Abandoned Car of the Week

In 1981 the Isuzu P'Up was the first Japanese Isuzu sold in the U.S. under its own name. Isuzu sold small pickups in the U.S. starting in  1972, but through General Motors. The Chevrolet LUV was the first. The small P'Up was built through 1988. This example was spotted in North Carolina. (Photo by Ralph Gable)


Nostalgia Highway

Classic Recreations debuts new 1,000-horsepower 1969 Mustang Mach 1

(February 15, 20200 YUKON, Okla. — Oklahoma-based custom coach builder Classic Recreations has introduced its latest vehicle — a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 nicknamed “Hitman.” The vehicle is the first Mach 1 produced as part of an exclusive licensing deal with Ford Motor Company that includes iconic Mustangs like the Boss 429, Boss 302 and the Mach 1.

Estimated 1,500 muscle cars at Mecum Glendale auction March 11-14

1969 Chevrolet COPO Chevelle

(February 14, 2020) Mecum Auctions will return to State Farm Stadium for its second-annual event in Glendale, Ariz., March 11-14 with an estimated 1,500 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, trucks, exotics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more expected to cross the auction block, as well as more than 500 Road Art items and 120 collectible guitars.

Mecum Auctions rings in new decade with $130 million in January sales

(February 6, 2020) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions burst into the new decade with a strong $130 million in overall sales realized in just the first month of 2020. With the hosting of both the world’s largest collector-car auction in Kissimmee, Fla., as well as the world’s largest vintage and antique motorcycle auction in Las Vegas, Mecum achieved an 83% overall sell-through rate as a jaw-dropping 5,259 lots of collector cars, motorcycles, Road Art and collectible guitars hammered sold in just over two weeks of auction action.