One of the earliest events we enjoy attending to kick off the new season of cruising is Tri Power Automotive’s annual open house. They do top-notch work and several of the cars featured on Classic Recollections have been the product of their team’s handiwork. The shop is located in Libertyville, IL and every year they throw open their doors, jam the […]
While Jim Feurer now pilots a late-model Pontiac GTO, his love for the iconic muscle car runs deep. So deep in fact, that as a 22-year-old, the Wauconda resident ordered a new 1966 example.
One of the hit TV shows being broadcast over the airwaves in 1974 was “The Rockford Files.” The series followed easygoing police detective Jim Rockford, played by actor James Garner…..
There’s nothing quite like the experience of driving a classic American muscle car. Getting one out on the open road and hearing the burble of exhaust and the rumble of a V-8 engine is a total delight for the senses.
It was a touch of discontentment that led Andy Demco to his 1961 Buick LeSabre. During the late 2000s, he owned a classic 1968 Ford Torino. He found every drive left him feeling less than satisfied.…
The Pontiac brand has been defunct for a number of years now. However, the passion for Pontiac vehicles is as active as ever. Evidence could readily be seen at the 2014 Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend car show Aug. 9-10. The Cruising Tigers car club hosts the event, which is now in its 24th year. […]
The classic car community is always eager to help each other out. That’s why we figured we would see if we can lend a hand to enthusiast Mike R. He’s trying to track down some history on his 1970 Chevy Chevelle LS6. Here’s what he had to say: “I’m hoping you can help me in […]
It would sure take a lot to be like Vin Diesel. Chris Ingrassia may not have the rippling biceps of this Hollywood hunk, but he does emulate one aspect of Diesel’s action-packed life: his driving. Ingrassia owns two vehicles as tough as Diesel, both driven in the filming of “Fast & Furious,” the fourth installment […]
Jim Lindberg’s 1967 Pontiac Ventura may look factory fresh now but much of its life has been drastically different. After being assembled in Kansas City, the massive two-door was shipped to Welter Pontiac in South Bend, Ind., where a local buyer bought the Ventura with a specific vision: competing on the show circuit.
The World of Wheels car show is a Chicago-area event that truly lives up to its name. This auto celebration is now in it’s 52nd year and attracts all earthly species of rolling, engine-powered machinery. The show took place over the weekend at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont and no matter an […]