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Unveiled: 1953 Buick Wildcat pre-production model in 1:18 scale

A rear view of the Minichamps 1:18 model if the 1953 Buick Wildcat I.

Just in time for Joe Bortz‘s birthday today, Minichamps sent the famous concept car collector this pre-production 1:18 mockup of his 1953 Buick Wildcat dream car. Bortz received this mockup of the forthcoming model so that it could be edited … More »

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Warhoops salvage yard sold by founding family

The 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham Town Car concept at Warhoops with Harry Warholak Sr. (left) and Harry Warholak Jr. (right) in 1988.

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 … More »

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Forgotten Dreams: Lesser-known 1950s concept cars

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The 1950s cars of tomorrow featured ideas with the promise of progress during the jet age. Check out these lesser-known concept cars. More »

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Sneak peek at Minichamps’ 1955 LaSalle concept car model

The preliminary model of the 1955 LaSalle roadster concept car under construction by Minichamps.

Dream car collector Joe Bortz shared this preview of a new 1:18 model of his recently restored 1955 LaSalle II Roadster concept car. The LaSalle II roadster, along with the 1955 Biscayne, LaSalle II Sedan and 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham … More »

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XP-850: Cadillac’s Experimental Eldorado of 1965

The experimental convertible top mechanism of the 1965 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado convertible, XP-850.

A rare look at the original GM styling report.
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