Pleasant Hill owner’s nearly all-original 1938 Dodge coupe

One of the interesting things about the early days of the auto industry is finding out how many of the famous names in the industry 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 … Read more

Here’s a look at some pedal-to-the-metal Cadillac tracks

In music mythology, the Cadillac looms. Consider the fact that the Queen of Souls, Aretha Franklin, was such a fan of the car that her family arranged to have 100 pink Cadillacs fill the streets outside Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple on the day of her 2018 funeral. Franklin, like so many other musicians, saw the … Read more

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 Dodge Dart was once a bull’s eye

The real stars of the so-called muscle car era of the late 1960s and early 1970s tended to be much less glamorous modes of transport. In the case of the Dodge Dart, the number of its famous GTS and 340 Swinger models built pales in comparison to the thousands upon thousands of its four-door supermarket … 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 Dodge Dart was once a bull’s eye

The real stars of the so-called muscle car era of the late 1960s and early 1970s tended to be much less glamorous modes of transport. In the case of the Dodge Dart, the number of its famous GTS and 340 Swinger models built pales in comparison to the thousands upon thousands of its four-door supermarket … Read more