American Car Collector

1940 Mercury Custom

 • One of the very first California customs • Built in 1940 by Charles Marr and Gerry Huth • Owned for four decades by Carl Morton • Equipped with the best speed equipment and trim of the period This Mercury is a work of art and one of the earliest, […]

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, […]

Corey Silvia ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

1937 Packard One-Twenty Pickup

This Packard pickup is based on the 138-inch wheelbase 138D One-Twenty chassis. The original, factory touring limousine bodywork was truncated aft of the front doors and the back of a compatible pickup cab was grafted on. An original box from another period truck of comparable size was added, and it […]

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 […]

Darin Schnabel ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner retractable hard top

• 225-hp, 332-ci overhead-valve V8 engine • 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission • Independent front suspension, live axle rear suspension with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel drum brakes • Offered from the collection of Richard and Linda Kughn • Ford’s famed “Hide-Away Hardtop” • An outstanding restoration; well equipped with accessories […]

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 Barrett-Jackson

1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe

This vehicle is the only known 1967 red/red L88 produced; it has GM documentation in the form of a legible Tank Sheet (Order Copy) that has been validated by the GM/NCRS Document Validation Service. It’s optioned with the L88 427 HD engine, M22 4-speed, J56 heavy-duty brakes, J50 power brakes, […]

1929 Ford Dick Flint Roadster

• 1952 Hot Rod magazine cover car • Clocked at 143.54 mph at El Mirage dry lake • Class winner at the Grand National Roadster Show • First in Class and Dean Batchelor Award at the 1999 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Dick Flint and a friend stop at a crosswalk, […]

Courtesy of Russo and Steele

2002 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 coupe

Created by Matt Murphy in 1999 to build specially tuned Chevrolet high-performance cars that were emissions-compliant, modern versions of the famous dealer-modified Chevys of the 1960s and early 1970s, GMMG quickly forged an outstanding reputation. Focusing on the fourth-generation Camaro and Firebird, GMMG created a new generation “supercar” with durability, […]