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Early Ford V8 Museum is growing

After an extremely wet winter and spring in Auburn, Indiana, work has finally started on the Early Ford V8 Museum’s huge expansion.  In addition to the start of the expansion, the museum received exciting news about the 17-car collection that the Museum is receiving from donor Joe Floyd of South Dakota. The vehicles are ALL 1936 Fords,...

Wondering about a woodie

By John Gunnell   A car you don’t see a lot is a 1946-1948 Oldsmobile woodie station wagon. The Standard Catalog of Oldsmobile 1897-1997 says they made 140 of them in 1946, 1,460 in 1947 and 2,707 in 1948. That means that 4,307 of these wagons were built, but you can’t swear it by...

Jet-Age getaway cars

This year, organizers of Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich., hauled in more brightwork and splashed more color than any past year with the Jet-Age Station Wagons class, and the July 29 concours crowd loved it.

Car of the Week: 1962 Chevrolet Nova station wagon

Some guys lust after fabulous Classic prewar automobiles. Other guys dream about ‘50s fins, “Split Windows,” brass beauties or Hemi muscle. Don’t ask him why, but Harold Stuber found himself wishing for a plain Jane 1962 Nova station wagon.

Nomads wend their way to convention

Luke and Kathy Miller never have a problem deciding where to go for vacation, or how to get there. They just go wherever the Chevrolet Nomad Association annual convention is held. This year they are heading to Sacramento, Calif., for the week of July 8-13. As far as getting there, the Millers will drive...