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An ode to YOUR favorite car




People reflected in a refurbished 1959 Volkswagen Kombi, discuss cars at 'Das O.C.T.O. Fest 2013', a swap and display gathering for enthusiasts and owners of 1967 and earlier models of the classic vehicle in Long Beach, California on October 12, 2013.
People reflected in a refurbished 1959 Volkswagen Kombi, discuss cars at 'Das O.C.T.O. Fest 2013', a swap and display gathering for enthusiasts and owners of 1967 and earlier models of the classic vehicle in Long Beach, California on October 12, 2013.
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We Angelenos have a complicated relationship to our cars.

However we feel about driving and being stuck in traffic though, there is probably one car that we have loved – a mechanical and engineering beauty that we either once owned, or want badly to call ours in the future.

What is that car for you? A 1956 Thunderbird Sunset Coral (our guest host Patt Morrison’s dream car)? A DeLorean DMC-12 like the one in “Back to the Future?" Or a jalopy that despite all its weaknesses still holds a special place in your heart?

Call 866-893-5722 and tell us the special car that you love.

Guest:

Earl Swift, journalist and author of “Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream” (It Books, 2014)