Collector Cars

Car of the Week: 1964 Plymouth Savoy police car

Some years back, the Santa Monica Police Department was looking to restore a vintage police car for parades and as a PR tool for the department’s upcoming centennial celebration. Members of the department bent over backwards to find an original 1964 Plymouth Savoy police car.

Car of the Week: 1934 De Soto Airflow

Story and photos by David Temple The De Soto automobile, named for the 16th century Spanish explorer, filled a mid-price void in the Chrysler Corp. lineup when it was announced on May 6, 1928. Introduction of a line of seven 1929 models occurred three months later, on Aug. 4. However, some...

Car of the Week: 1931 Ford Model A custom

Immersed in the hot rod hobby from age seven, Atascadero, Calif.’s Kristine Barbosa is no stranger to the garage. More recently as the wife of a busy builder, Kristine has witnessed the ground-up approach, so she fully understands the commitment required to see a build all the way through. With a...

Car of the Week: 1964 Chevrolet Greenbrier van

It’s a funny thing about Corvair owners. After they acquire their first Corvair, they somehow usually find room for a few more. The Corvairs certainly started multiplying like bunnies for David Fox of Marshfield, Wis. The retired farmer got his first taste of Corvairs when he was a kid.

Car of the Week: 1958 Chevrolet Impala custom

Ron Kiblinger had multiple muscle cars and antiques that had gone unnoticed at car shows — mostly because they were in a line of cars that were the same or similar to his. His passion was to build a unique show car using a 1958 Chevrolet Impala.