American Car Collector

John Hollansworth Jr., courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 convertible

• One of 80 built, with fewer than half as convertibles • No-hit body restored by the Naber Brothers of Houston • After its frame-off nut-and-bolt restoration, this 16,000-mile L88 received the honor of being Bloomington Gold Certified and invited to many Bloomington Gold Special Collections • Retains its “born-with” […]

1936 Ford Model 48 roadster

• A period all-steel Ford hot rod • Well-known car from the Pacific Northwest hot-rod scene • Striking color combination of Cadillac Ivory over dark green • Beautifully presented throughout • A usable hot rod for cruise nights or local shows

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson, Mike Maez, courtesy of Gooding & Company

1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS L89 / 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS L89

 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS L89 VIN: 124379N593096; sold by Barrett-Jackson • Undocumented L89 aluminum heads • This rare Super Sport Camaro is an X66-code, non-trim big block finished in original color combo of Code 71 LeMans Blue exterior with Parchment interior and vinyl top • Meticulous rebuild of the entire […]

Darin Schnabel ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

1932 Chrysler CH Imperial Cabriolet

 The 1932 Chrysler CH Imperial offered by RM is believed to have been the first car to receive a Bohman & Schwartz body. In many ways, it represents a watershed moment in California coachbuilding. While the car could easily have been built on the longer CL Imperial, choosing the 135-inch-wheelbase […]

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 […]

1957 Ford Thunderbird E-code

Ford introduced its 1957 models on October 1, 1956. In addition to the new-for-1957 styling, the big news that really caught buyers’ attention was a choice of four powerplants. Among them was the optional 312-ci E-code variant, producing 270 horsepower through a modified Holley dual 4-barrel setup borrowed from the […]

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 Russo and Steele

2000 Hummer H1

This classic Black 2000 Hummer H1 is powered by a GM 6.5-liter turbodiesel engine upgraded with a RapTorque engine-boost kit to nearly 295 horsepower for ease of operation in today’s highly demanding freeway-driving conditions. The GM 4-speed automatic transmission features the Torque Trak system to assist in difficult off-road driving […]

1933 Ford Woodie Custom “Coupe”

Six figures worth of fun? Starting with a Squeeg’s Kustoms concept and a Jimmy Smith rendering, this woodie was built from the ground up with a ’33 Ford roadster cowl from Steve’s Auto Restorations, custom SAC frame rails (patterned from the Vern Luce 3-window coupe by the late Boyd Coddington), […]