The History of Cadillac: Read the History of Classic Cadillacs

April 15th, 2024 by
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Updated: April 15, 2024 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…

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Classic, Vintage, and Used Car Market Trends in 2024

March 15th, 2024 by
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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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Antique vs. Classic vs. Vintage Cars: What’s the Difference?

March 15th, 2024 by
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Updated: March 15, 2024 You might have heard the term “classics” used when describing old cars. How about the term “vintage cars”–is that far off from “classic cars?” The short answer is no. However, there are some distinct differences in the meanings of these terms, especially when you start getting into modified car classifications. With…

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Classic Car Terms: What are Old Cars Called?

March 15th, 2024 by
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Updated: March 15, 2024 To many, being ambitious is what pushes them to achieve their goals. To others, it is a trait that comes naturally. For classic car enthusiasts, ambition is often what drives them to pursue their passion for collecting and restoring classic automobiles. Whether you are a classic car collector enthusiast or a…

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Driving Your Classic Car after Long Term Storage

March 15th, 2024 by
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Updated: March 15, 2024 How Do you Start a Classic Car that’s Been in Storage? Picture this: you are just getting out of the cold winter months and wish to cruise the spring away in your elegant classic vehicle. Not just yet! Classic cars that have sat un-started for ages, perhaps even without oil, don’t…

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1973 to 1987 General Motors Square Body Trucks

March 15th, 2024 by
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Updated: March 15, 2024 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…

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What makes a Classic American Car? The Best American Classics

February 29th, 2024 by
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Updated: May 22, 2024 The U.S. is currently the world’s largest market for classic cars, boasting revenues of over $14 billion in a year. Despite a relatively slow start, the country’s love for muscle cars has grown tremendously, with some models from the 1950s becoming cultural icons that continue to influence a global resurgence of interest…

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Vintage Classic Convertible Cars to Get Ready for Summer!

February 28th, 2024 by
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Updated: May 22, 2024 Spring beckons, and temps are rising, meaning it is time to get out and rediscover the joy of motoring under the sunshine. A convertible muscle car offers a great way to enjoy the fresh air wherever you go and immerse yourself in a piece of automotive heritage. With that in mind,…

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Best Way to Insure a Classic Car in 2024

February 27th, 2024 by
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Updated: May 22, 2024 In an era where innovation continually shapes the automotive industry, classic cars maintain a timeless allure. Whether it’s the nostalgic charm of vintage designs or the craftsmanship of a bygone era, owning a classic car is a cherished experience. However, with great beauty comes great responsibility, particularly in protecting these automotive…

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The History of Mercury® Automobiles: Do they Still Make Mercury Cars?

November 6th, 2023 by

Updated: November 6, 2023 Ford Mercury cars hold a special place in automotive history as a symbol of innovation and timeless elegance. Since their introduction in 1939, these vehicles have captivated drivers with their blend of luxury and performance. This article delves into the remarkable history of Ford Mercury, tracing its evolution from its humble…

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