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AACA’s Top 10: Club picks ‘Most Significant Antique Automobiles’

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The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) selected 10 vehicles it has determined are the most significant automobiles that have influenced American automotive history. More »

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Car of the Week: 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Indy 500 Pace Car

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Ken and Patricia Swentys’ appreciation for their 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible Indianapolis 500 Pace Car replica has grown over the years, in part because it’s just a very fine all-around automobile, and in part because it’s a far rarer machine than they ever imagined. More »

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Honeymoon continues for 1956 Olds 88

Phyllis Teague are still enjoying the 1956 Olds that Phyllis’ parents bought new in Muncie, Ind., in April of 1956.

The 1956 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday sedan proudly driven to car shows and parades by Norris and Phyllis Teague is the same car they drove during their honeymoon in the summer of 1963. More »

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1901 Olds replica to cross country for veterans

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A 1901 Olds replica built in the 1960s is going to travel 4,500 miles in 90 days to raise money for wounded veterans and their families. Raymond F. Pittam, former paratrooper, will leave May 22 from the Sun Dial Bridge, … More »

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Salvage yard adds Chrysler 300s, Eldorados, other ’50s treasures

This gold-and-white De Soto Adventurer two-door hardtop was one of many desirable 1950s cars in the 250-car stash acquired by French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This example is not the only Adventurer that was purchased by FLAP.

A 250-vehicle collection has landed in a Minnesota salvage yard, featuring everything from a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham to a 1956 De Soto Adventurer. More »

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110-year-old Olds ready for cross-country charity run

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The Royal Automobile Club, which hosts the world’s oldest motoring event the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run each November, wishes regular participant, Joy Rainey, good luck as she begins an epic 2,826-mile journey across America this  Saturday, April 13. … More »

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Original owner’s 1976 Olds 4-4-2 is a lifelong keeper

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This 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass 4-4-2 is owned by Clifton Cummins, 53, who ordered the car in March 1976 from the Johnny Kool Oldsmobile dealership in Indianapolis. It was built on April 23, 1976, and Cummins picked it up about three weeks later. More »

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Car of the Week: 1936 Oldsmobile L-36 touring sedan

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Larry Severson liked old cars but didn’t own one when he came across his “barn find” 1936 Oldsmobile L-36 sedan back in 1991. He didn’t consider himself a likely candidate to rescue an old machine, that’s for sure. More »

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Car of the Week: 1955 Oldsmobile Super Eighty-Eight

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The Rocket-propelled Oldsmobiles like the 1955 Super Eighty-Eight helped pave the way for the scores of muscle machines that followed in the 1960s and early ’70s, and they were the cars that many young pedal mashers — including Gordon Garnett — got hooked on first. More »

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Car of the Week: 1970 Olds Cutlass Supreme

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Ken Rinear has pretty much reinvented his Olds Cutlass Supreme twice, turning it from a “decent No. 3 driver” to a top AACA award winner, then remaking it again as biceps-flexing 455 W-32 “SX” muscle machine. More »

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