dinsdag 9 april 2019

Hemmings Daily: Hemmings Find of the Day – 1963 Buick LeSabre four-door sedan

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1963 Buick LeSabre four-door sedan
From the seller's description: 1963 Buick LeSabre, 4-door, Beautiful condition with original paint, original interiors. Upolstered seats in mint condition – just like new. Original 1963 California license plates. Car was used in a recent Tom Hanks movie and drives beautifully. Wildcat 410 V-8 engine, all recently serviced and runs great. Original owner kept the […]
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"From Carriage to Classic": Celebrating 50 years of the Heritage Museums & Gardens with new exhibits
Above: 1916 Simplex, Crane Model 5. Photography by the author. One of New England's most respected and beloved museums, the Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, Massachusetts, is celebrating its golden anniversary this year, and it's marking the event with a number of special exhibits. Of special interest to old-car fans is the new exhibit, […]
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Mercedes-Benz Classic preps display of each C111 iteration for rotary concept's 50th anniversary
Officially, Mercedes-Benz remained retired from racing; the disaster at Le Mans still weighed on everybody's minds. Yet when crowds gathered at the carmaker's booth at Frankfurt in September 1969, it was hard to miss the C111 experimental car or the way it evoked the company's former approach to advanced engineering. Half a century later, the […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1981 Avanti II
Unrestored 1981 Avanti II for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: This car is really in pristine condition. Beautiful British racing green with camel leather Recaro seats. Upholstery and carpeting is all excellent. It has only 52000 original miles on it. The frame and hog troughes are solid and rust-free. The car has power […]
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Toronto, 1973
Date: 1973 Location: Square One, Toronto, Ontario Source: Frank Calleja, via Toronto Public Library What do you see here?
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Open Diff – when is a Youngtimer not a Youngtimer?
Here's a topic we could probably write reams about, if we only could figure out terminology. You see, the Germans have for many years now used a term, "Youngtimer," to describe automobiles that aren't really old but still generate interest as collector cars. As David LaChance pointed out a few years back, it generally refers […]
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Restored by Spartan Garage students, a "Baby 'Bird" is this year's classic car raffle
Each year, students enrolled in the automotive technology program at East Syracuse Minoa Central High School in New York state have the opportunity to help restore a classic car, or in some cases, build a kit car from the ground up. When the work is completed, the finished product is raffled off, with proceeds going […]
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