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Most Iconic Cars of Movie History
Hollywood is no stranger to the appeal of a quality classic car – entire franchises such as the mega-grossing Transformers
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Must-Follow Webpages Keeping Classic Car Enthusiasm Alive
Many, many times I’ve heard folks of the elder generation express a genuine concern for the gradual decline of the
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British Cars – It’s All About the Charm
At any given car show or cars & coffee event you’re bound to encounter a handful of colorful little British
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Homage to an Icon – BMW Z8 & 507
Just prior to the turn of the century, BMW assembled a design team that would tackle a formidable task –
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Understated Elegance, The Fiat 130 Coupé
Have you ever driven a car that made you feel underdressed for the occasion?
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The Big Ugly Bumper Mandate of ’74
In 1971, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 215.
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Mazda Miata – What’s All the Buzz About?
Last month we at Chicago Car Club purchased our first Miata, a ‘92 “Black & Tan” with just 6800 miles
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Found: Time Capsule Luxo-Barges
While so many of the cars that we purchase are scattered about the United States, which can be a bit
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Trust the Dust
I love buying classic cars. It is both my profession and my hobby, and is undoubtedly what I do best.
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Ugo Zagato
Five of Zagato’s Finest
With a coachbuilding resume dating all the way back to 1919, Zagato has designed and produced many of the most
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What Constitutes a “Survivor” Car?
The classic car community has pivoted a bit in recent years; fully-restored cars were once the ones-to-have, now the respective
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$1,000 Well Spent
Six years ago my dad and I dragged an ’87 Porsche 924S out of a guy’s backyard who had left
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Motor-Racing’s 5 Most Iconic Tobacco and Alcohol Sponsorships
While alcohol and cigarette manufacturers’ advertisements were once plastered on the large majority of racing cars and circuits worldwide, times,
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90s Babies: Can You Believe They’re Already 20 Years Old?!
When we think of “classic” cars, cars of the late 1990s surely don’t come to mind.  Our minds go straight
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Ensuring Long Term Value – 5 Things To Look For
  Many of the classic and collectible cars we all lust over today and routinely see go for exorbitant amounts
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Porsche 924 – Hit or Miss?
The 924 occupies an interesting space in Porsche history; as their first front-engined, water-cooled model, its introduction spelled a change
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Inventory Spotlight – Two of BMW’s 80s All-Stars
This past weekend we finally saw a break in Chiberia’s bitter, grey winter. The sun came out for the first
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Killer B’s – WRC’s Most Extreme
Though it’s now been thirty years since the tragic end of Group-B, the buzz that the series created within the
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Garage-Find Porsche 928
As classic car enthusiasts, we’re always on the hunt for interesting projects. We love all of the oddball water-cooled Porsches
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Sorry, It’s Not For Sale
There are a couple different types of collector car owners; there are those who are fastidious, never allowing their cars
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Featured Listing: 1984 BMW 635csi Euro
1984 BMW 635csi Euro One Owner Original Bronzitbeige Metallic Paint and Nutria 0157 Leather Sport Interior 600 Miles Since Complete
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DIY PPI: Pre-Purchase Inspection Pro-Tips
When in the market for a classic or collectible vehicle there are a number of areas that, if properly studied
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The Mid-Engined, Road-Going Revolution
Prior to the widely-acclaimed debut of the Lamborghini Miura’s rolling chassis at the 1965 Turin Auto Show, the mid-engined layout
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Win a free Bimmer from the Chicago Car Club!
Who wants a free Bimmer? Anyone assembling a LeMons team? We have a 1978 BMW e12 530i Automatic that isn’t
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A Rare Bird – 1979 BMW 323i Baur TC1
  Without question, the face of BMW is their ever-popular 3-series. The first 3-series rolled off the production line some
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Inventory Spotlight – 1967 Volvo L3314 Laplander
First off, what is this thing?
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POTUS Eisenhower Limo to be Sold “No Reserve” at Mecum
The year was 1952, Cadillac’s 50th anniversary year. In preparation for the 1953 Paris Salon Show, Cadillac sent four chassis
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Square Car Opulence – Cadillac Interiors of the 70s [PHOTOS]
The late 1950s through early 1970s were a bright time in automotive interior design, both literally and figuratively.
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Little Things That Get Gearheads Going
Vintage steering wheels:  Take a look at an old Nardi or Momo wheel, they’re just gorgeous. Simple yet elegant, vintage
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Found: 1967 Mercedes 250SL California Coupe
A few months back we received a call from a man who told us he had an “old Mercedes” tucked
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Photos – Drive to Defeat ALS Event
The Chicago Car Club was proud to co-sponsor The “Drive to Defeat ALS” event, which brought dozens of people together to
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Found: 1960 Triumph TR3a
This TR3a is one of our favorites here at CCC.  We found the car in a garage almost twelve years
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Found: ’38 Packard 1604 Super 8 Touring
“Ask the man who owns one” – Packard sales moto Thanks to a tip from a friend who frequently drops
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Found: 1978 Dodge Lil Red Express
This truck had been trapped in a garage in a suburb of western Chicago for about five years after a
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Found: His and Hers Cadillac Coupe Devilles
We got a call a while back from a gentleman who was attempting to close out his wife’s uncle’s estate,
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Found: 1971 Jaguar XKE 2+2
We bought this XKE from a guy in Michigan who had acquired it with the purchase of an old warehouse.
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Found: 1958 Mercedes Benz 220S Convertible
We purchased this Merc from the original owner, a World War II veteran whose fascination with Mercedes began when he
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