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!
This year’s annual Antique and Classic Boat Society’s International Show in Gravenhurst, Ontario, was blessed with a beautiful, breezy sunny day. Ironically, a thunderstorm the night before knocked out the power to some boat house doors, a repeat of last year’s performance! Nevertheless, there was a multitude of beautiful vintage water-craft and Cours d’Elegance automobiles […]
Hacker Craft: 20 ft., 2001 This dual cockpit Hacker Craft is in excellent condition. It has been meticulously maintained and always boat house stored. It features a traditional stain and varnish, complimented with green interior upholstery. The Hacker Craft is powered by a 350 cubic inch Marine Power engine with only 242 hours on the […]
Chris-Craft Capri: 21 ft, 1956N The Capri features a new, no-soak bottom by Don Danenberg in Manistee, Michigan. Video disks of bottom rebuild in hand. Needs refasten/refinish above bottom rebuild on hull. Kerfs are 3/16 ” wide to address rough kerf finish. Instruments function and look good. Chromed surfaces look decent. Needs new cover boards […]
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