Help Select the Destinations for the First Season of American Detours

American Collectors Insurance announced it will pack its bags and hit the open road for American Detours,an exciting new web series that pairs classic American roads with classic collector cars.  American Collectors has selected the first destination and is letting the public ride “shotgun” by helping to choose the other destinations and pit stops.  Customers and auto enthusiasts will be given the opportunity to vote on what scenic roads American Detours should visit next as well as provide Read More

Lyndon B. Johnson’s Lincoln Continental to be Auctioned in Dallas

A 1964 Lincoln Continental formerly owned by President Lyndon B. Johnson will be sold during the 40th annual Leake Collector Car Show & Auction in Dallas, November 16-18. The white Lincoln features an automatic transmission, 430 CI and a 320 HP V-8 engine. Often referred to as one of his presidential toys, President Johnson used this vehicle on his ranch where he retreated Read More

Collector Car Cornucopia Coming to Chicagoland in October

Autumn is in the air, and with it comes the promise of Mecum’s 2012 Fall Premier Auction, a cornucopia of collector muscle cars and Corvettes crossing the block Oct. 25-27 at the scenic Pheasant Run Resort in beautiful St. Charles, Ill. Chicagoland’s only collector car auction, the Mecum 2012 Fall Premier Auction will present nearly 1,000 vehicles for sale over three big days and will be broadcast LIVE Friday and Saturday on Discovery’s High Definition Velocity Network.

Headlining this Read More

Barrett-Jackson Breaks Sales and Attendance Records at Las Vegas Auction

Barrett-Jackson announced today that it generated more than $23 million in sales of rare, high-end collectible vehicles, exotics, customs, classics and Shelbys during its 5th annual Las Vegas auction. The auction company increased its overall hammer average from 2011, proving that the car market is stronger than ever. Automobilia sales reached more than $660,000, an outstanding 45% increase from 2011. More than 68,000 car enthusiasts attended the event, representing over a 10% increase from the year before. The Read More

1933 Duesenberg Sells for $1.65 Million at Austin Auction

The Dan Kruse Austin Hill Country Classic car auction topped $2.89 million in sales during the auction held on Saturday, September 15 in the Palmer Events Center. Car enthusiasts from a five-state area gathered to check out over 150 cars ranging from classics, customs, hot rods, muscle cars and more. This was the first year for the Hill Country Classic to be presented in Austin.

A 1933 Duesenberg was the highlight of the show, selling for $1.65 million. The extremely Read More

RM Readies for Highly Anticipated Hershey Sale

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returns to Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 11–12 for its highly anticipated sale at the Hershey Lodge. A popular fixture on the global collector car calendar and a featured highlight of the AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet, the annual auction boasts a reputation for including outstanding Brass Era automobiles.

Last year’s sale entered the history books when the 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Stream Runabout, the world’s oldest Read More

Barrett-Jackson Announces Featured Vehicles Scheduled to Cross the Block in Las Vegas

Building upon its mantra of “Something for Everyone,” Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today unique feature vehicles scheduled to cross the block at the upcoming Las Vegas auction held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, September 20-22, 2012.

The feature vehicles are as follows:

  • Lot #664 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Custom 2-door Coupe 1964 Corvette with the 1967 Corvette big block lock. Powered by a 350hp LS2 and Tremec 5-speed transmission. Features a Read More

Dan Kruse Classics Car Brings Their Collector Car Auction to Austin

The Austin Hill Country Classic will be the company’s first auction in Austin

San Antonio, Texas (Tuesday, September 11, 2012) – Dan Kruse Classics will kick off the 38th annual Austin Hill Country Classic car auction on Saturday, September 15 in the Palmer Events Center. Doors will open at 9am for viewing. The auction will begin at 10am. Admission is $10 for adults and free Read More