My Car Story

Stories about vintage cars, hot rods, classic cars, classic trucks, resto mods and other cars and the people who care for them. 

Saving the Davis Divan

After World War ][ there was a tremendous amount of engineering and manufacturing talent combined with a huge demand for new vehicles. While Detroit automakers were busy converting their production lines back to building vehicles, a number of others thought they had a better idea.  This is the story of resurrecting one of the creative ideas of visionary and possible huckster Gary Davis and the Davis Divan. 

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1961 Corvair Lakewood

In 1960 Chevrolet came out with a new kind of small car that proved to be very, very popular, but not with the audience Chevrolet intended. This week we feature a rare Corvair Lakewood wagon and tell why this car was not the hit Chevrolet had thought it would be. 

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1965 Rambler Marlin

The 1965 Rambler Marlin came out to go head-to-head with the Mustang and Barracuda, but meddling by inept corporate management doomed the car. Still, today it's a unique machine that keeps people guessing at car shows and we've got a beautiful example on the Curbside. 

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