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Jim’s Blog: Five Modern Muscle Drivers

Written by Tuesday, 24 February 2015 14:29
Driving old cars is one of my favorite things, but let’s be honest — sometimes you just need a car with modern air conditioning, decent brakes, and a no-nonsense cooling system. You’re probably not going to drive your ’70 Hemi Cuda to the doctor’s office when you’re sick, or use…
ACC is all about getting out and driving our cars. I drive my ’72 Chevy truck quite a bit. Last week my SRT Charger was down for a few days because of a fuel tank recall, and whenever something like that happens, I press the truck into duty and don’t…

March/April 2015 Cover Poll

Written by Monday, 09 February 2015 11:15
Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we'd like to know which one is your favorite. Click here to cast your vote! In addition, please take a few moments and answer some questions about collector cars. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers…

Jim's Blog: Time to Buy or Time to Sell?

Written by Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:50
Scottsdale 2015 is in the books, and with $291.3m in sales out of this year's six auctions, it was a record-breaker. We'll have complete results in the next issue of ACC, which were working on building right now. In general, more cars came to auction, and those cars brought bigger…

Jim's Blog: Firing Up a New Year

Written by Monday, 12 January 2015 11:35
The auction year rumbles to life this week, with Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele, RM, Gooding, Bonhams, and Silver all hosting auctions in sunny Arizona. The Arizona stats speak for themselves. Typically, we see about 2,800 cars cross the auction blocks in the Grand Canyon State, and last year, 2,300 of…

Jim's Blog: The Best Buys of 2014

Written by Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:34
The new year is here, and before we get caught up in the whirlwind of Arizona auctions that starts in just a few days, it's time to take a look back at some of the best deals of 2014. If you've spent any time reading ACC's market reports, I'm sure…