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A 1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 convertible will rumble cross the auction block at Russo and Steele's sale in Las Vegas. The sale runs September 25-27. To view all the consignments, visit www.russoandsteele.com.

1970 Chevelle SS LS6 Heads to Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

Written by Tuesday, 09 September 2014 10:17
A 1970 Chevelle SS LS6 leads a strong selection of ground-pounding American muscle at Barrett-Jackson's Las Vegas sale.  The auction takes place September 25-27. View the current Vegas consignments here. 

The Most Expensive American Cars of Monterey 2014

Written by Tuesday, 26 August 2014 10:13
828 cars at six auctions sold at Monterey Car Week 2014 for a cumulative $428m.That's a 39% increase over the $308m of Monterey Car Week 2013, and the $517k average sold price is 28% higher, even though just 5% more cars sold. Clearly, the long-term trend of stronger and stronger prices has not slowed. Here are the top American cars sold at each auction.The November-December issue of ACC will feature in-depth Monterey coverage. RM sold 118 of 129 consignments (91%) for $143m total. The high American sale was was a 1965 Ford GT40 prototype roadster, sold at $6.9m (pictured). Bonhams sold 106…

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…
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