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Posted on July 21st, 2021

Iconic Ford GT40 is Being Reproduced as a High Performance Electric Car

It is certainly still up for debate whether a classic car that has been converted to an electric vehicle is still considered a classic.  For many petrolhead purists, the answer is no.  Other classic car enthusiasts are still on the fence. We get it.  There isn’t a replacement yet for the sound and rumble of…   Read More

Posted on July 8th, 2021

Two Sisters are the Youngest and First All-Female Winners Ever of The Great Race

Last month we were excited for the Great Race of 2021 is to get underway in Texas!  More than 100 classic cars began the 2,300 mile journey across 10 states at the Alamo Plaza in San Antonio and made their way to the final destination in Greenville, SC. This rally featured automotive teams from the…   Read More

Posted on July 2nd, 2021

A Look Back at the Most Memorable Classic Car Restorations at Wilson Auto Repair

We were going through some old photos of restorations and repairs we have done on countless classic cars and truck and thought we should share some of our favorites. It wasn’t easy narrowing them down to eight of our favorites.  There is something special about each and every classic car or truck that comes through…   Read More

Posted on June 30th, 2021

Classic Car Brands That Perished and the Reasons Why

There are a multitude of reasons that automobile manufacturers stop production and cease to be a brand.  Sometimes it was just a matter of time, and the reasons are clear while others seem to fall apart seemingly overnight.  TitleMax, one of our nation’s largest title lending companies, has put together a list and infographic showing…   Read More

Posted on June 28th, 2021

5 Tips for Preparing Your Classic Car to Display at a Car Show

We couldn’t be more excited of the news that classic car shows are back in full attendance!  It’s been more than a year for most of us due to the pandemic.  Now that we can all safely gather again, car shows are the first stop on our agendas! There is just something special about a…   Read More

Posted on June 24th, 2021

How to Get Financing for a Classic Car or Truck

Have you ever dreamed of owning a classic car, but wonder how long it would take to save enough money?   Do you think that owning a classic car or truck is only for the lucky few with disposable?  You are not alone!  For years there has been a stigma on classic, antique and vintage car…   Read More

Posted on June 23rd, 2021

Woodward Dream Cruise and Drag Racing Returns to Detroit this August

Classic car shows are back after an exceptionally long hiatus due to the pandemic.  We recently wrote about all the big automotive events that are coming back to life in 2021.  Among them is the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit. Woodward Avenue in Detroit plays host to a mid-August gathering of classic and collector cars…   Read More