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Historic Cars


Ben Vigil's 1950 Chevy Deluxe "Vigilante"


The first car from New Mexico to make the Lowrider Magazine cover page and centerfold. Also the first car from New Mexico to be featured in the Lowrider Magazine Calendar,

In 1982 Tony Gallegos of Española painted "Vigilante" Candy Brandy Wine. In 1984 the late Elisario Martinez of Chimayo patterned out the car with his unique style.

Above pictured is Julian Quintana after completing the upholstery on "Vigilante" in 1983

Content gathered, curated, and photos imaged by Andres Valdez  and Anamaria Medina.

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