Abandoned Car of the Week

This circa 1973-75 Volvo 164E was found off U.S. 301 in eastern North Carolina resting on blocks. The 164 was Volvo's first venture into the luxury segment built between 1968-1975. More than 46,000 were sold before it was superseded by the 264 in 1975. It was powered by a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine. The engine was fuel injected in 1972 hence the "E" designation. According to Volvo, the 164E was fairly powerful for the time capable of a 0-to-60 run in about 8.6 seconds. (Photos by Jim Meachen)

 

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1968 Mustang from Steve McQueen 'Bullitt' movie on display in Washington

(April 18, 2018) DEARBORN, Mich. — Once considered lost forever, the original 1968 Ford Mustang GT from the Warner Bros. movie “Bullitt” is headed for Washington, D.C. The iconic car is on display at the National Mall in celebration of Mustang’s 54th birthday and the 50th anniversary of “Bullitt.”

54th annual LA Roadster Show returns June 15-16

(April 13, 2018) POMONA, Calif. — The LA Roadster Show, America’s premier event for pre-1936 roadster and hot rod enthusiasts put on by the LA Roadsters car club, returns to the Fairplex in Pomona on Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16. One of the longest-running roadster exhibitions in the world, the event will feature the world’s largest gathering of pre-1936 roadsters as well as its historic on-site swap meet.

Mecum Houston auction reaches $21.4 million sales


1970 Plymouth Superbird

(April 12, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum’s collector-car auction held April 5-7 in Houston, Texas, achieved $21.4 million in overall sales totals as 621 vehicles changed hands throughout the three-day event for a strong 70-percent sell-through rate.