Author Archives: bearnest

Car of the Week: 1958 Buick XP 75 Concept

As the 1950s were coming to a close, GM embarked upon designing an unusual Buick two-passenger car based upon the styling of what became the 1959 Buick. Labeled initially as XP-75, the two cars that were ultimately built for GM by Pinin Farina were formally named “Skylark III.”

Car of the Week: 1958 Plymouth Fury ‘Christine’

Story by Angelo Van Bogart; photos by Ted Allison She’s bloodthirsty, jealous and vindictive — everything you don’t want in a woman — but her beautiful “Silver Dart” styling from Plymouth’s Forward Look era made her irresistible to Arnie Cunningham, her co-star in John Carpenter’s 1983 horror film “Christine.” She, of...

Car of the Week: 1969 Holman-Moody Torino GT Cobra

In 1969, David Pearson and Holman & Moody carried on their winning formula from the previous season and became NASCAR Grand National Champions for the second year in a row with Pearson driving the No. 17 Ford Torino race car. Not long after the 1969 NASCAR racing season ended, Holman &...