Articles Tagged “Antique”

  • 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Restoration

    Andrew Samour was born in 1965, so the first Corvettes he remembers seeing as a young child were early Sharks. Just like it did with many car enthusiasts in that era, the striking design of Chevy’s third-generation Corvette inspired lust in Samour’s heart. “The C3s were the first cars I really thought were cool when […]

  • Waco Cult Leader’s Camaro listed for auction

    In Waco, Texas there was a man named David Waco; leader of the Branch Davidians. He believed that he unlocked the code of the Seven Seals in the Book of Revelation, which predicted events leading up to the Apocalypse. From that point on he told his followers that the Lord willed the Davidians to build […]

  • Chevrolet El Camino (1959–1960 | 1964–1987)

    Ford’s compact Falcon-based Ranchero worked alone in the car-truck field from 1961 to 1963, then Chevrolet re-entered the segment with a downsized El Camino, this one based on the division’s new mid-sized A-body Chevelle. Although weight and wheelbase were down a bit compared to its 1959-60 forerunner, the 1964 El Camino still bragged of a […]

  • The history of the Pontiac Firebird

    History 1st Generation 1967-1969 Introduction: Having watched first the Ford Mustang and then the Chevrolet Camaro enter into the pony car market, Pontiac finally got into the act in the middle of 1967. The Firebird was offered with both six and eight cylinder engines, like the Mustang and Camaro, and was based heavily on the Chevrolet […]

  • Chevrolet Chevette (1976-1987)

    There is something about the Chevrolet Chevette that makes it a classic favorite among those authors who feel compelled to write “worst car ever” lists more than a quarter of a century after it left production, but the fact remains that more than a million of the subcompacts sold in the United States and millions […]

  • Chevrolet Nova (1961-1979|(1985-1988)

    From its start as an economical small car, to its rise to one of the best known muscle cars of its era, the Chevy Nova has long been a consumer favorite. Where did it all begin, and how did this awesome car get the axe? Humble Beginnings After losing some compact car market share in previous years to Ford, […]