American Car Collector

Anna Taylor, courtesy of Gooding & Company

1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390 coupe

Highly original example of the final C2 Sting Ray coupe Handsome original color combination with black stinger hood 427-ci V8 engine Single Holley 4-bbl carburetor 390 hp at 5,400 rpm 4-speed manual Displays less than 50,000 original miles 2007 Bloomington Gold Survivor Award 2015 NCRS Second Flight Award Accompanied by […]

1950 Buick Custom “Truly Rare”

1950 Buick “hard-top” coupe 350-hp, 364-ci Chrysler Hemi V8 Six Stromberg carburetors 3-speed manual transmission, drum brakes Popular Customs cover car 1965 Built by Gene Howard Chopped, channeled and hard-topped “Truly Rare” was built around a 1950 Buick. The body was channeled six inches and rides on a frame fabricated […]

Bryan Regan ©2016, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

1967 Cadillac DeVille Convertible

Perhaps the finest restored example Cadillac-LaSalle Club Senior Award winner Loaded with options Cadillac redesigned its models in 1965 and continued a slow evolution of the new styling in 1967 with reworked contours, which gave the cars an appearance of greater length and muscularity. Underneath, the valve train and engine […]

Corey Silvia ©2013, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

1909 Stanley Model E2 Runabout

This Stanley Model E2, one of six models of the Stanley steam car available in the 1909 catalog, is powered by a 10-horsepower twin-piston engine — a marvel of simplicity that employed only 13 moving parts. Once the big front-mounted boiler had been filled with water, fired, and tended by […]

1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro Trans-AM

The first of two examples built for the 1968 season Raced in 1968 by Mark Donohue and Sam Posey Numerous podium finishes, with many years of successful club racing in Europe Comprehensive restoration to 1968 specifications and livery Raced and shown at many events, including eight appearances at the Monterey […]

1955 Chevrolet 3100 NAPCO 4×4 pickup

This is a second-series truck with the new-for-1955 styling — and a very rare NAPCO 4×4 conversion. 1955 was the first year General Motors offered the new half-ton pickup with 4×4. NAPCO 2-speed 4×4 conversions were composed of 85% GM parts. The NAPCO slogan proudly stated: “Now you can have […]

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

1970 Dodge Challenger T/A

Featured only in 1970, the Dodge Challenger T/A (Trans Am) was a racing homologation car. In order to race in the Sports Car Club of America’s Trans-Am American Sedan Championship, Dodge built a street version of its race car, which it called the Dodge Challenger T/A. This is one of […]

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

1970 Chevrolet Corvette LT-1

This 1970 Corvette LT-1 coupe was bought new off the showroom floor at Backhus-Ebert Chevy-Olds in Fowlerville, MI, in May 1970. Options included the 350-ci 370-hp solid-lifter engine, close-ratio 4-speed M21 transmission, 4.11 axle, power brakes, Firestone F70 white-letter tires, AM/FM radio, alarm system, and a dealer-added luggage rack. The […]