The Lingenfelter Collection: 190 exceptional cars

By Mike Mueller for the August Hagerty Newsletter
August 03, 2011

Like his more famous distant relative John before him, Ken Lingenfelter is as passionate about cars as any other gearhead out there and has been since the get-go. “My parents used to tell me that when I was four or five I would stand on the hump of our ’55 Chevy and name all the cars that went by: Ford, Dodge, and so on,” remembers the 58-year-old Michigander, who also still fondly recalls the very first time he set eyes on a 1963 split-window Corvette coupe — in his humble opinion a timeless work of automotive art. His first daily driver was an Oldsmobile 4-4-2, which he traded in after a few years for a 375-horse SS 396 Camaro. His first Corvette followed in 1977.

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