Abandoned Car of the Week

This Dodge B Series pickup truck was found enduring a snowstorm in Nevada. The B Series was built from 1948 through 1953. This truck was from the 1951-1953 design and contained the Job Rated moniker. The 1953 truck could be purchased for the first time with an optional fully automatic Truck-O-Matic transmission. (Photos by Jim Prueter)

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Kentucky Expo Center to host Mecum auction of 600 collector cars


1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe street rod

(September 18, 2019) Mecum Auctions will return to the Kentucky Exposition Center Sept. 20-21 for Mecum Louisville 2019. The auction is slated to feature an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, trucks, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more with offerings coming from across the U.S. and Canada.

Japanese collector cars featured at Barrett-Jackson auction


1982 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 pickup

(September 14, 2019) — LAS VEGAS — Barrett-Jackson is embracing the rising demand for Japanese collector vehicles during the 12th annual Las Vegas Auction, Oct. 3-5 at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort. Popular Japanese collector vehicles, including the Toyota Supra Mk IV, Acura NSX, Nissan GT-R and more will be a part of this year’s Las Vegas docket, and each will cross the block at No Reserve.

Mopars and split-window Corvettes top Mecum sales in Dallas


1971 Plymouth Hemi GTX tops sales

(September 12, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum’s recent auction in Dallas, held Sept. 4-7, saw 743 cars change hands in just four action-packed days. Overall sales totals for the event reached $23.5 million as a nearly 70% sell-through rate was achieved with just over 1,000 classic and collector cars crossing the auction block.