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Pick of the Week: 1975 VW Super Beetle

Pick of the Week: 1975 VW Super Beetle

You may not earn an invitation to Amelia Island or other major concours d’elegance with this Pick of the Week, but you certainly would be a hit at a Concours d’LeMons, and a real slam dunk during March Madness. The car is a 1975 Volkswagen Super Beetle complete with a sunroof and showing only 809 […]

By March 13, 2015 Read More →
Rare Duesenberg is car of the month in ACD series

Rare Duesenberg is car of the month in ACD series

Only 13 Model X Duesenbergs were produced, and only four are known to still exist. The unique Model X housed at the Auburn Cord Duisenberg Automobile Museum will be the subject of the monthly “If These Cars Could Talk” lecture series Saturday at the museum in Auburn, Indiana. “Visitors will be treated to a special […]

By March 12, 2015 Read More →
Barn-found Aston Martin leads Coys Spring Classic sale

Barn-found Aston Martin leads Coys Spring Classic sale

A car billed as “the ultimate barn find,” the last original Aston Martin DBS to come off the assembly line, sold for $64,600 earlier this week at Coys Spring Classics auction in London. The car, produced in September 1972, was discovered recently by Coys’ managing partner Chris Routledge. “This is the ultimate barn find and […]

By March 12, 2015 Read More →
27-car British classic and exotic trove brings $30 million in private sale

27-car British classic and exotic trove brings $30 million in private sale

John Collins said he had no idea there even was such a collection when he was contacted about visiting what turned out to be “an Aladdin’s cave” of 27 classic and exotic cars. However, in one of the largest private sales in British classic car collecting history, Collins immediately purchased the cars for slightly more […]

‘Motorbikes for the Masses’ exhibit runs through October 11 at AACA Museum

‘Motorbikes for the Masses’ exhibit runs through October 11 at AACA Museum

The motorcycle collecting hobby has been hot for a number of years and has been starting to really keep pace with the car hobby. Howeer, one part of the motorcycle scene that has been largely ignored is that of motorscooters and mopeds. The scooter, mostly in the form of the Vespa and Lambretta, was Italy’s […]

By March 11, 2015 Read More →
Future Classic: Mazda MX-5 Miata

Future Classic: Mazda MX-5 Miata

It seemed as though a void needed to be filled after MG sold its last MGB in 1980, Triumph was put to rest in 1981, and the Fiat 124 Spider was quick to follow in 1985. The only four-cylinder, front-engine, two-seater sports car that remained was the Alfa Romeo Spider, which wasn’t exactly the most […]

By March 11, 2015 Read More →
Classic cars in a classic setting for Auctions America’s California Sale

Classic cars in a classic setting for Auctions America’s California Sale

Usually, it is the cars that draw us to the car shows and the classic car auctions. But sometimes, it’s the venue where those cars are being shown or sold. Consider the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, right there on the 18th fairway overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Or the Arizona concours within the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired […]

By March 10, 2015 Read More →
Al Unser Jr. set for Goodguys Autocross for Kids program

Al Unser Jr. set for Goodguys Autocross for Kids program

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. will participate in the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s Autocross for Kids program in 2015,  Speedway Motors, the official speed shop of Goodguys, has announced. Unser will drive Speedway’s G-Comp 1965 Chevrolet Nova, a car he’ll share with his cousin, Robby Unser, himself an eight-time Pikes Peak hill […]

By March 10, 2015 Read More →
Stirling Moss on the move: Opens display at British museum and then heads to Amelia Island

Stirling Moss on the move: Opens display at British museum and then heads to Amelia Island

Stirling Moss may be 85 years old, but he certainly isn’t slowing down any on his travel schedule. Late last week, he was in England to open A Chequered History display at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, and this week he’s scheduled to be in Florida for various activities at the Amelia Island Concours […]

By March 9, 2015 Read More →
1940 ‘Mille Miglia’-winning BMW 328 at Amelia Island

1940 ‘Mille Miglia’-winning BMW 328 at Amelia Island

The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will feature a BMW 328 that holds a special, if somewhat peculiar place in the history of motorsport. The fabled Mille Miglia-winning 1940 “Mille Miglia” Il Gran Premio Brescia Della aerodynamic coupe bodied by Touring of Milan will be the anchor of the BMW 328 class at the Florida concours […]

By March 9, 2015 Read More →