If you own a classic vehicle, installing a period-correct battery can add a measure of authenticity to the overall appearance. Battery Central Mall makes an assortment of six- and 12-volt power sources that look just like those found in 1920- to- 1974-model-year vehicles. These aren’t covers that conceal a modern battery; they are built-to-order reproductions, right down to the lettering on the cases and the size and color of the caps. The only differences are the modern materials used to produce each battery. Each one comes with a one-year replacement warranty and a four-year pro-rated replacement warranty. Prices vary depending on battery and vehicle type, typically run in the $380 range. View the complete line at www.batterycentralmall.com.

A classic charge