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Events this weekend and ideas for Father’s Day

Events this weekend and ideas for Father’s Day

This weekend, June 12-14, is the Elegance at Hershey, sponsored by the AACA Museum, located in Hershey Pennsylvania, with the Keno brothers as grand marshals. During the event, the 1964 James Bond 007 Aston Martin DB5 used in the movie Goldfinger, will be on display. The Concorso Bizzarro will take place from 10 a.m. until […]

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Supercars star at Russo and Steele in Newport Beach

Supercars star at Russo and Steele in Newport Beach

Three modern supercars from three different continents led the bidding at Russo and Steele’s third annual Newport Beach auction, which reported a 71 percent jump in total sales compared with year-ago figures. In preliminary results, the auction reported sales of $7.2 million, which is $3 million more than the total for the 2014 event.

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Sinkhole update: Restoration of 1 Millionth Corvette progressing at GM Design

Sinkhole update: Restoration of 1 Millionth Corvette progressing at GM Design

In February 2014, a sinkhole beneath the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum swallowed eight cars, among them the 1 Millionth Corvette built, a white 1992 model. Tuesday, Chevrolet opened the usually off-limits Mechanical Assembly garage within the GM Design building in Warren, Michigan, to a few visitors from the news media to show the […]

Barrett-Jackson moves to days for Hot August Nights

Barrett-Jackson moves to days for Hot August Nights

Barrett-Jackson will move its Hot August Nights auction to daytime hours to allow the crowds to attend both the bidding and the evening hot-rod events in the Reno and Sparks, Nevada, area. The change in hours for the third annual auction reflects the nature of Hot August Nights, according to auction chairman Craig Jackson, because […]

By June 10, 2015 Read More →
Mecum scores nearly $10 million sale in Seattle

Mecum scores nearly $10 million sale in Seattle

A 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T SE led the bidding at Mecum’s collector car auction last weekend in Seattle, where total sales reached $9,517,676. The restored Plum Crazy Challenger, a true R-code car with four-speed manual transmission, sold for a high bid of $185,000 (sales results do not include auction fees). The second-highest sale was for […]

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Classes, judges set for Britain’s Salon Prive

Classes, judges set for Britain’s Salon Prive

Salon Prive celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with 10 classes for its tripleheader concours d’elegance September 3-5 at Britain’s Blenheim Palace. The classes to be judged are:

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Pininfarina celebrates 85th anniversary with special Turin concorso

Pininfarina celebrates 85th anniversary with special Turin concorso

Turin, Italy, and Pininfarina celebrate the 85th anniversary of the acclaimed automotive design house and coachbuilder this week with a four-day event that includes the inaugural Concorso d’Eleganza Pininfarina. An “outdoor motor festival” takes place June 11-14 at the Parco Valentino Salone & Gran Premio and will be highlighted by the concours of Pininfarina-designed vehicles […]

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Museum seeks consignments for 38th New England auction

Museum seeks consignments for 38th New England auction

It’s not too late to consign your vehicle for the 38th annual New England Auto Auction at the Owls Head Transportation Museum, taking place August 22. Auction space is limited to 200 vehicles. Preview week for the auction begins August 17 with consigned vehicles on display.

By June 8, 2015 Read More →
Land Rover offers vintage vehicle drives in England

Land Rover offers vintage vehicle drives in England

Land Rover has launched its Heritage Driving Experience program at its new customer test facility in Fen End in England’s West Midlands. “For the first time, customers can experience Land Rover’s rich heritage through driving vehicles from the Series I that started the legend in 1948, to famous military vehicles such as the 101 Forward […]

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Gilmore opens ‘Mid-Century Performance’ gallery

Gilmore opens ‘Mid-Century Performance’ gallery

Today, June 5, the Gilmore Car Museum stages a special presentation by Art Fitzpatrick, automotive artist, in honor of the art gallery and its next exhibition, “Mid-Century Performance.” Fitzpatrick has produced everything from automotive design to stamps. Other upcoming events at the Gilmore, in Hickory Corners, Michigan, include:

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