American Car Collector

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1970 Plymouth AAR ’Cuda

Presented in striking Tor-Red with AAR graphics, this Plymouth has looked “race-ready” since day one. It includes an AM radio, Rallye dash, center console with Slap Stik for the automatic transmission, black vinyl bucket seat interior, Rallye wheels, space-saver spare tire, jack and sidepipes with new mufflers. This is an […]

David Newhardt, courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390 coupe

• Unrestored with 2,996 original miles • One owner until July 2011 • Original 427/390, M20 4-speed and 3.36 Positraction rear end • Original paint, interior and chrome • Documented with practically every original document including the window sticker, Protect-O-Plate, purchase receipt, title, registration, photos and owner’s manual • The […]

1955 Ford “Glass Wonder” show car

This one-off hand-laid-fiberglass-bodied special was located in 2003 in partially restored condition. Built in California on a 1933 Ford chassis (and titled as a 1933 Ford, despite the “1955” catalog designation), it’s powered by a 1942 59L Ford flathead V8, with a ’39 Ford 3-speed manual floor-shift transmission. The engine […]

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1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

All-original car with 8,600 actual miles. Ash Gold with black top and interior. 307 V8, power steering, Rally wheels, AM Radio, Bumperettes. Factory pinstripe. Runs and drives like the brand-new car it almost is. When you have the opportunity to buy a low-mileage car like this, it makes you doubly […]

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1957 Continental Mark II

Mark II Continental with 74,000 original miles. Beautiful example of an original well-cared-for car with documented service and owner history. Loaded with functional factory options. Factory air conditioning and power windows, recent service and tune-up just completed. This car still retains a lot of its original paint, chrome and stainless […]

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 […]

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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429s

In the November-December 2013 issue of ACC, Editor Pickering tapped me for an article about two 1969 Camaros, otherwise known as the Camaro Comparo. For this exercise, I’ll be digging into two heavy hitters: a pair of 1969 Ford Boss 429 Mustangs. I’ll label this the 429 Mustang Match-up. Building […]

1977 GMC C-15 Suburban Sierra Grande

• Believed to be just over 43,000 actual miles • Trailer special package • One Washington state owner since new • Air conditioning • Automatic transmission • Two-wheel drive • 75th anniversary for GMC in 1977 • Tilt steering column • Power steering • Roll-down rear window at tailgate • […]

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1969 Plymouth Road Runner Resto-mod

• Seamless joining of a 1969 Road Runner body to a 2008 Charger SRT8 • “Cars on Ice” Top 20 award • Professionally built by David Rodriguez • Hemi 6.1L engine • New AMD sheet metal with superb body gaps • SRT8 leather trimmed front bucket seats with SRT badging […]

John Hollansworth Jr., courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport convertible

For the 1996 model year, Chevrolet decided that a very special Corvette was needed to commemorate the end of the highly successful C4 generation. Dubbed the Grand Sport, this special car was named after the famous lightweight factory Corvette racers of the early ’60s. Echoing the original, the new Grand […]