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MCACN: 1961 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

This 1961 Ford Country Squire station wagon is parked in the lobby of the 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals.

This 1961 Ford Country Squire station wagon is parked in the lobby of the 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals.We hadn’t made it too far into the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center while attending the 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals before we recognized a familiar four-wheeled classic. Readers (more…)


FEATURE: 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Transformable

This 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Transformable was restored using parts from all over the world.

This 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Transformable was restored using parts from all over the world.

Burt Richmond confesses his 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Transformable, despite its pint-size dimensions, is tremendously huge on fun. “My wife and I experience more ‘smiles per mile’ than most other cars we see,” the Chicago resident said. “Perhaps it is the ultimate clown car.” (more…)


FEATURE: 1961 Ford Thunderbird

Lee Bakakos had regretted selling his fully restored 1961 Ford Thunderbird and tracked it down.

Lee Bakakos had regretted selling his fully restored 1961 Ford Thunderbird and tracked it down.

Despite their deep love and devotion, it’s not uncommon for collector car enthusiasts to let go of their special four-wheeled rides. Most things are, after all, for sale if the numbers are high enough. But as Lee Bakakos found out with his 1961 Ford Thunderbird, sometime that massive pile of cash just isn’t worth it. (more…)


FEATURE: 1961 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

This 1961 Ford Country Squire Wagon was fully restored.

This 1961 Ford Country Squire Wagon was fully restored.

When it comes to family and cargo hauling, the full-size vehicle of choice has radically changed. Today, huge, sky-high lumbering SUVs are what most active moms and dads opt to load up before heading out for the summer beach vacation or that multi-store mall shopping trip. It wasn’t always that way – at one point in time, station wagons, like this 1961 Ford Country Squire, ruled the (more…)


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