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A fun look at the world of vintage rides with Jim Cherry, noted author, illustrator and auto enthusiast and Tony Barthel, nationally-syndicated columnist.

A fun look at the world of vintage rides with Jim Cherry, noted author, illustrator and auto enthusiast and Tony Barthel, nationally-syndicated columnist.
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United States

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A fun look at the world of vintage rides with Jim Cherry, noted author, illustrator and auto enthusiast and Tony Barthel, nationally-syndicated columnist.

Language:

English

Contact:

(310) 322-3665


Episodes

Concept Cars - the Golden Years - GM concepts

1/10/2019
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Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel take a look at the golden era of concept cars - 1951-70 - and talk this week about the incredible contribution GM and Harley Earl made to concept car culture and design.

Duration:00:25:08

1934-37 Chrysler Airflow

1/3/2019
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Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry talk about the groundbreaking Chrysler AirFlows of 1934-37, a vehicle which debuted many of the features that are cornerstone components of modern car design. Even Orville Wright got involved but the public didn't respond well

Duration:00:17:55

Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion

12/28/2018
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Buckminster Fuller’s expression of minimalist design in an automotive concept that never took off even though it was supposed to fly. The Dymaxion proved both unusual and deadly.

Duration:00:15:21

The infamous DeLorean DMC-12 and it's creator

12/20/2018
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The DeLorean car, made famous again by the "Back to the Future" movie trilogy, was also the story of intrigue, government meddling and missed opportunities. Take a ride this week as we hit 88 miles per hour and travel in time with the DeLorean.

Duration:00:21:39

Notable auto designer Virgil Exner

12/14/2018
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Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel discuss one of the most noteworth automotive designers and stylies, Virgil Exner, famous for his work with the Forward Look at Chrysler in the 1950s and noted for starting the "brougham" movement of the late 1960s through the 1

Duration:00:28:39

Safety Odd-O-Mobiles - Ugly life savers from the 1950s

12/7/2018
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Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel discuss two of the oddest cars in history that were safety prototypes from unique visionaries in Massachusetts. These cars survive to this day and are truly unusual.

Duration:00:24:16

The Chevrolet Corvair

11/30/2018
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Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry discuss the infamous Chevrolet Corvair - one of the most storied cars in history and everybody's got a Corvair story. But what ultimately killed the Corvair and was it a flop or fantastic? We discuss that this week on the Curbside.

Duration:00:30:30

Nash Motors plus the Drive Through Redwood Tree - The Curbside Car Show

11/23/2018
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Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry discuss the history of Nash Motors and their innovative and unique vehicles plus we take a side trip to a slice of Americana, the drive-through Redwood Tree

Duration:00:20:36

1964-66 Thunderbirds plus El Camino tribute car

11/15/2018
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Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry discuss the beautiful 1964-66 Ford Thunderbird and its value as a collector car. Plus we also point the headlight at an incredible tribute El Camino crafted by Robert Luczun.

Duration:00:23:29

BMW Isetta - The Curbside Car Show

11/11/2018
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Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry discuss the infamous BMW Isetta microcar from the 1950s - the car that saved BMW. Also on a side tangent the Smart car along with the GM X-cars.

Duration:00:19:58

Kustomizers and their Kustom Kars - Curbside Car Show

11/2/2018
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Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel discuss the Kustomizers and their cars including George Barris, Gene Winfield, Darryl Starbird, Bill Cushenberry, Dean Jeffries and Ed "Big Daddy" Roth along with the Batmobile, the Dragula and other Kustoms.

Duration:00:19:56

GM Futurliners and Japanese car exhibit at the Petersen Automotive museum

10/28/2018
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Hosts Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry talk about GM's visionary Futurliners of the 1940s and '50s and their Parade of Progress. Jim Cherry shares his visit to the Petersen Automobile Museum's exhibit on early Japanese cars.

Duration:00:23:12

1959 Cars - the wildest ever?

10/27/2018
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Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel discuss the whackiest cars ever - the 1959s. Plus we feature the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, CA.

Duration:00:26:49