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Salvage yard adds Chrysler 300s, Eldorados, other ’50s treasures

This gold-and-white De Soto Adventurer two-door hardtop was one of many desirable 1950s cars in the 250-car stash acquired by French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This example is not the only Adventurer that was purchased by FLAP.

A 250-vehicle collection has landed in a Minnesota salvage yard, featuring everything from a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham to a 1956 De Soto Adventurer. More »

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Dream Cars: When imagination soars – and some cars do, too

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Heritage Museums & Gardens opens for the season April 13 with its 2013 special exhibit – “Driving Our Dreams: Imagination in Motion” – which will pay homage to the great car concepts and designers who pushed the boundaries of automobile design and technology. More »

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Sting Ray in the grass: Neglected ‘Vette to see new life

This 1967 Corvette looks lost and forgotten, but it will soon be getting a  complete restoration after sitting for many years in a farm yard at an undisclosed location.

Tall grass attempts to drown Lee and Amanda Sloppy’s Corvette, but the unique profile of the Sting Ray sports car floats above the grass tips. The Sloppys have not forgotten their numbers-matching 327-cid, 300-hp 1967 Corvette roadster as it slips into a sea of green. More »

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Dillinger’s getaway car travels back home to Indiana

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John Dillinger’s getaway car – a 1933 Essex Terraplane – will be on display at the Indianapolis International Airport for the next two years. More »

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Charger Rescue: Going… going… saved!

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Richard Gies purchased this 1966 Charger and a boat load of parts from his nephew and set out to make it better than new. With some help, he turned it into a show-stopper. More »

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Video Vault: A Bad Day at the Car Show

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Is there such a thing as a bad day at a car show? Watch this video… and feel the pain! More »

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Optioned Out: A well-appointed 1932 Chrysler Eight

With 3,198 sold, the five-passenger sedan was by far the most popular of the five 1932 Chrysler Eight models. Owner Bob Wagner duplicated the factory-optional stone guards on the V-shaped radiator grille of his car.

There’s nothing like being in the right place at the right time. Just ask Bob Wagner – owner of a well-appointed 1932 Chrysler Eight. More »

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America’s Car Museum adds Wildcat prototype, Ridler Award winner

1964 Buick Wildcat prototype.

LeMay – America’s Car Museum, in Tacoma, Wash., has added two donations: a fiberglass 1964 Buick Wildcat prototype and the Ridler Award-winning hot rod Ferrambo. More »

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Letter Perfect: New stamps flex their ‘Muscle’

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Need an excuse to mail a letter? The new Muscle Cars postage stamps to go on sale Friday, Feb. 22, celebrate an exciting era in American automotive history. More »

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Sixties Swingers: Special ’63s celebrate 50 years of cool

Corvette’s split rear window treatment lasted just one memorable year.

It’s hard to say why the industry peaks in certain years with design and engineering trends, but there’s little doubt 1963 was a time for special cars. More »

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