1932 Chrysler CH Imperial Cabriolet

Darin Schnabel ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

 The 1932 Chrysler CH Imperial offered by RM is believed to have been the first car to receive a Bohman & Schwartz body. In many ways, it represents a watershed moment in California coachbuilding. While the car could easily have been built on the longer CL Imperial, choosing the 135-inch-wheelbase CH chassis created a design that was taut and sporting.

Painting the Chrysler’s famous Indianapolis-inspired radiator shell and extending the cowl exaggerated the length of the hood. Further emphasizing this Read More

1946 Dreyer Midget

Courtesy of Bonhams

• 136-ci flathead Ford V8

• Rare Edelbrock speed equipment

• 130 hp

• In/out gearbox

• Live-axle suspension with transverse leaf springs

• Rear-wheel hydraulic drum brake

This Dreyer-Ford was not only a successful racer back in the day, but New Jersey driver John Harris successfully vintage-raced it for decades. It comes equipped with extensive period speed equipment, including twin Stromberg 97 carburetors on an Edelbrock intake manifold and Edelbrock alloy heads.

The Jahar Racing Midget is authentic and Read More

1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS L89 / 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS L89

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson, Mike Maez, courtesy of Gooding & Company

 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS L89

VIN: 124379N593096; sold by Barrett-Jackson

• Undocumented L89 aluminum heads

• This rare Super Sport Camaro is an X66-code, non-trim big block finished in original color combo of Code 71 LeMans Blue exterior with Parchment interior and vinyl top

• Meticulous rebuild of the entire drivetrain; over 500 hours spent on the show-quality body and paint

• All components are date-code-correct

1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS L89

VIN: 124379L501175; sold by Gooding & Company

• One Read More

1969 Dodge Super Bee

Courtesy of Auctions America

• 447-cid, 520-hp V8 engine

• 4-speed manual transmission

• Fresh restoration by car’s third owner

• Ramcharger lift-off hood with display stands

• Performance upgrades

This 1969 Super Bee was treated to a fresh restoration by its third owners, Jerry and Rickie Lane, along with significant engine upgrades. It has a 447-cid RB block, 10:1 Mopar Performance pistons, Mopar Performance solid-lifter cam and adjustable rockers and 452 heads. Completely rebuilt in 2002, the engine has been dyno-tested at 520 Read More

2000 Hummer H1

Courtesy of Russo and Steele

This classic Black 2000 Hummer H1 is powered by a GM 6.5-liter turbodiesel engine upgraded with a RapTorque engine-boost kit to nearly 295 horsepower for ease of operation in today’s highly demanding freeway-driving conditions. The GM 4-speed automatic transmission features the Torque Trak system to assist in difficult off-road driving conditions. The new Electronic Differential Lock system (E-Lockers) has made it virtually impossible for the current owner to get the vehicle stuck.

1948 Chrysler Town & Country Convertible

Courtesy of Bonhams

A woodie with Full Classic status

This 1948 Chrysler Town and Country shows only 77,630 miles, which is believed to be from new. The interior is finished completely in striking blue leather upholstery, a rare option in 1948 (supposedly only 10% were ordered with the leather option). It is complemented with gray Wilton wool carpeting and is well appointed with a plethora of factory-correct accessories including the dual-cowl-mounted spotlights, dual side-view mirrors, dual amber-colored fog lights, rear-view mirrors, a deluxe Read More

1968 Jim Davis Dragster “Blood, Sweat & Nitro”

Courtesy of Brian Crawford

Top Fuel terror

The Blood, Sweat & Nitro Top Fuel dragster is the only surviving original Jim Davis chassis with a full aluminum body by the famous Jack Hagemann. Driver Gary Ritter terrorized the competition with this car at drag strips such as Famoso, Half Moon Bay, Lions, OCIR, Irwindale, Sears Point, Carlsbad and Fresno. Fremont Drag Strip was the car’s home track, and Ritter took home his share of trophies.

While attending the 2005 Hot August Nights event with Read More

1969 Hurst/Olds

John Henricks, courtesy of Mecum Auctions

A refined street brawler

  • Sold new by Minyard Motors Inc., Anderson, SC
  • Documented with Hurst Performance Research papers, original build sheet and factory warranty books
  • Completely frame-off restored from late 1990s to early 2000s
  • Completed by Nyle Wing, Wings Auto Art in Ionia, MI
  • Restoration completely documented with photos start to finish
  • Matching-numbers engine
  • 455/380-hp V8 (#396021F) code QE, Ram Air hood
  • Turbo 400 transmission (#69OH1352)
  • Posi rear end (SH-3.23 ratio)
  • Power steering and disc brakes
  • Tilt steering column
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1972 Dodge Demon GSS

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

Mr. Norm’s street machine

Supercharging was a slick solution that boosted the factory 340 V8 to a stout 360 hp

  • Built by Mr. Norm’s Grand-Spaulding Dodge
  • The only one finished in Petty Blue
  • Authentic Paxton-supercharged Mr. Norm GSS Demon
  • Complete rotisserie restoration
  • Date code-correct 340-ci V8
  • NOS Paxton supercharger specifically for GSS Demon
  • Console-shifted Torqueflite automatic transmission
  • Black bucket seats, console, factory gauges
  • Sport steering wheel
  • Black hood accents
  • Twin hood scoops, hood-mounted tach
  • Solid-state AM radio
  • Auxiliary gauges
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1945 Ford GPW vs 1944 Willys MB

Courtesy of Bonhams

Originality vs. eyeball appeal… a never-ending battle

1945 Ford GPW

VIN: GPW247613

  • Real military Jeep
  • Frame-off restoration by noted military Jeep restorer
  • Classic, timeless style and looks
  • Very capable both off-road and on

You’d be hard-pressed to find a better example than this 1945 Ford military Jeep. Yes, this is a military version and not a civilian converted to military specs. It received a complete frame-off restoration by a renowned specialist of Army Jeeps.

1944 Willys MB

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