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He stored the Hawk in a garage in Lima, Ohio, but was never in a hurry to get it back on the road, and the gold ’58 was not his only Studebaker. In 1972, he bought a low-mileage 1952 Land Cruiser that went on to earn AACA Grand National recognition. He also added a 1960 Lark convertible and a ’63 Avanti to the fleet. VSA, Jim Bates, editor & publisher, Volvo Sports America/1800 Register Today it is hard to imagine a road trip without cell phones and DVD players to keep kids occupied. Not to mention this was a time where a breakdown meant either fixing it yourself or hoping a complete stranger (hopefully not a psychopath) would lend a hand. Or your worst-case scenario would be to start walking until you found help. There was no calling AAA on your cellphone. It was just a family; a car; and a pop-up on the open highway. We would stop at campgrounds and cook over the hissing blue glow of a butane camp stove as we battled the mosquitos, snakes and black flies at night. We were traveling on the cheap. Only after having children of my own could I truly appreciate how brave my parents were. Used Bertone Car & Used Cars & Vehicles Singapore - sgCarMart ---------------

_____________________ 1959 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special Grams recently sold an original screen-used “Dukes of Hazzard” TV series General Lee, one of only 17 to exist, to an overseas buyer for $225,000.  There were only 6,480 Monza coupes built for the 1964 model year, so Thompson says he wasn’t going to be overly choosey if he was able to locate one. He couldn’t believe his luck when a he found one so close to home that was exactly what he was looking for. “They are pretty rare. I think Corvair Society of America figures estimate that a little over 10 percent are surviving,” he notes. “I was always looking for a ’64 Monza. It came up in the Manitowoc paper, and I was like, ‘You’ve got to be kidding me!’ It was black, it had the red interior, it was the Monza, this is kind of THE color combination for this year. It’s very, very tough to find in this color combination. Related Categories

Mercedes-Benz launches the new CLS in Singapore | Photo Gallery - sgCarMart The car was a glorious late ’60s boat that we affectionately called the “Purple Pig” due to its snazzy color that Buick so mundanely labeled Plum. I would like to note that this was a used 9-year-old car that was, to be kind, in its autumn years. The years of Wisconsin’s winter weather had worn on the old warrior. Plus, this was the only car in our family. For some reason in those days you could get away with only having one car and still have kids.

   

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