Editor’s Picks

Old Cars Weekly editors don’t usually play favorites… but we will here! Sometimes it’s a unique car, other times it’s the owner or story behind it that catch our attention. Our Editor’s Picks reflect some of the must-read stories on unique classic cars you won’t want to miss.

OCW presents annual Golden Quill Awards

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Scores of regional and national publications are receiving the Golden Quill Award for club publications published during 2013. More »

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Ten Mustangs sure to make any pony car lover salivate

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Photos by Al Rogers; story by John Gunnell   A racer’s race car: Shelby GT-350 Racer Bobby Rahal won Indy championships in 1986, 1987 and 1992. In 1986, he took the Indy 500. He won there again as a team … More »

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Mustang ‘pilot cars’ paved way for the pony

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Models, pre-production cars and a lot of trial and error were all part of Ford’s development plan By Bob Fria The two-seat 1962 Mustang concept car and the four-seat 1963 Mustang II concept car were the first Fords to use … More »

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1969 Mustang was ‘hottest thing going’

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The 1969 Ford Mustang’s tag line — “Hottest thing going” — was truth in advertising at its best. More »

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WANTED: Quality car images for our Old Cars 2015 calendar

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Would you like to see your vehicle pictured in the 2015 Old Cars Weekly collector calendar? The Old Cars Weekly staff invites readers to submit color slides, transparencies or digital images of their vehicles for use in our 2015 calendar. … More »

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Henry Ford’s ‘Sweepstakes’ rides again

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Need your racing fix in the off season? Check this out! NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Carl Edwards takes the ride of a lifetime as he gets behind the wheel of Henry Ford’s first and only race car, Sweepstakes. More »

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SoCal shop class shows there is plenty of hope for old car hobby

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Thanks to Robert Roach’s hard work and networking, students in his Los Angeles Unified School District auto shop classes are getting an early taste of the old car hobby. More »

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Turn the clock back: New launches for 1964

If you were looking for a new car at holiday time 50 years ago, you had a lot to choose from… More »

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A rodder’s reverse restoration

Pinup model Bekki LaBine and daughter Amelia pose with the mysterious 1940s-built 1932 Ford roadster at Symco.

Reversing a trend of rodders finding restored cars to build, or original-condition project cars to modify, this highboy was being restored to original condition when the current owner bought it. More »

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Old Cars Weekly editor warns of subscription scam

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Some of you have recently reported suspicious offers in the mail to renew your subscription to Old Cars Weekly magazine. Your uneasiness may be justified. More »

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