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10 Sickest Mercury Cars Ever Made – Martin Peter @HotCars

In the 1930s, Ford was getting slaughtered in the mid-priced market by the likes of Dodge and Oldsmobile. To save the company, Edsel Ford – the legendary Henry Ford’s son – established the Mercury brand in 1939, serving as a… Read More ›

The strange story of how J-586 was – and simultaneously wasn’t – the last Duesenberg Model J built – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

When J-586 took the stage at the 1937 New York Auto Show, nearly everybody involved in getting it there knew the end for Duesenberg grew near. However, few people could tell at the time whether this particular Duesenberg Model J… Read More ›

This 1952 Ford F-1 Barn Find Hasn’t Seen Rain Since 1963 – Mircea Panait @autoevolution

There are barn finds, and there’s this Ford F-1 that hasn’t seen rain since 1963. Originally sold in Indiana, the pickup’s second owner “was a closet hotrodder” that replaced the Flathead V8 with a Flathead Mercury V8. Offered on eBay by sotaboyz with the current… Read More ›

Twentieth Century Motor Car Corporation – The Dale “A Car to Die For”

The fascinating story of the Twentieth Century Motor Corporation, Liz Carmichael and the Dale three wheeled car. The Twentieth Century Motor Car Corporation was an automobile company started by con artist Geraldine Elizabeth “Liz” Carmichael,[1] in 1974, incorporated in Nevada.[2][3] The company’s flagship vehicle was the Dale,… Read More ›

This 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria Coupe Still Features the Original Invoice – Mircea Panait @AutoEvolution

Not to be confused with the Fairlane line of vehicles for the Australian market, the full-size car for North America replaced the Crestline series in 1955. The Victoria hardtop coupe in the gallery is one of the best-preserved examples from the first… Read More ›

Over a 30-year run, the Jeep Wagoneer hardly changed and entirely transformed at the same time – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The horizontal grille of the very last 1991 Grand Wagoneer luxury sport-utility vehicle hid some of the same sheetmetal stampings that supported the basic and utilitarian upright grille on the very first 1963 Wagoneer. That’s long led to a belief… Read More ›

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