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Below is a Listing of Newspaper Articles About the Bortz Auto Collection
PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT THERE HAVE BEEN OVER 300 ARTICLES WRITTEN ABOUT THE BORTZ AUTO COLLECTION AND THE CARS AND WE CAN'T LIST ALL OF THE ARTICLES ON THE WEB SITE.  WE HAVE BEEN TRYING TO ADD SOME OF THE MORE RECENT ARTICLES FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT.  PLEASE CONTACT DEBBIE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ON ARTICLES ABOUT THE COLLECTION.  THANK YOU!!!

NEW ARTICLES

barris-and-dodge.jpgCustom car builder Barris visits dream car collector by Joe Bortz December 21, 2007. Click here.
star powered wells fargo Star Powered - Special 1958 Buick gets the real celebrity treatment, Bortz Report, January Click here.
auto as art Automobile as art form emphasized at Virginia Beach Center concours by Charles D. Edmonson, Old Cars Weekly May 30, 1991. Click here.
bortz news article Driving the Dreams by Dan Jedlicka, Sun Times July 28, 2003 Click here to read more.
bortz news article Dream machines Wild rides fueled for adventure-fantasy cars of the mid-century by Dave Weinstein, CA Modern Summer 2011. Click here to read more.
A Gearhead You Should Know JOE BORTZ, by Doug Mitchel, Gearhead News Magazine, Feb/March 2010 Click here to read more.

image006sm (6K) PRESS RELEASE: COLLECTOR CAR EXPERT SEMINAR FEATURED AT AUCTIONS AMERICA ‘AUBURN SPRING’ EVENT Click here to read more.
fordmar172011 (19K) 1937 Ford - Comeback Custom Click here to read more.
Collectible Automobile - Biscayne (15K) 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne Show Car: "An Exploration in Elegance" by David Temple, Collectible Automobile, April 2011 Click here to read more.
GreatShotsSm (12K) Dreams from Another Day August 2008, by Roy Ritchie, Automobile Magazine Great Shots, Dec. 14, 2010. Click here to read more.
parisien_pontiac_1 (9K) Joe Bortz and the Motorama Parisienne, Car Kulture Deluxe by Gennaro Sepe, February 2011.
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Automotive artifacts Automotive artifacts, Chicago Tribune, September 5, 2010. Click here to read more.
Two Devils and the Diablo, Gearhead News, August/September 2010. Click here to read more.
bortz news article AUTOS | August 02, 2010 Wheels: A Concept Car's Long Road Back Into the Limelight, by Larry Edsall. How a one-of-a-kind concept car was celebrated, then cut into pieces, restored and celebrated once again. Click here to read more.
bortz news article 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne, by Debra Powless, Supercars.net - Click here to read more.
bortz news article Automotive Archaeology by Roger Hart, AutoWeek, July 19, 2010 - Click here to read more.
bortz news article Top Ghia by Todd Lassa, Motor Trend Classics, Summer 2010 -Click here to read more.
bortz news article Automotive Archaeology: Chicago collector creates gems from the junkyard. -Click here to see the video
bortz news article Far Out, Man! - Click here to read more.
bortz news article Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, by Brad Bowling & Joe Bortz, Cars & Parts, July 2010
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bortz news article Joe Bortz - Bortz the Collector of Cars That Don't Exist, Cars & Parts, July 2010 -
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bortz news article Pontiac's Banshee - The Accidental Turismo, by Jon G. Robinson/Photos by Al Rogers, July 2010
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bortz news article Oldsmobile Bubble Top - Three Kids, Three Cars, Journey With Olds, May 1, 2010
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600-bortz-span2 (9K) ABOUT CARS; A Collector and the Wheels of Dreams by Marshall Schuon, New York Times August 4,1991. Click here to read more.

Articles on Joe Bortz & the Bortz Auto Collection
Articles on GM Prototype/Concept Cars - 1953 Buick Wildcat "Trial Flight in Fiberglass & Steel", Collectible Automobile, Dec. 1988. Click here to read more.
EYES ON DESIGN celebrates concept cars, by West Peterson.Click here to read more.
Joe Bortz - Duesenberg - Cheapest Duesenberg, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Newsletter, 2009 - Click here to read more.
GM Pontiac X-400, Factory Q-Ship, Home Town Hot Rod, April/May 2008 - Click here to read more.
Joe Bortz - Biscayne - Resurrecting a Dream, Monterey Country Herald, August 15, 2008 - Click here to read more.
Joe Bortz - Joe Bortz, Auto Afficionado, Caring Joe Bortz Saves Our Design History, Nov/Dec 2006 - Click here to read more.
Joe Bortz - Old Cars Weekly, When I Was Boy, Con't. Saga, March 30, 2006 - Click here to read more.
Collection - New York Times - A Collector Gives Concept Cars a Second Life - June 25, 2004 - Click here to read more.
Collection - Classic & Sports Car - Wild one-offs Resurface In Chicago October 1, 2004 - Click here to read more.
Collection - Carlisle Events, June 18-20, 2004 Bortz Auto Collection - Click here to read more.
Collection - CORVETTE QUARTERLY, Eyes on Design, Winter 2003 - Click here to read more.
Collection - Forbes.com - Magazine article, The Cars GM Didn't Want You To See, March 2001 - Click here to read more.
Collection - Chicago Tribune, His Field of Dream Cars, 2/11/90 - Click here to read more.
Collection - GM EDGE, Collector Saves Rare Concept Vehicles, August 2003 - Click here to read more.
Collection - Car Collector, Suite Dreams Suite Dreams Chrysler Fabulous Ghias, December 1990 - Click here to read more.
Joe Bortz   - Old Cars Weekly, When I Was a Boy, March 10, 2005 - Click here to read more.
Collection - Hemmings - 2003 Eyes on Design - July 2004 - Click Here to Read More

Articles on GM Prototype/Concept Cars
Pontiac X-400 - Driving the '60 X-400 by Don Keefe, High Performance Pontiac, February 2006 Click here.
Hemmings Classic Car - Pontiac X-400 Glamorous hot rod packed a supercharged punch, July, 2007- Click here to read more.
Banshee - Hemmings Muscle Machine, DeLorean's Dream Pontiac's 1964 Banshee, the anti-Corvette that wasn't, 12/1/2006- Click here to read more.
Bonneville Special & Wildcat - Motor Trend Classic, The Future is Now, May/June 2006 - Click here to read more.
Banshee - Autoweek, Secret Project Becomes Legend, July 10, 2006 - Click here to read more.
Biscayne - Cars & Parts, Miracles do Happen Twice, September 2006 - Click here to read more.
Biscayne, Super Chevy, Biscayne Reborn, May 2006 - Click here to read more.
Biscayne - Classic Cars, Design Study under the spotlight again, March 2006 - Click here to read more.
Parisienne Auto Week - Autoweek, Motorama Elegance, August 15, 2005 Click here to read more.
Buick Wildcat - MOTORAMA! - The 1953 Buick Wildcat I "Journal" 2003 - Click Here to Read More
Futurliner Bus Futurliner new - Futurliner News - April 2004 - Click Here to Read More
LaSalles Self Starter - Self-Starter, The LaSalle IIs of 1955 - The Road Not Taken, January 2002 - Click here to read more.
Biscayne - Hemmings Classic Car, January 2005 "Biscayne Today" - Click here to read more.
Biscayne Old Cars - Old Cars Price Guide, Chevrolet Dream Car Pieces Come Back Together Dec. 2004 - Click here to read more.
BISCAYNE - Auto Restorer, Joe Bortz's Biscayne by Deborah J. Myers, February 2005 - Click here to read more.
Biscayne - Classic Chevy World, Chevrolet's Motorama Dream Car for 1955 - The Biscayne,10/1/2005 - Click here to read more.
Pontiac Banshee XP833 - Special Interest - Special Interest Autos, Banshee, February 1989 - Click here to read more.

Articles on Chrysler Prototype/Concept Cars
Duesenberg, A Duesy of an Idea, Old Cars Weekly, July 3, 2008 - Click here to read more.
Diablo, Mopar Action, Ride with the Devil, August 2006 - Click here to read more.

Articles on Custom Cars
Bortz Report - Reunited after 55 Years - Click here to read more.
George Barris, Old Cars Weekly, Custom Car builder visits dream car collection, 9/28/2006 - Click here to read more.
Fitzpatrick - Custom Cars - Autoweek, Captivating by Design, September 11, 2006 - Click here to read more.
55 Barris & 57 John Seaton Ford - Custom Cars - Automobile, Kustom Konvergence, September 2006 - Click here to read more.
55 Barris & 57 John Seaton Ford - Old Cars Weekly, Coastal Customs Meet in the Midwest, June 15, 2006 - Click here to read more.
Fitzpatrick - Custom Cars - Car Kulture Deluxe, East Meets West, April 2006 - Click here to read more.
Fitzpatrick - Custom Cars - Car Kulture Deluxe, September 2005 - Click here to read more.
Fitzpatrick - Custom Cars - OLD CARS WEEKLY, West Coast custom found hiding in East Coast for 40 years, December 30, 2004 - Click here to read more.
Fitzpatrick - Custom Cars - Road & Track, Fitzpatrick Custom, November 1950 - Click here to read more.