Atlanta Classic Cars: Editorial cartoonist loves his 1970 Mercedes

Like Mike Luckovich, there are so many people in metro Atlanta who love their classic cars

Editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich spends most days creating his humorous takes on the pressing news stories of the day for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 

However, he also loves driving his 1970 Mercedes 280 SL. 

“It’s really fun just to drive down the road and have a special car that not too many people have,” Luckovich said. 

Like Luckovich, there are so many people in metro Atlanta who love their classic cars.

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From Fayette to Forsyth counties, these beautiful machines can be seen cruising the back roads and on the highways of this state.

Mike Luckovich and his car: A self-caricature by the AJC’s prize-winning editorial cartoonist (Mike Luckovich /

This video series has been created to showcase some of the fantastic cars in metro Atlanta and the people who put in the time, sweat and money to keep the tires rolling and the engines humming.

If you have a car you would like showcased, email Todd C. Duncan at

See Mike Luckovich’s editorial cartoons here

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