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2017 Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals in review

CARLISLE, PA – The Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals, in some form or the other, has been taking place at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds since 2001. With guests traveling from all regions to attend, combined with a renewed excitement about the Chevrolet brand, the cars, people and excitement were on full display this year, with even more...

Camaro & Firebird celebrate 50 years at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _  This summer the AACA Museum will highlight several varieties of iconic American muscle cars — namely Camaros and Firebirds as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. The Camaro & Firebird 50th Anniversary exhibit is currently on display at the museum and will run through Oct. 8. 50th Anniversary exhibit cars: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS –...

2017 Iola Car Show welcomes Camaro and Firebird

IOLA, Wis. _ The Firebird and Camaro weren’t just an answer to the Ford Mustang, they were an answer to General Motors’ fans prayers. They’ll also be the focus of the 2017 Iola Car Show, to be held from July 6-8 in Iola, Wis. Up to the creation of the Camaro and Firebird for...

Charlotte AutoFair to salute Camaro, Firebird

CONCORD, N.C. _ The 50th anniversary of the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird will be celebrated with a display featuring some of the most recognizable machines from movie and television and other unique models during the April 6-9 Pennzoil AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway. To a young generation of muscle car enthusiasts, the Camaro...

Carlisle to salute 50 years of the Camaro and Firebird

CARLISLE, Pa. _ Carlisle Events and the Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals will host a dual 50th anniversary celebration for the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird at the Carlisle Fairgrounds June 23-25. Among the highlights will be a timeline display showcasing preserved and restored Camaros and Firebirds throughout the years, including the first Camaro. Also showcased...

To defy the laws of tradition

I am going to come right out and say it. This post might raise some feathers in the Old Cars Weekly crowd. First, I would like to state on the record that I have immense respect for fully restored, unmolested classic cars. If the car is a numbers matching piece of history any right-minded...

Car of the Week: 1976 Firebird Esprit

Jack Kuhlman figured at the time that having a company car to drive around in every day would help him keep some miles off his new 1976 Firebird Esprit. But even his most optimistic projections probably didn’t have his Firebird happily rolling along and almost all-original 37 years later.