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.

Happy 110th: Ford enjoys many highwater marks since humble beginnings

Henry Ford stands with a Model T, the car that made him famous and for which he is still best-known.

Henry Ford introduced us to the Model T, the car that made him famous and for which he is still best-known 110 years after his company began. More »

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Car Care: A safe spring start-up

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It’s spring car-care season. Take the time to ensure your slumbering beauty is ready for the road once car show season rolls around — it will save time in the long run, as well as aggravation and potential heart ache. More »

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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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Original owner’s 1976 Olds 4-4-2 is a lifelong keeper

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This 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass 4-4-2 is owned by Clifton Cummins, 53, who ordered the car in March 1976 from the Johnny Kool Oldsmobile dealership in Indianapolis. It was built on April 23, 1976, and Cummins picked it up about three weeks later. 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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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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Video Vault: Check out this 1964 Shell Gas commercial

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Tired of feeling pain at the pump? Maybe you could use a little Platformate! Check out this 1964 Shell Gas commercial. 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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