Recent Blog Posts

  • Video of the Week: Drag Racing at Hot August Nights

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

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  • Jim’s Blog: Finding the Payoff

    Last Friday, I took a day off work and spent it at my dad’s house, wrenching on his 1968 Camaro. The car is in the absolute final stages of reassembly after restoration, so we worked on things like adjusting the hood fit, wiring the dash gauges, installing the front bumper, and bolting in the driver’s ...Read more

  • September/October 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 Tuesday, July 18, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about ACC, ...Read more

  • Video of the Week: Where Stock Cars Go to Die

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A9FfesuUC4&t=50s

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  • Jim’s Blog: When is it Time to Sell?

    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

Collector Car News

  • “Deuce Day” Cruise-in at the Petersen Honors Edelbrock and Chapouris

    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

  • Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction Totals $24.3m

    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 Indy Sets Record $54.4mm in Totals

    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

  • Shelby GT500, Stolen for 40 Years, Heads to MAG Hot August Nights Auction

    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.

    The History:

    February 9th 1970, Robert Lanyon discovered ...Read more

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