Car restorer wants to spur interest in new generation

Ken Beck, right, owner of K&T Vintage Sports Cars in Allentown, takes TV reporter Bo Koltnow for a ride in a 1967 Austin-Healey during a WFMZ-TV Channel 69 segment on the classic car restoration business.

By Bo Koltnow
Reporter, 69 News WFMZ-TV Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Could a lack of interest from the younger generation eventually put the brakes on antique car restoration? It’s a real fear for at least one local business. Sitting in a 1967 Austin Healey Mk-III convertible it’s easy to feel the appeal of driving a classic British automobile. “Brings back memories of driving these things in the 60's when they were an everyday car,” Kenneth Beck said while driving.

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