Recent Blog Posts
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
There’s something pretty appealing about a classic car project. For me, there are a lot of possibilities that circle around a rusty remnant of a car — especially when its revival is in my hands.
What color was the car and what color will it be when you’re done with it? What engine was in ...Read more
Everybody loves Tri-Five Chevrolets, Shoebox Fords, Mustangs, Camaros, Chargers and Challengers. But if your goal is to stand out from the classic car crowd, the best bet is to find something different.
Owning an old car is a social thing. You can’t take a classic anywhere without striking up a conversation with people in parking ...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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