Classic Car News
It’s auction week in Phoenix, as seven auction companies offer every type of collector car imaginable. Check back here for our recap of the major news from this annual sales event. Until then, here’s a look at 2019’s top sales.read more
In 2018 Danny Thompson set a new record at Bonneville Flats in his Challenger 2 Streamliner, making it the fastest piston-powered, wheel-driven car in the world. His two-way average was 448.757 MPH.read more
Little did anyone know at the time, Steve McQueen’s co-star, a 1968 Highland Green Mustang, would be instrumental in the lasting popularity of the iconic movie “Bullitt,” starring Steve McQueen. The hero car of the movie was offered for sale at Mecum Kissimmee.read more
Mecum kicked off the classic car event season with their 11-day extravaganza in Kissimmee, FL. You can always count on there being an abundance of muscle cars and other highly desirable collectibles up for auction, particularly when Mecum’s roster consisted of 3,500...read more
If there is any doubt that interest in fast cars and cool customs is fading, 2019 proved the excitement for piston- powered cars is still going strong, and the more horsepower, the better. For many, the year will be remembered by the official announcement that the long-rumored, mid-engine (C-8) Corvette was finally being built.read more
In the late ‘60s, during the height of the “Muscle Car Wars,” Zora Arkus-Duntov (also known as the Father of the Corvette) wanted to create the ultimate Sting Ray racer, one that could take on the international super cars of the day. He not only faced a...read more
The self-described “Hot Rodder at Heart,” George Poteet, is a name you probably have heard of you follow today’s top custom built cars. He’s the owner of a large collection of classics and one-off vehicles that have won coveted awards, such as Goodguys Street Machine...
Mecum again kicks off the classic car event season with their 10-day extravaganza in Kissimmee, FL, beginning January 2. You can always count on an abundance of rare classics on the docket, particularly when their roster consists of 3,500 vehicles. Here are a few of...
This one-of-kind custom-built 1966 Fairlane, which was built for Gary Spratling by Anton’s Hot Rod Shop, debuted at SEMA in 2018 and has appeared in the top shows in the country, including the Detroit Autorama, Goodguys PPG Nationals, and the NSRA Nationals. It...
1954 Plymouth Belmont Concept Car
The Belmont, which had the first V-8 engine in a Plymouth automobile, was designed by Chrysler Corporation, under the direction of Virgil Exner, for the 1954 Chicago Auto Show and New York Autorama Shows.