American

1929 Duesenberg Model J “Disappearing Top” Torpedo

The most famous design from Pasadena, CA, coachbuilder Walter M. Murphy, the Duesenberg Model J “Disappearing Top” convertible coupe saw production of about 25 examples, all with the distinctive convertible top that hid neatly within the smooth rear deck when lowered. Yet there is a much rarer machine, the “Disappearing […]

1964 Pontiac GTO Convertible

Offered here is a two-owner 1964 Pontiac GTO. Part of the first year the GTO was offered for public sale, this car has been through professional frame-off restoration in 2011 to truly bring it back to life. With a stack of photos documenting the process of the rotisserie restoration, one […]

1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88

In Corvette’s almost 70-year history, there has never been another variant like the L88, an earthshaking machine of raw, unbridled power that redefined Corvette performance and amassed a winning record in FIA and SCCA production competition that went unchallenged for years afterwards. Just as Zora Arkus-Duntov intended, the L88 left […]

1954 Kaiser-Darrin

The Kaiser-Darrin was America’s first production fiberglass sports car, with its prototype debuting in fall 1952 — just ahead of the Chevrolet Corvette (although production did not begin until 1954). It was powered by the reliable Willys 161-cubic inch “Hurricane” F-head 6-cylinder engine, and its design became a legend of […]

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

By the 1950s, Cadillac had firmly established its reputation as the “Standard of the World”; its stylish, advanced vehicles conveyed heads of state and leading entertainers alike, and they were eagerly sought by members of the social and economic elite. What, then, did the marque have to prove? Apparently, Cadillac […]

1965 Shelby Cobra 427

One of the crown jewels of Carroll Shelby’s personal collection, this 1965 Shelby Cobra 427, CSX3178, was owned by him from the day it was assembled in March 1966 until his passing in May 2012. One of just five 427 Cobras finished in gorgeous Charcoal Gray, the car arrived at […]

1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1

This 1970 Buick GS Stage 1’s full frame-off restoration was completed by Thornton Autoworks of Telford, PA, and is one of 2,465 Stage 1 hard tops produced in 1970. It’s powered by its matching-numbers 455-cid/360-hp V8, which puts out 510 ft-lb of torque backed by the matching-numbers M21 close-ratio 4-speed […]

1955 Hudson Italia

Always one for creative thinking, Hudson designer Frank Spring thought he had just the right idea to improve sales of the small Jet. Spring worked with Italian coachbuilder Touring to design the Super Jet, a prototype that looked like nothing else on American roads in 1953, with its wraparound windshield, […]

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

429-ci OHV Q-code V8 Holley 735 CFM 4-barrel carburetor 375 hp at 5,600 rpm 4-speed close-ratio manual transmission Competition coil-spring front suspension with Traction-Lok differential Less than 3,500 original miles Restoration by marque expert Bob Perkins Multiple award winner including Mustang Club of America “Triple Crown” in 1990 Extremely well […]

1935 Auburn 851 SC Boattail Speedster

Twice certified Category 1 by the ACD Club CCCA Senior and National First Prize winner Supercharged “SC” model with Columbia rear axle One of the most stunning body styles of any era Meticulously restored with original components in the late 1990s