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5 June 2013
1973 Chevrolet Can Am: 1973 Chevrolet Can Am The 1973 Chevrolet Can Am, also called the Firenza, is a legendar... http://t.co/0aODtG3dEU
5 June 2013
5 June 2013
1966 427 Fairlane: 1966 427 Fairlane From 1955 to 1970 Ford produced the Fairlane, a sometimes full-sized, som... http://t.co/NkvYFuiNeq
29 May 2013
29 May 2013
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Tag Archives: California
American Motors Custom and Classics
American Motors Custom and Classics is a classic car dealer, buyer, and seller based in San Jose, California. This family-owned and operated business started out as a hobby, but is backed by decades of experience buying and selling new and used cars. For buyers, sellers, collectors, new enthusiasts, and anyone needing financing and shipping to go along with a classic car purchase, American Motors is the place to go.
With decades of experience owning and running a Toyota dealership in San Jose, the owner of American Motors decided to turn his passion for classic cars into a spin-off business. When you work with American Motors you know that you are working with someone that has years of experience owning a dealership and working with cars. Whether buying or selling, you can feel comfortable knowing that you are dealing with someone who has a solid reputation to go along with his experience with cars, old and new.
Since 1931 the family behind Platt Motors in Anderson, California have been buying and selling classic cars. As the only classic car dealership in the Redding area, this is the go-to spot for finding your dream car or for selling your car when it’s time to let go. Whether you live in the area or not, when you work with Platt Motors you can expect to get the best, most honest service and a great deal.
The Pontiac Star Chief: Bringing Lucy to California in Style
The Pontiac Star Chief was the luxurious convertible car that appeared in the popular show I Love Lucy during the fourth season, which took place during 1954 and 1955. Lucy, Ricky, Ethel, and Fred drive this classic 1950s car all the way from New York City to Hollywood. The comic foursome carried on their typical hijinks while they showed the world what the typical American road trip was like.
Cruisin’ in the Sun Car Show
Every summer, classic car enthusiasts gather in Fernandez Park in Pinole, California to honor and enjoy the cars of yesteryear at the Cruisin’ in the Sun Car Show. The annual event has grown into a major spectacle for the area, attended by hundreds each year. To show a car in the event requires pre-registration. The organizers limit the show to the first 325 cars that are from 1975 or earlier model years. It costs just $35 to register.
Peterson Museum: If you are a true classic car fan you want to do more than just talk about old cars– you want to take them on the road and drive them. When you are a collector car enthusiast getting behind the wheel of one of your classics and going on a road trip is a lot of fun, especially when your destination involves indulging your passion in vintage automobiles and trucks.
With the above in mind, if you want to have the automotive experience of a lifetime you should consider making the trek to Los Angeles to visit the Peterson Museum.
Delahaye: As promised, we are featuring the first of several cars which will be making an appearance at this year’s Rétromobile, the Paris auto show. In the middle of the Great Depression, not long before the start of WWII, few things stood out in a community as much as a shiny, new, low-riding vehicle that made any classic gangster command the respect they so desired on the streets. One such car was the 1938 Delahaye Type 165.
The next Rétromobile, the car show that takes place each year in Paris, will feature some exciting car models from the Mullin Automotive Museum. The museum, located in Oxnard, California is generously showing the cars to lucky viewers, and many of the cars haven’t been shown in France since they were new, some almost a century ago! The 10 cars from the museum are sure to bring child-like glee from viewers of all ages. Among them are some of the most valuable and special cars in the world. Over the next few posts, we will highlight some of our favorites from the collection, so be sure to keep checking back!
The 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California SWB, better known as the Cal Spyder, is a rare beauty that is easy to fall in love with. Motivated by distributors, Jon von Neumann and Luigi Chinetti, this Spyder was the last of the truly, open-aired, dual-purpose Ferraris. It was first shown in Geneva in 1960. Only 55 were built in 1961 (125 total were built from 1958-1963) and many of them were unique in some way due to the fact that the vehicles were built for both the race track and for the road.