After 14 years, Muscle Car City owner Rick Treworgy has decided to close the doors of his museum of around 200 GM muscle cars.
“I, with heavy heart, have decided it’s time to retire,” Treworgy wrote in a Dec. 20 social media post. “Muscle Car City, this year, is going backwards because of COVID-19 and the lack of international tourists.”
The collection has been a lifelong project for Treworgy, who owns all of the classic vehicles.
They include Corvettes, Chevelles, GTOs, Camaros, Novas and a 1936 Chevy Phaeton − one of only seven that were built and still in existence.
“It’s been a great (run) and I’ve loved every minute of it, but I am 72 and beginning to feel like it,” he continued.
Treworgy, who couldn’t be reached for comment, plans to close the museum Jan. 17.
Treworgy originally opened the museum in a former Walmart in Punta…