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Vehicle Profile: 1969 Plymouth GTX

Vehicle Profile: 1969 Plymouth GTX

The Plymouth GTX was produced from 1967 to 1971 and in that short period of time went through three different design changes (3 generations). The Plymouth GTX was based on the Belvedere mid-sized chassis and was introduced as a more refined, more luxurious, bettering performing Muscle car. Although it was based on the 116-inch wheelbase […]

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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: 1957 Chevrolet Corvette

Vehicle Profile: 1957 Chevrolet Corvette

Visually, the 1957 Chevrolet Corvette remained nearly unchanged from the 1956 version. However, underneath that sexy fiberglass body, changes were brewing that would further solidify the Corvette as a true American sports car and icon that was here to stay. See all 1957 Chevrolet Corvettes for sale Browse the world’s largest online marketplace for classic […]

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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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Vehicle Profile: Plymouth Barracuda

Vehicle Profile: Plymouth Barracuda

The Plymouth Barracuda (“Cuda” for short), an aggressive sounding name for a car (and a pretty mean-ass fish, which is a deep-water predator, with a lot of sharp teeth), was unfortunately only produced for 11 years (1964 to 1974). The Plymouth Barracuda started out as a sporty, compact, fastback model based on the A-body or […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1933 Packard Twelve Series

Vehicle Profile: 1933 Packard Twelve Series

The 1933 Packard Twelve was the second year in a production run, from 1932 through 1939, of the awesome Twelve series (of which a total of some 35,000 vehicles were produced over that period). These expensive, powerful and reliable cars were manufactured to exacting standards by the Packard Motor Car Company in Detroit, MI. See […]

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Vehicle Profile: Porsche 356

Vehicle Profile: Porsche 356

The 1964-1965 Porsche 356C was the last generation for the model 356 production run (with four generations during its run, model “356″ from 1948 to 1955, “356A” from 1956 to 1959, “356B” from 1960 to 1963).  Spanning from 1948 to 1965, it remained basically unchanged by looks, but made dramatic evolutionary and technological changes underneath […]

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