More from the 2013 St. John’s Concours: cars 1946 to 1996

An impressive selection of postwar vehicles made the scene at last Sunday’s 2013 St..John’s Concours in Plymouth, Michigan. Check them out in the giant photo gallery. 

 

Just a few of the many great cars in this group:

+   From a featured class at St. John’s for 2013, Jet Age Convertibles, the 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible of Naif Makol, Jr. sports a two-tone exterior in black and yellow and a matching interior in lemon yellow. Just gorgeous.

+   In basic black paint, blackwall tires, and mid-level Fleetmaster trim, Dr. Donald Gale’s 1946 Chevy Sport Coupe wasn’t the flashiest job on the lawn, but it was still one of our favorites. Clean, honest design.

+   Kenneth Nagel’s 1960 Chrysler 300F, with its 413 CID long-ram induction setup and dual Carter four-barrels, boasts one of the most fabulous-looking engine compartments to ever come out of the Motor City. Conspicuous fuel consumption.

+   The Chrysler Historical Collection’s 1950 Willys-Overland Jeepster is a familiar sight at Detroit-area car shows over the years, but we never get tired of looking it over. A Brooks Stevens original.

Gallery below.

 

1949 Cadillac Coupe DeVille show car  Steve Plunkett
1964 Porsche 911 Cabriolet Targa Prototype Myron and Kimberly Vernis
1970 Porsche 911S Rick Riley
1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Angie and Jeffrey R. Brashares
1960 Chrysler 300F Kenneth Nagel
1955 Chrysler 300 Chrysler Historical Collection LF
1954 Dodge Power Wagon Chrysler Hist. Collection
1956 Lincoln Premiere Convertible
1963 Porsche 901 Coupe Prototype Dona and Diane Meluzio
1959 Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale Ivan and Myrna Ruiz
1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible Naif Makol Jr.
1958 Edsel Pacer Convertible Herb Wiese interior
1961 Devin SS Louis and Abigail Natenshon
1947 Tatra T-87 Sedan Lane Motor Museum
1979 Opel Bitter CD Baur Coupe Dick Ruzzin
1965 Maserati 3500 GTI Coupe Larry Smith
1956 Continental Mark II Naif Makol Jr.
1974 DeTomaso Pantera Gary and Barbara Gumushian
1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible Tom Gerrard
1968 Camaro Baldwin Motion Phase III Mark Hassett
1996 GM EV1 GM Heritage Collection
1957 Ford Sunliner Paul Coleman
1959 Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale Ivan and Myrna Ruiz badge
1954 Arnolt Bristol Bolide Bertone Stanley Cryz front
1950 Willys-Overland Jeepster Chrysler Historical Collection
1950 Muntz Jet convertible David and Kathryn Hans
1952 Bentley Special Roadster Jim and Stacey Weddle
1946 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Sport Coupe Dr. Donald Gale
1957 Dual Ghia Convertible Neal and Lois Porter headlamp
1966 Porsche 911 Coupe William Lovett
1968 Shelby Mustang GT500 Steve Biafora
1955 Chrysler 300 Bill Knauz engine
1970 Plymouth Superbird RM Auctions
1946 Ford Station Wagon Scott Barnard
1960 Chrysler 300F Kenneth Nagel long ram engine
1970 Dodge Challenger T-A Chrysler Historical Collection
1953 Lancia PF200C roadster Pininfarina William Borrusch
1956 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible John R. and Lynne K. Cote
1970 General Motors Urban Concept GM Heritage Concept
1958 Aston Martin DB Mark III Tickford John W. Knight
1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible George W. Weaver
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Chrysler Historical Collection
1956 Packard Caribbean Coupe Paul and Lynn Kilker
1952 Jaguar XK120 FHC Brad and Kathy Marsland
1954 Arnolt Bristol Bolide Bertone Stanley Cryz
Jaguar XK120 front
1964 Shelby American AC Cobra Todd and Gwynn Gifford
1958 Edsel Pacer Convertible Herb Wiese headlamp
1970 Corvette Baldwin Motion Mako Shark Dan McMichael
1948 Pontiac Silver Streak Convertible Richard and Linda Kughn
1957 Dual Ghia Convertible Neal and Lois Porter
1950 Willys-Overland Jeepster Chrysler Historical Collection dash
1969 Pontiac GTO Ram Air V Bill Schultz
1967 Ferrari 330 GTS Pininfarina Spyder Michael Welch
1954 Kaiser Darrin Roadster Bernie Aaron

1949 Cadillac Coupe DeVille show car Steve Plunkett

1964 Porsche 911 Cabriolet Targa Prototype Myron and Kimberly Vernis

1970 Porsche 911S Rick Riley

1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Angie and Jeffrey R. Brashares

1960 Chrysler 300F Kenneth Nagel

1955 Chrysler 300 Chrysler Historical Collection LF

1954 Dodge Power Wagon Chrysler Hist. Collection

1956 Lincoln Premiere Convertible

1963 Porsche 901 Coupe Prototype Dona and Diane Meluzio

1959 Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale Ivan and Myrna Ruiz

1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible Naif Makol Jr.

1958 Edsel Pacer Convertible Herb Wiese interior

1961 Devin SS Louis and Abigail Natenshon

1947 Tatra T-87 Sedan Lane Motor Museum

1979 Opel Bitter CD Baur Coupe Dick Ruzzin

1965 Maserati 3500 GTI Coupe Larry Smith

1956 Continental Mark II Naif Makol Jr.

1974 DeTomaso Pantera Gary and Barbara Gumushian

1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible Tom Gerrard

1968 Camaro Baldwin Motion Phase III Mark Hassett

1996 GM EV1 GM Heritage Collection

1957 Ford Sunliner Paul Coleman

1959 Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale Ivan and Myrna Ruiz badge

1954 Arnolt Bristol Bolide Bertone Stanley Cryz front

1950 Willys-Overland Jeepster Chrysler Historical Collection

1950 Muntz Jet convertible David and Kathryn Hans

1952 Bentley Special Roadster Jim and Stacey Weddle

1946 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Sport Coupe Dr. Donald Gale

1957 Dual Ghia Convertible Neal and Lois Porter headlamp

1966 Porsche 911 Coupe William Lovett

1968 Shelby Mustang GT500 Steve Biafora

1955 Chrysler 300 Bill Knauz engine

1970 Plymouth Superbird RM Auctions

1946 Ford Station Wagon Scott Barnard

1960 Chrysler 300F Kenneth Nagel long ram engine

1970 Dodge Challenger T-A Chrysler Historical Collection

1953 Lancia PF200C roadster Pininfarina William Borrusch

1956 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible John R. and Lynne K. Cote

1970 General Motors Urban Concept GM Heritage Concept

1958 Aston Martin DB Mark III Tickford John W. Knight

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible George W. Weaver

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Chrysler Historical Collection

1956 Packard Caribbean Coupe Paul and Lynn Kilker

1952 Jaguar XK120 FHC Brad and Kathy Marsland

1954 Arnolt Bristol Bolide Bertone Stanley Cryz

Jaguar XK120 front

1964 Shelby American AC Cobra Todd and Gwynn Gifford

1958 Edsel Pacer Convertible Herb Wiese headlamp

1970 Corvette Baldwin Motion Mako Shark Dan McMichael

1948 Pontiac Silver Streak Convertible Richard and Linda Kughn

1957 Dual Ghia Convertible Neal and Lois Porter

1950 Willys-Overland Jeepster Chrysler Historical Collection dash

1969 Pontiac GTO Ram Air V Bill Schultz

1967 Ferrari 330 GTS Pininfarina Spyder Michael Welch

1954 Kaiser Darrin Roadster Bernie Aaron

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3 thoughts on “More from the 2013 St. John’s Concours: cars 1946 to 1996

  1. Went to the show Sunday, never saw better restorations than I saw there. The paint and upholstery on the cars was better than new.

  2. I hope that any Detroit engineers at the show noticed how nice an engine bay could look without a plastic cover over the top.

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