1956.

The 1956 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday sedan proudly driven to car shows and parades by Norris and Phyllis Teague is the same car they drove during their honeymoon in the summer of 1963. More »

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