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The History of Pontiac

December 21st, 2022 by

The Pontiac brand had a memorable run from 1926 to 2008. The Pontiac company’s history is defined by a long line of sporty vehicles. There is more to it than muscle cars, but some of the company’s most famous vehicles were known for being stylish and fast. Fan favorites include the GTO, Firebird, and Trans…

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The History of Packard

December 21st, 2022 by
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Germany has Mercedes-Benz, England has Rolls Royce, and the United States had Packard Motor Company. Those who don’t know about the exclusive American automotive brand might find it hard to believe that a Packard car could truly be so luxurious. As the company’s famous slogan said, you can always “ask the man who owns one.”…

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The History of Plymouth® Automobiles

December 21st, 2022 by
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In the years between 1928 and 2001, Plymouth cars earned a reputation as celebrated American automobiles. Plymouth was the Chrysler Corporation’s attempt to gain a share of the budget car market, which Ford and Chevrolet had previously cornered. Throughout the years, Plymouth released several noteworthy vehicles. Automotive enthusiasts have fond memories of the Prowler, the…

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1973 to 1987 General Motors Square Body Trucks

November 18th, 2022 by
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The mid-1970s were a weird time for the automotive industry. Following the oil embargo and the subsequent sudden death of the muscle car, America’s car and truck manufacturers were at a bit of a loss.   The iconic Ford Bronco was also undergoing significant changes in the 1970s. Automotive engineers at that time no longer had…

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The History of Cadillac

November 18th, 2022 by
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This history recounts the stages that made Cadillac the global benchmark for luxury autos. Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, a Frenchman who founded the town that became Detroit on July 24, 1701, gave his name to Cadillac. According to historians, Cadillac spent approximately 30 years in the New World, and by the end of his…

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Popular Classic Cars Seen in Movies

July 21st, 2022 by
Classic Cars Seen in Movies

While we may applaud a good movie for the quality of the script or the finesse of the actors, classic cars also leave quite the impression. Over the years, popular classic cars in movies have captured the attention of automotive enthusiasts. Check out our list of popular vintage vehicles that have appeared in movies.  1967…

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Best Classic Sports Cars To Buy On A Budget

July 11th, 2022 by
Classic Sports Cars

Vintage sports cars evoke memories of the golden era when muscle cars and performance roadsters rule the American freeways. Whether you are an avid collector or a new enthusiast, having one of these rare gems should be one of your goals. At LaFontaine Classic Cars, we are proud to offer cheap sports cars for sale,…

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What are the Most Expensive Classic and Vintage Cars?

July 11th, 2022 by
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

Nearly every passionate collector dreams of adding the most expensive classic cars to their collection. But to get your hands on one, you would have to pay a hefty price or wait for several decades and cross your fingers, hoping your current car would be declared a rare classic. And finding the most valuable classic…

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Classic Car Trends in 2022

June 22nd, 2022 by
Amazing image of a fragment of an American car of the 80's. Shot at an interesting angle

Although the automotive industry took a hard hit during the Covid-19 crisis, current trends indicate that it’s bouncing back unscathed. What does that mean for the classic car industry, one of the gems of the US’s automotive sector? In this article, we take an in-depth look at the state of the classic car market in…

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How to Find a Classic Car For You

June 22nd, 2022 by
Old timer Vintage car on the streets of Havana Cuba

    Are you a vintage car lover curious to know where to find classic cars? At LaFontaine Classic Cars, we connect you to your dream car and help you own it. We offer a personalized automotive experience to all our clients throughout the United States. After taking a full-scale brief of what you need,…

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