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Vehicle Profile: 1968 Dodge Charger

Vehicle Profile: 1968 Dodge Charger

The second generation 1968 Dodge Charger was a complete redesign based on the mid-sized chassis (or B-Body with 117-inch wheelbase).  All 1968 Chargers were two-door, fastback coupes (the fastback was much toned-down compared to previous models). They, however, retained their signature blacked-out front grille with hidden headlamps. The former mechanical, rotating headlamps were replaced by […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1961-1969 Lincoln Continental

Vehicle Profile: 1961-1969 Lincoln Continental

The 1961 to 1969 Lincoln Continental was designed by Elwood Engle and his team of designers in order to capture a larger part of the luxury car market from its biggest rivals. The overwhelming success of this vehicle prompted, then President of Ford Motor Company (and first ever President of the Ford Motor Company outside […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1958 Chevrolet Corvette

Vehicle Profile: 1958 Chevrolet Corvette

The 1958 Chevrolet Corvette was only available as a 2-door convertible model, with few options available over the base model offerings. The larger-sized body (restyled, updated and enhanced) and more aggressive looks, included adding over 200 lbs. to the total weight of the Corvette. This was the first production Corvette to weigh just over 3000 lbs. […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1950s Nash Ambassador

Vehicle Profile: 1950s Nash Ambassador

Just how do you suppose the historically famous Italian company, Pininfarina, ever became involved in the styling designs of the 1950′s Nash automobiles? It would have been enjoyable to be around in the days of the late forties and early fifties when these sometimes garish and over-the-top designs were created. The designs were often borrowed […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1969-1976 Triumph TR6

Vehicle Profile: 1969-1976 Triumph TR6

The 1969 through 1976 Triumph TR6 was known as the quick, nimble, what-a-blast-to-drive and totally British sports cars of the day.  The Triumph TR6 was mostly unchanged throughout the 8 year production run. (unfortunately the end of a great era for Triumph and all true British sports cars, as we knew them).  The Triumph TR6 was […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton

Vehicle Profile: 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton

In 1929, Mr. Errett Lobban Cord (or E.L. Cord to most people) founded the Cord Corporation as a holding company for the many companies (over 150 total) which were under his control at the time. These companies included the likes of the Auburn Automobile Company (which also produced the Cord line of automobiles), Duesenberg Inc., […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1955 Cadillac Series 62

Vehicle Profile: 1955 Cadillac Series 62

The 1955 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible was a beautiful, behemoth of a boulevard cruiser that enjoyed quite a reputation for not only great looks and elegant luxury, but was no slouch in the performance category for such a large, heavy (weighing in at approx. 5,000 lbs.) vehicle. This was the fourth generation, 1954 to 1956, […]

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Vehicle Profile: Dodge Viper

Vehicle Profile: Dodge Viper

The Dodge Viper RT/10 first appeared in 1989 with rave reviews, at the NAIA Show (North American International Auto Show) in Detroit, being quickly rushed into production shortly thereafter. Designed by a hand-selected group of engineers, nicknamed “Team Viper”, they began development in March of 1989, of what would soon become the production vehicle. Their […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1970 Dodge Dart

Vehicle Profile: 1970 Dodge Dart

The Dodge Dart actually started life as a smaller, full-sized vehicle for 1960 and 1961.  In 1962, the Dodge Dart was downsized and offered as a mid-sized vehicle. It ended up as a compact vehicle from 1963 to 1976, which marked the end of its 17 year run. See all 1970 Dodge Darts for sale […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1967-1970 Mercury Cougar

Vehicle Profile: 1967-1970 Mercury Cougar

In 1967, Mercury officially entered the Pony Car arena with the introduction of their Cougar models. The Mercury Cougar was designed to be a sport/luxury vehicle intended for the pony car market. It was also designed to compete with its counterparts not only in the USA but also in Europe. The Mercury Cougar immediately gained acceptance […]

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