With thousands of parts spread out over what seems like sprawling square miles of space, the dueling Portland-area swap meets — the Portland Swap Meet and the PIR Swap Meet, both taking place the same weekend every April — have literally everything you’ll ever need for your project. This year I wasn’t on the hunt for anything specific, but Read More
Any time a couple of ACC staffers get together, we tend to start talking cars. And this topic is one that seems to never die at ACC HQ. Just what is the absolute best muscle car of all time?
The question really revolves around what you consider a muscle car to be. Is Read More
The ACC team is putting together our 27th issue this month — May/June 2016 — and in this issue, we’re adding a few new interactive features.
The first is a brand-new ACC Reader’s Forum, where we’ll consult with both our readership and industry experts to answer your burning car questions.
Yesterday, on my way into work at ACC HQ, I saw a near-accident.
The car in the lane next to me — a Chevy Tahoe hybrid — was tooling along at about 45 mph. I was more-or-less keeping up in my Charger and watching the road in front of me. The Tahoe driver Read More
February is here, and that means spring isn’t far away. If you put your car away for the winter months, it’s time to start thinking about getting it ready for the road again. That sunny Saturday will come sooner than you think — and when you’re out driving your old car in the crisp, early spring air, you’ll be glad you were ready for it. Here are the five things you should Read More
Every January, nearly 3,000 collector cars ship out to sunny Arizona, where they cross high-profile auction blocks in six different locations in the Scottsdale area. The cars draw in thousands of bidders and spectators, and they typically bring in some hefty sales totals.
These sales have become a great barometer of the new Read More
Classic cars come and go. Buying and selling is just a part of gearhead life. But what do you do when regret sets in, maybe years after signing that bill of sale, and a little voice in your head convinces you that you’ve got to have that old car back?
We’ve all been Read More
The new year is just a few days away, and 2016’s Scottsdale auctions aren’t far behind. But before we move into reporting on the new year’s market, it’s time to take a look at some of what I think were the best buys at auction in 2015.
ACC includes a list of our Read More
Christmas is less than 10 days away, and if you’re still shopping for those car people on your list, ACC is here to help. Stop thinking about sweaters, socks, and long underwear. Instead, get your special people stuff they can really use:
1. WeatherTech floor mats.