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Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Photos by Tom Strongman Almost like Moses parting the Red Sea, Stirling Moss gently guided the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, No. 722, down the fairway and through the crowd of spectators last weekend during the 20th Anniversary of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Where else could you see one of history’s great drivers behind the wheel […]

By March 21, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Swap meet at the Goodguys Spring Nationals

Eye Candy: Swap meet at the Goodguys Spring Nationals

Photos by Larry Edsall I usually spend my Saturdays at the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s twice-a-year visits to the Phoenix area walking up and down and back and forth along aisle after aisle after aisle of, well, hot rod and custom cars. But with Nicole James eager for a turn at doing the Eye […]

By March 19, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Spring Nationals

Eye Candy: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Spring Nationals

Photos by Nicole James The Goodguys sixth Spring Nationals, presented by Browns Classic Autos, took place last weekend at WestWorld in Scottsdale Arizona, where car enthusiasts enjoyed three days of that famous Arizona heat and over 2,500 pre-1973 classic, muscle, and vintage cars  that came from all over the country—and even a few from Canada. […]

By March 18, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: ‘Imposter’ takes Ridler Award at Detroit Autorama

Eye Candy: ‘Imposter’ takes Ridler Award at Detroit Autorama

Photos by Margaret Hehr A 2008 Chevrolet Corvette posing as a mid-’60s classic Impala drove off with the Ridler Award at the 63rd annual Detroit Autorama. The “Imposter” is owned by Don Both of Abbottsford, British Columbia, and was designed and built by Chip Foose. Shortened in length by more than a foot, and with […]

By March 16, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Cars and Coffee at Amelia Island

Eye Candy: Cars and Coffee at Amelia Island

Photos by Bob Golfen  It was Everyman’s day Saturday at the Ritz with car clubs and collectors from all around the Jacksonville area converging on The Golf Club of Amelia Island to show off their automotive pride and joys to an appreciative crowd that gets in for free. The annual Cars and Coffee at the […]

By March 15, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Tour

Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Tour

Photos by Bob Golfen Every year, it’s like the circus comes to town in Fernandina Beach when the fantasy cars of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance roll in for a lunch stop during their tour of the north Florida coastline. Thousands of people crowded narrow, historic Centre Street on Friday to wave the cars in, […]

By March 14, 2015 Read More →
Goodguys tour rod and custom shops, museums on eve of Spring Nationals

Goodguys tour rod and custom shops, museums on eve of Spring Nationals

The day was a bit gloomy (at least for Phoenix) and the wind was strong, but some cars took part in the shop tour on the eve of the sixth Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Spring Nationals that run Friday through Sunday at WestWorld in Scottsdale. As usual, the shop tour included rod and custom […]

By March 13, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Melrose on Seventh Avenue car show

Eye Candy: Melrose on Seventh Avenue car show

Photos by Larry Edsall They aren’t highfalutin concours d’elegance. They aren’t auction sales showcases. They aren’t big traveling circuses a la Goodguys. They aren’t marque-centric events like those staged at Carlisle. They aren’t even car-club gatherings or weekly cruise-ins or those early Saturday morning cliques with cars for your eyes and enough caffeine to wake […]

Eye Candy: National Hudson Motor Company Museum

Eye Candy: National Hudson Motor Company Museum

Photos by Kevin A Wilson Caretakers at the new National Hudson Motor Company Museum (NHMCM, see our earlier story here) were apologetic when we visited to take these photos. They’d rented the space out for a business luncheon earlier in the day, so some of the cars and displays had been moved out of position […]

Eye Candy: Martin Auto Museum

Eye Candy: Martin Auto Museum

Photos by Bob Golfen  Mel Martin speaks with obvious pride and excitement as he describes how he turned a lifetime of car collecting into a museum designed to infect others with his love for great old automobiles. Ten years ago, he turned his passion into the Martin Auto Museum, a quiet refuge residing in a […]