“THOR” Rules Worldwide Riyadh Auction

The Riyadh auction put on by Worldwide Auctioneers in Saudi Arabia was a ground-breaking event. The docket featured car brands from around the World including many examples of custom American monsters. The largest of these was no ordinary custom coupe or pickup. It was the one-of-a-kind 1984 Peterbilt 359 Ultra Custom TT Crew Cab known as “THOR.”

This Peterbilt Read More

Jim’s Blog: Are GM’s C/K Trucks on the Way Up?

Built from 1988 to 1998, GM’s C/K pickup has traditionally been viewed as nothing more than a basic taskmaster. Other than a few special editions, such as the 454SS and the Indy Pace Truck, car people have not considered these trucks all that special.

But with a rising interest in 1967-72 GM trucks helping to push up values of square-body (1973-87) GM trucks, that puts the later C/Ks of the ’90s in an interesting spot.

We’ve seen it happen before: Read More

“Deuce Day” Cruise-in at the Petersen Honors Edelbrock and Chapouris

The Petersen Automotive Museum will commemorate the 85th anniversary of the 1932 Ford “Deuce” with a day-long car show cruise-in and celebration on Saturday, July 15th.

The ’32 Ford, nicknamed “Deuce” for the second digit of its model year, was one of the first affordable production cars with a V8 engine and became a favorite of racers in post-WWII Southern California. The Petersen celebrates this iconic car every five years with a car show and cruise-in open to hot rod Read More

ACC Seminar: What to Buy and Why

Join ACC’s panel of experts at Barrett-Jackson on Wednesday, January 18 at 9 am for a discussion of what’s hot in today’s American car market. The seminar is called “The Top Ten Collector Cars: What to Buy and Why.”

This year’s panel includes ACC Editor at Large Colin Comer, ACC Contributors Carl Bomstead and Sam Stockham, Barrett-Jackson VP Gary Bennett, well-known collector and performance parts guru Ken Lingenfelter, and ACC Editor Jim Pickering. The seminar is free, but Barrett-Jackson admission Read More

Jim’s Blog: SEMA in Photos

SEMA is where the automotive aftermarket comes to show off its skill — this is where the newest trends, the biggest builds, and the coolest new products all converge in one week of car-crazy overkill.

ACC was on-site in Vegas this November, and while we ran a feature of the event in the just-printed Jan/Feb issue of ACC (which should be on newsstands soon), we couldn’t use all the pics we shot on-site. So here are more of my favorites Read More

Barrett-Jackson Car Collecting Symposiums in Scottsdale

Barrett-Jackson is fielding an ambitious, compelling lineup of car-collecting workshops from January 16-20, 2017 at their huge Scottsdale Auction.

ACC Publisher Keith Martin will be a part of the “Getting Started in Car Collecting” panel on January 16. ACC Editor Jim Pickering and a panel of experts will present “The Top Ten Collector Cars: What to Buy and Why” from 9 am to 11 am on January 18.

All the symposiums are located at the “Beyond The Block” Live Stage next to Read More