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Cord 812 Phaeton

No better place to be than Auburn, Indiana

ACD Club Reunion is Classic car spotting at its best By Angelo Van Bogart With apologies to the ritzy concourses on the left and right coasts, there’s no better place to chase Classics than the Midwest in fall. Specifically, Auburn, Indiana, over Labor Day Weekend, which lives up to its moniker “Home of the Classics.”...

Back to School…

by Yvette VanDerBrink This week I send my baby off to Votech in Alexandria, MN. I’ll have “The Empty Nest”, and to say the least, I’m not liking it. But it made me think of all those back to school days, I had growing up. They are sure different than we had in the 1970’s...

Tex Smith (at right) presenting an award for the new Corvette.

‘Tex’ was the best

Remembering LeRoi ‘Tex’ Smith Tex Smith was my favorite “boss” on the Old Cars Weekly editorial staff. If I wanted to make a business trip on a whim or add a day to a trip to hang out with a famous “car guy,” Tex understood that such things were important in making Old Cars...

Brooklin's 1934 Buick Series 60 convertible coupe

5 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts from the elves at Old Cars

DA PowerSystem Help a loved one stay on top of car care with a Meguiar’s DA PowerSystem Package. Here is what’s included in the package: ·         1 Ultimate Compound ·         1 Ultimate Polish ·         1 Ultimate Wax ·         1 DA Power System tool ·         6 assorted foam pads ·         3 Microfiber towels Find it...

1956 Ford Town Victoria had a selling point beyond the car itself.

Found: 1979 Old Cars in 1956 old car

Restorer and reader Marty Martino was looking to buy a 1956 Ford Town Victoria four-door hardtop as yard art, but we don’t think it wasn’t the Ford’s color combination, condition or patina that sold him — it was the relic from 1979 on the front seat. Martino joked, “Old Cars Weekly lasts forever!”  


Car of the Week: 1967 Corvette

Ron Acker figured he had it right the first time. As a college student back in 1967, he took delivery of a shiny new 1967 Chevrolet Corvette coupe from a Madison, Wis., Chevrolet dealer.