Over at the H.A.M.B…. “Hokey Ass Message Board” where traditional hot-rodders hang out, there’s a thread featuring the build progress of a custom ’59 Chevy Brookwood station wagon. The builder, “Woodpecker” from Dover Delaware has some amazing talent. Check it out! … Continue reading →
At the Mecum collector car auction in Kissimmee, FL in January 2011, this beautiful 1959 Impala Convertible in black with custom black and grey interior (never offered by Chevrolet in ’59) was bid up to a staggering 230 grand! What … Continue reading →
Just got this cool old photo transparency (from GM Photographic no doubt) of a ’59 Impala Sport Sedan at what must be the General Motors Proving Grounds in Milford, Michigan. I acquired the transparency through eBay. It appears to have … Continue reading →
This beautiful mild custom ’59 Impala convertible turned up at the 2008 Car d’Lane car show in Couer d’Alene Idaho. I never did see the hood open, so I don’t know what it has for a motor.
Here is something you don’t see very often. The extremely rare accessory 3-bar knock-off spinners for the “dog dish” hubcaps. These were available from the Chevrolet dealer in 1959 and 1960, but you just don’t see any around. These spinners … Continue reading →
“The Chevrolet Story 1911-1959”, published in 1959 states in chapter six: Thirty-Two manufacturing and assembly plants are operating for the Chevrolet Motor Division. Twenty of these facilities are manufacturing centers and twelve are engaged in assembly operations. Here is a … Continue reading →
This outrageous chopped custom ’59 Impala hardtop was posted for sale on eBay back in ’06. Surely, chopping a ’59 or ’60 Chevy must be a difficult task! … Continue reading →
Collection of cartoons that were obviously not a product of GM. They take a funny stab at the new and radical 1959 Chevrolet. Scans submitted by Kenny Josephson. … Continue reading →