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1954 Chevrolet Corvette

1954 Chevrolet Corvette

1954 Chevrolet Corvette

As a young boy, Tony Varco would walk by a particular neighbor’s house every day on his way to school. And every day the Arlington Heights resident would have the same four-wheeled fantasy about the (more…)

1967-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS427 Collection

1967-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS427 Collection

1967-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS427 Collection

Going fast was all the rage in the 1960s. Automakers were jamming performance parts into all their offerings — both large and small. However, as the decade closed it became evident that lead-foots were more interested in buying smaller, nimbler vehicles. Even as the writing (more…)

1959 Chevrolet El Camino

1959 Chevrolet El Camino

1959 Chevrolet El CaminoGiven some decades, Chuck Pertile has gone from loathing to loving Chevy’s unique hauler, the El (more…)

2014 Camaro Car Show – Volo Auto Museum

DSC_5383b_72A lot of attention has been given to the Mustang recently and rightfully so with the model commemorating it’s 50th anniversary. But that doesn’t mean the Camaro (more…)

1957 Chevrolet Corvette


This 1957 Chevrolet Corvette was purchased in the early 1970s. Of all the people living near Bob Drews in Des Plaines during the 1960s, one neighbor in particular left a lasting impression. His name was Frank and he had a 1957 Corvette parked in his garage. “It was set up for going fast; equipped (more…)


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