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SPECIAL: Merry Christmas Car Enthusiasts!

A Year One Chrismtas burnout!

A Year One Chrismtas burnout!The holidays can be the perfect time to let your inner creativity show. This year for Christmas, the musclecar-loving crew at YearOne used a Pontiac Firebird, a nice smokey burnout and a bit of imagination to (more…)

SPECIAL: Merry Christmas Car Enthusiasts!

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Here's a holiday video to get any muscle car enthusiasts ready for Christmas!The Christmas holiday is just about here but just because our cruising machines are tucked away for a long winter’s nap, doesn’t mean we’re not thinking about them. The (more…)

VIDEO: Circa 57, Arlington Heights, IL


Classic cars parked outside of Circa 57, in Arlington Heights, IL.Classic Recollections was recently invited to a sneak peak of Circa 57, the hotly-anticipated retro diner that is opening in Arlington Heights, IL. Well, the doors have (more…)

VIDEO: 2013 Mecum Auction, Schaumburg, IL


Classic, collector and muscle cars rolled across the auction block at the 2013 Mecum Auction in Schaumburg, Illinois.The action was intense and emotions were high as the Mecum Auction rolled into the Schaumburg Convention Center (more…)

SPECIAL: Circa-57 VIP Event, Arlington Heights, IL


Circa-57 is Arlington Heights, IL newest retro diner, opening next week.There is a lot of excitement and eager anticipation building for the launch of Circa-57, the Chicago-area’s newest themed restaurant. It’s all for good reason; the (more…)

FEATURE: Vintage Trailer Rally, South Bend, Indiana


Vintage trailers on display at the 2013 Vintage Trailer Rally, held in South Bend, Indiana.Life can be hectic. Days can be long. To get away from the hustle and bustle of modern-day home and work life, many turn to camping and “RV-ing.” Some of these outdoor aficionados are (more…)

SHOPS: Rad Rides by Troy – 1954 Buick ‘G54′

This 1954 Buick 'G54' was build by Troy Trepanier for SEMA 2011.

This 1954 Buick 'G54' was build by Troy Trepanier for SEMA 2011.When you walk into Troy Trepanier’s shop, you don’t expect to see just ordinary custom cars. The master builder has a special knack for putting together vehicles that are unusual, but always over the top and visually stunning. This 1954 Buick isn’t a recent build for (more…)

FEATURE: Lehmann-Peterson Coachbuilders 1967 Lincoln Continental Limousine

This 1967 Lincoln Continental was built by the Lehmann Peterson limo company from Chicago, Illinois.


For those looking to travel in pure class during the 1960s, few luxury offerings were as tantalizing as a Lincoln Continental limousine assembled by Chicago’s Lehmann-Peterson Coachbuilders. A quick rundown of (more…)

DREAM GARAGES: ‘Mr. Ed’ Schoenthaler Collection


'Mr Ed' Schoenthaler of Brigance Chevrolet of Oak Park, Illinois and muscle car fame has a collection of classic vehicles.

If you were in the market to go fast during the 1960s, help came in the form of Mr. Ed. Not to be confused with the popular equine, Ed Schoenthaler (more…)

FEATURE: 1963 Dodge D200 – ‘Superman: Man of Steel’



Major motion pictures highlight vehicles in a special way. So much so that it isn’t uncommon for auto enthusiasts to forget dialogue, plots and even characters’ names (more…)

SPECIAL: 1966 Chevrolet Nova Super Sport

This 1967 Chevrolet Nova was parked at the Volo Auto Musuem in Volo, Illinois.

This 1967 Chevrolet Nova was parked at the Volo Auto Musuem in Volo, Illinois.We’re working closley with the Volo Auto Museum on an upcoming feature about a special vintage vehicle from a major motion picture. Details aren’t ready to released (more…)

FEATURE: Midwest Movie Cars

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While very few of us are destined to become the next Hollywood star, it is quite possible that your four-wheeled creation may one day cruise across the silver screen. (more…)

JULY 4th SPECIAL: Corvettes

Celebrate July 4th with a red, white and blue Corvette!

Celebrate July 4th with a red, white and blue Corvette!Over their many years, American roads have been traversed by all sorts of unique and interesting motoring machines, hailing from all corners of the globe. While each has merit, this red, white and blue holiday we’re taking time to salute one of the longest in-production sportscars – one that continues to be manufactured in our Land of the Free for over sixty-years – the Chevrolet Corvette. First introduced in 1953 as a concept show car, (more…)


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