After watching this video, we're not sure which is a more sure-fire way to make a man cry happy tears: hand him the keys to the car of his dreams, or show him how much his children love him. In this case, it was probably the insuppressible combination of the two.
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Anyone who follows the collector car market will tell you that prices are up, and demand is high. Indeed, Scottsdale's 2014 auction week, highlighted by the festivities at Barrett-Jackson, was a raging success, with numbers that were improved from the previous year in most significant categories. A look at the final tallies, though, shows that most of the big-dollar action happened in the foreign and exotic categories, with classic American iron from the 1950s falling behind.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has taken a closer look at just how often 1957 Chevrolet vehicles have been stolen since the car first rolled off the assembly line some 56 years ago. As you may recollect, someone pilfered TV personality Phil McGraw's example from a repair shop in Burbank, CA. As one of 42 '57 Chevy thefts in 2012, the $100,000 two-door wasn't alone. All told, California accounts for the bulk of the classic model's thefts at 6,700 between 1958 and last year, followed by Texas
CARS Inc. announced this past weekend at the 2006 Woodward Dream Cruise that the 1957 Chevy Convertible will be making a comeback. The Detroit-based company will be producing '57 Chevy steel bodies in three variations: body only, body on chassis and complete turn-key cars. The first two examples were on hand at the Dream Cruise to immediately transport revelers back to a time when gas was $.28/gallon. One was a silver turnkey car with a 2006 Corvette engine and modern underpinnings (wow) and the