Category Archive: Driveway Dreams

Sep 27

1925 Rolls Royce Piccadilly Roadster

Filler primer applied

     United States Rolls Royce history: Charles Rolls recognized early that the American market was critical to Roll-Royce’s long term success.  Sir Charles first traveled to the United States in 1906, participating in multiple races and setting up an automobile import company in Manhattan.  Thereafter, Claude Johnson, often said to be “the hyphen” in …

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Apr 19

1966 Shelby GT350

This 1966 GT350 Shelby is number S1066. The goal for this project is to take it back to its beginnings as an Ivy Green K-code screamer.  This Shelby started in the United States but its life was spent in South America tearing up race courses.  Originally shipped to Autos Lima Tambo, a Lincoln Mercury dealer, …

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Mar 04

Honolulu Blue 1956 Continental Mark

This car was owned by William Clay Ford and modified in the Ford Motor Company R&D facilities. The color is Honolulu Blue exterior with silver and blue leather interior to match the Detroit Lions Pro football team colors. The engine is a Mark III 460 with a tachometer drive distributor. It has been featured on …

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Aug 29

1969 Shelby GT 500

1969 Shelby GT500 ready for its complete transformation

This 1969 Shelby GT500 will receive a complete restoration. The owner saw the 1968 Shelby GT500KR that we had completed, which can be seen in our “Driveway Dreams” pages, at a car event and felt that his Shelby also deserved the detailed work and quality exterior paint. This car is equipped with the 428CJ engine, …

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