Category Archives: Plymouth

Cars That Were Stars

Nearly every movie set in the 20th or early 21st centuries employs automobiles in one capacity or another. Typically they are just background props, movie “extras” used to round out the imagery on the screen. Some movie cars, though, are … Continue reading

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A Weekend Orgy of Wisconsin Car Shows, part 3: Sunday Surprise

[There are plenty of reasons to look forward to summer but for auto enthusiasts it’s all about car shows.  Sure, some parts of the country are lucky enough to have car show weather year round but here in the Midwest … Continue reading

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2013 Emergency Vehicle Show: Adam 12 Replica

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer There were lots of television and movie cars at Ferndale, Michigan’s … Continue reading

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Is It Real Baby Seal? It’s Real But It’s A Roadrunner, Not A Seal. As Raced In NASCAR, ARCA and USAC Condition Race Winning Ramo Stott 1970 Plymouth Superbird

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player, here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer The Plymouth Superbird and Dodge Daytona existed solely to win at … Continue reading

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On This Day In History: Walter P. Chrysler Resigns from General Motors, March 25, 1920

Some automobile executives stand head and shoulders above the others. If Walter P. Chrysler was not the very most competent man to ever run a car company, he’s certainly on a very short list. It’s not generally well known but … Continue reading

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For The Man Who Really Loves Cars!

Virgil Exner Sr has been treated somewhat unfairly by history. Yes, some of the designs that he rendered himself or that he oversaw as head of Chrysler styling make the nickname “Virgil Excess” seem appropriate. His best work, though, influenced … Continue reading

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Antique Auto Advertising: Suddenly It’s 1960! – Plymouth’s 1957 Ads.

I haven’t been able to find any Chrysler Corp. brand newsreels from the 1920s or 1930s but I did find some very historical ads from 1957. That year was the introduction of Virgil Exner’s “Forward Look” cars that shook up … Continue reading

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Exner/Ghia Plymouth Plainsman Up for Auction on eBay

One of the more fascinating subsets of the car collecting world are the people who collect one-of-a-kind concept and show cars. The cars in their collections arrive there in varied ways. In recent years it’s become possible to buy show … Continue reading

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A Trio of 340 Dusters

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S-3D formats. To jazz up sales of the compact Plymouth Valiant, in 1970 Chrysler gave … Continue reading

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Survivor Series: Plymouth Belvedere Station Wagon

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S-3D formats. Before there were crossovers, before there were SUVs, before there were minivans, there … Continue reading

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