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1971 and 1973 Jaguars

Enzo Ferrari once called the Jaguar E-Type “The most beautiful car ever made,” and we’re proud to have not one but two of these beautiful machines. The Jaguar XK-E, a British sports car manufactured from 1961 to 1975, was based on the Type D racer, which was huge in the racing world and had the…

1978-Toyota-Pickup

1978 Toyota Pickup

The Toyota Pickup, sold in global markets under the Hilux nameplate, is a series of compact pickup trucks. The style has a reputation – the Hilux is said to be “The Indestructible Truck.” It is known for its sturdiness and reliability, even with heavy use or abuse. In fact, a modified version of the Toyota…

1972-Honda-N600

1972 Honda N600

The N600 was introduced in 1969 and was the very first Honda automobile imported to the US. The “N” stands for the Japanese word “noromino,” which means “vehicle” in English. This was to separate Honda’s cars from their motorcycles. The N600 was fitted with 401 cc and 598 cc engines, which were much larger than…

1969-Toyota-Corona

1969 Toyota Corona

The Toyota Corona was manufactured between 1957 and 2002. The Corona was one of Toyota’s first international exports, followed shortly after by the Toyota Corolla, a slightly smaller vehicle. The 1969 model we have in our museum is a third generation Corona, which spanned from 1964 – 1970. This generation was known for its wide…

1969-Honda-N600

1969 Honda N600

The N600 was introduced in 1969 and was the very first Honda automobile imported to the US. The “N” stands for the Japanese word “noromino,” which means “vehicle” in English. This was to separate Honda’s cars from their motorcycles. The N600 was fitted with 401 cc and 598 cc engines, which were much larger than…

1966-Honda-S600

1966 Honda S600

Honda’s first “mass marketed” car was the S600, coming in two different styles: a convertible and a fastback coupe. During the three-year production from 1964 to 1966, changes were slight. Minor body restyling and a few perks were added along the way, but nothing major.┬áRight hand steering was available first, but soon after they created…

1964-Honda-S500

1964 Honda S500

The S500 was Honda’s first production car, making its debut in 1963. Weighing in at just 1,500 pounds, it was in production for just two years, making this very rare vehicle special to the museum. The S500 has a 9,500 rpm redline with peak power of 44 horsepower at 8,000 rpm. It has a 4-speed…

1962-VW-Beetle

1962 VW Beetle

Back in 1962, Detroit was promoting “longer, lower, and wider.” Volkswagen had different ideas. In 1962 when Detroit-style annual model changes were happening, Volkswagen promoted the 1962 Beetle by launching a huge advertising campaign, telling buyers to “think small.” Changes to the previous Volkswagen Beetle for the 1962 model included a compressed air windshield washer,…

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1951 FORD F1 TRUCK

This 1951 Ford F1 Truck is powered by a nicely installed 1988 Ford 400 cu. in. Truck engine and automatic transmission. This truck runs and drives as good as it looks and turns a lot of heads. This truck came to us from a good friend in Wisconsin.

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1923 FORD T-BUCKET

1923 Ford T bucket powered by a 1986 Toyota 5VE 4 liter (241 cu. in. ) Hemi engine and a 1992 Toyota pickup rear-end. Power is estimated to exceed 190 hp. Transmission is a Toyota 3-speed automatic. The engine was used in the Toyota Century Limousine and Toyota Crown (which were also Taxi cabs in…