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Pick of the Day: 1964 Ford Falcon Sprint convertible

Pick of the Day: 1964 Ford Falcon Sprint convertible

Resto mods spark plenty of controversy. The purists contend that classic cars should be left original while the “modists” counter that the updates make the cars drive and perform better while retaining original style and appearance. The Pick of the Day is a good example of the resto mod ideal, an attractive 1964 Ford Falcon […]

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Triumph, Lincoln win at Ramapo Concours
By June 30, 2015 Read More →

Triumph, Lincoln win at Ramapo Concours

Significant award winners from the recent inaugural Ramapo Concours d’Elegance include the Judges choice that went to 1935 Triumph Southern Cross, owned by Dennis Mamchur of Verona, New Jersey, and the President’s award to a 1927 Lincoln Model L, owned by John Daly from Colts Neck, New Jersey. The two-day event boasted 85 cars on […]

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Jaguar C-type Works Lightweight set for RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey
By June 29, 2015 Read More →

Jaguar C-type Works Lightweight set for RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey

One of the most legendary Jaguar race cars, the 1953 Jaguar C-type Works Lightweight, will be offered at RM Sotheby’s Monterey, California, auction in August, marking the first time any of the three original works Lightweights have been at public auction. Chassis No. XKC 052, the second one built, finished fourth overall in the 24 […]

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Pick of the day: 1982 Chrysler LeBaron Mark Cross Edition
By June 29, 2015 Read More →

Pick of the day: 1982 Chrysler LeBaron Mark Cross Edition

Back in the day, automakers worked with fashion designers to create special editions of various vehicles. There was the Bill Blass Lincoln Continental Mark V, the Gucci Cadillac Seville, the Nautica Mercury Villager (yes, a “fashionable” minivan), even a Levi’s Edition AMC Gremlin with blue-denim upholstery. And there was the Chrysler LeBaron Mark Cross Edition. […]

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By June 29, 2015 Read More →

Poll results: If your spouse would let you name your child a ‘car name’ what would you choose?

The Question of the Week for the week of June 22nd, 2015 asked you, if your spouse would let you name your child a ‘car name’ what would you choose? You voted and now here are the results! Other answers include: Nova Mercury Lexus Bentley Chevy Ford Packard

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Eye Candy: SVRA Shine & Show at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
By June 28, 2015 Read More →

Eye Candy: SVRA Shine & Show at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Photos by Kevin A. Wilson Not content to stage four days of on-track action in conjunction with a collector car auction, the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) crammed a Shine & Show into its recent Brickyard Invitation. Organizers were uncertain about how many might turn out for this addition to the second-year event and reserved […]

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My Classic Car: David’s 1970 Mercury ‘Hound’s-tooth’ Cougar
By June 28, 2015 Read More →

My Classic Car: David’s 1970 Mercury ‘Hound’s-tooth’ Cougar

I am the second owner of this car purchased in 1976 from a retired Air Force colonel who had been stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City, Oklahoma.  He swore the car had never been wet… During military training he had been struck by lightning, so he said that, “every time if I’m […]

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E-Code Thunderbird among online auction cars
By June 27, 2015 Read More →

E-Code Thunderbird among online auction cars

Five cars, including a 1957 E-Code Ford Thunderbird and a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS convertible, are part of an Antiques, Cars, Tiffany’s auction being conducted Sunday by Constantine & Pletcher through Invaluable. Constantine & Pletcher is a Pittsburgh-based auction house specializing in estate sales. Formerly known as Artfact, Invaluable, founded in Boston in 1989, claims […]

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Aston racer, Stirling Moss’s own Porsche pace Bonhams sale at Goodwood Festival of Speed
By June 27, 2015 Read More →

Aston racer, Stirling Moss’s own Porsche pace Bonhams sale at Goodwood Festival of Speed

With a pre-war Aston Martin racer selling for more than $4.5 million and Stirling Moss’s own Porsche RS-61 Spyder going for nearly $3 million, Bonhams annual auction Friday at the Goodwood Festival of Speed posted some $26.75 million in total sales. “We’ve had another phenomenal sale at Goodwood with excellent figures achieved across the board […]

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Eye Candy: Great Race stops in Winslow Arizona

Eye Candy: Great Race stops in Winslow Arizona

Photography by Matthew Fink Hannah Mikula, a 22-year-old events-team intern at Hagerty, already has many fond memories of classic cars. But according to Hanna, her participation in the Great Race with her father is shaping up to be one of the best. A highlight for Hannah has been seeing the landscape evolve as she and […]

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