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Golden-Plated 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Pays Tribute to GM's 50 Millionth Car
Golden-Plated 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Pays Tribute to GM's 50 Millionth Car

16 Feb 2024, 16:08 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The original gold-plated 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air is presumed lost, but this two-door hardtop is a perfect recreation of GM's 50 millionth car.

 
This 1965 Chrysler 300L Is a One-Year Wonder With a Super-Rare Feature
This 1965 Chrysler 300L Is a One-Year Wonder With a Super-Rare Feature

24 Jan 2024, 16:28 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The Chrysler 300L was among the most popular iterations of the letter series, but only 96 hardtops were ordered with a four-speed manual.

 
1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Is an Unassuming Sleeper With a Holman-Moody Secret
1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Is an Unassuming Sleeper With a Holman-Moody Secret

18 Jan 2024, 13:09 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Powered by a 406-cubic-inch V8, this 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 will give any muscle car from the golden era a run for its money.

 
The Very First 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Built Is a Numbers-Matching Gold Gem
The Very First 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Built Is a Numbers-Matching Gold Gem

10 Jan 2024, 16:26 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The very first 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 LS6 ever built is still alive and kicking with numbers-matching V8 under the hood.

 
This 1958 Buick Century Is a Chrome-Laden Survivor With Big V8 Power
This 1958 Buick Century Is a Chrome-Laden Survivor With Big V8 Power

15 Dec 2023, 16:40 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The 1958 Century is not only the final full-size iteration of the nameplate, but also one of the most flamboyant Buicks ever produced.

 
Unrestored 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Emerges With Rare Color Combo and Original V8
Unrestored 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Emerges With Rare Color Combo and Original V8

27 Oct 2023, 15:44 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Hidden for many years, this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 is a triple-green gem in unrestored and mostly original condition.

 
Flawless 1965 AMC Rambler American Flexes Rare Color Combo at Car Show
Flawless 1965 AMC Rambler American Flexes Rare Color Combo at Car Show

16 Oct 2023, 14:54 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Montego Rose, a pink-like hue, was a one-year-only color for the 1965 model year. This Rambler American also sports a matching interior.

 
Triple Green 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 Comes With Two Engines, Stunning Looks
Triple Green 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 Comes With Two Engines, Stunning Looks

27 Sep 2023, 13:10 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / No, it's not one of those super desirable LS6 cars, but this SS 454 LS5 is actually rarer than its more potent counterpart.

 
1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk Barn Find With Rare V8 Comes Back to Life After 50 Years
1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk Barn Find With Rare V8 Comes Back to Life After 50 Years

20 Sep 2023, 13:11 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Studebaker produced the Golden Hawk for three model years, but only the 1956 version got the Packard-made, 352-cubic-inch big-block V8.

 
Perfectly Restored 1969 Plymouth HEMI GTX in Q5 Turquoise Is Pure Eye Candy, Rare Too
Perfectly Restored 1969 Plymouth HEMI GTX in Q5 Turquoise Is Pure Eye Candy, Rare Too

19 Sep 2023, 11:43 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Plymouth sold 224 HEMI-equipped GTXs in 1969, but only 98 were US-spec four-speed manual cars with a hardtop body style.

 
Unassuming 1960 Ford Starliner Is a Rare Sleeper With a Hi-Po V8
Unassuming 1960 Ford Starliner Is a Rare Sleeper With a Hi-Po V8

18 Aug 2023, 20:47 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / A short-lived nameplate based on the Galaxie, the Starliner was sold with three V8 engines. The 352 Hi-Po is the rarest.

 
This 1965 Chrysler Valiant Signet Is a Rare Canadian Gem in Stunning Condition
This 1965 Chrysler Valiant Signet Is a Rare Canadian Gem in Stunning Condition

7 Aug 2023, 15:35 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The Valiant became part of Chrysler Canada's lineup as early as 1960 as a standalone brand marketed at Dodge and Plymouth dealers.

 
1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Pampered for 51 Years Is All Original and Unrestored
1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Pampered for 51 Years Is All Original and Unrestored

22 Jul 2023, 11:09 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / It's not an SS 454 LS6 or a Z-16, but this 1972 Chevy Chevelle is perhaps the most original unrestored survivor out there.

 
This 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Is a Rare Anniversary Gem With Bad News Under the Hood
This 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Is a Rare Anniversary Gem With Bad News Under the Hood

20 Jul 2023, 17:31 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Sold for one model year only, the 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Golden Anniversary was built in only 300 to 350 units. Fewer than 100 survived.

 
Rare 1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk Gets Satisfying First Wash After Decades in a Barn
Rare 1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk Gets Satisfying First Wash After Decades in a Barn

5 Jul 2023, 13:13 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Studebaker produced the Golden Hawk for three years, but only the 1956 version got the 352-cubic-inch Packard V8 engine.

 
Unassuming 1971 Chrysler New Yorker Is a Rare Sleeper With a Nasty V8
Unassuming 1971 Chrysler New Yorker Is a Rare Sleeper With a Nasty V8

2 Jul 2023, 18:40 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / A rare sight even in standard form, this 1971 Chrysler New Yorker in Crystal Dawn Metallic packs a special 440 V8 engine.

 
Stock-Appearing 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie Hides Modern Goodies, and It's Insanely Loud
Stock-Appearing 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie Hides Modern Goodies, and It's Insanely Loud

13 Jun 2023, 11:19 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Powered by a Q-code 427 V8 engine, this Ford Galaxie hits the pavement with 410 horsepower and 476 pound-feet of torque.

 
Tuxedo Black 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air "Fuelie" Is a True Labor of Love
Tuxedo Black 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air "Fuelie" Is a True Labor of Love

31 May 2023, 17:29 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Restoration to show-quality condition, this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is also one of only a few hundred Sport Coupes equipped with the "fuelie" V8.

 
1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Is a Stock-Appearing Sleeper With a Big-Block Secret
1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Is a Stock-Appearing Sleeper With a Big-Block Secret

7 Apr 2023, 12:16 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Some of you might argue that the lack of a "bubble top" prevents it from being the ultimate 1962 Impala but I actually like the "convertible look" hardtop

 
1958 Chevrolet Impala Is One-Year Gem With a Rare Surprise Inside the Cabin
1958 Chevrolet Impala Is One-Year Gem With a Rare Surprise Inside the Cabin

11 Mar 2023, 16:08 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / 1958 was the first year for the Chevrolet Impala, a then-new top-of-the-line version of the two-door Bel Air. It's also a one-year-only gem