The town of Leesburg, Virginia closed off the center of its historic district and hosted a car show. It was mostly muscle cars, so there were lots of tarted-up camaros and corvettes. There were a few cars that I thought were more interesting than the others.

I liked this 1977 Dodge Charger for its awful green velour upholstery and strange filigree border on the dashboard.

A nice Studebaker Avanti.

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A frogeye Sprite with a frogeye pilot. You forget just how petite these are until you get up next to one.

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I liked the Sprite's cracked paint.

An AMX showed up. And another one. I can't quite figure out what it is about the AMX I like. I also can't quite figure out how to pluralize "AMX."

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A C3 Corvette's tacky silver upholstery. Strong echoes of those awful silver satin jackets of the same period.

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A 1927 Chevy doodlebug. A doodlebug is a passenger vehicle that has been altered into a tractor. I was unaware of such a thing before today. This one has evidently been doubly-altered back into something streetable.

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The roof mechanism of a Ford Fairlane Skyliner. The bucket is the useful trunk space that doesn't get in the way of the retracting top.

A 1969 Kingswood Estate. If I remember the story correctly, the owner's father altered the car for competition drag racing after retiring it from family shuttle duties, then the current owner de-altered it back into street use after retiring it from racing, but swapped the 427 up to a 502. This makes you wish faux wood grain was still a thing.

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A bunch of cookie-cutter cobras. There were at least as many out of frame to the right as there are in the photo.