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This time capsule 1979 Pontiac Trans Am has been driven just 65 miles

Pontiac’s days of building excitement are long gone, though they arguably faded into the sunset long before the division was axed in 2009. Yet, classic Pontiac cars still remind us of the days before General Motors gave “badge engineering” its blessing. The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is merely one example, but it is a strong reminder that Pontiac meant business in the 1960s and ’70s.  (RK Motors) The 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am was a final holdout before new emissions and fuel economy regulations seriously de-winged the Firebird in the…

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In Its Heyday, The Buick GNX Was Quicker Than A Ferrari F40: Video

The Buick Grand National, and the holy-grail GNX, have been cemented as cult-classic cars. Although the cars were certainly appreciated in their time, the cars have taken on a larger-than-life appreciation in modern times. So, let’s take a stroll through history and look back at the greatness that was the Buick Regal Grand National and the GNX—and how the latter was quicker than a Ferrari F40 in the quarter mile. The Grand National was a product of Buick’s NASCAR Grand National series success in 1981 and 1982. Win on Sunday, sell on Monday….

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A Michigan Town Is Forcing This Man To Sell 20 Old Cars Off His Property Every Month

While some wouldn’t classify Ron D’s car hoard as a collection, chances are he wouldn’t quite agree with them. He’s been buying interesting cars since he was 21 years old. Most of his cars are currently sitting out on his property in Northfield Township, Michigan where he has been stashing them away for decades. Many might just be parts cars at this point, but there are likely to be at least a few that could be revived with minimal work. Sadly for Ron, the township he lives in is forcing him…

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The Four-Door Plymouth Barracuda Prototype Is Finished! Check Out What The Factory Never Showed To The Public!

We’ve been tracking the progress on the four-door Plymouth Barracuda prototype re-creation that ECS Automotive Concepts and company president David Walden has been working on for a couple of years now, simply because it’s one of the most interesting builds we’ve heard about in a bit. Based on the eyewitness accounts of a former Chrysler employee who saw the factory-built four-door concept on a loading dock at the Auburn Hills campus in late 1969, where it sat for a couple of days before receiving a thumbs-down and a one-way trip…

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Is This Custom Built 1965 Chevrolet COE Tourliner The Best Motorhome Ever

The best way to pass your retirement days is… The best way to pass your retirement days is probably building your own motorhome and travelling the country. This Canadian took the things to the extremes with his own super cool 1954 Chevrolet COE Tourliner. Created combining the 1985 Elite motorhome and the 1954 Chevrolet COE, this particular Tourliner simply became far better and far more sophisticated. Russ Moen who made it says that the transmission working with the newly installed Cummins Diesel was the most expensive part of the work….

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Still Running! Model T Ford Starts 60 Years Old

You’ll often her your dad or grandpa say “They just don’t build them like they used to” when speaking today automotive offerings, and to be honest, he’s probably right. This Ford Model T had been sitting for over six decades, yet it when it came time to fire it up, all it needed was a little finesse and some patience and the old inline powerplant rattled to life. This car, which was built in 1921, had been dormant for much of its life when this group of enthusiasts decided to throw some fresh…

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The Top 4 Collector Cars From the 1970s

Few have looked back on the 1970s solely for its cars, but collector trends shift as surely as the tides, and ’70s rides are now coming into vogue. Take Debra Powless. On the icy morning of January 20, an 18-wheel transporter pulled to a stop in front of Ms. Powless’s suburban Chicago home. Within minutes, a polished red 1971 Buick Riviera GS Boat Tail rolled out of the truck’s belly, the car’s engine roaring. It was a moment Powless had been waiting for nearly all her life. As a collector, she had owned…

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Meet The Hero Who Pulled His E30 M3 Into His House To Save It From Hurricane Matthew

While Hurricane Matthew was raging, you may have seen some delightful pictures on the internet of a lovely BMW E30 M3 sitting, warm and safe, inside someone’s house, to better be protected from the storm. Those photos weren’t staged. There actually was a guy who drove his car into his living room to protect it, and we talked to him. Seeing a person having breakfast with a car in their living room raises many questions, of course. How did they get it in there? Why is it in there? Do…

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Messerschmitt KR200- Adorable three-wheeled bubble car produced by German aircraft manufacturer Messerschmitt from 1955

The Messerschmitt KR200, or Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter), was a three-wheeled bubble car designed by the aircraft engineer Fritz Fend and produced in the factory of the German aircraft manufacturer Messerschmitt from 1955 to 1964.  Messerschmitt, temporarily not allowed to manufacture aircraft, had turned its resources to producing other commodities. In 1952, Fend approached Messerschmitt with the idea of manufacturing small motor vehicles. These were based on his Fend Flitzer invalid carriage.   1955 Messerschmitt KR200.Source The first of Fend’s vehicles to enter production at Messerschmitt’s Regensburg factory was the KR175. The title Kabinenroller means “scooter with cabin”.While…

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Would you pay £50,000 for this ‘barn-find’ 1960 Mercedes 190SL?

A1960 Mercedes-Benz 190SL restoration project is coming up for auction with H&H Classics at its Duxford sale on July 26. The car is being offered with no reserve, although the auction house estimates that it is likely to sell for £50,000. The 57-year-old classic convertible was discovered in an old garage in Solihull by Mark Bryan of H&H Classics’ motorcycle department while he was valuing bikes for sale. He said: “What a great find. Never in a million years did I expect to see this, an original UK-registered, right-hand-drive 190SL in dire…

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