Collector Cars

Meet Marge’s Bugatti

The tiny, well-built Bugatti features unique nautical-style touring coachwork with elegant flying fenders.

A 1925 Bugatti Type 23 Brescia tourer from the David V. and Margery Uihlein Collection returned to Monterey, Calif., in the summer of 2011, a full 31 years after it had been selected as winner of the Briggs Cunningham “Most Elegant Open Car” trophy at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. More »

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Boss 302 Buyer’s Guide

1970 Boss 302

The Boss 302 made a return appearance for 1970 after making big waves with its debut in ’69, and its splash is still being felt. The 1970 Boss 302 remains one of the most popular muscle cars, especially among Ford loyalists. Boss 302 prices tend to be volatile, and are inching their way up. More »

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Car of the Week: 1949 Plymouth Special Deluxe ‘Woodie’

1949 Plymouth-main

Woody Rutter figures as long as he has his 1949 Plymouth Special Deluxe wagon around, some of his favorite childhood memories will never be far from his mind. More »

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Cacklefest, Camaros at GM Nationals


CARLISLE, Pa. – Blues, BBQ, cash awards, giveaways and more than 1,500 of the best from General Motors dating back to the turn of the 20th century will be part of the Carlisle GM Nationals on June 22-24 at the … More »

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RK Motors to restore last Hemi


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – RK Motors — restorers, sellers and builders of classic, muscle and high-performance cars — has begun a significant restoration of the last 426-cid Hemi V-8 car to roll off any Chrysler production line during the original muscle … More »

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Car of the Week: 1960 Chevrolet Impala


Owner John Broucher would love to know how many of 1960 Impala sedans were equipped with a 348-cid V-8 and a four-speed manual transmission like his central Ohio sleeper ordered new by a farmer. More »

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1938 Graham convertible by Saoutchik offered for sale

A California seller is offering this 1938 Saoutchik-bodied 1938 Graham convertible on eBay.

Graham was quite the risk taker, but it had to be in order to continue producing cars through the Great Depression. In the mid 1930s, it was supercharging its mid-priced cars — unheard of in anything less than an Auburn. … More »

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1940 Graham convertible survivor to be shown at concours

The only surviving 1940 Graham convertible — and the first 1940 Graham built — will be displayed this summer for the first time since 1952.

The only known 1940 Graham Hollywood two-passenger convertible will be seen publicly for the first time since 1952 when it’s dusted off for the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich., on July 29. More »

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Ford family reunion: Invitational to reunite longtime stable mates

Jim DeGolyer bought this 1929 Ford Model A Tudor in 1967 for just $25. For many years prior, it shared a roof with a 1934 Ford Cabriolet with which it will be reunited at the Invitational at Saratoga.

By Bill Rothermel This year’s Invitational at Saratoga on May 20 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will reunite two former roommates 44 years after they last shared a roof. Jim DeGolyer’s 1929 Ford Model A Tudor and Jason Tagliaferri’s 1934 Ford … More »

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Fab at 50: ‘New Star’ Avanti was born a half century ago

The production Avanti introduced for the 1963 model year was spot-on to the design Loewy’s team conjured up for the car that was intended to save Studebaker car production.

By John Hull The Studebaker-Packard Corp. board of directors appeared to be setting a course of action in early 1961 that would reorganize the corporation as a mini conglomerate. The new structure would have minimal, if any, reliance on what … More »

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