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The 1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No. 1 Pygmy, features a low silhouette, a flat-hood and a slat-grille incorporating the headlights within the body for protection. GP-No. 1 remains almost entirely unrestored. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum/John Omenski)

1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No. 1 Pygmy receives distinction

PRNewswire – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today the 1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No. 1 Pygmy as the eighth vehicle to be recorded under the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation. The documentation will be part of the HVA’s National Historic Vehicle Register and the Historic American Engineering Record that is permanently...

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and a promise

Tony Garofalo, a retired NYPD police sergeant/ 911 survivor, and currently performs as a John Lennon impersonator in the Broadway Beatlemania show, Strawberry Fields, has transformed a rusty old 1914 Overland Model 79 into a childhood dream.

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Tucker comes to NATM

The National Automotive & Truck Museum of the U.S. (NATM) is a National Historic Landmark. NATM is proud to announce another new display on the museum floor, a 1948 Tucker automobile and memorabilia. On loan from the Tucker Automobile Club of America, Inc. is one of four full sized 1948 Tucker replicas that was...

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…

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 and 80’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...