Nostalgia Highway

After a year of restoration, BMW 530 MLE returns home

(October 11, 2019)  ROSSLYN, Pretoria, South Africa — After a year of painstaking restoration, BMW South Africa unveiled its latest restoration project — the track-inspired BMW 530 MLE — at the “Home of BMW Legends,” BMW Group Plant Rosslyn on Oct. 8.

Chevrolet proclaims 'The Balanced Car' — in 1935

(October 10, 2019) This Chevrolet advertising film from 1935 is interesting if for nothing else its first-hand look at such things as the famous Bluebird's effort to set a land speed record at Daytona Beach and a bad accident during an Indy-style car race.

UK TV personality signs up for London to Brighton Veteran Car Run


Alan Titchmarsh will drive 1902 Mors on London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

(October 9, 2019) LONDON — As an extraordinary and magical event, the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run for pre-1905 cars has always been a magnet for people from all walks of life.

Silent film star's 1927 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S wins at Newport

(October 8, 2019) NEWPORT, R.I. — After nearly two years of planning, the inaugural Audrain’s Concours d’Elegance came to an close with Joseph & Margie Cassini’s 1927 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Fleetwood crossing the podium to receive the ‘Most Elegant’ award and also the Best of Show award.

Last Saab to leave the factory will be offered on digital auction

(October 7, 2019) The very last Saab to leave the factory will be offered on Bilweb Auctions’ digital auction platform in October. The proceeds will benefit research within sustainable mobility.

Mecum Las Vegas to feature 1,000 collector cars — and more


1971 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T

(October 2, 2019) Mecum Auctions will host its third annual Las Vegas collector car auction Oct. 10-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and this year, in addition to the anticipated 1,000 vehicles and more than 400 Road Art items slated to cross the auction block, a selection of approximately 25 highly collectible, investment-grade guitars will also be offered as part of Mecum’s new department: Mecum Presents Guitar Search by Domino.

Celebrity cars to be sold at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction


1957 Chevrolet Bel Air once owned by Nicholas Cage

(September 26, 2019) LAS VEGAS — Barrett-Jackson will bring some real “star power” with celebrity cars once owned by entertainment legends to its 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort, Oct. 3-5. Among the “star cars” set to shine on the auction block are vehicles once owned by Hollywood actors Nicolas Cage and Richard Pryor, as well as legendary musicians Frank Sinatra and Liberace.

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.

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