The Cars of Jean-Claude and Lucille Marcoux
Of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC

One of the many antique cars that they owned over the years
A 1930 Model A Ford Rumble Seat Coupe


Here are some pics of a beautiful story...Our son Bertrand has been in love with the '67 Toronado we owned when he was 7 and he HAD to possess a "clone" of it. So, 11 years ago, he found one in Long Island, NY, that was much alike except ours had a vinyl top. We traveled with a trailer to bring it to Québec and spent 4 mos renovating it back to (near) perfection. Now that our 1960 Super 88 has found a new home in Melbourne, Australia, we will share the Toronado with our son from now on...
so we can pursue our adventures in the hobby we love... at least to our 90s, God willing !

Photo shoot of Jean-Claude's Toro, new in 1967
JC & Toro with an Expo '67 pavillion in the back ground
JC at Expo '67 Marina on his way to his boat 
 Bertrand in his dad's dream car at 7
Bertrand in his own dream car 40 years later
Father and son in 1968
Father and son 40 years later
 Bertrand showing off at a recent car show

The following pictures show the other cars that Jean-Claude and  Lucille
have owned over the years.


This rare 1960 Oldsmobile Super 88 convertible was owned by 
Jean-Claude & Lucille Marcoux of Mt-St-Hilaire, Québec,

It is a replica of the 1960 Indianapolis 500 mile race Pace Car. 
A Brantford, Ontario, couple owned it for more than 25 years and the Marcoux's acquired it last September (2014). The 4353 lbs and more than 
18 feet ragtop is equiped with a 394 CI & 315 HP high compression 8 cylinder engine. Automatic transmission is a 4 speed Jetaway Hydramatic Drive.

Power steering, power brakes, electric windows, plus (AM) radio...naturally.

Through the years, the Marcoux owned a few interesting cars : 
1929 Chrysler, 1930 Ford A, 1947 Mercury, 1952 Hudson, 1953 Kaiser, 
1954 Nash, 1955 Ford (convertible), 1956 Hudson, 1961 Thunderbird (convertible). 
Will this be the Marcoux's last collectible ? 
Only time will tell...

Well time has told it's story. As you see above Jean-Claude & Lucille Marcoux  have a new car that they share with their son. 
The 1960 Oldsmobile Super 88 convertible seen below has been sold and is now in Australia with a private collector.


 The 1967 Oldsmobile Super 88
 A very beautiful dash
 Loved driving the beautiful "beast" !
 Let's go for a ride. please !
  8 cyl. Rocket engine, 394 cid - 325 hp @ 4600 rpm
 A clone of the 1960 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car
 The start of the race...(We were there !)
 Dressed up as the real thing !


1929 Chrysler and daughter Claude (1979)
1929 Chrysler restored - Lucille did not like a car that old...
1930 Model A Ford Rumble Seat Coupe - kids loved riding the rumble seat
1930 Model A Ford Rumble Seat Coupe - an uncle pilot had one in 1930
DODGE 1940 - the ideal family car and taxi
1940 DODGE - Note the old fuel dispenser behind Lucille
1947 Mercury - for $50 minus first and reverse gears fixed for $60
1947 Mercury restored
 1952 Chevrolet - reminding us of our first car, a 1951 Styleline
1952 Chevrolet - 1rst owner had it for 27 years. Second for 22 years. Nice car!
1952 Hudson Hornet - just like ''Doc Hudson'' in the movie
1952 Hudson Hornet - winning races in it's time
1952 Hudson Hornet - and Normandy fame Douglas C47 (DC3)
 1953 Kaiser Manhattan and 1954 Beech 18
1953 Kaiser Manhattan - ready to travel
1953 Kaiser Manhattan - fashion lady Lucille
1954 Nash Ambassador - designed by italian Pinin Farina, Milano, Italia
1954 Nash Ambassador - beautiful all around (car & gal)
1954 Nash Ambassador - at Chambly Concours d'Elegance 2012
1955 Ford Sunliner - just like our honeymoon car in 1957
1955 Ford Sunliner - dressed to kill
1955 Ford Sunliner - trophy winner again
1955 Ford Sunliner - wedding car
1955 Ford Sunliner - back view
1955 Ford Sunliner - 8 beauties and one happy driver
1955 Ford Sunliner - so much younger in 1957
1956 Hudson Hornet - Rouville-Campbell Manor in Mt-St-Hilaire, Qc
1956 Hudson Hornet - rare car indeed
1956 Hudson Hornet - Packard engined
1956 Hudson Hornet - lots of chrome
1961 Ford Thunderbird - powerful car & powerful gal
1961 Ford Thunderbird - back view but facing our village of Mt-St-Hilaire & Richelieu river
1961 Ford Thunderbird - could convert to a 2 place only
1961 Ford Thunderbird - The end


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All you Kaiser lovers would like to have one of these. Watch it being made.
Eric Gordon's 1954 Kaiser
Convertible Convertion

Eric Gordon's Kaiser Rebuild
There are many pictures showing the details
of this Rebuild

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