Dave Beck had his own unique reason for dragging home a tired old Oldsmobile station wagon.
Some Corvette lovers dream about big-block 427s or split windows. Some dream about ZR1s, some about ’68 shark bodies, and some about original Polo White ’53s. Gary Conger, of Green Bay, Wis., always had his sights set on a 1961 roadster.
Frank Childs of Jupiter, Fla., owns a different kind of Henie Packard; this one first owned by Olympic skater and actress Sonia Henie.
There are precious few baby blue 1956 Continental Mark II survivors floating around the country. Since there were only 2,550 Mark IIs built in all colors for that model year, finding one for sale in any color is a triumph.
Trace Frost will be the first to admit he really lucked out on this one. When it comes to the perfect confluence of circumstances and random events, its tough to top the old car story of the affable retired law enforcement officer and his lovely 1969 Mercury Cyclone.
The signature car for The Automobile Gallery (www.theautomobilegallery.com) in Green Bay, Wis., is the bright red 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville.
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.”
Milo Harpstead jokes that one of the reasons he was attracted to his 1930 Oldsmobile many years ago was because it was born the same year he was.
The Li’l Red Express was everything a muscle truck should be — flashy, fast, very noisy, and lots of fun to own.