Question of the Month – Which Million-Dollar Mustang was the Better Buy?

B Mitchell Carlson

ACC’s staff is currently working on the Insider’s View section of the September/October issue, and we’d like your input on the following question:

Two Mustangs made million-dollar sale prices at Mecum’s Indy sale this May. Which of these two cars was the better buy?

Lot F203 was the 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake – a one of one supercar built by Shelby with a GT40 Mk II 427 engine, special drivetrain, and special one-off styling cues. It was built to Read More

1972 Chevrolet C10 Cheyenne Super

• Chevy C10 Short Bed with wood floor

• Cheyenne Super Package

• Wood-grain trim and Houndstooth interior

• Totally restored with new GM parts in 2006

• Restoration by Gary Terry of CheyenneSuper-Man in Abilene, TX

• 402-ci big-block engine

• Turbo HydraMatic transmission

• Factory air conditioning

• Power steering and brakes

• Bucket seats with console

• Tilt steering column

• Factory tachometer

• Black base coat, clear-coat paint

• Rally wheels with three-bar spinner center caps

Jim’s Blog – Checking in with the ACC Garage

Car season is now in full swing, and when ACC’s staff has had time away from working on the magazine, we’ve been hard at work buttoning up a few items with our own cars to get ready for the next few months of car shows, cruise ins, and road trips. Here’s what we’ve been up to:

ACC’s 1964 Chevrolet Nova wagon was fully restored about two years ago, so it’s Read More

Jim’s Blog: Big Money – The Most Expensive American Cars Sold at Auction

Summer sets the stage for some of the biggest collector car auctions of the year, and those auctions tend to bring some really high-end cars to market. And when those cars sell, they tend to bring big dollars as well.

Here’s a list of the top five American cars ever sold at auction, sourced from the ACC Premium Database. There are hundreds of Read More

Jim’s Blog – The Five Coolest Screen Machines

We’re deep in production of ACC #10 this week – it’s set to ship to the press in early June. One of this issue’s profiles is of a well-known star car from the silver screen. Which one is it? I’m not giving it away here – you’ll just have to wait to see. 

Of course, since ACC’s staff is made up of a bunch of car nuts, this profile prompted us to Read More

Kenny Bernstein’s Original “Budweiser King” AA/Funny Car Races to Newport Beach

A true drag racing icon is set to “light up” the upcoming June 20 – 22 Russo and Steele auction at Newport Beach – none other than Kenny Bernstein’s original Budweiser King AA/Funny Car, marking the beginning of the longest-running and most successful sponsorship in motorsports.

After a self-imposed hiatus to focus on his restaurant business, Kenny Bernstein returned to drag racing full-time and full-throttle in Read More

Jim’s Blog – See Your Car Featured in ACC!

ACC’s all-new Your Cars section takes a look at the cars our readers own and drive – it’s a place to show off what you’ve bought, describe what you’ve done with it, and detail what you’re planning to do with it down the road. And we’re looking for submissions from our subscribers. If you’ve always wanted to see your car in the pages of ACC, here’s your chance!

Send us 200 words or less on your car, Read More

Carburetor or Fuel Injection? Share your thoughts with ACC!

ACC’s staff is currently working on the Insider’s View section of the July/August issue, and we’d like your input on the following question:

Fuel injection or a carburetor: which would you rather have under your classic’s hood?

Say you’re assembling a ’64 Chevelle as a cruiser. Everything’s complete but the engine – it’s time to choose between modern computerized fuel injection and a carburetor. Which do you go with and why?

There’s a lot to be said for the simplicity Read More

Classics in Bloom

Spring has finally hit Portland, and it’s great news for me, as I’ve been itching to get my Caprice back on the road. I finished up installing poly bushings and boxing the rear control arms about a month ago, and I’ve been watching and waiting for the rain to lift, if only for a day, just to see if the upgrades made any difference in the way the car handles Read More

What’s the best 10k Collector Car? Share your thoughts with ACC!

ACC’s staff is currently working on the Insider’s View section of the May/June issue, and we’d like your input on the following question:

Say you’ve got an empty spot in your garage and $10k burning a hole in your pocket. You want a complete and drivable collector car to take to shows, cruises, etc, and you don’t want to break the bank when buying it. What’s the absolute best $10k (or less) American collector car buy in the market today? Read More

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