Car of the Week

Car of the Week: 1930 Ford custom

“I’m still kind of figuring things out. I’ve definitely never had anything this radical,” laughs John Zick, of his stunning, metallic green 1930 Ford custom rod. “What I wanted was that Rat Fink look. I grew up reading CARtoons magazine, remember those? Well, that’s the look I wanted.”

Car of the Week: 1969 Dodge Dart GTS ‘M’ Code

Back in 1972, Mickey Tate was probably the only 15-year-old 1969 Dodge Dart GTS owner in the country. There weren’t many parents around at that time — or any time for that matter — who would allow their kid behind the wheel of such a hairy machine. But Tate’s dad was different.

Car of the Week: 1947 Dodge sedan

A few years ago I was looking for a 1947 model Chrysler product with suicide doors, as I was born in 1947, and wanted a “birth” year collector. I found an all-original Dodge.

Car of the Week: 1954 Pontiac Star Chief

I believe it was the summer of 1971 when I first saw the 1954 Pontiac Star Chief. I was at the Julius farm west of Appleton, Wis., one late July afternoon. John Julius and I were standing between the two farm houses when up the slightly hilly driveway rolled the beige Pontiac over the...

Car of the Week: 1910 Buick 60 Special ‘Bug’ racer

Story and photos by Al Rogers The Alfred P. Sloan Museum automobile collection at the Sloan*Longway in Flint, Mich., houses incredibly historic vehicles such as a 1910 Buick pickup, 1913 Chevrolet Classic Six, 1951 XP-300 General Motors concept car, 1963 Buick Riviera Silver Arrow I concept car and the pictured 1910 Buick 60 Special...