Charlie biked regularly to the iconic Grand Spaulding Dodge dealership to check out the newest rides. That instilled in him a love for all things Mopar and now he’s crazy about them. Check out this episode of CRTV to see Matt hearing his full story.
Mopars from the 1960s had a reputation for being big, bad, burly brutes straight from the factory but this 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 was taken one step further. The vehicle was purchased in 1969 from Kardon Motors in Vallejo, CA. The odometer showed 66,000 miles. The 440 V8 wasn’t quite enough for the lead-foot owner […]
The passion for Chrysler vehicles runs very deep. It’s all for good reason; the brand builds vehicles that evoke emotion and excitement. Evidence of Mopar affection was readily found at the Daily Herald’s summer cruise night and wrap-up party held this past Wednesday, Sept. 16. The Feeny Auto Group in Elgin hosted the classic car celebration, […]
Ron Kohnert’s car ownership experiences started when he was just 15 years old. He purchased a cream-colored 1954 Ford. “I bought it for $75,” the Palatine resident said. Eager to get modifying, the youngster spray-painted it black. That Christmas he received a nice surprise from his parents.
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.”
In the world of celebrity cars, few are as iconic as the eye-searing orange 1969 Dodge Charger from the 1980s “Dukes of Hazard” television series. Easily recognizable by the Confederate naval jack painted on the roof, the blocky “01″ script on the doors and its Dixie-trumpeting horn, this four-wheeled star rivaled the fame and popularity […]
Major motion pictures highlight vehicles in a special way. So much so that it isn’t uncommon for auto enthusiasts to forget dialogue, plots and even characters’ names and instead leave the theater wishing they were cruising home in something cool they just saw on the silver screen. Well, now some area moviegoer will do just […]
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 it’s more than plausible that some wild lead foot owner decided to have a go at it and unleash all […]
If you were fond of tearing up the roads of the Windy City in the muscle-car years, chances are you would have hit the brakes hard if you saw an imposing patrol car like Greg Reynolds’ meticulously recreated 1972 Dodge Polara cruiser. Greg Reynolds Reynolds, a Chicago resident and sergeant in the city’s police force, […]