Need Help? Call Us! - M-F 7a-4p Pacific - 480-285-1600
Auctions America

News

Worst fears proving true as another Corvette emerges from sinkhole

Worst fears proving true as another Corvette emerges from sinkhole

“We have always feared that as we dig further into the hole, that the cars would continue to be in worse shape. Unfortunately those predictions were accurate.” — Katie Frassinelli, communications manager, National Corvette Museum At around 9 a.m. (Central time) Monday, the ZR-1 Spyder emerged from the sinkhole beneath the Skydome of the National […]

Maserati racer, one-off Bianchi convertible take top honors at inaugural Desert Concorso

Maserati racer, one-off Bianchi convertible take top honors at inaugural Desert Concorso

A car with a long racing history and a one-of-a-kind convertible that had to be put back together from parts long separated into boxes took the top honors Sunday in the inaugural Desert Concorso, which was staged on the golf course driving range at the Shadow Mountain resort in Palm Desert, Calif. The best in […]

By March 31, 2014 Read More →
Copperstate 1000 ready to rally in Arizona

Copperstate 1000 ready to rally in Arizona

The 24th annual Copperstate 1000 hits the road April 6 for a four-day, 1,000-mile tour of southern Arizona, featuring a superb contingent of vintage sports, GT and race cars in what has become one of the nation’s premier road rallies. This year’s Copperstate 1000 route takes ralliers through the scenic and historic southeastern corner of […]

By March 28, 2014 Read More →
NCRS offers data to document Chevy muscle cars

NCRS offers data to document Chevy muscle cars

Proving authenticity has been a longtime problem for owners, sellers and potential buyers of rare ’60s and early ’70s Chevrolet muscle cars because of the lack of credible documentation records. Production data from General Motors for those special factory performance cars no longer are available, making it difficult to research or provide proof that a […]

By March 27, 2014 Read More →
BMW among automakers showcasing classic cars at Europe’s massive Techno Classica

BMW among automakers showcasing classic cars at Europe’s massive Techno Classica

The 26th Techno Classica Essen opens today and runs through Sunday. What is it? It is the self-proclaimed “World show for vintage, classic and prestige automobiles, motorcycles, spare parts, restoration and world club meeting.” How big is it? Well, it fills 20 buildings and four open-air areas at the Essen show grounds in Germany, where […]

By March 27, 2014 Read More →
Portland Swap Meet celebrates 50th anniversary

Portland Swap Meet celebrates 50th anniversary

The Portland Swap Meet celebrates its 50th anniversary April 4-6 with some 3,500 vendors and thousands more shoppers showing up at the Portland Metropolitan Exposition Center. The meet is staged by a group of six local car clubs, which merged their separate swap meetings into one event that has become what is the largest of […]

By March 26, 2014 Read More →
Porsche Museum features Le Mans racing history

Porsche Museum features Le Mans racing history

Porsche celebrates both its return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and its record 16 victories in the French classic with a special display, “24 Hours for Eternity. Le Mans,” at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany. The exhibition, which includes more than 20 Porsches that have raced at Le Mans, opened today and […]

By March 26, 2014 Read More →
Revs reopens famed Collier Collection museum

Revs reopens famed Collier Collection museum

The Collier Collection, one of the world’s best automotive museums, reopens today after being closed to visitors for 20 years. “There has been an ever-increasing number of requests for tours of the automobile collection, and we will now be able to accommodate those eager to learn more about the cars we hold in our Naples […]

By March 25, 2014 Read More →
British celebrate their land speed-record history

British celebrate their land speed-record history

‘For Britain & For The Hell Of It” is the title of a new and permanent exhibition of Land Speed Record vehicles that opened recently  at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, England. The exhibition’s debut coincides with the 50th anniversary of Donald Campbell’s record run in Bluebird CN7. Campbell’s father, Malcolm, broke the 150-miles-per-hour barrier […]

By March 24, 2014 Read More →
Mercedes-Benz celebrates centennial of first 1-2-3 Grand Prix finish

Mercedes-Benz celebrates centennial of first 1-2-3 Grand Prix finish

The theme for the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, England’s annual celebration of historic racing cars and the people who drove them, is “Addicted to Winning — The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport.”  At press preview of the festival was held recently in London and featured a display of racing cars from Mercedes-Benz, which this […]

By March 21, 2014 Read More →