Recent Blog Posts
Old cars are great just as they are. But if you hope to use one regularly these days, a few updates can make the experience better.
For example, say you’ve got a 1968 Mustang with a 390 and you live in L.A. That traffic is notorious, and the cooling system in the Mustang, while decent ...Read more
We’re working on the next issue of ACC this week, and there’s still time to participate in our Readers’ Forum. This month’s question: What is it that makes a car collectible?
This issue will feature everything from a vintage AMC Pacer through a modern Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. That’s a wide range of cars, and it ...Read more
Every year, on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, classic car owners all over the Portland area fire up their cars before the sun and head to the east side of town for an early morning gathering. This is where the Portland Transmission show kicks off the car show season, sprawling across a big chunk of ...Read more
Collector Car News
Leake Auction Company, a Ritchie Bros. solution, recently completed its latest Oklahoma City auction, achieving $6.8 million in sales with 77 percent of the vehicles sold. The auction was held at the Bennett Event Center on February 23 and 24. Close to 400 lots crossed the block during the two-day auction, with the top seller ...Read more
Worldwide Auctioneers has confirmed that its 17th annual Texas auction will include an exciting No Reserve collection of motorcars, expertly assembled over many years by well-known Texas collector and franchised dealer, Eugene Knies. The Collection of Pamela and Eugene Knies comprises 78 cars, featuring high line exotics and a myriad of low mileage motorcars, spanning ...Read more
The Petersen Automotive Museum will commemorate the 85th anniversary of the 1932 Ford “Deuce” with a day-long car show cruise-in and celebration on Saturday, July 15th.
The ’32 Ford, nicknamed “Deuce” for the second digit of its model year, was one of the first affordable production cars with a V8 engine and became a favorite of ...Read more
The atmosphere was electric as Barrett-Jackson’s extended Northeast Auction attracted thousands of registered bidders – including an increase of younger bidders – and surpassed the $94-million mark in total funds raised for charity to date.
The Barrett-Jackson 2nd Annual Northeast Auction sold 630 vehicles, with sales totaling approximately $23.5 million at a 95.74-percent sell-through rate. ...Read more
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