10 cars (and one bike) Hagerty expects to gain value in 2023

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1981 Teledyne Continental Cheetah is the Humvee that could have been

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1981 Teledyne Continental Cheetah is the Humvee that could have been originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:50:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Junkyard Gem: Pair of 1950s Austin Champs

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Junkyard Gem: Pair of 1950s Austin Champs originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 21 May 2022 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Lorinser rebuilds vintage G-Wagen as resto-modded camper

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General Patton’s Dodge WC57 Command Car headed to auction

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Hitler’s 1939 Mercedes 770K limo spotted in tony Seattle suburb

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Just what it was doing there is a mystery — the buyer is "far, far away."

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Chrysler honors Arsenal of Democracy’s 75th anniversary

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It's the 75th anniversary of Pres. Franklin Roosevelt's "Arsenal of Democracy" speech, and Chrysler is remembering the move to wartime production with a video.

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Chrysler honors Arsenal of Democracy’s 75th anniversary

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It's the 75th anniversary of Pres. Franklin Roosevelt's "Arsenal of Democracy" speech, and Chrysler is remembering the move to wartime production with a video.

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This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract

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Chrysler Humvee Proposal

Today, the Humvee might be as associated with the dead automotive brand from General Motors as it is with the hard-working truck that has long served as one of the backbone vehicles of America's military. But Autoline host John McElroy is showing off a practically unknown part of the model's story by digging out some old photos from his personal archive.

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle project, better known today as the Humvee, can be traced back to a US Department of Defense request for bids to build a new military truck. According to McElroy, he was invited to the Chrysler proving grounds in 1981 to check out the bid from the brand's defense division. The company's concept was that it might be able to build an inexpensive, capable vehicle by using off-the-shelf parts.

The angular body panels gave the truck a look almost like a modern, stealth vehicle. However, the flat look was actually just to make the tooling as cheap as possible to produce. Still, this Chrysler looked surprisingly futuristic for the early '80s. It's actually not too far away from the famous Lamborghini LM002, itself intended as a possible military-spec machine.

Obviously, Chrysler's proposal never made it to production, but it's interesting to think that if history had gone differently, this could have been America's military vehicle rather than the Hummer. Fast-forward to the 3:35-mark in the video to get the full scoop on this forgotten piece of automotive history.

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This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract

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Chrysler Humvee Proposal

Today, the Humvee might be as associated with the dead automotive brand from General Motors as it is with the hard-working truck that has long served as one of the backbone vehicles of America's military. But Autoline host John McElroy is showing off a practically unknown part of the model's story by digging out some old photos from his personal archive.

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle project, better known today as the Humvee, can be traced back to a US Department of Defense request for bids to build a new military truck. According to McElroy, he was invited to the Chrysler proving grounds in 1981 to check out the bid from the brand's defense division. The company's concept was that it might be able to build an inexpensive, capable vehicle by using off-the-shelf parts.

The angular body panels gave the truck a look almost like a modern, stealth vehicle. However, the flat look was actually just to make the tooling as cheap as possible to produce. Still, this Chrysler looked surprisingly futuristic for the early '80s. It's actually not too far away from the famous Lamborghini LM002, itself intended as a possible military-spec machine.

Obviously, Chrysler's proposal never made it to production, but it's interesting to think that if history had gone differently, this could have been America's military vehicle rather than the Hummer. Fast-forward to the 3:35-mark in the video to get the full scoop on this forgotten piece of automotive history.

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This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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