The Heritage Motor Centre hosts the eighth “Classic and Vintage Commercial Show” of trucks, tractors and other working vehicles built before 1990 on June 13 and 14 at the museum in Warwickshire, UK. The Heritage Motor Centre, the world’s largest collection of British cars, draws together the collections of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust.
All six Shelby Cobra Daytona coupes, the groundbreaking aerodynamic race cars designed by Peter Brock for high top speeds at Le Mans, will be brought together, apparently for the first time, during the Goodwood Revival in September. The British classic car lovefest will mark the anniversary of the Ford V8-powered racers debut at Daytona on […]
The Owls Head Transportation Museum will be invaded June 10 by more than 200 Model A Fords participating in the Lobsters and Lighthouses 2015 Model A Ford Club National tour of Maine. Participants are coming from all over the United States, with some also arriving from New Zealand.
Offered for 1967-1969 only, a total of 216 L88 Corvettes were produced as what was essentially a factory racing option, powered by the 427/430 horsepower V8 and heavy-duty four-speed transmission. Crossing the Mecum Auction block at the Seattle auction June 5-6, this 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe is a very rare, unrestored beast. The car […]
What better place for the Russo and Steele auction to offer “cars of the stars” than Southern California, where a selection of vehicles once owned by famous celebrities will cross the block at the Newport Beach auction in June? More than 400 sports cars, muscle cars, customs and exotics are expected for this third-annual Russo […]
Looking for something to do in Owls Head, Maine this weekend? The Owls Head Transportation Museum is holding its first car show of the season, the annual Owls Head Spring Antique Auto Show on Saturday. All pre-1995 vehicles are invited to attend. The aviation department of the museum will also take to the skies, weather […]
Erik Carlsson, who devoted his career to Saab and became one of the greatest rally racers of all time, has died in England at the age of 86. Famous for competing in tiny Saab sedans with two-cycle engines and for winning against much more powerful and advanced rally machines, he was nicknamed “Carlsson On the […]
The highest online sale for a Bonhams classic car auction happened Sunday when a 1990-93 Porsche Type 962 C Endurance Racing Competition Coupe sold for €1,495,000 ($1,624,000 at the current exchange rate) during the Spa Classic sale at the famed Belgian grand-prix racing circuit. The sale was part of a record €5,497,918 (nearly $6 million) […]
Six unique Lamborghinis from the Roy Cats collection are set to cross the block at Mecum Auctions’ sale in Seattle auction June 5-6, adding some Italian supercar luster to an auction that already includes the John Wickey collection of American muscle cars. The mid-engine V12-powered Lambos range from 1989 with an ultra-exotic Countach in 25th […]
A 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider was named best of show at the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este held Sunday at the historic resort on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy. The ruby-red Alfa sports car, styled by Zagato, arrived in Italy fresh from taking best of show honors at the […]