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VIDEO: 2013 Mecum Auction, Schaumburg, IL

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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…)


FEATURE: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette

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This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette's original 327ci V8 was swapped for a LS-2.From all appearances, Jerry and Felicia Mulick’s 1967 Chevrolet Corvette looks just like your typical, albeit very pristine, example of Chevy’s classic performance star. While its Marina Blue exterior (more…)


FEATURE: 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger & ‘OE Gold’ Level Collection

     This 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona It wouldn’t surprise you to learn that John Borzych’s 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger spent time locked up in an impound lot before the Northwest Indiana resident found the classic. With it’s near 200mph top speed (more…)


MCACN: Modern Retros

More and more modern retro creations are appearing at shows.

More and more modern retro creations are appearing at shows.

It’s not unusual for an enthusiast to wrap-up a lengthy and expensive vehicle restoration and realize his yesteryear classic still rides and drives like a decades-old car. For many, this is the pleasure (more…)


FEATURE: 1955 Chevrolet Sedan

This custom 1955 Chevrolet 210 sedan was on display at the 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals.

This custom 1955 Chevrolet 210 sedan was on display at the 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals.Most of what you’ll see at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is number’s matching rides packing plenty of factory correct pedigree. But you’ll also find some custom machines sprinkled in, like this (more…)


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…)


MCACN: 2012 Muscle Car & Corvette National, Rosemont Illinois

The 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show in Rosemont, Illinois had all kinds of classic muscle cars and classic vehicles on display.

The 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show in Rosemont, Illinois had all kinds of classic muscle cars and classic vehicles on display.The 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals has rolled back into Chicago, being held once again at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. This evening marked (more…)


FEATURE: 1984 Chevrolet Corvette

This 1984 Chevrolet Corvette was picked up on Halloween Day.

This 1984 Chevrolet Corvette was picked up on Halloween Day.

Copperfield. Houdini. Penn and Teller. All became household names for their magical stage acts, but when it comes to four-wheeled magic, Tom Spera may have them beat. The Chicago-area magician made this 1984 Chevrolet Corvette appear. (more…)


FEATURE: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette

This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette was brought back to stock after its owner found parts in his dad's attic.

This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette was brought back to stock after its owner found parts in his dad's attic.Dusty attics have a magical way of revealing long forgotten, and in some cases, unexpected, treasure. In Dean Tarkowski’s case, it’s where he unearthed some startling discoveries that spurred him to overhaul his father’s vintage Chevrolet. (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…)


DREAM GARAGES: 1950′s Basement

Rick Burke created this 1950's themed basement after seeing inspiration from diners and drive-ins.

Rick Burke created this 1950's themed basement after seeing inspiration from diners and drive-ins.

Once a person falls in love with the fantastic world of classic vehicles, expressions for that passion may grow boundlessly. Rick Burke took his classic car creativity way beyond four wheels; he transformed his boring basement into a 1950s wonderland, drawing on inspiration from the neighborhood and his business. (more…)


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