Recent Blog Posts

  • July/August 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 Sunday, May 28, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about ACC, ...Read more

  • Jim’s Blog: Buy it Done or Build it Yourself?

    A friend of mine called me a few weeks back to shoot some photos of a GTO out in the weeds on his property. After years and years of an “I’ll build it someday” mentality, he’s finally decided that it’s just never going to happen. Time to sell the GTO while there’s still some GTO ...Read more

  • Video of the Week: Cruising in a Mustang drag car

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  • Jim’s Blog: 4-speed or Not?

    What's missing here? A chrome knob and white ball, that's what.

    I got my Caprice sitting right on a set of QA1 coilovers in the front, added a set of big-as-possible 275-series rubber in the back, and have a great-sounding BBC with a 236/245 duration roller cam with .625/.639 inches of lift cackling through a set of three-inch Flowmasters. But there’s one thing missing, and ...Read more

  • Video of the Week: Shift Like a Dandy

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Collector Car News

  • Auctions America Totals $10.2m at Auburn Spring

    Auctions America achieved one of its best Auburn Spring results to date on May 11 – 13, generating nearly $10.2 million in total sales at the historic Auburn Auction Park. Led by the offering of the former Level 5 Motorsports Collection, entirely without reserve, the three-day sale saw nearly 350 vehicles and 450 lots of ...Read more

  • Gary Bennett, Barrett-Jackson VP of Consignment, Retires

    Barrett-Jackson announced today the retirement of Gary Bennett, the company’s longstanding Vice President of Consignment.

    Bennett has been involved with Barrett-Jackson since the 1970s, starting out first as a regular bidder and consignor, and later assisting with special projects when Craig Jackson took charge of the company in 1995. He joined in an official capacity in ...Read more

  • Worldwide Texas Totals $6.52m

    Worldwide Auctioneers’ first sale in Arlington got off to a buoyant start at the weekend, with total sales of $6.52 million at a sell through rate of 82%, attracting lively onsite and plenty of telephone bidding from customers across the US and overseas. The Texas Classic Auction, now in its 16th year, moved from Houston ...Read more

  • 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

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