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Gilmore Heritage / Farmers Market Auto Show

Gilmore Heritage / Farmers Market Auto Show

This year’s twenty-third annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show was titled, “Fantastic Fins, Cars of 1957.” Cars of 1957 on display included a Dodge station wagon, a Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, and a Thunderbird, alongside an eclectic mix from different eras, both stock and custom. Perfectly preserved classics competed for eyeballs with a such oddities as a sleeper Studebaker Conestoga station wagon hot rod.

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The Classic Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center

The Classic Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center

Described by its promoters as “everything automotive” the first Classic Auto Show fulfilled that promise with a bewildering variety of over six hundred vintage rides at L.A. Convention Center’s South Hall. The word eclectic seemed unavoidable while strolling past a mighty Duesenberg with a hood longer than the presidential campaign season, an ultra-rare coachbuilt Volkswagen, rows of fresh looking, restored Mustangs and Datsun 340Zs, and the original 1964 Meyers Manx dune buggy prototype

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