Classic Car News
The history of hot rodding dates back to the 1930s in southern California. Backyard mechanics stripped down older, mostly antiquated cars by removing fenders and making other modifications to lighten the car’s weight. They also found ways to get more power from...read more
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance (affectionately known as “The Amelia”) has grown from a one-day event, with less than 100 cars, to a multi-day extravaganza showcasing more than 300 rare vehicles from around the world. On Sunday, March 8, The Amelia celebrated...read more
The Detroit Autorama, also known as “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show,” is a showcase of custom cars and hot rods and is home of the coveted Ridler Award.read more
The Oscars of classic cars, the Grand National Roadster Show (GNRS), was held on January 24 – 26 in Ponoma, CA. With its 9 foot trophy, colorful Oscar-like statuettes, and top-of-the-line custom builds, this event is part classic cars and part Hollywood. Now in...read more
Cars, Cars, an More Cars The classic car world headed to the “Valley of the Sun” in January for the annual Arizona Car Week, where no less than seven auction companies offered up a dazzling array of vehicles, ranging from the brass era to late model exotics. ...read more
In the late 1950s, Olin Aluminum Company funded a project to build three concept cars to demonstrate that cars could potentially be constructed from aluminum. Brooks Stevens, an accomplished industrial designer at the time, was commissioned to create the “what if”...
The Amelia Island’s Concours d’Elegance (The Amelia) showcases a variety of rare classics from around the world, which includes elegant cars such as the Delahaye and Duesenberg, as well as some of the most historically significant race cars in existence. Selecting...
These are the Great 8 Winners that are in contention for the Ridler Award at the 2020 Detroit Autorama.
This Great 8, a 1963 Chevy Wagon, owned by Bradley, Brady, and Cory Ranweiler, won the Ridler Award at the 2020 Detroit Autorama.