|Historic 1963 Chrysler Turbine Car to be Displayed at 2015 Canadian International AutoShow|
|•Rare prototype vehicle is powered by a turbine engine which runs on Kerosene, Diesel – or JP-4 Jet Fuel
•Chrysler Turbine Car to be displayed as part of the 19-vehicle Art and the Automobile auto show feature
•This running example was shipped directly from the historical collection of FCA US LLC in Auburn Hills, Mich.
•A total of 50 Ghia-bodied Turbine Cars were built between 1963 and 1964, loaned to members of the general public, but never put into series production
February 12, 2015...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Class Previews|
|Here is a little preview of two of our special classes for St. John's upcoming show.
Featured Designer: Virgil Exner
The 2014 Concours d'Elegance of America will honor the work of famed chief designer Virgil Exner with an unprecedented display of Chrysler Corporation's 1955-1961 'Forward Look,' a daring two-pronged styling revolution that changed the look of the American car.
First up were the 'jet-age'1955 Plymouths, Dodges, DeSotos, Chryslers and Imperials. Then came the 1957 m...[Read more...]|
|RARE REUNION: CHRYSLER CONCEPT CARS GATHER AT AMELIA, 2014|
|Nine rare and important Chrysler Concept Cars from the forties, fifties and sixties will be presented together for the first time at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 9, 2014.
From the two-seat Chrysler Thunderbolt roadster and the dual-cowl Chrysler Newport of 1941 through the radical 1963 Chrysler Turbine car, Amelia's Chrysler Concept Car Class shows the genesis of the styling and engineering philosophy that summoned Chrysler's industry-changing 'Forward Look...[Read more...]|
|Volkswagen Celebrates 60 Years Of The Karmann Ghia|
|◾Volkswagen Karmann Ghia prototype shown internally in 1953
◾Osnabrück-made sportster started the Volkswagen brand's move upmarket
Wolfsburg, August 20, 2013 – Thanks to the Karmann Ghia, Volkswagen had a car in the mid-1950s in its line-up that was positioned above the Beetle, allowing the company to appeal to a broader customer base. It is now 60 years since that prototype was shown internally, on the occasion of the Paris Motor Show. The car went into full production in 1955. Today...[Read more...]|
|Joe Bortz to Host Historic Dream Car Discussion Panel|
|Dream car collector and historian Joe Bortz has prepared a special treat for participants at the 40th Annual Pontiac-Oakland Club International Convention in St. Charles Illinois, this coming July 17-21. In addition to bringing his four historic Pontiac Dream Cars, he has also assembled a panel, conisisting of two noted designers, a retired engineer and two veteran authors to examine the topic of Pontiac's early concept vehicles. The panel discussion will be held on Friday, July 20th at 1...[Read more...]|