Abandoned Car of the Week

DeSoto was a mid-level brand built by Chrysler from 1928 through 1961 with over 2 million sold in its 56 years of existence. In 1934 DeSoto was given the dramatic Chrysler airflow design, a big mistake because sales tanked in 1934-35. In 1936 the DeSoto was returned to a more mainstream design called Airstream. This 1937 DeSoto specimen was discovered by Peter Hubbard near Denton, Texas.

This large 1970 Ford Thunderbird was spotted in a South Carolina salvage yard by Ralph Gable. The four-door Thunderbird stretched out 215 inches with a wheelbase of 117.2 inches. Curb weight was 4,464 pounds. The standard engine was a 429 V-8 making 360 horsepower mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission. Notice this fifth-generation model used suicide doors. (Photo by Ralph Gable)


Nostalgia Highway

Restored 1959 Volkswagen 23 window Samba Campervan to be sold

(May 22, 2017) LONDON — What has been described as a super rare 1959 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Campervan, faithfully restored to authentic standards, is set to bring Camper fans flocking to the West Midlands when it goes to auction with Classic Car Auctions (CCA) at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday, June 10.

ClassicCars.com finds the Mustang most searched for classic car

(May 20, 2017) PHOENIX — The iconic Ford Mustang is the most searched for classic car, according to a state-by-state report issued today by ClassicCars.com, the premier website for researching and purchasing classic automobiles and trucks.

Mecum Auctions to feature hundreds of antique motorcycles in June

1906 Indian Racer

(May 19, 2017) Hundreds of antique, vintage and collectible motorcycles will cross the auction block June 1-3 during the inaugural Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle June Auction that will take place indoors at South Point Casino, Hotel & Spa. Three collections will highlight the consignments expected to be received from across the country that will attract motorcycle buyers, sellers and spectators from around the world.