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My Classic Car: Carey Hill’s 1963 Studebaker Lark

My Classic Car: Carey Hill’s 1963 Studebaker Lark

My father worked for the local Studebaker agents in New Plymouth, New Zealand. One of the Studebakers we used to see in to the workshop from time to time was a 1963 Studebaker Lark that belonged to a local farming family, the Abrahams. They had bought it new and lived right up high above New […]

My Classic Car: Brian Weller’s 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe

My Classic Car: Brian Weller’s 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe

Editor’s note: The Warriors’ Day Parade is held each August at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. The parade this year will be the 93rd and is scheduled for Saturday, August 16. It will commemorate especially the 100th anniversary of The Great War and the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Each Warriors` Day Parade you can […]

My Classic Car: Dale Grim’s 1965 Ford Mustang

My Classic Car: Dale Grim’s 1965 Ford Mustang

I was born in Dearborn, Mich., on July 26, 1965. I was among the last of the Mustangs built in the 1965 model year. My original owner purchased me from the only Ford dealer in Rantoul, Ill., in August of that year. In 1967 I moved to Lakenheath, England. I traveled the English countryside and […]

My Classic Car: Cassie’s 1968 Chevelle Concours

My Classic Car: Cassie’s 1968 Chevelle Concours

I may be a girl, I may be 19, but I have the most badass car a girl my age could own. I own a 1968 Chevy Chevelle Concours. It’s an automatic with a 307 cubic inch. It’s not a big motor but it’s estimated it has about 200 horsepower, which is better then any […]

My Classic Car: Planet Barrett-Jackson: Ride along as RideTech’s president sells his cars at the auction

My Classic Car: Planet Barrett-Jackson: Ride along as RideTech’s president sells his cars at the auction

Editor’s note: Bret Voelkel, president of the well-respected automotive aftermarket air suspension systems producer RideTech, took two vehicles to Barrett-Jackson’s recent Scottsdale auction — a 1971 Pontiac GTO convertible and a 1933 Factory Five Ford hot rod. Here is his report, which we reprint with permission from his newsletter: Planet Barrett-Jackson The GTO sold for […]

My Classic Car: Wayne Brewer’s 1949 Chevrolet 3100

My Classic Car: Wayne Brewer’s 1949 Chevrolet 3100

  This is my first classic and at age 62 I feel like a boy with a new toy. My truck is a 1949 Chevy, a 3100 equipped with a 350 V8 engine and automatic transmission. It has a great looking bed and paint job — a nice charcoal grey that gets a lot of […]

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My Classic Car: The 1958 Isetta that Rick DeBruhl just had to buy

My Classic Car: The 1958 Isetta that Rick DeBruhl just had to buy

(Rick DeBruhl managed to turn the wasted hours reading car magazines and hanging out in auto shop into a career. He works for ABC and ESPN covering IndyCars and NASCAR Nationwide. He also is part of the Fox Sports team covering the Barrett-Jackson auctions. Rick writes automotive reviews for the Arizona Republic and kidneycars.org. You […]

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My Classic Car: Richard Whitehead’s ’59 El Camino

My Classic Car: Richard Whitehead’s ’59 El Camino

Last year I imported into Australia an ELKY,  which I can claim would be one of if not the best Elky worldwide. My friend Willi Maul, a former Mercedes-Benz dealer in Los Angeles, had been looking for a couple of years to find me the right car. He found it in Florida, where it was […]

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My Classic Car: Grandmother would like Gary Loar’s ’54 Pontiac

My Classic Car: Grandmother would like Gary Loar’s ’54 Pontiac

I have owned this car, a 1954 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe, for 20 years. I got the car to save her from the previous owner, who could not afford to restore the car and it was just sitting and deteriorating more and more. Why this car? Because my grandmother had a ’54 Star Chief convertible, so […]

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My Classic Car: A father shares the story of Maxx Christopher’s Opel GT

My Classic Car: A father shares the story of Maxx Christopher’s Opel GT

(Editor’s note: This story was written by Maxx Christopher’s father, Andrew.) I write this story with sorrow and with joy, to tell the story of my son Maxx Christopher’s love affair with cars from the time he was crawling, pushing Hot Wheels Johnny Lightings cars across the floor. Maxx always loved cars, car movies, car […]

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