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DECEMBER 2014: A 44-YEAR-OLD RELATIONSHIP WITH A STYLISH LITTLE BRIT IS STILL GOING STRONG

61-imgp2753Greg Halpen was a very young guy when he bought a 1961 Triumph TR4 in 1970.

He bought the car for 900 dollars and it became his daily driver for several years.

The reputation of British cars from a bygone era was pretty sketchy when it came to electrical and heating systems.

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DECEMBER 2014: A ONE OWNER 1967 CAMARO CONVERTIBLE HAS A WELL DOCUMENTED HISTORY

61- igp3195Wilson Loree was a young guy when he drove his Chevy Camaro RS convertible off the lot of his local GM dealership back in October 1967.

The car had been used as a demo at the dealership and Wilson was the first registered owner of the stylish pony car.

Wilson is still the registered owner of the Camaro 47 years after he bought the car.

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DECEMBER 2014: 1974 DODGE MONACO—BIG BAD AND LOUD POLICE CAR

74-imgp8001Giant sedans from the 1970s are definitely an acquired taste because they were clearly built for function over form.

Nobody is going to cut a straight one for one deal to get a 4-door sedan in trade for a classic muscle car.

Despite their bad press and low public perception 70s 4-door sedans are beginning to acquire the cool factor that they never had over the decades.

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DECEMBER 2014: 1956 MERCURY MONTCALM CONVERTIBLE— A SEAMLESS TRIP BACK IN TIME

56-imgp8093There are many reasons why people buy old iron and the smart money isn't on investment strategies.

The most basic reason can be summed up in the word nostalgia because old car remind owners of their youth.

This 1956 Mercury Montcalm convertible is a textbook example of this philosophy.

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DECEMBER 2014: THIS 1969 PLYMOUTH GTX STREET MONSTER IS A SERIOUS ATTENTION-GETTER

61-imgp7399We spotted this wild 1969 Plymouth GTX early in the car show season and just looked for the crowds around it at every subsequent show.

This car is an untamed beast and yet it can be legally driven on the street.

Then-owner Dan Maisonneuve is no stranger to horsepower and has owned many wild rides over the years, but he was seriously taken with this GTX when he bought it.

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