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Owls Head Transportation Museum hosts spring auto show
By April 16, 2015 Read More →

Owls Head Transportation Museum hosts spring auto show

Rain or shine, the Spring Auto Show will be held May 30-31 at the Owls Head Transportation Museum located in Owls Head, Maine. The show runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. both days. The show will feature pre-1995 vehicles and cars from the Eastern Regional Lincoln Owners Group and Lincoln Zephyr Owners Group, which […]

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I learned a lot at the Charlotte AutoFair
By April 15, 2015 Read More →

I learned a lot at the Charlotte AutoFair

I went to Charlotte last week to attend my first Charlotte AutoFair. So what did I see, do and learn at this event? Well in a nutshell, I looked at thousands of cars for sale, scores of parts, drag raced a Ford Mustang, drove a racing lawnmower, ate some awesome county fair food, petted animals […]

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Mecum moves more than $25 million in metal at Houston auction
By April 15, 2015 Read More →

Mecum moves more than $25 million in metal at Houston auction

Mecum Auctions sold 645 vehicles at its annual Houston sale last weekend for a total of more than $25 million. The sell-through rate was 70 percent of the more than 900 vehicles crossing the block. The high-dollar sale was a 1932 Duesenberg Model J Phaeton for $500,000 (prices are hammer sales and do not include […]

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Bonhams sets ‘black tie’ auction at French concours
By April 15, 2015 Read More →

Bonhams sets ‘black tie’ auction at French concours

Bonhams will debut a swank “black-tie” collector-car auction September 5 held in conjunction with the second Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille concours d’elegance in Chantilly, France, the auction house has announced. “We’re delighted to announce this brand-new and exclusive motoring sale, taking place on the luxurious grounds of the Château de Chantilly,” Philip Kantor, […]

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McPherson offers summer camp for car guys (and gals)
By April 15, 2015 Read More →

McPherson offers summer camp for car guys (and gals)

A few openings remain if you want to send not your child but yourself or your favorite car guy or gal to summer camp. OK, technically it’s the Auto Restoration Summer Institute at McPherson College in Kansas, but what it is a series of week-long and car-specific learning opportunities in: Automotive electrical systems Automotive paint […]

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette L78 convertible

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette L78 convertible

Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 10-day series featuring the important to be sold this month at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1965 Chevrolet Corvette L78 convertible This matching-number Chevrolet Corvette convertible is a correct and very rare, one-year-only offering: The coveted 396/425-horsepower Mark IV motor. Only 2,157 were made, in coupe and convertible […]

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At AutoFair, pristine AACA classics and a petting zoo
By April 14, 2015 Read More →

At AutoFair, pristine AACA classics and a petting zoo

Saturday was our third day at the Charlotte AutoFair, and we were again surprised at how many dimensions there are to this one-of-a-kind event. There really is something for everyone here no matter what your car interests are. In among the thousands of American muscle cars, customs and cruisers on display and for sale was […]

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Last of Burt Reynolds’ Bandits on docket at Spring Carlisle Auction

Last of Burt Reynolds’ Bandits on docket at Spring Carlisle Auction

What is being billed as the “last” of Burt Reynolds’ “Bandit” Trans Am cars has been consigned to the Spring Carlisle Auction scheduled for April 23-24 at the Carlisle Expo Center in Pennsylvania. But didn’t Reynolds just sell his Smokey and the Bandit Pontiac Trans Am at Julien’s Auctions event in Las Vegas back in […]

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1941 Cadillac Series 62 convertible
By April 14, 2015 Read More →

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1941 Cadillac Series 62 convertible

Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a 10-day series featuring significant cars to be sold this month at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1941 Cadillac Series 62 convertible The Cadillac Series 62 replaced the series 61 in 1940 as the lowest in the model lineup in 1940. The series 62 featured a low sleek “torpedo”style body. […]

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My Classic Car: Arnold’s grandfather’s 1965 Buick Riviera

My Classic Car: Arnold’s grandfather’s 1965 Buick Riviera

My grandfather was a prominent chiropractor in the Washington D.C. area. He was very successful. He had the best of everything. He loved his cars. My favorite of his cars was a big black 1965 Buick Riviera. It had black leather interior with “wood” paneling and chrome fixtures. It was beautiful! It reminded me of […]

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