In the Garage: LIers' classic cars
Check out some of Long Island's most memorable antique, classic or collectible cars. If you have an antique, classic or collectible vehicle to be considered for In the Garage, please submit your information and photo(s) at www.inthegarage.net or email David Fluhrer at email@example.com. Follow @NewsdayCars on Twitter for the latest and greatest info about cars.
1957 GAZ-M21V Volga(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1957 GAZ-M21V Volga owned by Dimitri and Tim Svhetsov is a Russian original that was bought in the country and shipped here. The owner estimates its value at more than $100,000.
1967 Pontiac Tempest(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1967 Pontiac Tempest Custom owned by Joann and Bill Diercks has been owned by the couple since 1966 when Nardy Pontiac in Smithtown sold it for $2,677.50.
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air owned by Ben DiVenti is fresh off a three-year restoration by the owner.
1954 Austin-Healey 100-4 BN1 LeMans(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1954 Austin-Healey 100-4 BN1 LeMans owned by Nick and Clara Nabavian is a sought-after collectible and the first time a Healey produced car broke the 100-miles-per-hour barrier.
1970 Dodge Charger(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1970 Dodge Charger owned by Alan Stewart features "Sublime" green paint and a 440-cubic-inch V-8 engine with over 375 horsepower.
2001 BMW Z8(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 2001 BMW Z8 is owned by Larry Lioz and is one of only 5,703 made in the 2000 to 2003 model years.
1957 Ford Thunderbird(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1957 Ford Thunderbird has been owned by Tom Grippa since 2009 and was garaged for 13 years.
1984 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1984 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta is owned by a father-and-son team who built it back to life in four years.
1963 Volkswagen Beetle "ragtop"(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1963 Volkswagen Beetle "ragtop" owned by Rich Hallberg is similar to the famous "Herbie" beetle used in the 1968 film "The Love Bug."
1972 Pontiac Luxury LeMans(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1972 Pontiac Luxury LeMans coupe owned by Jeff Campbell was the last year of the third generation LeMans, and has been Campbell's since August 1980.
1951 Chrysler Imperial(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1951 Chrysler Imperial convertible is one of only 650 ever made, and comes with a Hemi V-8 and "Indian Metallica Brown" body.
1954 Ford Customline(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1954 Ford Customline two-door sedan has been restored inside and out, with some of the chrome replaced and engine compartment cleaned.
1958 Dodge D100(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This custom 1958 Dodge D100 features grafted 1957 DeSoto fins and a 1957 Chrysler V-8.
1969 AMC Hurst S/C Rambler(Credit: David Fluhrer)
Alan Annunziato's 1969 AMC Hurst S/C Rambler features a special Borg-Warner transmission, Dana rear end and front disc brakes.
1979 Pontiac Trans Am(Credit: David Fluhrer )
Christopher Mollish's 1979 Pontiac Trans Am brings back memories of "Smokey and the Bandit."
1985 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1985 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z owned by Rachel Boley features Chevrolet’s LG4 305-cubic-inch engine and a five-speed manual transmission.
1973 Jeep Commando(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1973 Jeep Commando owned by James Bohuslaw since 2013 features AMC’s venerable 304-cubic-inch V-8.
1976 Chevrolet Monte Carlo(Credit: David Fluhrer)
This 1976 Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by Danny Collins features an original 350 cubic-inch motor with a "whopping" 145 horsepower.