Nostalgia Highway

Envisage Group's craftsmanship skills key to Jaguar XKSS continuation

(September 25, 2017) COVENTRY, England — Envisage Group has played a key role in the creation of nine new Jaguar XKSS continuation models, replacing those lost in the Jaguar Browns Lane factory fire of 1957. Envisage was commissioned by Jaguar Classic to be the sole supplier of hand-crafted monocoque body shells and body panels for the XKSS continuation model to the exact specification of the iconic original.

Time trial attracts record number of London to Brighton participants

(September 23, 2017) LONDON — The 2017 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, supported by Hiscox is not a race. For a start, racing on public roads is against the law, and besides, with 20 mph being the maximum speed many of these veterans can attain, it wouldn’t be much of a spectacle.

About 1,000 collector cars to be auctioned at Mecum Chicago

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

(September 22, 2017) Mecum Auctions will host Chicagoland’s only annual collector-car auction when Mecum Chicago 2017 returns to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Oct. 5-7 with an estimated 1,000 collector cars headlined by American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.

Pirelli expands dedicated 'Pirelli Collezione' tire range to classic cars

(September 21, 2017) NEW YORK — Pirelli has announced deliveries of the Pirelli Collezione — a dedicated tire range for classic and vintage car enthusiasts that infuses Pirelli’s new, technologically advanced compounds into classic tire sizes.

Historically significant 1892 Peugeot to star in London to Brighton Run

(September 18, 2017) The very first car to have been driven on Italian roads is one of the special entries in this year’s Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox. It was owned by wealthy textile industrialist, Gaetano Rossi. He ordered the car in 1892 and it was delivered to his home in Schio, Vicenza, in the north of the country in January 1893.

Barrett-Jackson takes the top down for annual Las Vegas auction

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

(September 15, 2017) LAS VEGAS —  Barrett-Jackson is bringing the joy of top-down driving to the Las Vegas Strip with a wide selection of classic, exotic and luxury convertibles during its 10th annual Las Vegas Auction, Oct. 19-21 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Dallas Mecum auction sales total more than $22.2 million

1934 Packard Eight Coupe Roadster

(September 14, 2017) Bidders honed in on the 10 impressive private collections that took to the auction block at the recent Mecum Dallas 2017 classic- and collector-car auction held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The collection buzz made for intense bidding, which contributed heavily to the auction’s strong overall sales totals of more than $22.2 million.

Historic Lozier gathering big news for Atlanta Concours

1909 Lozier, owned by Corky Coker of Coker Tires

(September 12, 2017) ATLANTA, Ga. — While it’s said that no more than 30 chassis globally remain of the rare and original luxury/performance Lozier cars — eight of the iconic models are anticipated to grace the field of the 2nd annual Atlanta Concours, Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Braselton, Ga., on the grounds of the Chateau Elan for a "family" gathering.  

Chevrolet explains 'mass selling' in 1937

(September 7, 2017) Chevrolet in 1937 produced an interesting nine-minute film designed to educate Chevrolet dealers and salesmen explaining the company's use of "mass selling."

1,000 muscle cars, classics, exotics at Mecum Dallas auction

1934 Packard Eight 1101 Coupe Roadster

(August 30, 2017)  — Mecum Auctions returns to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Sept. 6-9 with an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more set to cross the auction block.