AJ’s “Badass Friday” Car of the Day: 1968 Dodge Charger

AJ’s “Badass Friday” Car of the Day: 1968 Dodge Charger

Car: Dodge Charger Year: 1968 What makes it special: Beginning with the 1968 model year, the entire B-Body line-up was redesigned, making the Charger further removed from the Coronet model. It now sported a coke bottle profile, with curves around the front fenders and rear quarter panels. The rear featured a kick-up spoiler appearance, the…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1968 Mercury Cougar

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1968 Mercury Cougar

Car: Mercury Cougar Year: 1968 What makes it special: Mercury’s introduction of the Cougar model was their entrance into the Pony Car market. It was the more luxurious sister to Ford’s Mustang, and was the slot between the Mustang and Thunderbird. It was available in two models upon introduction: a base model and an XR-7.…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1964 Chevrolet C-2 Corvette Roadster

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1964 Chevrolet C-2 Corvette Roadster

Car: Chevrolet C-2 Corvette Roadster Year: 1964 What makes it special: Chevrolet made some major changes to the C-2 Corvette for the 1964 model year: The Coupe lost it’s backbone rear window and the two simulated air intakes were removed from it’s hood, but the indentations from where they once were placed remained. The rocker-panel…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1965 MGB Roadster

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1965 MGB Roadster

Car: MGB Roadster Year: 1965 What makes it special: The MGB was produced by the British Motor Corporation, then the Austin-Morris division of British Leyland. Variants included the MGB GT Three-Door 2+2 Coupe, the six-cylinder Roadster and Coupe’ MGC, and the eight-cylinder 2+j coupe’, the MGB GT V8. It replaced the MGA model in 1963,…

AJ’s Car (Or in this case, truck ) of the Day: 1957 Ford F100 Pick-Up

AJ’s Car (Or in this case, truck ) of the Day: 1957 Ford F100 Pick-Up

Car (Or in this case, truck ): Ford F100 Pick-Up Year: 1957 What makes it special: Ford’s third generation of the F-Series for the 1956 through 1960 model years. The front bodywork was widened in order to integrate both the cab and front fenders together. They also integrated the hood into the bodywork in a…

AJ’s “Badass Friday” Car of the Day: 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda Coupe

AJ’s “Badass Friday” Car of the Day: 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda Coupe

Car: Plymouth ‘Cuda Coupe Year: 1971 What makes it special: The Plymouth Barracuda model finally shook off its “economy car” stigma beginning with the 1970 model year. It’s original fastback design was replaced by coupe and convertible body styles. It’s E-Body was also shared with Dodge’s Challenger model, although no sheet metal was shared between…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Coupe

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Coupe

Car: Oldsmobile Cutlass Coupe Year: 1968 What makes it special: The Cutlass model was produced by the Oldsmobile division of General Motors for the 1961 through 1999 model years, beginning as Oldsmobile’s unibody compact model, but having it’s greatest success as a body-on-frame intermediate model. It was the top trim level for the F85 line…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1966 AMC Rambler Classic 770 Convertible

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1966 AMC Rambler Classic 770 Convertible

Car: AMC Rambler Classic 770 Convertible Year: 1966 What makes it special: The intermediate Rambler Classic model was produced and sold by American Motors Corporation, more commonly known as “AMC” for the 1961 to 1966 model years. It took the slot once occupied by the Rambler Six and Rambler Rebel V8 models that were retired…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1957 Ford Thunderbird

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1957 Ford Thunderbird

Car: Ford Thunderbird Year: 1957 What makes it special: The first-generation of Ford’s Thunderbird were produced for the 1955 through 1957 model years, and the two-seater convertible was the first two-seat car from Ford since 1938. Thunderbird was created as competition to Chevrolet’s Corvette model, which was created in response to the rising popularity of…

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1930 Cadillac V16 Roadster

AJ’s Car of the Day: 1930 Cadillac V16 Roadster

Car: Cadillac V16 Roadster ( ** Car shown at Dragone Classic Motorcars in Orange ) Year: 1930 What makes it special: The V-16, or Cadillac Sixteen was the top of the line Cadillac model from 1930 to ’40. It was the first V16 powered car in the U.S. and was both extremely expensive as exclusive.…