Danville ’53 Coupe de Ville beautiful again after fire

In 1953, three of General Motors’ auto divisions celebrated their 50th anniversary. Buick, Oldsmobile and Cadillac released beautiful models for the occasion. The top of the line of GM’s top line that year was the Cadillac Eldorado which sold for $7,750 or about $80,925 in today’s dollars. It was America’s most expensive car, but only … Read more

The Pleasant Hill owner’s 1938 Dodge coupe almost completely original

One of the interesting things about the early days of the auto industry is learning how many of the famous names in the business were friends or did business with each other. There were two Dodge brothers, John and Horace, from Niles, Michigan, nearly 200 miles southwest of Detroit. The brothers opened a small machine … Read more

The Pleasant Hill owner’s 1938 Dodge coupe almost completely original

One of the interesting things about the early days of the auto industry is learning how many of the famous names in the business were friends or did business with each other. There were two Dodge brothers, John and Horace, from Niles, Michigan, nearly 200 miles southwest of Detroit. The brothers opened a small machine … Read more