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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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Lyn St. James follows Howden Ganley in Blackhawk’s speaker series

Lyn St. James follows Howden Ganley in Blackhawk’s speaker series

Lyn St. James is next up in the Blackhawk Automotive Museum’s Speaker Series, which for 2015 focuses on former race car drivers. The series began March 7 with Howden Ganley, who raced during the apex of motor racing’s most glamorous and dangerous era—the 1960s and ‘70s, when Formula 1 drivers enjoyed rock star status while […]

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Volunteers are lifeblood of automotive museums
By March 23, 2015 Read More →

Volunteers are lifeblood of automotive museums

The Owls Head Transportation Museum relies on volunteers to fill a critical need at all of its events, from the airplane hangar and auto workshop to the front lines of greeting and assisting visitors and working behind-the-scenes on a variety of projects. And the Owls Head is typical of automotive museums across the country. “Our […]

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’80s Audis sell well at Bonhams Goodwood sale
By March 23, 2015 Read More →

’80s Audis sell well at Bonhams Goodwood sale

Audis from the ’80s continued their strong showing at classic car auctions as Bonhams staged its inaugural sale Saturday in conjunction with the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting in England. The auction was the first of three that Bonhams has scheduled this year at the Goodwood circuit. A 1985 Audi quattro Sport short-wheelbase coupe sold at […]

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Classic Profile: Derham Body Company, last coachbuilder of the classic era
By March 23, 2015 1 Comment Read More →

Classic Profile: Derham Body Company, last coachbuilder of the classic era

The Derham Company of Rosemont, Pennsylvania extended far past the life of most other American coachworks companies, surviving two world wars and the Great Depression. The company was founded by Joseph Derham as the Rosemont Carriage Works on Lancaster Pike, a few miles west of Philadelphia. This was a wise choice as this area, known […]

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2015 Buffalo Motorama already sold out
By March 23, 2015 Read More →

2015 Buffalo Motorama already sold out

With registration full and the show less than a week away, the 2015 Buffalo Motorama show figures to be a huge hit featuring a variety of original, modified, race, and full custom vehicles including hot rods, classics, pro street  and unrestored. Among the featured vehicles will be the “Ghostbusters” Ecto 1 and the Mystery Machine […]

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Driven: 2015 Range Rover HSE
By March 23, 2015 Read More →

Driven: 2015 Range Rover HSE

Two things we found particularly impressive during our week at the wheel of a 2015 Range Rover HSE: How quiet and comfortable the big British-built sport utility was while cruising along at freeway speeds (think tea time, but at speed and without spilling a drop) and yet how amazingly competent it was while carefully picking […]

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Poll Results: What’s your favorite American V8 engine?

The Question of the Week for the week of March 16th, 2015 asked you what’s your favorite American V8 engine? You voted and these are the results! Other answers included: Ford 302 Boss 429 Oldsmobile 455 Ford 351 Ford Coyote

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Solved on Sunday: Decoding cowl tags and cracking tires

Solved on Sunday: Decoding cowl tags and cracking tires

(Editor’s note: In conjunction with Road Ready Inspections, we offer this space each week so you can ask questions about your classic car or about the hobby in general. Submit your questions in the comments below and we’ll do our best to answer them! ) QUESTION:  I have a 1967 Chevelle SS396. The other day […]

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