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David Swig joins RM Sotheby’s as car specialist

David Swig joins RM Sotheby’s as car specialist

Lifelong auto enthusiast David Swig, son of the late founder of the California Mille, Martin Swig, has joined the team of global car specialists with RM Sotheby’s, the auction company has announced. Formerly a car specialist with Bonhams, David Swig comes from a family of car people – his father was a leading vintage-motoring devotee […]

By May 23, 2015 Read More →
Vettes for Vets and a Demo day Memorial Day weekend

Vettes for Vets and a Demo day Memorial Day weekend

Looking for something to fill your Memorial Day weekend?  Here are some special car events being held at automotive museums around the country this weekend and in the near future. Saturday, May 23, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is celebrating the cars of legendary drivers Rudolf Caracciola, Tazio Nuvolari and Stirling […]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
Silver car parade to celebrate Silverstone’s 25th anniversary

Silver car parade to celebrate Silverstone’s 25th anniversary

Hundreds of silver cars are expected to gather July 26 to help celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Silverstone Classic with a Silver Jubilee parade on Silver Sunday.  The all-silver parade will take place on the Silverstone Grand Prix track, with the cars eventually parked in a special “Silver Zone” on the track. While the […]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
Muscle Cars from Wickey collection to cross Mecum block in Seattle

Muscle Cars from Wickey collection to cross Mecum block in Seattle

To make room for additional vehicles, muscle-car collector John Wickey is selling some of his cars at the Mecum auction in Seattle on June 5-6. Wickey, a native of Lenthbridge, Alberta, Canada, has assembled a collection of original vintage muscle cars from GM, Ford and Chrysler produced during the golden age of high performance, as […]

By May 21, 2015 Read More →
Contest to choose nastiest Porsche 356 resto project

Contest to choose nastiest Porsche 356 resto project

There was a time when the rusted hulk of an old car dragged out of the woods was worth nothing more than what the recycling yard would pay for scrap. No more. As values for desirable classic cars continue to climb, and demand strengthens, what once were considered hopeless wrecks have become solid candidates for […]

By May 20, 2015 Read More →
‘Demon on Wheels’ premieres at Carlisle Ford Nationals

‘Demon on Wheels’ premieres at Carlisle Ford Nationals

Mike Ondish stars in a new documentary movie about an automotive mechanic from New York who sets out to restore his first car, a 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback. The documentary titled, Demon on Wheels, is set to premier at the Carlisle Ford Nationals on Saturday, June 6, in downtown Carlisle. The Mustang, after being used […]

By May 20, 2015 Read More →
Exotic supercharged Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet leads Bonhams’ auction in Greenwich, Connecticut

Exotic supercharged Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet leads Bonhams’ auction in Greenwich, Connecticut

One of the most successful models produced by Bugatti was the Type 57, created by founder Ettore Bugatti’s son, Jean, and introduced in 1934. With numerous body styles by renowned coachbuilders as well as the Bugatti factory, including such exotics as the iconic Atlantic prototype, the Type 57 is today the best-remembered of the French […]

By May 19, 2015 Read More →
McLaren Scottsdale introduces 2016 McLaren 570S

McLaren Scottsdale introduces 2016 McLaren 570S

Debuted at the New York International Auto Show last month, the first Sport Series in the McLaren lineup, the 2016 570S Coupe, was introduced by McLaren Scottsdale during a VIP event held Friday in their showroom. “For those who have been wanting to get into a McLaren and couldn’t pull the trigger before, the 570S […]

By May 19, 2015 Read More →
Margaret Dunning, 104-year-old classic car enthusiast, dies during California auto rally

Margaret Dunning, 104-year-old classic car enthusiast, dies during California auto rally

At dinner Friday evening, Margaret Dunning said that her bucket list was complete. The 104-year-old matriarch of the classic car community was in California to participate in the ELK Charity Challenge, a week-long driving event to raise money — tens of thousands of dollars — for three children’s charities, and earlier in the day she […]

Bondurant, Brock to visit 32nd annual Colorado concours

Bondurant, Brock to visit 32nd annual Colorado concours

Racer-turned-driving instructor Bob Bondurant and car designer Peter Brock are both on the guest list for the 32nd annual Colorado Concours d’Elegance, scheduled for June 7 on the lawn of Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado. Annually, the show attracts nearly 15,000 people to see some 500 vehicles, some in the concours classes and some […]

By May 18, 2015 Read More →