The first visit on my recent business trip to the USA was to a label printing company about 3 hours drive from New York City, and all I was expecting to see was a bunch of printing presses. How wrong I was. I guess when the company owner’s surname is Carr, I should have ‘expected’ an extensive car collection on the ground floor of his factory. And what a collection!!
Ed’s passionate about all his cars, but this red number is his pride and joy. Originally his grandfather’s truck, Ed found this International pick up 30 years after it was sold off, and he had it restored to original condition. A photo of it in its pre restoration, derelict state, rests under the wiper.
There are a handful of cars in the air conditioned, humidity controlled storage facility which Ed is looking after for a friend. This is one of them. Now if Lincoln still built cars that looked like this, I reckon they’d still be thriving.
Concours. Mint. Pristine. You choose the adjective, but this 1969 Shelby Mustang GT 500 convertible surpasses them all. Despite the presence of several V12 E Types, THIS is the car I wished I could have driven that day. This vehicle has won National awards and is generally considered the best example of its type in America. It’s flawless. And gorgeous.