RE: 5th Annual Muckenthaler Motor Car Show

Tim Byars (
Mon, 17 May 1999 11:31:00 -0700

At 8:33 AM -0700 5/17/99, Gregory Alan Bolcer did the job with this:

> "I once read an interesting magazine article that confidently
>stated - in
> effect - that today's cars will never be classics, like the
>real classics
> of days gone by. The piece was written by a well-known scribe,
>and published
> in a respected automotive journal. His arguments seemed well
> documented, and presented. The odd twist was that this article
>was published
> in 1954. So, if his thesis was indeed correct at the time,
>then no car built
> after about 1955 would ever be of interest to anyone, except of
>course as
> plebian transport."

And your phone isn't working to call me?

Anyway, there are a number of Classics being produced currently.

1994 Mustang Cobra (30th anni, 1st year SN-95 body, hand built SVT)
Any Viper GTS
1999 F-150 SVT Truck
1998-99 RAM Firebird
Possibly the 1999 Mustang Cobra (35th anni 1st IRS Mustang)
Chrysler Roadster thing (forget the name, and of course the stupid
thing is they put a V6 in it. If it ever comes out with a V8 most

One interesting thing about Chrysler. Then Iaccoa (SP) went to Congress
to bail them out one of the provisions was Chrysler HAD TO DESTROY all
of it's V8 molds. All the 426, 440, 360, 318, everything. That is why a
few years later they bought AMC/Jeep to get the AMC 360 block to have a



"If at first you don't succeed, come back and we'll beat you again." - Degeneration X

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