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Lots of Muscle and Much More at Mecum’s Spring Classic 2019

Lots of Muscle and Much More at Mecum’s Spring Classic 2019

  For over three decades Dana Mecum’s annual Spring Classic has attracted some of the best muscle cars and classics from across the county, and this year was no exception.  Now, in its 32d year, Mecum again assembled a lineup that kept the party...

Goodguys 5th North Carolina Nationals 2019

Goodguys 5th North Carolina Nationals 2019

What better way to welcome in spring than with the Goodguys North Carolina Nationals, now in its 5th year. Held at North Carolina’s State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, this three-day event celebrates Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks through 1987, with a...

Keeping Your 1969 Maserati Ghibli In Shape

Keeping Your 1969 Maserati Ghibli In Shape

In 2017, the 1969 Maserati Ghibli broke a historic record, selling one unit for no less than $920,000 in an auction. Its trademark, elegant shape and powerful engine have earned it a place in the hall of fame of classic cars from the sixties. Just as many others…

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and So Much More

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and So Much More

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, which got its start 24 years ago, began as a one-day show, with less than 100 cars. Today, it is a multi-day celebration of cars, which includes classic car auctions, Cars & Coffee at the Concours, classic car-related...

Detroit Autorama 2019

Detroit Autorama 2019

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. This year the award went to a total custom Caddy that was 16 years in the making…

Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance 2019

Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance 2019

The 13th Annual Concours d'Elegance, again held on the grounds of the Boca Raton Resort and Club, is getting bigger and better, as more special events and an even more impressive number of quality cars are added to the lineup. This year's Concours showcased 140...

Olds Rocket 88: New Again, Only Better

Olds Rocket 88: New Again, Only Better

The term "Muscle Cars" has been largely tied to the 1964 Pontiac GTO, although there's a strong argument to be made that Chrysler’s "Letter Cars," starting in the mid-50s, should have the title. But, what about the legendary Olds Rocket 88 cars that debuted in 1949?...

The Hemi Superbird That Didn’t Get Away

The Hemi Superbird That Didn’t Get Away

The 1970 Superbird was probably the wildest street legal car ever produced by Detroit. Only a few of these cars were factory equipped with the legendary Hemi engine. Finding one of the originals Hemi Superbirds is always special, but …

Grand National Roadster Show 2019

Grand National Roadster Show 2019

The Grand National Roadster Show is now in its 70th year, and has the distinction of being the longest running indoor car show in the world. Each year it attracts the best builders, hot rods, customs, and motorcycles, with the selection of America’s Most Beautiful...

Arizona Car Week 2019

Arizona Car Week 2019

While much of the country has to deal with snow and ice in the month of January, the collector car world is focused on Arizona Car Week in the Valley of the Sun. Although Ferrari captured many of the top sales spots this year, with seven auction companies offering thousands of muscle cars,…