concept car

The 1953 Buick Skylark hardtop prototype revisited

Captured Lark The prototype 1953 Buick Skylark hardtop If you liked the one-off GM hardtop based on a sporty ’50s convertible design featured on last week’s blog, here’s another: The unique 1953 Buick Skylark Riviera hardtop. Buick began developing the idea for the special Skylark convertible in 1952. Unlike production Buick...

C5 Corvette “PsyClone” for a good cause

After laboring for nearly two years the “PsyClone” is complete. The project consisted of turning an extremely low milage C5 Corvette into a very roadworthy copy of Harley Earl’s dream car swan song – the 1959 Cadillac Cyclone. The new car has been dubbed “PsyClone.” The owner, Charles Keller, wanted it to represent...

Iola ’14 to feature 3 concept cars

Three of the most valuable postwar four-doors will be coming to the 2014 Iola Old Car Show in Iola, Wis. — the 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne concept car, the 1955 LaSalle II sedan concept car and the 1966 Duesenberg prototype.

Warhoops salvage yard sold by founding family

On the 25th anniversary year of Joe Bortz’s rescue of four Motorama concept cars rescued from Warhoops Used Auto & Truck Parts in Sterling Heights, Mich., the legendary salvage yard is marking another milestone in 2013: its sale by the Warholak family, founders of the yard. “I am almost 70 and...