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The  Car that was built in Canada by Canadians for Canadians. The car was built in Oakville Ontario late in 1954 and was then shipped out west to Regina Saskatchewan to a Lincoln Mercury Dealership. It remained in Saskatchewan for the next 38 years and came back home to Ontario in 1992 where it has stayed [..]

Our 1934 Austin Nippy is a member of the Austin 7 family of cars. “7′s” were produced between 1922 and 1939. The Nippy was a model built between 1934 and 1937. There were only 682 Nippys produced! 7′s in general were the most popular car in Great Britain at the time and they affected the [..]

1969 was the last year for A-Bodies Barracuda’s. We are the second owners, with all documentation including 2 build sheets from the manufacturing plant, original bill of sale and application for credit by the first owner.  This model was a major part of the Muscle Car era. Teri Osler

I bought my 1953 Monarch in Guelph several years ago, at that time she was green and temperamental.  After several summers putting up with her stalling and over heating, I decided to do an off frame restoration including rebuilding the Flathead engine.  When I was finished she was Black with a Chrome V8 Flathead engine.  [..]

The 1993 Cadillac Allante was the last year of a short 6-year production run for this, Cadillac’s first attempt to build a luxury two-seater sports convertible to compete with the likes of Jaguar & Mercedes. This final year of production was the only year the Allante was powered by GM’s then new 300 hp Northstar 32-valve, [..]

Pictured is the hand built Bonneville Salt Flats car that we raced in 2009 at Speedweek in Utah.  The car is 1932 frame with a 1927 T Roadster body and has a 181 cid Mercury block that has been dyno’d at 382 hp to the rear wheels.  The car ran at Bonneville 175 mph and [..]

As far as we know this is the only existing roadster left. There are about 25 other models in US and Europe. John Magill Photos courtesy of Stan Schuman

  My first car was a 67 Dodge Monaco 500. It was black and survived my early driving days. Sadly I sent it to the bone yard and always regretted it. When I turned 50 in the fall and middle age crazy set in, I decided that it was time to get another Dodge. I [..]

This is the 1936 Ford Tudor Sedan built for and owned by Allegheny Ludlum Steel. This is 1 of only 4 in existence and is the only one currently in running & in road worthy condition. The car is in exceptional condition, with the interior and even the frame looking great. All 4 cars each had over 200,000 miles on them before they removed [..]

I’ve always had an interest in classic cars. I was going to the car shows with a friend who belonged to Barrie Thunder Classics, a local car club. I wanted to join the club and buy myself a ride. the problem was I only had $1400 in which to buy something. After an exhaustive search [..]

I doubt this car will be on hand for this years Copper Kettle Classics but it sure is historically significant. I can only imagine what this car would be worth if it ever went to auction. Not only is it a sweet Aston Martin that would fetch a fair amount on it’s own but it [..]

While this is one of millions of VW Beetles produced in Germany, it’s historical significance comes by way of ownership. This car was purchased in 1990 from a farmer in Port Colburne Ontario who had imported the car from Buffalo NY. The farmer had intentions of restoring the car but decided to sell it instead. [..]

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