The museum was founded in 2005 by Mel Martin, 82, an Iowa native and Phoenix real estate mogul, to showcase his collection of vintage autos. Five connected showrooms house more than 60 vehicles as well as automobilia.
This one-off custom is built on a '54 Oldsmobile Starfire 98 chassis and has a Cadillac body grafted on the rear.
This '57 Buick was on display at the not-yet-reopened Scottsdale International Auto Museum in a rundown Glendale shopping mall. The same place displayed Barry Goldwater's black split-window '63 Corvette, now owned by his nephew. Also on display was a bizarre, 20-foot long custom six-wheeled twin-bubbletop vehicle with an old Studebaker bullet nose: