Worldwide’s 5th Annual Auburn Sale Smashes Records

Auburn based Worldwide Auctioneers announced earlier this year that it was moving its annual Labor Day Weekend catalogue sale, The Auburn Auction, to the National Auto & Museum, a move that this weekend proved spectacularly successful for both parties. A stunning 1934 Auburn 12 Salon Cabriolet broke records when it hammered sold for an staggering $473,000 and a rare 1931 Cadillac Series 370-A V12 Convertible Coupe broke another, bringing $231,000. Bids came in from the packed salesroom, telephone and Internet, Read More

“The Green Hornet” to be Part of Barrett-Jackson’s Salon Collection in 2013

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that the newly-restored legendary Shelby Prototype, dubbed “The Green Hornet,” (VIN 8F01S104288) is scheduled to cross the auction block as part of its Salon Collection in Scottsdale, January 13-20, 2013.

Arguably one of the rarest and most desirable Ford Mustangs in the world, The 1968 Green Hornet enjoys the distinction of being one of the very few factory prototypes that survived the crusher. It represents a rolling history of what Ford Read More

Wall to Wall Collector Cars at Mecum Dallas Auction

More than 1,100 collector cars will be offered at auction during Mecum’s Second Annual Dallas Auction, to be held Sept. 5-8, 2012 at the Dallas Convention Center. After a hugely successful inaugural auction in 2011, the Dallas Auction has nearly doubled in size in only its second year, and will kick off with a special exclusive offering on Wed., Sept. 5 with “The Cars of Hallbrook”, 96 vehicles from a vast collection of significant American automobiles and will broadcast live Read More

Petersen Automotive Museum Appoints Terry L. Karges as Executive Director

LOS ANGELES (August 6, 2012) – The Petersen Automotive Museum Chairman of the Board Steven E. Young announced today that Terry L. Karges has been appointed Executive Director of the Museum. Karges will succeed Buddy Pepp beginning August 15, who is retiring following a successful two-year run as Executive Director where he made significant contributions to the long-term stability and prosperity of the Museum. Karges brings four decades of automotive, entertainment and motorsports management Read More

Iconic Race Car to be Unveiled at 2012 Corvettes at Carlisle

CARLISLE, PA – When Chip Miller co-founded Carlisle Events in 1974 and launched Corvettes at Carlisle in 1982, his heart and mind overflowed with his love of family, love of work and love of the Corvette.  In a 2011 film by Michael Brown called “The Quest,” Miller’s pursuit of an historic racing Corvette from the 1960 Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race was well chronicled.  Also told within Miller’s story was that of a Read More

America’s Car Museum to Raffle 2013 Ford Mustang GT Convertible as Fundraiser

LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) has come up with a high-powered method of raising funds for the new non-profit museum in Tacoma, Wash. Thanks to Titus-Will Ford, a 2013 Ford Mustang GT convertible Premium Edition is being raffled to benefit the museum, which opened June 2.

ACM began selling tickets for the raffle, at $50 per ticket, on June 1, and sales will continue throughout the summer. The winning ticket will be drawn Sunday, September 9, when ACM Read More

100 Years of American Automotive History Crossed the Auction Block in North Little Rock

Mecum Sells Salmon Brothers Collection to Standing Room Only Crowd.

Thousands from across the country and around the globe gathered to the Mecum Auction in North Little Rock, Ark. last Saturday to bid on nearly 140 vehicles, plus Road Art and engines spanning one hundred years of American Automotive history from the Salmon Brothers Collection.  Total gross sales for the one-day special auction event were $6.95 million with a sell-through rate of 100%. 

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