1942 Willys Americar Gasser

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • Ford 427 SOHC side-oiler engine #G5AE6059B
  • Engine purchased through Jim Aikey Ford in Des Plaines, IL, by Richard Wolter for $3,200 in 1968
  • Engine invoice specifies the 427 Cammer was intended for a drag-racing Willys
  • Accompanied with a very rare 427 SOHC engine service manual that demonstrates how to properly tune the engine for competition
  • Steel body with fiberglass tilt front end
  • Straight front axle with shock absorbers
  • Roll cage, safety harness
  • Two 4-barrel carburetors
  • Floor-shifted automatic transmission
  • Black Read More

1932 Lincoln KB Judkins coupe

Courtesy of The Finest Automobile Auctions

This 1932 Lincoln KB Judkins coupe has benefited from a 15-year restoration completed in 2009. Authenticity was emphasized, and a recent inspection by a noted marque expert confirmed its correctness.

This car wears a custom body by Judkins — a firm that was founded in 1857 as a small carriage builder. Judkins furnished custom bodies for numerous car builders of distinction, but Lincoln was their primary client. Between 1921 and 1939, Judkins produced 5,904 bodies with 2,212 being offered on Read More

1955 Chevrolet Nomad Custom Wagon

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

The same proud owner has had this Nomad for the past 22 years. The engine is completely chrome and/or billet. It has a 350 GM Performance crate engine, 700R4 transmission, power steering, four-wheel power disc brakes, power windows, air conditioning and dual Lexus six-way power seats. This car is sorted out, runs great and is ready to enjoy and show.

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1957 Ford Thunderbird F-code

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

In total, 21,380 Thunderbirds were produced in 1957. The most rare and desirable of these are affectionately referred to as F-birds. This is one of only 212 examples fitted with the supercharged F-code 312/300-hp V8 engine. It also has a Holley 4-barrel carburetor, automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes. The F-code engine elevated the performance of a standard Thunderbird from a reasonably quick cruiser to a dedicated quarter-mile contender.

This 1957 F-bird was fastidiously restored to be competitive on Read More

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Karissa Hosek ©2016, courtesy of Auctions America

By specifying COPO Code 9561 (9562 for a Chevelle), dealers could order an L72-equipped 427 Camaro. However, COPO Code 9560 belonged to some really exotic hardware. It provided dealers with a race-ready performance car equipped with the all-aluminum ZL1 427 conservatively rated at 430 hp.

Production #53 is reported to be the only Code 590 Dover White ZL1 equipped with the M22 “Rock Crusher” 4-speed manual transmission. The car was titled at one time to COPO “guru” Ed Cunneen. It Read More

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1955 Hudson Italia

Courtesy of Worldwide Auctioneers
  • One of only 26 examples produced and one of just 21 remaining
  • Powered by its original engine and equipped with overdrive
  • Outstanding driver, tour- and road-ready
  • Carefully inspected and extensively serviced by Mr. Ed Souers, Hudson Italia Historian for the Hudson Essex Terraplane Club and Manager of the National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum in Ypsilanti, MI

1960 Chevrolet Corvette 283/290 Big-Brake convertible

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  • One of 119 RPO 687 “Big-Brake” 1960 Corvettes
  • One of 759 1960 Corvettes built with the 283-ci/290-hp fuel-injected engine
  • BorgWarner T-10 4-speed manual transmission
  • Temperature-controlled radiator fan
  • Positraction rear axle (4.11:1 ratio)
  • Heavy-duty brake and steering package
  • Wide wheels (15 by 5.5 inches)
  • 6.70-by-15 blackwall tires
  • Auxiliary hard top
  • Wonder Bar signal-seeking AM radio
  • Unrestored and well preserved
  • Retains mostly original Roman Red paint finish and black interior
  • Four owners from new

1966 Chevrolet Nova Pro Street

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • Custom build completed in 2015
  • Balanced and blueprinted 355-ci engine with Comp Cam
  • Weiand Team G intake manifold, Holley carburetor with Big Shot NOS system
  • MSD distributor with Digital-7 programmable ignition
  • Doug’s ceramic-coated headers
  • 3½-inch exhaust, Flowmaster mufflers
  • Aerospace fuel pump and three regulators with 10-gallon aluminum fuel cell
  • Turbo Action 350 transmission with transbrake and Cheetah SCR manual shift
  • 3,500 stall converter
  • Ford nine-inch rear end 4.11 Richmond gears
  • Mark Williams axles, spool and driveshaft
  • Aerospace four-piston disc Read More