An entire volume dedicated to detailing and preserving the iconic muscle
car dealerships of the 1960s and early 1970s, many whose doors are now
closed. Text is supported with more than 350 historic photos and
Muscle car historian Duncan Brown revisits this glorious automotive era
when Nickey 427 Camaros and supercharged Dodge Demons by Grand Spaulding
Dodge terrorized the streets. Drag sponsored cars from Reynolds Buick,
Yeakel Chrysler-Plymouth, and Mel Burns Ford informed buyers that if you
came to their dealership, you too could have a screaming fast muscle car
just like the ones you saw at the dragstrip. It was these dealerships
that created the lasting muscle car legacy through their innovative
advertising and over-the-top performance.
Dealerships such as Galpin Ford and Berger Chevrolet weathered the
storm, and offered “muscle” again 30 years later, but the majority of
these dealerships floundered, unable to reattract the customers they had
prior to the muscle car. Thankfully a volume has been dedicated to
preserving the history of those less fortunate, and revisiting the past
success of these Lost Muscle Car Dealerships.
Author: Duncan Brown
Author Bio: Duncan Scott Brown’s mother encouraged him to writestories from a young age while his father took him througha whirlwind tour of car dealerships as he was growingup. Duncan’s desire to preserve car history inspired hiswebsite: oneownercollectorcar.com. The site profilespeople who kept their classic domestic 1960s and 1970scars with a technical examination of the patterns of wearon original vehicles. The website quickly expanded toquirky areas that caught on with readers, such as the GasLogs section and, of course, The Dealerships. Readershave generously contributed their memories and photosof long-lost dealerships from the Big Three plus AMC to the website.
Binding Type: Paperback
Illustrations: 350 photos
Printing Status: In Print
Country Made: NA