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Pick of the Week: DeLorean DMC-12

Pick of the Week: DeLorean DMC-12

Our technology guru at ClassicCars.com, Tony Perez, has a thing for DeLoreans. It’s those gullwing doors that get him, he freely admits. So in deference to Tony and all his fine work, I offer this classic piece of 1980s history, what appears to be a nicely preserved, low-mileage 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 being sold on ClassicCars.com by […]

By August 22, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: Dream Cruise spans more than Woodward Ave., it’s a week-long carfest

Eye Candy: Dream Cruise spans more than Woodward Ave., it’s a week-long carfest

Photos by Kevin A. Wilson Nominally a one-day Saturday event, the Woodward Dream Cruise has, over the 20 years it has run annually, grown forward into a full week of car-related activity along what is officially a 16-mile route from Ferndale (a suburb immediately north of Detroit proper) to Pontiac. It also has spilled over […]

By August 19, 2014 Read More →
Ford Falcon owner takes top honors at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Ford Falcon owner takes top honors at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Maserati was the featured marque and there was an amazing array — 550 “authentic and historic” racing cars in every class, — but it was a 1964 Ford Falcon that drove off with the Spirit of Monterey award from the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion this year at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a vintage racing event […]

The Quail: A feast for the eyes and the belly

The Quail: A feast for the eyes and the belly

Where else can you listen to triple F1 world champion Jackie Stewart and race car driver and TV host Alain de Cadenet casually chat about racing in front of 3,000 car enthusiast with some of the finest vintage and classic cars and motorcycles as a backdrop in an elegant garden party setting against the Santa […]

By August 17, 2014 Read More →
Tour d’Elegance completed, it’s time to head to the fairway at Pebble Beach

Tour d’Elegance completed, it’s time to head to the fairway at Pebble Beach

As first time entrants at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, this week has delivered a bounty of wonderful experiences, and a few nervous moments. We pulled the 1909 Pierce-Arrow off the truck Wednesday and made sure everything was in order by driving around the corner to the Lodge at Pebble Beach. Thursday started early as […]

By August 16, 2014 Read More →
The Tour takes Pebble Beach concours on the road

The Tour takes Pebble Beach concours on the road

The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance is a testament to “elegance in motion,” a multi-million-dollar cavalcade of the finest vintage and classic cars in the world that undertake a scenic 75-mile cruise around the Monterey Peninsula in their participation in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Tour started in 1998 to showcase the beauty and elegance […]

By August 16, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
McCall’s Jet Center soiree launches Monterey activities

McCall’s Jet Center soiree launches Monterey activities

Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival is the “unofficial” event to kick off Monterey Classic Car Week. The event, held at the Monterey Jet Center, is a fabulous gathering of exotic automotive machines on the tarmac alongside private aircraft and historic World War II-era fighter planes with VIP guests hobnobbing with the likes of Jay Leno and […]

By August 15, 2014 Read More →
Pick of the Week: 1956 Chevrolet 210 wagon with 1950 teardrop trailer

Pick of the Week: 1956 Chevrolet 210 wagon with 1950 teardrop trailer

So Bob Golfen heads off to cover Monterey Classic Car Week, which leaves me to select the Pick of the Week. While it seems to me that just about any car Bob sees on that California peninsula would make an excellent Pick of the Week, I’ve nonetheless gone through the latest additions to the ClassicCars.com […]

By August 15, 2014 Read More →
At 74, Steve Earle isn’t quite retired, but he finally may have time to play some racing

At 74, Steve Earle isn’t quite retired, but he finally may have time to play some racing

Steve Earle remembers the days when he and some of his fellow Southern California sports car enthusiasts used to drive up to Antelope Valley, “sneak onto Willow Springs and play for a while, then slide out and go home.” While folks with fancy older cars could “fix them up for a concours or car show, […]

By August 13, 2014 Read More →
The Interview: Max Girardo

The Interview: Max Girardo

Max Girardo joined RM Auctions in 2006 to launch the company’s European headquarters in London. Still a few years shy of his 40th birthday, he’s a multi-lingual native of Melbourne, Australia, who already has lived in Italy, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Monaco and London. In addition to being a car specialist for Brooks […]

By August 12, 2014 1 Comment Read More →