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Vehicle Profile: 1952 Studebaker Champion

Vehicle Profile: 1952 Studebaker Champion

It’s quite a shame that one of the oldest automobile manufacturers (at the time of their demise) couldn’t have withstood the stiff competition of the day, because many believe they would have been an interesting addition to the future of the motoring world. The “Studebaker Automobile Company” (originally called the “Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company”) began […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1953 Hudson Super Wasp

Vehicle Profile: 1953 Hudson Super Wasp

The Hudson Motor Car Company, “Super Wasp” models, also known as the “Series 58″, were introduced as a new model for 1952 and carried on through 1956 (actually produced under the parent company, American Motors Corporation, in Kenosha, WI for 1955 and 56). See all Hudson Super Wasps for sale Browse the world’s largest online […]

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2nd Generation Chevrolet Camaro

2nd Generation Chevrolet Camaro

After the dazzling debut and extreme popularity of the 1st generation (1967 through 1969) Chevrolet Camaro, GM’s Chevrolet Division’s designers and engineers (inspired by the likes of Jaguar, Ferrari and Aston-Martin designs of the day) were challenged to give the next generation Pony Car a fresh new look and some added technological upgrades. For the […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1968-1982 Chevrolet Corvette

Vehicle Profile: 1968-1982 Chevrolet Corvette

The third generation Chevrolet Corvette (or C3, built from 1968 to 1982) went through many changes and technological advances during the 15 years of production. Even though the USA, and the rest of the world for that matter, was experiencing the first real fuel shortage crisis and facing continually restrictive EPA regulations throughout the entire […]

Vehicle Profile: Chevrolet El Camino

Vehicle Profile: Chevrolet El Camino

The full-sized, Chevrolet El Camino was first launched as a new model in 1959 in response to Ford’s full-sized Ranchero model (launched in 1957). The El Camino was continued (and discontinued) in 1960, and would only compete head-to-head (and win with 22,246 units sold to Ranchero’s 14,169 units sold) with the full-sized Ranchero in 1959. […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix

Vehicle Profile: 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix

The 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix was a totally re-designed version based on the new mid-sized 118-inch wheelbase (some 3 inches shorter than the 1968 model and exclusive only to the Grand Prix for 1969) “G” body platform from General Motors. John DeLorean, then general manager for GM’s Pontiac Division (who would later become infamous for […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1964-1967 Pontiac Catalina 2+2

Vehicle Profile: 1964-1967 Pontiac Catalina 2+2

For 1964, in keeping with their quest to remain a major force in the performance genre, Pontiac introduced a Catalina based, 2+2 (taken from the European style, sport touring models with seating for 4, even though you could easily seat 5 or more in the Pontiac 2+2 version) optioned, full-sized, performance, driving machine for the […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe

Vehicle Profile: 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe

The 1932 Ford Coupe (more commonly known as the “Deuce Coupe”) is the epitome of the true, original American Hot Rod. The 1932 Ford Coupe is one of several 2-door models, of the new Model B series from Ford.  The car that started it all was born at the end of the Ford Model A run. It […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1962 Ford Thunderbird

Vehicle Profile: 1962 Ford Thunderbird

The 1962 Thunderbird offers two different models for classic car buyers to choose from. One is the Landau. This model originally featured vinyl roofs and simulated S bars on the sides. The introduction of vinyl roofs on the Landau was the beginning of a popular design trend that continued for Thunderbirds over the next twenty […]

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Vehicle Profile: 1968-1969 Ford Torino

Vehicle Profile: 1968-1969 Ford Torino

In 1968, Ford Motor Company forged ahead with their intermediate sized (116-inch wheelbase) muscle car selections.  They added the Torino name to the upper end offerings of their redesigned Fairlane model lineup. The Fairlane badging was discontinued after 1970, when all models would be badged as Torino (with various option/package levels through 1976). See all […]

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