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Celebrity Ferrari set for Russo and Steele Monterey sale
By July 6, 2015 Read More →

Celebrity Ferrari set for Russo and Steele Monterey sale

A 1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 formerly owned by comedian and media personality Adam Carolla will cross the block at the Russo and Steele auction next month in Monterey, California. The Series II model, powered by a Columbo V12 engine, is one of 455 examples built and, according to Russo and Steele, one of the […]

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Revisiting my visit with the master of car design, Giorgetto Guigiaro
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Revisiting my visit with the master of car design, Giorgetto Guigiaro

There are interviews that stand out in a journalist’s memory. In my case, they include boxing champion Archie Moore, Meadowlark Lemon of the Harlem Globetrotters, and tennis star and women’s sports advocate Billie Jean King. And then, there was the day a dozen or so years ago when I was in Italy doing research on […]

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Pick of the day: 1963 Mercury Comet convertible
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Pick of the day: 1963 Mercury Comet convertible

‘The wife says… Must sell,” according to the private party offering this 1963 Mercury Comet convertible for sale. “This vehicle is in very good condition considering it being almost all original,” he continues in his classified advertisement on ClassicCars.com. “Seat covers are new, have been changed, and little else. You can drive the car every […]

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Registration open for Shade’s Corvair Track Classic
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Registration open for Shade’s Corvair Track Classic

Registration remains open for the Corvair Track Classic presented by Shade’s Classic Cars, at Motorsports Park Hastings, MPH, August 28, 29, and 30 in Hastings, Nebraska. Lyn Yenko, daughter of Don Yenko, is slated as featured guest and is scheduled to attend the welcome party at Shade’s Classic Corner. On August 29, enthusiasts can race […]

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Eye Candy: 23rd Klingberg Auto Show and Concours
By July 5, 2015 Read More →

Eye Candy: 23rd Klingberg Auto Show and Concours

The 23rd Klingberg Auto Show and Concours in New Brittain, Connecticut, was held on the Klingberg Family Centers campus (which the show benefits) and was the biggest yet, featuring more than 350 cars, most of which were driven to the event. The show is unique as it is part antique car concours with many brass […]

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Pininfarina adds book, lifestyle accessories to 85th anniversary celebration
By July 5, 2015 Read More →

Pininfarina adds book, lifestyle accessories to 85th anniversary celebration

Pininfarina is making the most of its 85th anniversary celebration. On June 11, at the start of a four-day anniversary celebration, it revealed a massive — 304 pages thick in a hardbound cover and 12×15-inch format — book on the history of the automotive design and coachbuilding company and many of its most outstanding vehicles. […]

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My Classic Car: David’s 1973 De Tomaso Pantera
By July 5, 2015 Read More →

My Classic Car: David’s 1973 De Tomaso Pantera

When I was in Grade 7, my father was an engineer for Chrysler and they did a lot of work with the Carlini Brothers body shop. The Carlini Brothers happened to be cousins to Hank Carlini, Ford Pantera director and right hand to Lee Iaccoca. Sitting in their body shop under a soft cover was […]

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Corvette flag returns as Carlisle celebrates service members
By July 4, 2015 Read More →

Corvette flag returns as Carlisle celebrates service members

For the first time since 2010, more than 150 red, white and blue Chevrolet Corvettes will be parked in the formation of the American flag as part of the annual Corvettes at Carlisle gathering August 28-30. It takes some four hours to position the cars in the flag formation. More than 5,000 of America’s sports […]

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Dukes’ star Tom Wopat to attend Carlisle Chrysler Nationals
By July 4, 2015 Read More →

Dukes’ star Tom Wopat to attend Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

Dukes of Hazzard star Tom Wopat, who played Luke Duke, is scheduled to attend  the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals, to be held July 10-12 at the Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Fairgrounds. Recently, Wopat reunited with co-star John Schneider for a televison advertising campaign for Auto Trader, sparking renewed interest in them and the show which aired on CBS […]

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Mecum realizes $12 million in sales at its inaugural Denver auction
By July 3, 2015 Read More →

Mecum realizes $12 million in sales at its inaugural Denver auction

Mecum Auctions’ ability to find success in new geographic areas continued last weekend with its inaugural Denver Collector Car Auction, which counted 396 cars sold — at a 66 percent sell-through rate — and overall sales of more than $12 million. “We were excited to bring the Mecum Auction action to the Denver area, and […]

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