Author: Tom Glatch

Tom Glatch has contributed hundreds of articles and photographs to automotive publications since 1983. With his wife, Kelly, he has also published four coffee-table automotive books. Tom has been an SCM contributor since 2007.
David Newhardt, courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1967 Plymouth Barracuda Hurst Hemi Under Glass

• The original 1967 Hurst Hemi Under Glass exhibition wheelstander piloted by Bob Riggle • Riggle restored the car for collector Bill Sefton, and they campaigned it at exhibitions with Riggle at the wheel • Regularly on public display at the NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, CA • Rear-mounted 426 […]

Courtesy of Russo and Steele

1963 Pontiac Lemans Super Duty Factory Lightweight

This 1963 Pontiac Tempest LeMans 421 Super Duty Factory Experimental Lightweight is one of six examples produced and it is one of only two remaining. Built on December 12, 1962, at the Pontiac, MI, assembly plant, the purpose-built LeMans coupes were all painted white and given blue interiors with bucket […]

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1969 Pontiac Trans Am

• True one-owner Trans Am purchased new at Jules Meyers Pontiac in West Los Angeles • Original owner, Jaques Toulet, owned the car from 1969 until 2013. • The car spent its entire life in California and Arizona and is completely rust-free • Number-matching original engine, transmission, rear end, heads, intake, […]

Pawel Litwinski, courtesy of Bonhams

1968 Ford Mustang “Bullitt” Fastback

• Visually accurate re-creation with modern updates • Owned by Chad McQueen, son of Steve McQueen • Documented on “Celebrity Rides” TV show • Titled as a 1968 Ford • Ford Racing 347-ci V8 engine • 450 hp • 5-speed manual transmission • RRS front independent suspension, rear RRS three-link […]

Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

1970 Plymouth Hemi ’cuda

• The most celebrated Mopar muscle car • One of only 284 4-speed examples built for 1970 • Highly optioned and finished in classic Rallye Red • Just three California owners from new • Carefully maintained in unrestored, original condition

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS 396 Z16

• One of 201 Z16 Chevelles produced • One of three known factory Tuxedo Black/black Z16 Chevelles • Documented with the original window sticker and Protect-O-Plate • Sold new at Doane Chevrolet in Dundee, IL • Listed in the General Motors Z16 Memo • Drag raced when new • Frame-off […]

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S Fastback

 • Rare, matching-numbers 1969 Barracuda Formula S • 340-ci engine with rare 4-speed manual transmission • Fresh restoration with 500 test miles • In storage for 30 years before show-winning restoration • Built with high-quality original and reproduction parts. Only deviations from stock are the addition of an Edelbrock carburetor […]

Courtesy of Auctions America

1969 Dodge Super Bee

• 447-cid, 520-hp V8 engine • 4-speed manual transmission • Fresh restoration by car’s third owner • Ramcharger lift-off hood with display stands • Performance upgrades This 1969 Super Bee was treated to a fresh restoration by its third owners, Jerry and Rickie Lane, along with significant engine upgrades. It […]

Courtesy of Bonhams

1946 Dreyer Midget

• 136-ci flathead Ford V8 • Rare Edelbrock speed equipment • 130 hp • In/out gearbox • Live-axle suspension with transverse leaf springs • Rear-wheel hydraulic drum brake This Dreyer-Ford was not only a successful racer back in the day, but New Jersey driver John Harris successfully vintage-raced it for […]

Courtesy of Brian Crawford

1968 Jim Davis Dragster “Blood, Sweat & Nitro”

Top Fuel terror The Blood, Sweat & Nitro Top Fuel dragster is the only surviving original Jim Davis chassis with a full aluminum body by the famous Jack Hagemann. Driver Gary Ritter terrorized the competition with this car at drag strips such as Famoso, Half Moon Bay, Lions, OCIR, Irwindale, […]