RK Motors Charlotte is proud to present
This weekly 30 minute show will take viewers on a trip down an automotive memory lane. As host, Jeff Phelps will visit car shows, cruise-ins and individual collectors looking for great cars and great stories. The show will also feature coverage of RK Motors Charlotte’s restoration of a 1971 Dodge Charger R/T HEMI, the last production HEMI ever built. “Cruise-In” airs every Monday night on Fox Sports Ohio and Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic until mid-September 2012.
Some creative customs at The Galaxy's annual car show. We'll see a 1950 Mercury equipped with its own drive-in movie theater, a 1950 Studebaker Starlight, a 1947 Chevrolet Stylemaster, a 1960 Chevrolet El Camino, and a fabulous 1951 Ford Victoria.
We go to the Riverfront Cruise, where we see what started as a 1986 Mercury Cougar, but is now a 1986 Tiffany Classic. Other featured cars include an original 1954 Packard Patrician, a 1960 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible that was rescued from a junkyard, a 1966 Pontiac GTO, an original 1967 Olds Delta 88, and a 1966 Dodge Charger.
A return to the annual car show of the Northern Ohio Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America. Featured cars include a 1932 Franklin Airman, a 1928 REO Wolverine, a 1948 Nash Ambassador and a 1911 Mercedes 50 HP.
Fabulous examples of automotive history at the annual car show of the Northern Ohio Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America. We'll see two cars that that were restoration projects for over 20 years - a 1937 LaSalle and a 1929 Hupmobile. We'll also see a 1927 Pierce-Arrow Series 36 Runabout that took Best of Show honors, a 1919 Ford Model TT Prospect Chemical Wagon and a 1961 Rambler American.
We visit Hartville, Ohio, home of a great flea market and a terrific car show. Featured cars include a 1984 Dodge Rampage owned by Ron Howard, a beautifully restored 1939 Ford Pickup, a 1957 Ford Thunderbird, a 1968 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible, and an untouched 1946 Mercury 'Woodie' Station Wagon.
Mike Velek from RK Motors Charlotte joins us at Camaro night at a weekly cruise put on by the Rock & Roll Capital Street Machines. We'll see two Camaros that Mike worked on - his own 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS and his friend's 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Yenko Tribute. Other cars include a 1972 AMC Gremlin X, a 1924 Nash Model 691 Touring, a 1958 Volvo 445, and a 1966 Austin FX4 'London Taxi,' owned by a young man who's not old enough to drive.
Classic cars hit the strip at Sumitt Motorsports Park at the Blue Suede Cruise in Norwalk, Ohio. Featured cars include an immaculate 1954 Chevrolet Belair Hardtop, a fresh-out-of-a-barn 1926 Ford Model T Runabout, a father-son 1968 Plymouth Fury III Convertible, and would you believe a French hot rod --- a 1952 Citroen 15CV Traction Avant.
As Elvis Presley said, 'Don't you, step on my Blue Suede Cruise,' or something like that. We journey to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio for the annual Blue Suede Cruise. We'll see a fabulous 1931 Plymouth PA 4-dor sedan, a 1948 Austin A40 Devon, a 1933 Ford Pickup, a 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Sunliner, and a 1963 Chevrolet Chevy II Nova SS Convertible.
It's the dream combination for every guy -- classic cars and golf! We visit a cruise-in at one of the great public golf courses in the Midwest, and feature a 1955 Cadillac Series 62 Hardtop, a 1965 Olds Dynamic 88 Convertible, a 1964 Chrysler Newport, and a 1951 Mercury Eight that's had the same owner for almost 60 years.
A second stop at the 15th Good Guys PPG Nationals brings a return of a vehicle we saw last season - a radically customized 1951 Studebaker Champion. But since last season the car was totaled during a flood, and what was left has been completely rebuilt with an all new design. We'll also see another bit of creativity - what if Ford built an all-new concept pick-up truck based on the design of a 1939 Lincoln Zephyr?
We visit a fun event - the 15th Good Guys PPG Nationals at the Ohio State Fairgrounds. Featured cars include three very interesting Fords: a 1964 Ford Thunderbird Convertible, a radically customized 1971 Ford Bronco, and a 1948 British Ford Anglia EO4A.
Some very interesting and unique vehicles from the 55th annual Father's Day Car Show at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. We'll feature an extremely rare 1951 Frazer Manhattan Convertible, a French-made/American-powered 1958 Facel Vega FVS and a 1924 Ahrens-Fox N-S-4 Fire Truck.
A Cruise-In Favorite! We visit the 55th annual Father's Day Car Show at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, and see some great classics from the 1920's and 30's: a 1927 Series 80 Pierce-Arrow, a 1920 HCS Special Series-2 Roadster, a 1938 Packard Super 8 Convertible Sedan, a 1932 Auburn 8-100A, and one of only 77 1931 Lincoln Model K Sports Phaetons ever produced.
How American - a car show at a drive-in movie theater. Featured cars: a 1951 Henry J, a 1970 AMC Rebel, a 1972 Pontiac LeMans, a 1937 Plymouth 2-door sedan, and a 1955 Chrysler Windsor Deuxe.
Collector Bob Jones takes us on a tour of his basement/car museum. We see over a dozen autos, including a 1956 Continental, a 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Pickup, a 1958 Dodge Royal, a 1923 Franklin Sedan Limo and a 1966 Amphicar.
A trip to the Cleveland Autorama turns up two of the most unique vehicles of the season: the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, and the Big Banana Car. Seriously. It's a banana. Other featured cars include a fabulous 1956 Mercury Custom Convertible called 'Cotton Candy' and a 1931 Ford Rat Rod that was trashed in a garage fire, days before the Autorama.
Ladies, pick-up trucks and a cool custom in a visit to the Canton Indoor Hot Rod Show. We'll see an award-winning, customized 1964 Pontiac Grand Prix, a beefed-up 1962 Chevrolet Chevy II, a 1969 Plymouth Barracuda and its original owners, and the trucks - an immaculate 1937 Ford and a 1979 Dodge Power Wagon.
We see some truly unique vehicles in a visit to the Piston Power Show - a 1920 Moon 6-48 Touring Car, and a 1948 Crosley Model CC. Like chrome? You'll love a 1958 Oldsmobile Fiesta Station Wagon. Like muscle? Get ready for a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 and a 1973 AMC Javelin AMX.
Collector Bill Cromling shares his car collection with us. We'll see a couple of great hot rods - a 1940 Ford Opera Coupe, and a 1932 Ford Roadster. We'll also look at a 1946 Ford Super Deluxe 'Woody' Station Wagon, and a 1957 Pontiac Chieftain Super Chief.
A visit to one of the premier events in the country, the Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles. Featured cars: the 1937 Cord that actor Tom Mix was driving when he was killed, a 1954 Kaiser Roadster by Darrin, a 1930 Stutz MB Convertible Coupe, and two concept cars: a one-of-a-kind 1954 Plymouth Explorer and a jet-fuel-powered 1963 Chrysler Turbine.
It's the annual car show of the Northern Ohio chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America in Chesterland, Ohio. Featured cars include a 1963 Mercury Monterey, a 1939 Buick Roadmaster Formal Sedan, a 1961 Plymouth Fury and a 1949 Packard Woody Station Wagon.
The annual Chevelle Club of Northern Ohio Car Show attracted GM products from over 16 states and Canada, including a 3-door 1965 Malibu (really), and a 1967 Beaumont. If you've never heard of a Beaumont, how about a Cranbrook? We'll see one at a stop in downtown Barberton, Ohio!
A visit to Christ the King Church in North Olmsted, Ohio produced some dandy cars . We'll see a 1951 Ford Crestliner, a 1952 Buick Super 8, a glassy 1959 Pontiac Bonneville and a frightening 1960 Chevrolet Brookwood.
Drag racing and classic cars at the Blue Suede Cruise at Summit MotorSports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Featured cars include a treat from across the pond – a hot-rod 1956 Morris Minor, a 1960 Buick LeSabre and a nasty 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado.
We hit the track for the Blue Suede Cruise at Summit MotorSports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. We'll see an original 1952 DeSoto Firedome 8 Station Wagon, a beautifully restored 1957 Ford Fairlane and a 1972 Chevrolet Nova that's a family heirloom.
A visit with former NBA All-Star Larry Nance and his Camaros. Also featured: a 1963 Oldsmobile Starfire, and a very rare 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible. Only 630 were produced.
A 1926 Essex, a 1954 Studebaker Commander and a 1962 Rambler American Hot Rod are featured in a visit to the 14th Good Guys Nationals at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
Hot Rods and more - a trip to the Good Guys Nationals in Columbus, Ohio. Featured cars include what at one time was a 1950 Studebaker Champion, a 1959 Imperial "Speedster" that's about half the car it used to be, and a Hot Rod 1962 Plymouth Valiant Panel Truck.
We cruise in a 1976 Mercury Cougar to a couple of events. We see a 1918 REO that took 40 years to restore, a 1928 Ford Speedster, and a 1957 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket 88.
A visit to one of the longest running car shows in the nation, now in its' 54th year. Featured vehicles include a 1925 Stutz Roadster, a 1930 Marmon, and a 1934 Sayers & Stovill Olympian Hearse, that spent most of its life as a Shriner's Parade Car.
A visit to one of the longest running car shows in the nation, now in its’ 54th year. This years' featured car, the Chrysler Town & Country from the 1940's. Other autos include a 1909 REO, a 1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser, and a 19335 Bentley Special.
In the heart of Ohio Amish country for a car show that's now in its' 21st year. Featured cars include what was once a burned-out 1940 Mercury Convertible, and a vehicle considered by some to be the first SUV – a Willys Wagon from 1954.
In the heart of Ohio Amish country for a car show that's now in its' 21st year. Among the featured autos are a couple of rare finds -- a 1956 Packard Patrician, and a1962 Corvair Station Wagon, plus a 1941 "Hot Rod" Lincoln.
A visit to a great, weekly Saturday Night cruise-in. Featured cars include a 1932 Hupmobile, a 1936 Cord 810, a 1946 DeSoto "retro-rod," and a 1960 Pontiac Star Chief, that went from one Ohio town to another, through Iraq.
A trip to one of the finest auto museums in the Midwest, featuring the only complete set of stainless steel autos manufactured by Ford, one of the largest vehicles ever made – a 1929 Minerva, a 1902 American Model A and a 1920 Jordan Model M Playboy Roadster.
A cruise-in at a drive-in -- as Americana as it gets! Featured cars include a 1958 Oldsmobile Super 88 that had new owners thinking they had won the lottery, a 1971 Buick Riveria with a reptilian twist, and Model T and Model A Hot Rods.
Original owners, rat rods, and a car from the father of American shipbuilding who also started a health insurance company in a visit to the very interesting Cleveland Autorama. Featured cars include a 1951 Henry J, a retro-looking 1948 Ford Station Wagon and a 1929 Ford Model A with a twist!
A rare 1949 Kurtis Sports Car, a 1933 Lincoln Model KB, and an award-winning 1933 Duesenberg Model SJ Beverly Berline by Murphy are featured in a visit to one of the most prestigious auto shows in the country.
A trip to one of the most prestigious auto shows in the country, featuring cars manufactured in the city of Cleveland. They include a 1908 Stearns Model 30-60 Pony Tonneau, a 1917 Winton Model 33, and 1900 and 1917 Whites.
Cruise-In gets the season started with a visit to the Cleveland Auto Show. Featured cars include a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible, a powerful 1933 Willys Hot Rod, and a 1975 AMC Pacer. Yes, an AMC Pacer.