Prehistoric Brodozer: 1962 Mack B-61

By Jeff Bennett - I had the privilege of partaking in the second weekend of the Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run last weekend.  There are two huge rod runs each year, and each of them spans two weekends.  The first… more»

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Unmolested Mullet Machine: 1988 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z

By Jeff Bennett - For folks of my generation, IROC Camaros, Mustang GTs and Corvettes were the most coveted rides of all.  While Camaros occasionally become objects of ridicule on account of some of their owners and their sometimes objectionable… more»

Vineyard Van Go: 1965 Ford Econoline

By Jeff Bennett - I have to admit it.  I really don’t like vans very much.  I’d like to give you a reasoned reason why, but I think it stems from childhood trauma.  My father had a 1973 Econoline van… more»

Hatchery Hauler: 1934 Ford Panel Delivery

By Jeff Bennett - Every once in a while the collector car world will surprise you.  A lost Bugatti will turn up, a lost race car will be found in a shed, and, most recently, the lost Bullitt Mustang was… more»

A Return To My Youth: 1980 Dodge Mirada CMX

By Jeff Bennett - We all have personal connections to cars in our past, and the 1980-1983 Chrysler Cordoba/Dodge Mirada twins figured large in my early driving misadventures.  Built by the Chrysler Corporation as a downsized version (I am not… more»

Dark Bronze Bombshell: 1981 Chevrolet Corvette

By Jeff Bennett - The C-3 Corvettes took a heck of a ride from introduction in 1968 through the conclusion of the model run in 1982.  In the beginning, the Corvette was pretty much a rip snorting animal.  While some… more»

Rough But Rare: 1971 Chevrolet K10 Stepside 4×4

By Jeff Bennett - I know this one is rough.  Not as rough as some of the junkyard rejects that I occasionally wax poetically about, but this one has what even Helen Keller could see as patina.  However, there is… more»

Another Potential Good Deal: 1968 Ford Mustang Coupe

By Jeff Bennett - There must be something in the water today.  Or, maybe it is the water from what is left of Irma that has been pounding our area for the past two days.  During this deluge, I have… more»

There Must Be A Catch: 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Convertible

By Jeff Bennett - I am just going to start with the price on this one: $3500.  Yes, a convertible Corvair that looks to be in fairly good condition for just $3500.  While Corvairs are an acquired taste, and their… more»

Halloween Comes Early: 1979 Dodge Warlock II Pickup

By Jeff Bennett - Don’t you get mad when a car manufacturer names a new vehicle some inexplicable combination of numbers and/or letters?  What do all those letters and numbers mean, and do they mean anything to the purchaser?  Cars… more»

Almost There: 1984 Dodge Shelby Charger

By Jeff Bennett - Carrol Shelby was a legend in the automotive world.  Formerly a very good sports car racer, Shelby gave up racing for health reasons and found himself modifying automobiles.  Starting with the legendary Shelby Cobras, he branched… more»

Danger Lurks Underneath: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

By Jeff Bennett - From December 1958 through his retirement in July of 1977, Bill Mitchell was the vice president in charge of the styling section of General Motors.  While he did not personally design each car to come out… more»

Spreading Its Wings: 1985 Ford Thunderbird

By Jeff Bennett - At the dawn of the 1980s, design trends dictated that styling on most cars was boxy and linear.  While many cars looked good with this type of design, they weren’t very aerodynamic.  As the eighties progressed,… more»