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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: Two more by Boyd Coddington

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: Two more by Boyd Coddington

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 14th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. 1936 Delahaye ’Whatthehaye’ street rod The 1936 Delahaye “Whatthehaye” Street Rod is certainly one of the most striking automobiles on earth. It […]

By December 24, 2014 Read More →
2014 top stories: No. 9 — Mustang, Maserati and other anniversary celebrations

2014 top stories: No. 9 — Mustang, Maserati and other anniversary celebrations

Ford Mustang galloped into the consciousness of classic car enthusiasts throughout 2014 as the original pony car celebrated its 50th anniversary, and was featured as the centerpiece for many major events held coast-to-coast. The official birth date was proclaimed as April 17, 1964, which marked the sports coupe’s unveiling to wild acclaim at the New […]

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Bookshelf: 95 years of Zagato’s automotive artistry

Bookshelf: 95 years of Zagato’s automotive artistry

The Classic Car Bookshelf Zagato Milano (1919-2014) Published 2014 Publisher Giorgio Nada Editore Format Hardcover Pages 208 ISBN 978-88-7911-611-4 Purchase Motorbooks A special exhibition celebrating the 95th anniversary of Italian coachbuilder and design house Zagato runs through March 2015 at the Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile in Torino, Italy, but a book published in conjunction with the […]

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1941 Cadillac Series 62 convertible

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1941 Cadillac Series 62 convertible

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 13th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. This pre-war, 1941 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible (Lot #2022) was one of the last cars built by Cadillac before it converted its […]

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1978 Tupolev N007 Gullwing Boat

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1978 Tupolev N007 Gullwing Boat

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 12th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. In 1961, the Russian military ordered the Tupolev Aircraft Company to design and build an amphibious craft small enough to be transported […]

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Driven: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

Driven: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

It is designated as Arizona 288, the Desert to Tall Pines Highway, and while it does climb high into the Sierra Ancha mountains northeast of Phoenix, only the southern portion of the road is paved. As the road climbs, it not only changes in composition but in width. Pavement gives way to what appears to […]

By December 22, 2014 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: A pair of micro cars

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: A pair of micro cars

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. 1959 Fiat Jolly In the late 1950s and early ’60s, Fiat commissioned Carrozzeria Ghia to build a small number of custom bodies […]

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1940 Ford Woody Wagon

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: 1940 Ford Woody Wagon

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the 10th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. This 1940 Ford Woody Wagon (Lot #2021) was restored by Doug Delorme, a 30-plus year employee in the design department of Ford […]

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Pick of the Week: 1924 Moreland fuel-delivery truck

Pick of the Week: 1924 Moreland fuel-delivery truck

Just in time for Christmas, the Pick of the Week is an antique toy truck that would look great under the tree. A really big tree. Because this toy is a full-size 1925 Moreland Model RR6 fuel-delivery truck emblazoned with classic lion-head Gilmore Gasoline signage and which the seller says, “remains in remarkable condition.” Really, […]

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: Vintage motorcycles

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson: Vintage motorcycles

Cars from the Ron Pratte Collection Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Ron Pratte Collection that will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January. 1907 Harley-Davidson ‘strap tank’ Commonly referred to as a “strap tank” because of how the oil tank is secured to the gas […]

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