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The Evolution & History of Oldsmobile

Posted on 2021-08-27

You may see fewer Oldsmobiles on the road these days, but when you do spot one, you're looking at a piece of American history in action. General Motors ceased production of this storied car brand in 2004, but the name lives on when people remember having one of their own or as enthusiasts discover how influential these cars were in their time.  Take a walk down memory lane and discover more about Oldsmobile, from its inspirational founding to the driving forces behind what killed Oldsmobile at the end of its lifespan. You'll also learn mo...

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History of the Chevy Bel Air | Evolution of the Bel Air

Posted on 2021-07-20

An icon of its time, one of the most sought-after classic vehicles, a charming car with luxury engraved in its character. The Chevrolet Bel Air debuted in 1950 and enchanted people for the next 25 years. With its classic look, two-toned paint jobs, big steering wheels, chrome detailing, convertibles, V8 engines and hardtops, the Chevy Bel Air had people falling in love. Chevrolet designed iconic full-size, muscle, sedan and station wagon models under the Bel Air nomenclature that evolved over time with different body styles and features. ...

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The Plymouth Superbird | History of the Plymouth Superbird

Posted on 2021-05-12

The short-lived Plymouth Road Runner Superbird is one of the most impressive cars you might have never heard of. Since the car was only available as a 1970 model, many people don't know much about it, if they know anything at all. Despite its short life, it was crucial to bringing Richard Petty, a famous NASCAR driver, back to Plymouth's racing team. The Superbird also played a significant role in NASCAR placing new regulations on aero-body vehicles. Learn more about the Plymouth Superbird's history, its key features and its performance i...

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History of the Lincoln Continental | Evolution of the Continental

Posted on 2021-04-21

The Lincoln Continental is one of the most iconic luxury sedans ever to hit the U.S. market. These vehicles persevered through World War II and the Ford Motor Company's early concerns about the sedan's sales, lasting all the way to 2020. As Lincoln's flagship luxury vehicle, the Continental offered buyers the chance to ride in ultimate comfort and style. Anyone interested in the Lincoln Continental may want to know more about how the car persisted through challenges and evolved over eight decades. Review this brief history of the Lincoln ...

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History of the Chevy Camaro | Evolution of the Camaro

Posted on 2021-03-17

The Chevy Camaro is one of the most notable cars in pony and muscle car history. As a direct competitor to the Ford Mustang, the Camaro has persevered throughout the years, earning the respect of automotive enthusiasts. With six generations of Camaros, buyers can find a car that fits their style and performance needs. Any Camaro enthusiast may want to know more about the Camaro's evolution and the main ways it changed since its first release in 1966. If you love Camaros, learn about the history of the car and how the Camaro evolved over i...

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The Evolution & History of the Muscle Car

Posted on 2021-01-27

The muscle car is one of the most significant innovations ever created by American vehicle manufacturers. Throughout their over 70-year history, starting in the late 1940s and continuing into today, muscle cars have cemented their place as a central piece of American culture. While most car enthusiasts view the 1960s and 1970s as muscle cars' glory days, these vehicles pioneered through challenges, and manufacturers produced some exceptional models from the 1980s to the present day. If you love cars and driving, you'll probably want to le...

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History of the Dodge Viper | Dodge Viper Evolution

Posted on 2020-12-21

While it was a relatively short-lived car, the Dodge Viper certainly made a mark. Its roaring horsepower and jaw-dropping speed made it a favorite of drivers who wanted to fly down the road. The heart of the car was a V-10 engine, which provided an impressive amount of power to the light sports car. The Viper's engineering was equally exceptional, and the car even made the top 10 in the Most American Cars list, with over 75% of its parts made in America. Find out more about the origins of the Dodge Viper and its five generations in this g...

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History of the Pontiac GTO | Pontiac GTO Evolution

Posted on 2020-12-16

The Pontiac GTO took the world by storm in 1964 and quickly cemented itself in muscle car history. As the GTO lasted five generations in total, it went through many different changes, responding to new challenges and attempting to give buyers an upgraded driving experience. Though relatively short-lived, the Pontiac GTO is still a favorite of many muscle car enthusiasts who love its striking style and roaring horsepower.  If you're interested in the Pontiac GTO, you may want to know more about its history and the answers to some of the mo...

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The Evolution & History of the Chevrolet Corvette

Posted on 2020-10-14

The Chevy Corvette has a hallowed place in American automotive history. First appearing in the 1950s and running all the way up to today, the Corvette has captured the imaginations of sport car enthusiasts for years now. With its incredible performance and affordable price, it's no wonder the Corvette has held its place as America's sports car over the decades. Over the 60 year history of the Corvette, there have been significant changes. To get a clearer sense of how the Corvette has evolved over the years, check out this overview of the...

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History of the Chevy Chevelle | Evolution of the Chevelle

Posted on 2020-06-16

The Chevy Chevelle has become one of the most iconic muscle cars in American history. The vehicle has been so popular, that it's shown up in over 1,600 movies, such as "The Fast and The Furious" and "Jack Reacher," staking its claim as Hollywood's go-to muscle car. Though you might recognize the vehicle for its powerful, adrenaline-pumping qualities, you might not know that it also was a family favorite for its station wagon and sedan models. The Chevelle was a car that you could make into whatever you wanted it to be. Find out more about t...

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