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movie about a guy who restores a car

The movie is about a guy who works at a garage in a small town probably in the 50's or 60's. His boss is an older grandfather type guy and there is another worker who is black. The main character guy is restoring a car in the garage in his spare time. There's a hometown girl hangs around the garage because she likes the guy and wants to be his girlfriend but she is secretive and kind of a plain and homey girl. The guy sees a girl who is visiting in town and she is pretty and high class and plays a violin in an orchestra. The guy tries to get in a relationship with her but while she likes the guy she's not interested. The boss of the garage dies and the black guy becomes the new owner and he tells the guy that the car that he is restoring is now his car. This upsets the guy really bad. He goes to the pretty girls house and is going to try one more time to win her over but he can tell she is not for him so he leaves. He goes back to the garage and steals the car he was working on and drives to the hometown girls house. He see's her father sexually assaulting  her and he goes in and rescues her. As they are leaving the guy throws some gas around and lights it and it burns the house down with her father in it. They get in the car and drive off into the sunset together.
asked Apr 12 in Name That Movie by bbdegraw (62 points)
Is this an old movie? In english? is abuse a main theme?
As I remember there were 3 main themes to the movie 1 was the restoring of the car 2 was the romance conflict between the guy and the local girl and the rich girl and 3 the abuse of the father and his daughter
The film was in english
I saw the film maybe 5 yrs or more ago but it could have been made anywhere from the 80's on. I know thats not much help
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