No other piece of technology has affected the American way of life more than the automobile — the very foundation of hot rodding. However, until recently, there’s been no official register of historically significant models in automotive history.
The Historic Vehicle Register launched by the Historic Vehicle Association will become the National Historic Vehicle Register if legislation introduced by Michigan Sen. Gary Peters wins congressional approval. The bill would authorize the Dept. of Interior to establish a federal register of historic vehicles, basically giving federal approval to the HVA effort.
U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today introduced legislation to help preserve the legacy of American automobiles and motorcycles and the vital role they play in American culture and history.
Sen. Gary Peters’ (D-Michigan) Legislation Extends Landmark Designation to Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles
With apologies to “Field of Dreams,” that’s what happened last week as Detroit’s famous Woodward Ave., prepared for its annual Dream Cruise; That’s where a million people worship thousands of vintage cars as they drive up and down the road for the day. And reviewing the proceedings from a special position was this unique car owned by Logan Lawson, an 18-year old gearhead from Oklahoma who found what even GM didn’t know existed: the very first 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. Watch its Woodward throne being built here!
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Camaro at the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, Michigan.
Now part of a historic vehicle registry, VIN 100001 helped start legendary Detroit muscle car rivalry.
The first ever Chevrolet Camaro prototype, VIN # 100001, has returned to its spiritual home of Detroit, and will be sitting on the side of Woodward Avenue for the next few days. Here’s the car’s incredible story.
The first Camaro Chevrolet ever built sits on a turntable in a photographically perfect white room devoid of right angles and shadows.