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Hot Rods Forever stamps launched by Post Office

Hot Rods Forever stamps launched by Post Office

A pair of ’32 Ford highboy roadsters look ready to roar in the U.S. Postal Service’s latest nod to American car culture with its new Hot Rods Forever Stamps. The two freshly minted stamps, one showing a “deuce” in classic black with flames and the other in scarlet red, were recently dedicated as a limited-edition […]

By June 10, 2014 Read More →
Movie, TV car stars featured in EyesOn Design show

Movie, TV car stars featured in EyesOn Design show

What do Whoville, Bullitt, General Lee and the Monkees all have in common? Each of them has a Hollywood connection and a signature vehicle that will be among the featured cars from TV and movies in this year’s EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition. The 27th annual car show, which emphasizes unique and important automotive designs, […]

Mustangs (what else?) to be featured at Greenfield Village’s Motor Muster

Mustangs (what else?) to be featured at Greenfield Village’s Motor Muster

Each summer, two major cars shows are held on the streets, lawns and town square of Greenfield Village, the quintessential Americana small town that Henry Ford assembled in Dearborn, Michigan, by collecting and transplanting historic buildings from around the country. You want history? Well, the Wright Brothers home is next door to their cycle shop, […]

By June 9, 2014 Read More →
Corvette museum visitors can view the full sinkhole through August

Corvette museum visitors can view the full sinkhole through August

Officials at the National Corvette Museum have decided to delay reconstruction of the Skydome so visitors can see the sinkhole that opened February 12 and swallowed eight cars. Repairs will be delayed until after the museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, scheduled for August 27-30. “We have about 6,500 Corvette enthusiasts from all over the world pre-registered […]

By June 8, 2014 Read More →
Charming! That’s the Greenwich concours

Charming! That’s the Greenwich concours

The third time was a charm. During an award ceremony at a car show last weekend, actor Ed Herman attempted to bestow a special award to a car that he had chosen. As the Maserati drove up, Herman started to read the notecard describing the car, only to realize that he was reading the wrong […]

By June 6, 2014 Read More →
Rare Ferrari 275 GTB Competitizione Clienti making its first trip to an auction at Cole’s Monterey sale

Rare Ferrari 275 GTB Competitizione Clienti making its first trip to an auction at Cole’s Monterey sale

For the first time in its nearly 50 years of existence, the 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competitizione Clienti built as a special order for American Ferrari patron Alfred Ducato will be offered for auction at the Rick Cole Auction this summer at Monterey, California. The car is one of 10 special 275 GTBs built to […]

‘Great’ 1911 Mercer headed to RM’s Monterey auction

‘Great’ 1911 Mercer headed to RM’s Monterey auction

A remarkable 1911 Mercer Type 35 R Raceabout emerging from 65 years of ownership by one of America’s original classic car collections will be a premier highlight of RM Auctions’ flagship sale August 15-16 in Monterey, California. An example of the “Great Mercers” that performed as the seminal sports/racing cars of the era, the Raceabout […]

By June 5, 2014 Read More →
Car-sized birthday cake is part of Mustang celebration at Carlisle

Car-sized birthday cake is part of Mustang celebration at Carlisle

There have been and will continue to be a bunch of 50th anniversary birthday celebrations this year for the Ford Mustang, but one of the most interesting could be the one staged by Carlisle Events, June 6-8 at the Carlisle (Pennsylvania) Fairgrounds. For one thing, the local Carlisle Bakery has been commissioned to produce a […]

By June 5, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams scores record-setting auction in Greenwich

Bonhams scores record-setting auction in Greenwich

Bonhams set a resounding record for its 7th annual auction at Greenwich, Connecticut, with a sale of more than $8 million, a 40-percent gain compared with last year, and with a 93 percent sell-through rate. Leading the collection of around 100 cars and motorcycles was a 1975 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 “Periscopica” with just 10,000 […]

By June 4, 2014 Read More →
Arizona Concours sets featured classes, including Pierce-Arrow, Ghia and racing Ferraris

Arizona Concours sets featured classes, including Pierce-Arrow, Ghia and racing Ferraris

Classic American luxury brand Pierce-Arrow, an assemblage of rare pre-1965 Ferrari race cars and the 100th anniversary of the Italian design house Carrozzeria Ghia have been selected as featured classes for the second annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance, scheduled January 11, 2015, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. A special featured class of the unique […]

By June 3, 2014 Read More →