Collectible and Classic Cars

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1931 Chevrolet Series AE Station Wagon

The 1931 Chevrolet Series AE Station Wagon was Chevrolet's first factory-authorized "woody" station wagon. The AE chassis also served as the basis for a series of light-commercial vehicles. Read more about the 1931 Chevrolet Series AE Station Wagon.

1952 Packard 250 Convertible

The 1952 Packard 250 Convertible had very few changes made. The 250 Convertible came equipped with a straight-eight engine that powered the 300. Approximately 1,000 Packard 250 convertibles were sold in 1952. Read more about this classic convertible.

1922 Wills Sainte Claire A-68 Roadster

The 1922 Wills Sainte Claire A-68 Roadster was the creation of C. Harold Wills after he left the Ford Motor Company. Wills used his earnings from Ford to startup his own company. How did his car do? Find out in this article.

1954 Edwards America Convertible

The 1954 Edwards America Convertible was a short lived sports car built by successful race-car driver Sterling Edwards. Including the prototype, only five cars were built. Read more about this classic sporty convertible.

1960 Studebaker Lark

The 1960 Studebaker Lark was a huge success and almost tripled overall sales for Studebaker. In V-8 form it sold for $2,756. The 259 V-8 engine could hurl the Lark sedan from 0 to 60 mph in 10 seconds. Learn more about this classic compact.

1941 Dodge Custom Town Sedan

The 1941 Dodge Custom Town Sedan had a base price of $999 and was the most popular in its line. Dodge built 72,067 Custom 4-door sedans. Its popularity was assured by the new styling. Read more about the 1941 Dodge Custom Town Sedan.

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900

The 1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 was one of the mass-produced sedans developed by Alfa Romeo to survive in the postwar European market. The 1900 was recognized as one of the most beautiful cars at the time. Learn more about this fine European classic.

1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt Roadster

The 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt Roadster's styling was inspired by Budd steamliner trains. Six Chrysler Thunderbolts were built and sold at a starting price of $6,000, but only four survived. Read more about this ultra rare classic.

1953 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

The 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible was powered by a high compression 210 horsepower V-8 engine. Great styling details such as the tailfins and excellent performance helped sell the Series 62 convertibles. Learn more about this classic.

1961 Buick LeSabre Convertible

The 1961 Buick LeSabre Convertible helped boost Buick's industry ranking. The Buick LeSabre came with a powerful 364-cid, 235/250 horsepower V-8 engine. Find out what made the LeSabre Convertible boost sales.

1946 Chrysler Continental Coupe

The 1946 Chrysler Continental Coupe was a special model built by Derham Custom Body Works for Chrysler at a cost of $17,000. Only two were ever built! Learn more about the rare Chrysler Continental Coupe.

1931-1940 Lincoln Model K

The 1931-1940 Lincoln Model K was developed in response to faltering Lincoln sales. It was powered by a high compression 120 horsepower V-8 engine and known as the police chief's official car. Find out more about this classic.

1966-1977 Ford Bronco

The 1966-1977 Ford Bronco offered the best of both freeway and off-road driving. Ford developed the Bronco as an answer to the growing popularity of off-road vehicles. Learn more about the 1966-1977 Ford Bronco.

1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport

Though still on the gaudy side with its creased bodysides, tapered trim strip, jutting fender tops, and rear-deck sculpturing, the Impala's lines were undeniably cleaner -- ready to usher in a new era. Learn about this classic and its famous 409-cid motor.

1959 Plymouth Sport Fury

The Fury began as a speedy, limited-edition 1956 hardtop, and continued as such for the next two years. Though never a big seller, it cast a performance image over the entire Plymouth line with obvious sales implications. Learn more and see pictures.

1965-1966 Dodge Polara 500/Monaco & Monaco 500

in the looks department, few would rank these as the most alluring Dodges ever -- or even of the decade. Some might even call them stodgy, perhaps ordinary. Yet they were eminently representative of their time. See pictures and specs for this classic.

1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa and Monza

Actually not due to Ralph Nader's attacks, the Corvair died a tragic death, kept in production only long enough to amortize the die expenses. But its spirit lived on as the model evolved into the 1965-1969 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa and Monza. Learn more.

1966-1967 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

Even though the new Toronado stole much of the spotlight from Oldsmobile's other existing models, the 1966-1967 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 carried on resolutely with good promotion and a strong engine. Learn more about the 1966-1967 Oldsmobile 4-4-2.

1968-1969 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

At a glance the Oldsmobile Cutlass line looked dramatically different in 1968. As part of a new line the Oldsmobile 4-4-2 had a smaller stance and new fastback styling. Read about the styling and engine changes in the 1968-1969 Oldsmobile 4-4-2.

1968-1969 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport

The 1968-1969 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport debuted with a brand new body, but not everyone loved it. Some thought that the new curvature looked out of place -- or perhaps out of time. Learn more about the 1968-1969 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport.

1968-1969 Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds

The name Hurst was synonymous with precise gear changes. The 1968-1969 Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds coupled the expert transmission builder's products with the venerable Oldsmobile company. Learn more about the remarkable 1968-1969 Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds.

1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 Dodge Dart GT

Virgil Exner did some goofy things in his last years as Chrysler styling chief, but the 1963 Dodge Dart GT wasn't one of them. Clean, even Italianate in some ways, it was an elegant car. View pictures and specs for this classic model.

1960-1961 Dodge Polara/Matador

As the "Soaring Sixties" dawned, Chrysler Corporation seemed to be its own worst enemy. The chief designer started bordering on the bizarre and the styling on this model was busy and bordering on gimmicky. Take a look at this failed classic car.

1964-1965 Lincoln Continental

Easily one of the decade's styling landmarks, the Lincoln Continental was instantly acclaimed so by no less than the prestigious Industrial Design Institute. So good was its basic design that it only needed careful annual refinements. See specs and pictures.

1968-1969 Dodge Coronet R/T and Super Bee

The 1968-1969 Dodge Coronet R/T and Super Bee was yet another mid-size model from Dodge. One of the Super Bee models sported an engine that took up a staggering 440 cubic inches. Learn more about the 1968-1969 Dodge Coronet R/T and Super Bee.


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