1935 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster with Dietrich body
The Toronto Intenational Auto Show, held within the past several weeks, displayed some of the most beautiful and rare vintage automobiles in the world. These “Concour’s D’Elegance” vehicles are icons of style, grace and extravangance for their time periods.
Enjoy the photos and video below.
The Roadster is powered by a 473 cubic inch, 175 hp. V 12 engine
1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Dual Cowl Phaeton
The owner has stated that although it cruises best at 60-70 mph, its factory-claimed 90 mph in second gear is not an exxageration!
The Duesenberg was first owned by ‘Roxy” Rothafel of Roxy Theatre and Music Hall fame.
1941 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe. The chassis was modified by “Dutch” Darrin, a renowned coach builder, known for his “Dutch” dip (in the doors).
1949 Cadillac Coupe De Ville Prototype. This custom hardtop was owned by the president of G.M, who gave it to his secretary when he became Secretary of Defence under Eisenhower.
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible. The car features a 352 c.i. engine, Ultramatic transmisison, power brakes, steering, windows and seats, and dual heaters!
The 2018 Antique and Classic Boat Society (Toronto Chapter) boat show in Gravenhurst Ontario on July 7, 2018, featured huge crowds,scores of gleaming, varnished decks, vintage autos and wonderful weather. Enjoy the video below. (Part One).
There is never a shortage of fascinating vintage watercraft on the Muskoka Lakes. N.H., our secret sleuth, recently captured images of three very different “woodies” and their owners enjoying time on the water. (Photo above) You don’t have to own a wooden boat to enjoy a run on the Muskoka Lakes. Erica and Andrew are […]
Greavette Streamliner: 22 ft, 1949 “Melissa” , one of the rare a highly sought after Greavette Streamliner, models, has just become available. Notes from the vendor below: ” Melissa is a 1952 Greavette Streamliner, 22 foot, all original condition with a 6 cylinder Crown engine. In 2001, at the Gravenhurst “Salute to Streamliner” boat show […]
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