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One Year Winners

One Year Winners

Dodge Challenger

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In the world of automobiles, setting up an assembly line, creating tools and dies, and producing a new model takes a significant amount of work. This is one of the reasons why so many cars are made for several production years before major changes are made. Despite the work that goes into producing a car model, automakers have been known to occasionally create one-hit wonders – cars that were produced for only one year. Many times the cars were big losers on the lots, but in some cases the single year production cars were big winners. Here is a short list:

Mid-America Chevelle Club

Mid-America Chevelle Club

MACC
The Mid-America Chevelle Club is “dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of all stock, modified, and custom 1964 – 1987 Chevelles and El Caminos.” This Chevy Chevelle enthusiasts club meets once a month in Merriam, Kansas to enjoy and celebrate this classic muscle car. To join the club, you need not own a Chevelle or El Camino, but you must love them.

Rock Out in Your Vintage Convertible

Rock Out in Your Vintage Convertible


'64 Chevy Chevelle
In 1964, the top of the line Chevy Chevelle debuted its high-end nameplate, the Chevy Malibu. This hot car was available in a two-door convertible with all the bells and whistles that a 1960’s convertible could hold. In the 1960s, this was one hot car to cruise down the streets. If you were cruising in a convertible, you had to listen to music on your favorite AM radio station. If you drove a 1967 convertible, you could choose an 8-track tape option. Now, if you get to drive one of these beauties, you have more music options, so when you are cruising down the street in your restored Malibu, you can listen to this ultimate 1960s playlist:
'67 Chevy ChevelleFrom 1964, these classic tunes will get heads turning and toes tapping. Your playlist should include these classics that define the beachside lifestyle that the Malibu defined:

Chevy Chevelle

Chevy Chevelle

1969 Chevrolet ChevelleThe Chevelle is a classic car from the Chevrolet line-up that the brand manufactured from 1964 to 1977. Through three generations, this popular model evolved and changed, while also offering buyers a range of body styles and trim levels like the Super Sport, Laguna, El Camino, and Malibu. Chevelle turned out to be one of the most successful nameplates for Chevy, in spite of the fact that it was produced for just a decade and a half.