Car Enthusiasts Flock to Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, SC – 6/7/2017 — With the greatest spectacle in racing – The Indianapolis 500 – just wrapping up , fans of all ages travel to Myrtle Beach to experience a rare collection of American muscle cars most people have never seen before at Wheels of Yesteryear. Car enthusiasts from all over the U.S. are to get a firsthand look at the complete collection of Wheels of Yesteryear which consists of more than 100 cars and memorabilia.
Wheels of Yesteryear opened in the Myrtle Beach area September 30, 2009. The local community was quick to embrace the museum and its inclusion as one of the area’s tourist attractions. Visitors hail from all over the globe. As Myrtle Beach is a popular destination for guests from all over the world – as of May 2017, from all 50 states and more than 20 countries.
The cars showcased at Wheels of Yesteryear belong to long-time car enthusiast Paul Cummings and his wife, Carol. The exception is the Joe Dirt movie car, which is on loan.
The complete collection consists of more than 100 cars. Cummings’ life-long admiration of American-made cars and trucks was his motivation for displaying his private collection in public. The amazing collection is 45 years in the making. Vehicles displayed at Wheels of Yesteryear allow museum visitors to see and appreciate the true beauty and craftsmanship of cars from previous eras. Dedicated automobile enthusiasts and casual fans alike always find something interesting and exciting within the Wheels of Yesteryear auto showcase. Visitors will be inspired to go down memory lane as they get to see some of the rarest cars on the planet, some of which had less than a handful made.
A few of the most popular cars showcased at Wheels of Yesteryear include:
– 1971 Plymouth “Hemi” ‘Cuda convertible This 1971 Plymouth “Hemi” ‘Cuda convertible features an automatic transmission with console and bucket seats.
– The E-body ‘Cuda convertible was only available in 1970 and 1971.
– 1969 Mercury Cyclone CJ The Cale Yarborough version of the 1969 Mercury Cyclone offered NASCAR enthusiasts a taste of the track with its 428 CJ cubic inch, 360 horsepower V-8. Only 218 of these cars were offered in 1969 in this configuration.
– 1971 Plymouth “Hemi” ‘Cuda convertible Production of the Split Window Stingray Corvette was discontinued because the split window offered limited visibility. This fuel injected, four-speed coupe features knock off wheels and a 327-cubic inch V-8, and is one of just a few survivors still in existence.
– 1960 Buick Wildcat Convertible Only 1,900 produced. It was known as the businessman’s muscle car. Features a 455-cubic inch 370-horse power engine.
“Vehicles displayed at Wheels of Yesteryear allow museum visitors to see and appreciate the true beauty and craftsmanship of cars from previous eras,” said Paul Cummings.
Learn more at http://www.wheelsofyesteryearmb.com
Wheels of Yesteryear
Address: 413 Hospitality Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Hours: Open today · 10AM–6PM
Phone: (843) 903-4774