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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: A pair of micro cars

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: A pair of micro cars

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. 1959 Fiat Jolly In the late 1950s and early ’60s, Fiat commissioned Carrozzeria Ghia to build a small number of custom bodies […]

By December 21, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1940 Ford Woody Wagon

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1940 Ford Woody Wagon

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 10th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. This 1940 Ford Woody Wagon (Lot #2021) was restored by Doug Delorme, a 30-plus year employee in the design department of Ford […]

By December 20, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: Vintage motorcycles

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: Vintage motorcycles

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. 1907 Harley-Davidson ‘strap tank’ Commonly referred to as a “strap tank” because of how the oil tank is secured to the gas […]

By December 19, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1936 Chrysler Airflow Custom 2-Door Coupe

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1936 Chrysler Airflow Custom 2-Door Coupe

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. The Chrysler Airflow was introduced in 1934 and sold through 1937. But the aerodynamic design concept was so advanced that the buying […]

By December 18, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1912 Packard Sightseeing Bus

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1912 Packard Sightseeing Bus

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. This 1912 Packard Sightseeing Bus (Lot #2505) is more than a piece of Packard history. It’s a slice of California history as […]

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 2013 Chevrolet Corvette VIN 001 convertible

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 2013 Chevrolet Corvette VIN 001 convertible

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. Sporting VIN #0001, this 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot #2528) was the first Corvette built for Chevrolet’s special 2013 Corvette 427 Collector […]

By December 16, 2014 Read More →

Poll results: When you take your classic car to a cruise-in or event, do you allow people to sit inside it?

The Question of the Week for the week of December 1st , 2014 asked you when you take your classic car to a cruise-in or event, do you allow people to sit inside it? Mouse over or tap on each slice to learn what you told us:    Other: “Never ever” “Yes, and give a ride, especially […]

By December 15, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1965 Ford Mustang custom fastback

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1965 Ford Mustang custom fastback

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. Named “Crazy Horse,” this 1965 Ford Mustang custom fastback (Lot 2013) fastback by Boyd Coddington was created on the American Hot Rod […]

By December 15, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1941 Packard D’Agostino Custom ‘Gable’

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1941 Packard D’Agostino Custom ‘Gable’

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. Noted California customizer John D’Agostino unveiled this car in 2004, paying tribute to Hollywood film icon Clark Gable, who owned a ’41 […]

By December 14, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1934 Ford Model 40 Deluxe Roadster

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1934 Ford Model 40 Deluxe Roadster

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the third in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. Completely restored after a 13-year search for the best new old stock parts, this 1934 Ford Model 40 Deluxe Roadster (Lot #2502) […]

By December 13, 2014 Read More →