1956 Buick Special Riviera Coupe

The Buick Riviera Coupe is a vehicle that teaches an important lesson; don’t forget lesser versions of a prime collectible. For the mid-to-late 1950s Buicks, car collectors' interest is usually centered on the Century models, which is a combination of the smaller...

read more

1950-1952Buick Roadmaster

Buick had an old slogan “Valve-in-head, ahead in value” and was also applicable for the 1950-’52 Buick Roadmaster. The rest of the industry-led by Oldsmobile and Cadillac was finally coming to a conclusion that overhead valves were going replace side valves....

read more

Packard Hawk 1958 T85

The number of Packard Hawks which were equipped with the no-cost, optional Borg-Warner T85 three-speed manual transmission with overdrive at the factory was 26. A Hawk that was originally fitted with the Flightomatic, would be better if installed with 1958 T85 with...

read more

The engine size of the Packard Hawk

The dashboard was thickly padded and within it was the same engine-turned instrument panel found on the Golden Hawk fitted with Stewart Warner gauges. Beneath the hood was the ‘Jet Stream Supercharged’289 cubic inch V-8 borrowed from the 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk,...

read more

1958 Packard Hawk

The Packard Hawk was the fastest car the company ever produced though it was the final year of production. The Packard plant located in Detroit, Michigan had been leased to Curtiss-Wright and was later sold to them and all Packard models were rebadged and retrimmed...

read more

1951 Mercedes-Benz W187

It was a luxury car produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1951-1955. The car was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in April 1951; it was powered by a single overhead camshaft inline six-cylinder M180 engine and was offered as a saloon coupe and, Cabriolet with 220 model...

read more

The 1961 Bel Air

The Bel Air got a new bodywork and its wheelbase remained unchanged at 119 inches but its length was slightly reduced to 209.3 inches. The engine options for previous years were still available and the standard engines were the 235.5 CID SIX of 135hp and the 283 CID...

read more