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Automotive Fine Arts Society at Pebble Beach

Written by Monday, 04 August 2014 12:54
CARMEL, Calif. – July 18, 2014 – The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) will return to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a selection of their latest automotive artwork. Sponsored by The Lincoln Motor Company for the 19th year, the AFAS exhibit will showcase the latest creations of the fin automotive artists at the Lodge at Pebble Beach in Carmel, California. Ken Eberts, AFAS President and one of the foremost artists in the automotive art world, will be revealing his new display of paintings based on the theme "black and white"…

Kicking Tires with Jay Leno

Written by Monday, 11 August 2014 12:24
In a sprawling multi-warehouse complex backed up to a runway at the Burbank airport, Jay Leno’s collection of cars and motorcycles sits at the ready, fueled and charged for a cruise at a moment’s notice. After 22 years as host of The Tonight Show, Leno is in the unique position of being a car guy with it all – space, resources, and the drive to buy, restore, and use interesting pieces of automotive history. ACC recently sat down with Jay in his shop to talk about his cars, what drives him as a collector, what’s next for him as a…

Meet Keith Martin in Monterey

Written by Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:39
Keith Martin and the ACC/SCM gang will be everywhere during Monterey Car Week. If you see Keith or anyone wearing an ACC or SCM logo, don't hesitate to introduce yourself. Keith hosts the 13th Annual SCM Monterey Insider's Seminar on Saturday, August 16 at 9 a.m. The Insider's Seminar takes place inside the Gooding & Company auction tent and will feature a panel discussion by the SCM experts. The topic is “A Value-Driven Road Map of the Market — Which Turns to Take, and Which to Avoid.” Get your tickets here. Space is limited. Keith is a panelist at the…
Sheridan Auctions will liquidate the Mitchell Museum in Owosso, MI on August 20. The star car is a 1954 Dodge Granada 2D — a one-of-one custom concept car with prototype one-piece fiberglass laminated plastic body. View all the consignments here.

Read Our Free Monterey Pocket Guide Now!

Written by Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:36
Our sister publication Sports Car Market produced this free Monterey pocket guide, sponsored by Alan Taylor Company Inc. It contains a map, event timeline, and auction details in one compact package. Read it online here, or click here to view it as a pdf, which you can download or print.

Hot Rods and Muscle at Barrett-Jackson H.A.N.

Written by Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:15
Barrett-Jackson's sale at Hot August Nights runs July 31-August 2 in Reno, NV. The run list is stacked with street rods, customs, Corvettes, and American muscle. Notable highlights include a 1937 Ford Club Custom coupe (pictured), a custom '72 Plymouth 'Cuda, and a custom 1949 Chevrolet 3100 pickup. View all the consignments here.
RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, celebrated 20 years of auctions in the Detroit area this past weekend. The auction house posted $7.4 million in total sales at its annual Motor City sale on July 26 in Plymouth, MI. The top-selling American car was a 1906 Studebaker Model G Tourer, sold at $275,000 and pictured above. A 1930 Gar Wood 28’ Triple Cockpit Runabout, originally built for Logan T. Wood and delivered new to Detroit, tied the Studebaker at the same $275,000. A 1925 Duesenberg Model A Touring, the original road-going Duesenberg, exceeded…
The 42nd Annual Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance will celebrate 50 years of the Ford Mustang and Pontiac GTO on Sunday, July 20. ACC Publisher Keith Martin returns for his eighth year as emcee. SCM Editor at Large Donald Osborne joins Keith at the microphone. Donald will also provide morning commentary, interviewing the owners on the show field. The event features more than 300 vintage, sports and collector cars presented on the tree-shaded campus of Pacific University, just west of Portland, OR. Classic automobiles compete for awards in over 50 judged classes. The concours weekend also features a Vineyard Driving Tour…

Jet Age Americans at Motor City

Written by Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:56
Fins, chrome, power—what's not to love about Jet Age American cars? They often had big engines, strong performance, large swept bodies, and styling that echoed contemporary aircraft, furniture, and architecture. RM's July 26 Motor City sale in Plymouth, MI, will present a selection of cars from 1948 to 1967 that boast some of the most iconic styling and features from the era. Highlights include a 1960 Chrysler 300F convertible (pictured), a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 327/300 convertible, a 1964 Mercury Park Lane convertible and a 1959 Cadillac Series 62 convertible. View all the consignments here. View the digital catalog here. ACC…

Russo and Steele Newport Beach Starts Tomorrow

Written by Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:54
More than 400 cars will cross the block this weekend at Russo's sale in Newport Beach, CA. A "pre-production" 1970 Plymouth Barracuda with 440 Six Pack leads the star American cars. View a selection of the featured consignments here.View the online catalog here.
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