Brand New Boss & Mach 1 Mustangs on the Horizon from Classic Recreations

Classic Recreations lands licensing agreement with Ford for new high-performance pony cars

Read the article from Larry Edsall at Classic Cars.com Journal  here

 

 

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Salesman’s 1939 Ford coupe – Classic Cars.com Journal

Here’s a pick of the day from a few weeks back by Ben Golfen at Classic Cars.com. It’s a lovely 1939 Ford V8 Coupe rocking the Flathead and a glorious colour scheme from the Swift Premium Co and has been in the same family since 1942!

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Ben’s article on the car can be found here and The listing is here

What was the world’s largest private Ford museum heads to auction – Daniel Strohl at Hemmings

Sad to see that the Ford collection of  Piet den Hartogh in Holland is going to be broken up. The collection which was at one time the largest private Ford museum in the world has been closed for a year and a half. Mr den Hartogh died in 2011 and his family has decided to sell the collection.

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Read Daniel Strohl’s article at Hemmings

The auction will take place in June, more details here at Bonham

Tombstone talk: What exactly caused Packard to fold? – Hemmings Daniel Strohl

I’ve always been interested in why some of the independent US car manufacturers went to the wall despite often having good quality product

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Read the full story from Daniel Strohl at Hemmings here

Coys London Auction 24/04/18 Lot 132 – 1974 Studebaker Avanti

Lovely Avanti II “continuation car” being offered at the next Coys auction in London at a very reasonable price

You can see the full description here on Coys website

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You can also read some background on the Avanti on the Keith Martin’s Sports Car Market website here

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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1937 Hupmobile

This is a truly beautiful vehicle and an amazing survivor, here’s some of the advert description

“completely original, 17,000 mile, rust-free art deco masterpiece. This 1937 Hupmobile Aerodynamic Rumble Seat Model G Coupe is just one of two in existence and is virtually untouched from the day it left the Detroit factory.

Operationally it starts, runs and drives like its brand new. And everything works!”

Take a look at the rest of the advert here

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This Original-Owner 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Never Sees a Trailer – From Automobile

One of the difficult issues when profiling a car so well known, such as the Shelby GT500 KR, is figuring out what new information can be brought to the story. 1,356 more words

via This Original-Owner 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Never Sees a Trailer — Automobile Magazine

Orrin W. Fox’s Used Car Lot in Pasadena California – From The Old Motor

Orrin W. Fox’s used car lot was located at 2345 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California, when this promotional photo for Fox, dated by the source was taken in 1933. 126 more words

via Orrin W. Fox’s Used Car Lot in Pasadena California — The Old Motor

Car Hop Service at Staley’s Drive In Restaurant – From The Old Motor

Staley’s first restaurant pictured above with “Curb Service” in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was a constructed in 1937 in conjunction with a local oil company. In addition to food, Shell gasoline and oil products were sold at the restaurant at this location. 126 more words

via Car Hop Service at Staley’s Drive In Restaurant — The Old Motor

Zora Duntov’s “Stealth Fighter” Corvettes featured at The Revs Institute

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Interesting article from Kurt Ernst on the history of Zora Arkus-Duntov’s  racing Corvettes and the display at the Revs Institute.

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