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THIS MONTH'S NEWS ARTICLES
1955 LaSalle II Roadster In Miniature, by Marshall Buck, 1955 LaSalle II Roadster, Sports Car Market, May 2016. Read it here.
Joe Bortz by Mark C Bach, Route 66 Pub Co March 2016 Joe Bortz by Mark C Bach, Route 66 Pub Co March, 2016 Click here.
1953 buick model In Miniature, by Marshall Buck, Feb 2016, Sports Car Market. Read it here.
"Blast from Joe's Past"- "DREAM CAR A History of What Won't Be by Jim Mateja, Chicago Tribune June 1, 1989 "Blast from Joe's Past"- "DREAM CAR A History of What Won't Be by Jim Mateja, Chicago Tribune, June 1, 1989. Read it here.
Automobile as art "Blast from The Past" - Automobile as art form emphasized at Virginia Beach Center concours by Charles D Edmonson, Old Cars Weekly, May 30, 1991. Read it here.
Junkyard Dogs, Now Best of Breed by Don Sherman, The New York Times, Sunday August 10, 2008. Read it here.
white bonneville special So ! ...Who is Joe Bortz ? by Frank Cunningham, allcarcentral.com 1/29/15. Read it here.
Henry Portz & joeHenry Portz - somebody you should know, by Joe Bortz, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club Newsletter, Volume LXIII-Number 3 -2015 Read it here.
leo gephardt Collector car pioneer Leo Gephart dies at age 85 by Daniel Strohl, Hemmings Daily, April 21, 2015. Read it here.
Leo Gephart & Joe Classic car pioneer Leo Gephart remembered. Read it here.
 bonneville concept The 1954 Bonneville Concept Car – Was It a Car or a Rocket Ship? By Bill Wilson. Read it here.
Dream On by Ray Thursby Wheels: Dream On by Ray Thursby, Robb Report, January 1, 2013. Read it here.
JoesFace.jpg What a Concept! By Shaun Tolson, April 1, 2014. Read it here.
Joe Wall street journal This Car Collection Is Truly One of a Kind - Joe Bortz Specializes in Collecting Concept Cars by A.J. Baime, The Wall Street Journal. Read it here.
Saved from the sinkhole by Joseph Bortz, Old Cars Weekly, September 18, 2014. Read it here.
somebodyupthere LaSalle Concept Almost Lost Forever by Ken Amrick, On Solid Ground, Fall 2014. Read it here.
Somebody Up There Likes Me! by Joe Bortz, On Solid Ground Fall 2014. Read it here.
pontiac bansheeDelorean's Dream Car by John Gunnell, Car Kulture Deluxe Fall 2014. Read it here.
Vegas Architect Gambled on Custom Coupe and Won Big by John Gunnell, Photos by Al Rogers, Car Kulture Deluxe Sept 2014Vegas Architect Gambled on Custom Coupe and Won Big by John Gunnell, Photos by Al Rogers, Car Kulture Deluxe Sept 2014. Read it here.
1956 valkyrie Bortz Auto Collection is Prototype Heaven by Gary P. Garry, Blog.AutoShopper.com June 13, 2014. Read it here.
Trio of Dreams Iola-bound, by Angelo Van Bogart, Old Cars Weekly July 10, 2014. Read it here.
1952 How-To Story Hot Rod Hotline 1952 How-To Story Proved DIY Hot Rods Can Look Great, By John Gunnell "Gunner", Hot Rod Hotline Read it here.
1953 Buick Wildcat I 1953 Buick Wildcat I: The Dream Car That Beat the Odds by Bill Wilson, BOLD RIDE. Read it here.
The Story of... The man who pioneered concept-car collecting, by Paul Fraser, 2010.Read it here.
bortz article Where are they now? by Michael Lamm, Automobile Quarterly Volume 26 No. 3 Fall 1988. Read it here.
fitzpatrickSidemount The Fitzpatrick, The Sidemount, January-February 2014. Read it here.
hotrod online.com Joe Bortz HotRodHotline.com Click here.
"Blast from Joe's Past" A Collector and the Wheels of Dreams, by Marshall Schuon, New York Times, August 4, 1991. Click here to read about it.
LaSalle II at Amelia Island, by Joe Bortz, The Self-Starter, May 2013. Click here.
The Great Warhoop's Junkyard Find of 1988 where Joe Bortz, auto archeologist, extricated four historic concept/dream cars has been sold. "Concept car rescue site sold" by Angelo Van Bogart, Old Cars Weekly September 26, 2013. Click here to read about it.
bortz article "Blast from Joe's Past"- Driving the '60 Pontiac X-400 by Don Keefe, High Performance Magazine, February 2006. Read it here..
Rare "concept" cars at Geneva auto show, by Matt Arado. Read it here.
bortz article "Blast from Joe's Past"- EYES ON DESIGN CELEBRATES CONCEPT CARS by West Peterson, Cars & Parts, Sept 2003. Read it here.
bortz article "Blast from Joe's Past"- 'Cars' exhibit takes visitors for a joy ride' by Virginia Kenyon, Daily Herald May 15, 1997. Read it here.
bortz article Reflections on Ancient (Ferrari) History by Joe Bortz, Prancing Horse 3rd Quarter 2013. Read it here.
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"Blast from Joe's Past"- Yesterday's concepts, today's dreams, Chicago Tribune June 21, 1992 Read it here.
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The Bortz Auto Collection A "Must See" When in America, Classic American May 1997 Read about it here.
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LaSalle II Redux by Angelo Van Bogart, Old Cars Weekly, March 21, 2013. Read about it here.
jacksonville lasalle Pair of Motorama concepts coming to Amelia, January 5, 2013, The Florida Times-Union. Read about it here.
road not taken GM's Road Not Taken by Robert Cumberford, Automobile March 2, 2013. Read about it here.
Sneak peek at Minichamps' 1955 LaSalle concept car model, Dec. 10, 2012. Read about it here.
The Self Starter Letters to the Editor, LaSalles Update, January 2013. Click here.
Restored 1955 LaSalle II prototype to debut at Amelia Island by Matt Litwin, Hemmings Daily, Oct. 22, 2012. Click here.
1955 Motorama LaSalles to Debut at Amelia, Conceptcarz.com. Click here.
Joe Bortz and the 1955 LaSalle II Roadster Dream Car by Tom Franklin, Collector Car Insider December 2012. Click here.
Pod Rods Joe Bortz shows off some amazing Motorama survivors at ... Mandarin breaking news, photos, videos and blogs from Jacksonville.com. Click here to read it.
AMELIA ISLAND 2013 PRESS RELEASE Read it here.
POC Program Featuring Joe Bortz Nov-Dec 2012 POC Program Featuring Joe Bortz a Huge Success by John S. Maxon, the Sidemount, Nov-Dec 2012. Click here.
Joe Bortz and the 1955 LaSalle II Roadster Dream Car by Tom Franklin, Collector Car Insider December 2012. Click here.
Back In Service by Angelo Van Bogart, Old Cars Weekly, Jan. 10, 2013. Click here.
Bortz readies 4 historic concept cars by Angelo VanBogart, Old Cars Weekly June 14, 2012 Bortz readies 4 historic concept cars by Angelo VanBogart, Old Cars Weekly June 14, 2012. Click here.
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What happens in Vegas...by Buzz Walneck, Walneck's Classic Cycle Trader July 2012. Click here.
Better Ideas, Joe Bortz Collection Part II by Huw Evans, Classic American November 2011 Better Ideas, Joe Bortz Collection Part II by Huw Evans, Classic American November 2011. Click here.
The Future Resurrected by Myles Kornblatt, Classic Cars Feb. 2012 The Future Resurrected by Myles Kornblatt, Classic Cars Feb. 2012. Click here.
1ofkind 1 of a KIND by Jerry Burton, Hagerty Magazine, Fall 2011.Click here to read about it.
Am Van 1970 1970 AmVan Concept Car. Click here to read about it.
RickLeeKarl Sneak Peek...Lee Hartungs Collection, Walneck's Classic Cycle Trader by Buzz Walneck, January 2012. Click here to read about it.
53buickwildcat1Sm (4K) Dream Weaver: Joe Bortz, Classic American by Huw Evans. Click here to read about it.

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Horse Trading, Old Cars Weekly, Bortz Report by Joe Bortz, August 25, 2011. Click here to read about it.
55biscayne (3K) 1955 Chevy Biscayne Dream Car by John Gunnell, AutoTrader Classics.Click here to read about it.
JoeBisc5_11 1937 Glenn Johnson Hot Rod April 1952. Click here to read about it.
JoeBisc5_11 Green Dream Machine by Matt Stone, Motor Trend Classic Summer 2011. Click here to read about it.
Duesenberg - Car Kulture DeLuxe (14K) 1966 Duesenberg II by Jon G. Robinson, Car Kulture DeLuxe June 2011.Click here to read about it.
X19555-0025 (77K) The French Connection by Karl Ludvigsen, Corvette Magazine June 2011. Click here to read about it.
UNC1955-0008 1955 Chevy Biscayne Dream Car by John Gunnell, Auto Trader Classics, May 2011. Click here to read about it.
Collectible Automobile - Biscayne (15K) 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne Show Car: "An Exploration in Elegance" by David Temple, Collectible Automobile, April 2011. Click to read more.

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