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Pinehurst best of show car has Hollywood history

Pinehurst best of show car has Hollywood history

The Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance has come to a close and now has its third Best of Show winner, the magnificent 1919 Pierce Arrow Model 66 A-4 Tourer owned by Robert Jepson Jr. of Savannah, Georgia. The car was originally delivered to the notorious Hollywood legend Fatty Arbuckle and has coachwork by Done Lee Coach & Bodyworks of Los […]

By May 4, 2015 Read More →
Station Wagons focus of AACA Museum exhibit

Station Wagons focus of AACA Museum exhibit

Before there were minivans, and before there were SUVs and crossovers, there were station wagons. That was how American families transported the kids, the dogs and the vacation gear, and those of us who recall the joyful weirdness of riding in those rear-facing back seats. Later this month, the AACA Museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania, opens […]

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Andrews’ collection brings $53.88 million at auction

Andrews’ collection brings $53.88 million at auction

The sale of much of Paul and Chris Andrews’ classic car collection figured to be huge, and it was, with 78 vehicles and some cherished automobilia and other items selling Saturday for in excess of $53.88 million, which RM Sotheby’s claims is a record for a single-vendor automobile auction. Consider that the recent sale of […]

By May 3, 2015 Read More →
New auction company plans its first sale during Monterey Car Week

New auction company plans its first sale during Monterey Car Week

Robert Tybor is a finance and strategic economist with entrepreneurial and venture-capital experience in the hi-tech and healthcare industries. But he’s also a car collector. “I look at industries and I look at trends and possibilities, and I looked at the world of auctioning and there’s a whole trend toward auctioning,” Tybor said. And that […]

By May 2, 2015 Read More →
First Camaro reunited with one who helped build it

First Camaro reunited with one who helped build it

The very first Chevrolet Camaro ever built is not a car you likely would notice. It’s a plain-Jane base-model 1967 hardtop with a six-banger, stock hubcaps and a Grenada Gold paint job, the color of so many Chevys of its day. But its place in history is so much greater than the sum of its parts. […]

By May 1, 2015 Read More →
Klairmont Kollection sending 150 cars to Leake’s Tulsa auction

Klairmont Kollection sending 150 cars to Leake’s Tulsa auction

As he approaches the age of 90, Larry Klairmont has run out of room and has commissioned Leake Auction Company to disperse some 150 cars that will be offered at no reserve at Leake’s next auction, June 5-7 at the Tulsa Fairgrounds in Oklahoma. The cars will come from the Klairmont Kollection, a two-story, 150,000-square-foot […]

Classic car celebrities join Cars and Coffee at the Blackhawk

Classic car celebrities join Cars and Coffee at the Blackhawk

Sunday, May 3, the Blackhawk Automotive Museum holds its first monthly Cars and Coffee of the season. The event takes place from 8 to 10 a.m. and both Barry Megular and his crew from Car Crazy TV Show and Wayne Carini and his team from Chasing Classic Cars will be in attendance, the museum said. […]

By May 1, 2015 Read More →
Muscle cars and motorcycles highlight Auburn auction

Muscle cars and motorcycles highlight Auburn auction

Auctions America returns to home turf for its annual Auburn Spring Collector Car Weekend sale May 7-9. The auction will feature about 500 muscle cars, classics, sports cars and customs, plus an impressive group of 29 antique motorcycles from the Preston Evans collection. Held at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, the sale […]

By April 30, 2015 Read More →
Peter Ustinov’s Aston Martin stars in Bonhams’ sale

Peter Ustinov’s Aston Martin stars in Bonhams’ sale

A rare and highly sought-after 1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage convertible is spectacular enough, but the car offered at Bonhams’ all-Aston Martin auction May 9 also boasts heavy-hitter celebrity provenance. This Aston, one of just nine DB4 Vantage convertibles with left-hand drive, was originally owned by the late British actor, playwright and diplomat […]

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Duesenberg, Porsche take top honors at Concours of Texas

Duesenberg, Porsche take top honors at Concours of Texas

A 1931 Duesenberg J Derham Tourister and a Porsche 908 racer drove off with best of show honors last weekend at the fourth annual Concours d’Elegance of Texas. Best of show pre-war honors went to the Duesenberg owned by Joseph and Margie Cassini of West Orange, New Jersey. Best of show post-war was the 1968 […]

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