Recent Blog Posts

  • Video of the Week: That’s not a Chainsaw. THIS is a Chainsaw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5WO9nulOXc

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  • Jim’s Blog: Swap Meet Time!

    The Portland Swap Meet is the Northwest car guy’s kickoff to the car season. Even if it’s raining sideways, like it was this year.

    But for thousands of car-crazy parts chasers, the rain didn’t matter. Who’s afraid of a little rain when those vintage parts you’re hunting are just waiting for you to find them?

    The ...Read more

  • May/June 2017 Cover Poll

    Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we’d like to know which one is your favorite. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers help determine the content of our magazine. Voting ends Wednesday, April 12, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about ACC, ...Read more

  • Video of the Week: L88 Ride-along

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spnnrapgiSk

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  • Jim’s Blog: What Was Your Best Car Buy?

    We’re working on the May/June issue of ACC this week, and for this issue’s Reader’s Forum, we’re looking for your comments on your best-ever car buys. There’s still time to be included!

    I tend to think of my best car buy as the next one I’m going to buy, but it doesn’t usually work out that ...Read more

Collector Car News

  • Mecum Houston Totals $21.7m

    Overall sales totals at the Mecum Houston 2017 collector-car auction held this past weekend at the NRG Arena in Houston, Texas, reached $21.7 million. With 793 vehicles offered throughout the three-day auction, an impressive 70-percent sell-through rate was achieved as 554 cars hammered sold.

    Held during the same weekend as the Houston Auto Show, the Mecum ...Read more

  • Barrett-Jackson Totals $20.5m in Palm Beach

    The high energy of collector cars selling at No Reserve during Barrett-Jackson’s 15th year in Palm Beach helped drive the highest sell-through rate of any Florida collector car auction, including 14 world records as it was propelled by the unprecedented buying power of bidders from 48 states and seven countries.

    South Florida’s ...Read more

  • AACA and CCCA Announce “Triple Crown” Meet in Auburn

    In what can only be described as an historic event, two of the world’s oldest and grandest car clubs, The Antique Automobile Club of America, and the Classic Car Club of America, will join together this Spring to host a combined national meet. Scheduled May 11-13 in the Classic Car Capital of America, Auburn, Indiana, ...Read more

  • Mecum to Debut Los Angeles Collector Car Auction, Feb. 17-18

    Mecum Auctions will join the long and historic list of car-related events at the Fairplex, Feb. 17-18, with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.

    The selection of consignments for Mecum Los Angeles 2017 will showcase the variety of offerings Mecum prides itself on ...Read more

  • Russo and Steele Totals $22.1m in Arizona

    After much fanfare surrounding their new venue at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions has annoucned market-leading sales results with early totals reaching $22.1m on 780 lots offered with 606 hammering sold. This represents an impressive sell through rate of 78%, helping the auction company’s Scottsdale numbers grow seven figures over 2016’s previously ...Read more

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