The 2016 Race & Performance Expo is all about showcasing how to go fast but scattered throughout the show floor are way-cool machines like this classic tow truck. It was built by the crew at Bump & Grind Autobody, in Homer Glen, IL. The Chevy 3500 has been fully restored and had no trouble turning […]
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Wisconsin Auto Museum
The largest museum in Wisconsin dedicated to car buffs is the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, located in the sleepy little town of Hartford. It’s not just sheer quantity that makes the museum unique. It’s the fact that it houses the largest assembled group of Kissel automobiles.
Lehmann-Peterson Cadillac XTS-L Limos
Earle Moloney has been crafting coach-built creations for nearly 50 years. His love for limos hasn’t run out yet; he’s still in the business of producing stretched vehicles. The Arlington Heights resident began his long and storied career in 1967 when he formed Moloney Coach Builders. His limousines have been used around the world and carried […]
2006 Pontiac GTO – ‘Jupiter Ascending’
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.
1962 Chevrolet Panel Truck
Trucks, whether new or old, are meant for work. John Dougherty sure gets that when it comes to his 1962 Chevrolet panel truck. The vehicle’s age hasn’t deterred the Palatine resident one bit from putting it to hard use; he’s even got “WRK TRK” license plates to alert passing motorists this bow tie is no […]
1939 Ford COE Custom Pickup Truck
The story of Dawn and Fred Castro’s custom 1939 Ford cab-over-engine truck begins with Dawn’s dad, Jim DeMars. “He saw a feature on a similar truck in a magazine in 2004,” Dawn said. “He set out to re-create everything he saw.”
1961 Buick LeSabre
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.…
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. […]
2014 Volo Auto Museum Camaro Car Show
Chevy Camaros from all five generations covered the grassy grounds of the Volo Auto Museum today, parked on display for the third annual Camaro Car show. The event is hosted by the Illinois Camaro Club and boasted around 160 examples of Chevrolet’s timeless pony car. We were there covering the action and have a full […]
2005 Ford Mustang Saleen S281 ‘Barricade’ from Transformers
Michael Stragand is no stranger to Mustangs. Yet this enthusiast recently had his pony-car passion transformed in a big way. He’s owned nearly a dozen versions of Ford’s darling sports coupe, so he was in the know when word broke that the first “Transformer” film was in production using three 2005 Saleen S281 ‘stangs.