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A Model Delivery

Old Cars Weekly archive – May 22, 2008 issue Story by Brian Earnest;  photos from O’Neale collection Retired panel delivery given new life Technically, Jim and Suzan O’Neale’s dandy 1931 Model A panel delivery probably can’t qualify as a “barn find.” Jim actually uncovered the relic, literally, in an old garage. In reality, the...

Tee-rific…The Jerry McKenzie T

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 24, 2008 issue By Ken Gross Jerry McKenzie’s pert little ’27 T won first place in the hot rod class at the fifth annual Indianapolis Custom Auto Show in June 1954. That same year, it was featured on the September cover of Rod & Custom. In those days,...

Shelby GT350 Mustang owners file new class-action lawsuit against Ford

  MIAMI – Consumers nationwide are suing Ford for knowingly selling allegedly defective Shelby GT350 models that while marketed as “track-ready” cannot actually be operated safely on a racetrack, according to Hagens Berman and Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, co-counsel law firms representing the plaintiffs. According to the lawsuit, after spending a big premium to own a piece...

Snakebitten

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 3, 2008 issue Story and photos by Geoff Stunkard A Torino to take the song out of the birds, the bees and the judges   Cobra. The name itself was for the Asiatic serpent noted for its fast speed and quick-acting venom. When performance Fords come to mind,...

Thunderbird Appreciation Day set May 21

WIXOM, Mich. _ Thunderbird owners will be showing off their iconic Ford vehicles in a first ever “Thunderbird Appreciation Day” May 21. The three large Thunderbird clubs; Classic Thunderbird Club International (CTCI), Vintage Thunderbird Club International (VTCI) and International Thunderbird Club (ITC) are encouraging their members to take their Thunderbirds out, individually or in...

Bonhams’ ‘Preserving the Automobile’ auction

New York –  On Monday, October 3rd Bonhams will host its fifth annual Preserving the Automobile Auction at Philadelphia’s Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Particularly noteworthy about this unique, forward-thinking sale is the depth and breadth of automobiles on offer. Characterizing just about every era and interest of motoring, the careful selection of vehicles also presents nearly...

Iconic machines lined up for Mecum Monterey

Mecum’s annual Monterey Auction will be headlined by a spectacular array of supercars and sports cars from makers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, McLaren, Ford, Bugatti and Aston Martin. Classics from such renowned automotive marques as Duesenberg, Packard and Peugeot will also highlight the sale, while a select array of superbly turned out racing...

Gilmore Museum offers Model T driving lessons

Imagine your next car without a gas pedal, fuel gauge or windshield wipers. No, it’s not the latest version of the Google self-driving car nor the newest model Tesla electric car.  It’s technology that was introduced by Henry Ford more than 100 years ago on the Ford Model T. And old car buffs can...

Morsey made lasting mark at Ford

  Chase Morsey, Jr. Chase Morsey, a longtime Ford executive and original Ford Mustang Fairlane Committee member, died Feb. 25 at age 96. Morsey was born Dec. 11, 1919 in St. Louis and joined Ford in 1947 as a trainee. As an inexperienced young buck, he convinced Henry Ford II to cancel plans to...