Dusty & Rusty – Henry J Custom “Corvette”

Automotive customizers and builders are artists in every sense of the word, which means many of them aren’t going to appeal to mainstream tastes. I have a feeling that the artist behind this one of a kind fiberglass convertible built on a Henry J chassis with Corvette components had

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Future Collectible – 1984 Subaru GL Wagon

In the 1980s, Subaru claimed their four-wheel-drive GL wagon was the perfect car for climbing mountains and the social ladder. Unfortunately, the specimen we have here is front-wheel-drive. Nonetheless, the seller believes they’ve proven that two wheels are as good as four when it comes to their 1984 Subaru

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April 1, 1970 – AMC introduces the Gremlin

After Ford and General Motors announced they were both on the verge of launching new subcompact cars for 1971, the suits at AMC had to speed up development of their competitor. Though faced with time limitations and financial windfalls, they came up with an answer. AMC engineers took the

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March 30, 1968 – Mid Engine Corvette prototype debuts

On this day in 1968 the annual New York International Auto Show opened its doors to the public. Among the most unique vehicles to debut at the show was the Astro II, the first true mid-engine Corvette prototype, internally known as the XP-880. The father of the Corvette, Zora

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March 28, 1941 – Production begins at Ford’s Willow Run

Ford Motor Company’s WIllow Run manufacturing plant began construction on this day in 1941. The facility was built to manufacture aircraft for Allies involved in WWII, which the United States would join the following December.  The plant, located between Ypsilanti and Belleville, Michigan, primarily produced B-24 Liberator bombers. Once

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