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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 11th, 2019

6 Tips to Keep Your Classic Car Looking Show Ready

Maintaining your classic car or truck in “show ready” condition can be a challenge to say the least. It is also time consuming to detail a car properly even if it is a labor of love.   To help you keep your prized possession looking its best, here are six tips you can use to keep…   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

Posted on September 26th, 2019

The Chevelle Story as Told by Classic GM Muscle

Our friends over at have published an article we think our readers would really enjoy.  It is simply titled “The Chevelle Story” and was written by Author Jeffrey Steffes. The Chevelle Story started in August 1963, at a press conference in Chicago. It was that historic day when Chevrolet’s General Manager, S. E. “Bunkie”…   Read More

Posted on September 25th, 2019

Bill “Coyote” Johnson Classic Car Collection Brings in Nearly $1.3M

Earlier this month we wrote about a very special auction that was happening in Iowa.  It was the Bill “Coyote” Johnson Classic Car Collection going up for auction where 92 classic / muscle cars & trucks were crossed the block at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Red Oak, Iowa.  All vehicles were sold as is…   Read More

Posted on September 24th, 2019

Great Grilles of the ‘50s: The Best and Most Dynamic Grilles of the Era

We were recently introduced to a new book coming out to the public and we wanted to share the exciting news with our readers.  It is called Great Grilles of the ‘50s and it will be rolling off the presses from MT Publishing in about a month. It’s a coffee table retrospective that provides the…   Read More