Vintage Ad: GM Golden 5

General Motors had much to celebrate in 1958. The automaker had just turned 50 and to celebrate, they rolled out several ‘Golden Anniversary’ editions of their popular car models. Special editions could be had in the Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick and Cadillac versions. As this vintage advertisement shows, the colors were bold and striking and GM […]

Tri Power Automotive, 2015 Open House

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 […]

1965 Pontiac GTO: 2014 Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend

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. […]

1970 Chevy Chevelle LS6

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 […]

1970 Dodge Super Bee

Standing out isn’t always a bad thing. Dennis Szarzynski separated himself from the four-wheeled pack by scooping up a 1970 Dodge Super Bee. He purchased it in 1979, not long after graduating high school.”Everyone I knew drove Chevys or Fords,” the Carol Stream resident said. “I wanted something different.”

Fast & Furious: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS & 1984 Buick Grand National

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 […]

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