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Archive for the ‘Classic Car Eye Candy’ Category


Posted on November 16th, 2019

10 Best Classic Car Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

It’s been almost a year since we first reported on Rally Rd., a platform where blue-chip collector cars are turned into stock.  The free app that allows members to invest in individual blue-chip collectibles has been steadily growing and increasing it’s fleet of classic cars that you can invest in. Rally Rd. is continuously acquiring…   Read More

Posted on November 13th, 2019

Ford vs. Ferrari. The Story Comes to the Big Screen

It has been just over 50 years since the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans played host to one of the greatest rivalries in automotive history.  It is such a legendary rivalry that the story of Ford vs Ferrari is now hitting the silver screen of Hollywood. The story has it that in 1963 Ford…   Read More

Posted on November 12th, 2019

Hidden Headlamps, Where Did They Go?

Many of today’s car designs are built on iterations of car designs from the past.  Whether it is the lines of a fender, a raised hood air intake, or any other part of a car’s design, chances are that design was inspired by a design from the past. So, what happened to hidden headlamps?  Well…   Read More

Posted on October 25th, 2019

1984 Jeep CJ7 Restored at Wilson Auto and Back Home Where It Belongs

If you have been following our monthly posts on the restorations at our shop, then you likely have seen this 1984 CJ7 a time or two.  It has come a long way since we first got our hands on it.  The transformation of this Jeep has been extraordinary. We wanted to share the journey with…   Read More

Posted on October 15th, 2019

American-Sized Classic Ford SUV Only Built & Sold South of the Border

At first glance you might think you recognize this Ford classic. After all it looks a lot like the sixth-generation Chevrolet Suburban.  But wait, Ford didn’t make an SUV back then to compete with the Suburban… or did they? Feast your eyes on the Ford B100 Carryall.  If you feel like you are seeing a…   Read More

Posted on October 9th, 2019

Paul Walker’s Car Collection to be Auctioned Off at Barrett-Jackson in 2020

Twenty-one incredible cars from the private collection of the late actor, Paul Walker, will go across the auction block at the 49th Annual Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ.  The auction takes place January 11-19, 2020 and the iconic collection of the Fast & the Furious star will be on display before being sold to the…   Read More

Posted on October 4th, 2019

History of Classic Car Design in the Tailfin Design Era

Design styles on cars have always captured our attention. The way that light reflects off clean lines running down the side of a body panel can really excite us and there is probably no design element that excites our eyes more than the tailfin. The head of GM design, Harley J. Earl,  is known by…   Read More