Abandoned Car of the Week

This 1951 Nash, decked out as a well-equipped police car, sits on the side of Route 66 in Paris Springs, Mo. Nash was rather successful in 1951 selling 205,307 vehicles ranking 11th out of 20 nameplates. And presumably some of those Nash models found their way traveling along the famous Chicago to Santa Monica cross-country road. (Photo by Jim Meachen)


Nostalgia Highway

Mecum Auctions returns to Indiana State Fairgrounds for 2023 fall auction

1929 ord Model AA stake pickup truck

1,500 muscle cars, classics, Corvettes
to cross the auction block Oct. 5-7

(September 22, 2023) WALWORTH, Wis. — Inspired by the continued growth in consignments and sales at Dana Mecum’s Original Spring Classic — an annual destination for collector car hobbyists each May in Indianapolis — Mecum Auctions established the Indy Fall Special to cater to the strong demand of its customers and fans.

Examining the Mercedes W123 — 'The finest saloon car of the 20th Century'

By Casey Williams

(September 14, 2023) On November 6, 1979, my grandmother bought a new Mercedes-Benz 280E and paid $22,943 for the privilege.  I know because I have the invoice.  That’s over $80,000 in today’s money for a car with AM/FM radio, vinyl seats, and hubcaps.  But, Grandma owned the best car in the world — a car named 1977 Import Car of the Year by Motor Trend magazine and featured in a book titled, “Mercedes-Benz W123:  The finest saloon car of the 20th Century?”

New American Honda Collection Hall showcases Honda history in the U.S.

Located in main lobby of Honda
headquarters in Torrance, Calif.

(September 13, 2023) TORRANCE, Calif. — The new American Honda Collection Hall officially opened its doors this week in Southern California. The hall offers visitors a glimpse of more than 60 historic and significant Honda and Acura automobiles, motorcycles, power equipment, race machines, engines and concept models, plus images, graphics and video presentations.