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Fields of Dreams at Iola 2014

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As usual, tiny Iola, Wis., explodes with energy, variety and lots of great iron… More »

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Celebrate 2014 Collector Car Appreciation Day with us at Iola

This Friday — July 11, 2014 — marks the fifth time that Collector Car Appreciation Day is recognized nationally. Why not honor the collector car hobby at the Iola Old Car Show with your friends from Old Cars Weekly? New … More »

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See 10 great four-doors lined up for Iola ’14

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For its July 10-13 event, the Iola Old Car Show has prepared a line-up of four-doors that will appeal to everyone. More »

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Iola ’14 to feature 3 concept cars

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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. More »

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See 1955 LaSalle in motion for the first time

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See 1955 LaSalle found in junkyard in motion for the first time. Plus watch video of Joe Bortz and his dream/concept cars at the Geneva Concours d’Elegance. More »

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Bortz to display GM Motorama concept cars at Geneva Concours

The 1955 Motorama LaSalle II Roadster belonging to Joe Bortz will be on display near Chicago at the Geneva Concours d’Elegance on Aug. 25.

See 1950s General Motors Motorama concept cars from the Bortz Auto Collection at the Geneva Concours d’Elegance on Aug. 25. More »

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’50s concept cars to become tools for future automotive design

The trio looks on the 1953 Buick Wildcat concept car owned by Joe Bortz. The fiberglass-bodied car uses a shortened version of the chassis used by production 1953 Buicks.

Story and photos by Angelo Van Bogart In the 1950s, General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Corp. concept cars predicted the future of the production cars Americans would be seeing at their local new-car dealership. Some of those same … 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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California Dreaming: Concours D’Elegance to Feature GM Dream Cars From Joe Bortz Collection

This year will mark the first time a featured car will be shown at Pebble Beach in its weathered and unrestored state. More »

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