Category Archive: Car Collecting

Mar 10

Red & Racy – 1958 Chevrolet Corvette

1958 Corvette in Signet Red with white side inserts

Article originally printed in the August 1980 issue of Cars & Parts – Cover Car Photos by Ken New and Ed Heys No single American model is as instantly recognizable in appearance and name as the Chevrolet Corvette, and one of the sharpest models released during the 28-year history of America’s only surviving sports car …

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Feb 28

A VCCA Members 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air

1960 Chevy Bel Air on the trailer

by Barry Mastellone This is the story of my 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air. And most of the story has its roots in many aspects of the VCCA. In fact, without the VCCA, I would probably not be writing this at all. It started three years ago; I decided that when I reached 70, a time …

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Feb 15

Those Unglamorous But Rare ‘Blackouts’

Bright chrome trim were added to this Aerosedan

Article originally printed in the June 1980 Cars & Parts by Jerry Heasley There it was, sitting on the back row of a used car lot in Thomas, Okla. — one of the rarest vintage Chevrolets in existence. Harry West, an old car collector, was driving a truck for a pipeline company when he spotted …

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Feb 07

The Corvette Shark of 1968

This article was originally printed in the May 1980 issue of Cars & Parts by Robert C. Ackerson When the 1968 Corvette debuted with its Mako-Shark II inspired appearance, it represented the fourth major body change for the Corvette in its 15-year history. Today, some 13 model years later, the body/chassis combination of 1968 still …

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Jan 24

Corvette-powered Biscayne!

corvette-powered-biscayne-396-engine

by Bob Stevens This article was originally published in the May 1987 issue of Cars & Parts Muscle cars don’t always look the part. Under the guise of a family sedan, a pure muscle machine can catch a number of hot-shots sleeping, hence the name “sleeper” applied to those machines which are much more muscular …

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Jan 24

Saluting the First Corvair

1960 Chevy Corvair Monza 900

by Bob Stevens This article originally ran in the July 1987 issue of Cars & Parts, pg. 58 They called it revolutionary, futuristic and radical. Practically everyone was at least intrigued by it, and most car enthusiasts were captivated by this novel little newcomer. The object of all this attention was Chevy’s all-new entry in …

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Nov 27

Ad for The Master Chevrolet-Chevy Quality

The Master Chevrolet Ad

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May 02

Incredible ‘time capsule’ of vintage Chevy cars discovered locked-away in dealer’s garage for 17 years – some with only ONE mile on them | Daily Mail Online

They may be over 50-year-old and covered in dust, but the vintage Chevy cars of Lambrecht dealers in Pierce, Nebraska, are young at heart – and they have the mileage to prove it. Source: Incredible ‘time capsule’ of vintage Chevy cars discovered locked-away in dealer’s garage for 17 years – some with only ONE mile …

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