Jeff Koch

Which of these 1960s luxury coupes deserves to be restored, preserved, or modified? – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

No wonder America’s luxury car companies did so well (and offered so much choice) in the ’60s. Far from the Sturm und Drang of the muscle car scene playing out on America’s streets, the complexity of a war being fought half… Read More ›

A guide to the best ’80s and ’90s muscle cars, and why they’re still affordable – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

Traditional muscle cars aren’t getting cheaper, which has made them increasingly difficult to own and enjoy on a casual basis. With the original era ending nearly half a century ago, solid driver-condition cars—the ones that should, in theory, be available… Read More ›

Full-frame midsize Fords won’t break the bank, so which ones would you restore, preserve, or modify? – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

[Editor’s Note: Everybody has their own idea of how best to approach an old car, and our staffers are no exception. With Restore, Modify, Preserve, we’re asking them to comb through the Hemmings.com classifieds in search of three similar vehicles and then… Read More ›

From Mustang to LTD to Mk VII, the ads that sold Ford’s Fox body – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

Mighty men come from humble origins; oaks grow from mere acorns. Ford’s long-lasting, unit-bodied, rear-drive Fox chassis started as the Ford Fairmont and Mercury Zephyr, a pair of compact sedans (with coupe and wagon variants) that got the automaker in fighting… Read More ›

11 of the greatest Mopar designs – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

Highland Park’s most important and influential automobiles… and trucks! From its inception, Chrysler was engineering-led, and its multiple divisions (Plymouth, De Soto, Dodge, Imperial) were for many years satisfied to case its numerous technical advances—hydraulic four-wheel brakes and Hemi V-8… Read More ›

An Olds obsession: Fred Mandrick’s A-body collection – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

There’s something to be said for knowing what you like, and going deep. Fred Mandrick’s collection concentrates exclusively on 1968-’72 Oldsmobile A-bodies. Not even four-doors and Vista Cruisers—just two-doors and convertibles. Cutlass Supremes. 442s. W30s. Hurst Oldses. And even a… Read More ›

Sundancer – 1981 AMC Eagle Sundancer, 1982 AMC Concord Sundancer – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

AMC’S INTERESTING, ILL-FATED EARLY 1980S ATTEMPT AT BRINGING BACK THE CONVERTIBLE, IN TWO FLAVORS: CONCORD AND EAGLE AMC Sundancers: 1981 Concord & 1982 Eagle AMC’S INTERESTING, ILL-FATED EARLY 1980S ATTEMPT AT BRINGING BACK THE CONVERTIBLE The death of the “Great… Read More ›

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