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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 Tuesday, July 18, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about ACC, ...Read more
When it comes to classic cars, buying is the easy part — just lay down the cash and take home your new prize. Hopefully your significant other is on-board and you’ve got a place to keep the new car — but those are only details, right? We can work them out later.
Selling, on the ...Read more
When I was building my ’72 Chevy truck, I kept the engine and drivetrain as stock as possible, all the way down to the original rebuilt Q-jet carburetor. Why mess with something that worked?
But there have been huge leaps in technology made in the decades since 1972, and it’s trickled into the old car world. ...Read more
Collector Car News
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
Allen Smith Collection of Significant Motorcycles Offered at Worldwide Auctioneers’ Pacific Grove Auction
Slated to cross the block at Worldwide Auctioneers inaugural Pacific Grove Auction out on the Monterey Peninsula this August is a remarkable offering of ten significant motorcycles from the collection of renowned motorcycle authority, Allen Smith. “We’re delighted to have been entrusted with the sale of this tightly focused and expertly-curated collection of two-wheeled legends, ...Read more
Mecum Auctions made history May 16-20 as 1,671 classic and collector cars from 37 states crossed the auction block for the company’s 30th anniversary auction. With 1,219 vehicles hammering sold for a 73-percent sell-through rate, the auction became the highest-grossing Original Spring Classic auction in the event’s 30-year history as overall sales totals reached more than $54.4 million.
Enthusiasm ...Read more
With the 2017 “Hot August Nights” Collector Car Auction just around the corner. Auto enthusiasts are getting a chance to buy some of the finest collector vehicles in America. One of the most unique cars this year is a 1968 Shelby GT500 that was stolen for 40 years.
February 9th 1970, Robert Lanyon discovered ...Read more
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