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LeMay readies for fourth annual vintage motorcycle meet
By March 26, 2015 Read More →

LeMay readies for fourth annual vintage motorcycle meet

“The Meet,” to be held August 22 at the Haub Family Field at the Le May museum, “is the go-to vintage bike event in the Northwest,” said museum president and CEO David Madeira. The Meet, also known as the Vintage Motorcycle Festival, is one of five annual signature events at America’s Car Museum. The fourth […]

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Charlotte AutoFair to celebrate Dodge centennial
By March 26, 2015 Read More →

Charlotte AutoFair to celebrate Dodge centennial

The centennial of the Dodge brand will be celebrated April 9-12 at the AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where the Nationwide Showcase Pavilion will be home to more than a dozen historic models representing each decade Dodge has been in production. Some of the featured vehicles include a 1923 Dodge/Graham truck, 1951 Power Wagon, 1996 […]

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Cole motorcycle collection hammers at nearly $12.3 million at Mecum sale
By March 25, 2015 Read More →

Cole motorcycle collection hammers at nearly $12.3 million at Mecum sale

Two motorcycles, one of them formerly owned by Steve McQueen, hammered sold for $650,000 or more at the E.J. Cole Collection sale conducted by Mecum Auctions at the South Point Casino and Exhibit Hall in Las Vegas. The auction attracted nearly 1,000 bidders and spectators. Total sales were nearly $12.3 million, and that figure does […]

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Cars and art: Are they still world’s apart?

Cars and art: Are they still world’s apart?

I’ve written before about parallels between the worlds of classic cars and fine art. That link would seem to have been significantly strengthened recently with the announcement that Sotheby’s, the publicly traded fine arts auction and real estate company, had purchased a 25 percent interest in RM Auctions. Makes you wonder if soon we’ll be […]

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Techno-Classica Essen provides show space and marketplace for classic cars
By March 25, 2015 Read More →

Techno-Classica Essen provides show space and marketplace for classic cars

The 27th annual Techno-Classica Essen takes place April 15-19 in the Messe Essen, a fairgrounds-style convention center in the Germany city that spans 20 buildings and four outdoor areas. And all of that space was booked months ago for what is billed as the “world show for vintage, classic and prestige automotibles, motor sport, motorcycles, […]

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Tour or learn with the California Automobile Museum
By March 25, 2015 Read More →

Tour or learn with the California Automobile Museum

The third annual Capitol Carrera, a two-day, 500-mile road tour May 9-10, is being staged again to support the California Automobile Museum. Organized by classic car enthusiasts and museum supporters, the tour is not a race and no awards are given. The point is to explore the Northern California countryside in the company of fellow […]

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Still groovy, the VW microbus turns 65
By March 24, 2015 1 Comment Read More →

Still groovy, the VW microbus turns 65

Like the hippies who loved them and raised them to cult-like status during the 1960s, the VW microbus has become a senior citizen. This month, the Volkswagen Type 2 turned 65. The official birthday was March 8, 1950, when the first production model rolled off the assembly line in Wolfsburg, Germany. The Transporter, as it […]

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Lane Motor Museum cars can be ‘bought’ for rally
By March 24, 2015 Read More →

Lane Motor Museum cars can be ‘bought’ for rally

If ever any proof was needed that the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville is a unique establishment, all doubts were dispelled when the restoration experts built an exact copy of the original 1933 Dymaxion car, possibly the oddest car ever created, then drove it to Amelia Island, Florida, for the recent concours d’elegance. Founded by […]

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Cleveland auto show included a classic car auction
By March 24, 2015 Read More →

Cleveland auto show included a classic car auction

Most major-city auto shows are designed to showcase the newest vehicles available in local dealerships, and even concept cars hinting at what’s coming down the road several years in the future. But the recent Cleveland Auto Show included a special feature — a classic car auction. Forty vehicles were shown throughout the show and then […]

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Half Moon Bay claims coolest show on earth
By March 24, 2015 Read More →

Half Moon Bay claims coolest show on earth

When you mix a car show with an air show, motorcycle show, tractor show, county fair, music festival and some living history, do you get the coolest show on earth? You can decide for yourself April 26th at the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show at the Half Moon Bay Airport about 20 miles south of […]

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