A drop-top 1971 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 will rumble across the block at Russo and Steele’s June 5-7 sale in Newport Beach, CA. Other important American consignments include a 1954 Buick Skylark convertible, a 1966 Shelby GT350 H, and a 1958 Cadillac Eldorado convertible.
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The Auburn Auction Park’s main arena will come alive May 7–9 with nearly 500 American muscle cars, classics, exotic sports cars and hot rods. Leading the star cars is a well-equipped and immaculately restored 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T. Striking in Lemon Twist and powered by a fearsome 426-ci “Street Hemi” V8 engine producing 425 hp, this exceptional Hemi Challenger is believed to be just one of 11 examples featuring the extremely rare and desirable N96 Shaker Hood Read More
A 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 with 4-speed and Marti Report rumbles to the auction block this weekend in Texas at Vicari’s “Cruisin’ Nocona” sale, May 7–9. Other can’t-miss highlights include a 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A with 340 Six Pack and pistol-grip 4-speed and a 1970 Oldsmobile 442 in the unusual color of Saffron.
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RM Sotheby’s brings a top-tier selection of ground-pounding American iron to market on May 2 in Fort Worth, TX. Andrews Collection highlights include a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Gulf Oil racer (RM Sotheby’s estimate: $2m-$2.75m), a 2000 Buick Blackhawk factory custom ($300k–$450k), and a fully functional 1965 Chevrolet Corvette demonstration stand (pictured, $1m–$1.4m).
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Publisher Martin returns as emcee of the Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, running May 2-3 in Seabrook, TX. Martin will announce both the car awards and the wooden boat awards. This is his seventh year as emcee of this event. For more details, visit keels-wheels.com.
A 2006 Ford GT with only 19 miles led the charge at Barrett-Jackson‘s Palm Beach, FL auction this past weekend, selling at $319,000. More than 60,000 auction-goers flooded the Barrett turnstiles April 17-19, sending auction totals beyond $22m with a 98.3% sell-through rate. A total of 526 vehicles crossed the block.
World-record sales included a 1987 Buick Grand National GNX at $165,000. Sales to benefit charity totaled nearly $1m.
“Barrett-Jackson’s international platform has helped charities raise money since the company was first founded,” Read More
World of Speed, a Wilsonville, OR-based non-profit motorsports museum, opens its doors to the public on Friday, April 24, at 11:00 a.m. The museum’s mission is to support education and entertainment through the celebration and preservation of American motorsports. The grand opening celebration will feature race personalities from around the country, such as Herm Petersen, Rob Bruins, Clare Sanders, “Jungle Pam” Hardy, Dave Hough, Danny Thompson, Gary Bockman, and Reb Wickersham.
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The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance takes place this Sunday, April 12. Publisher Keith Martin returns as emcee for his fifth year, and ACC’s Alex Martin-Banzer and Corvette expert Michael Pierce will serve as concours judges. Keith, Alex and Michael drive the Tour d’Elegance on Saturday and will attend the VIP Reception that evening. Advertising Executive Steve Kittrell hosts the ACC/SCM booth. Stop by, introduce yourself, and check out our special event rates for subscriptions and renewals.
Leake’s Dallas sale takes place April 17–19. Featured early consignments include a 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible, a 1969 Dodge Super Bee, and an R-code 1970 Ford Mustang in triple black. View all the consignments here.
Star cars at Barrett-Jackson’s sale in Palm Beach, FL, include a 1966 Ford Mustang custom convertible, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda, and an unrestored 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Fuelie. The sale takes place April 17–19. View all the consignments here.