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Barrett-Jackson begins 'Road to 50' with Scottsdale auction


1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO

(November 16, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— Barrett-Jackson will begin its “Road to 50” in celebration of the company’s Golden Anniversary in 2021 when it returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale for its 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction Jan.11-19. Recently honored as USA Today’s 2019 No. 1 Best Attraction For Car Lovers, Barrett-Jackson will once again be the barometer of the collector car market.

Fifth annul Future Collector Show set for Jan. 12 in Phoenix

(November 14, 2019) PHOENIX — ClassicCars.com has announced that its Arizona Auction Week car show dedicated to the next generation of car collectors will now be called the Future Collector Car Show and will take place at 5415 E. High Street in Phoenix, Ariz. The free show will be held on Jan.12 beginning at noon and will host a variety of current and future collector cars such as late-model American muscle cars, German performance sedans and Japanese sports cars.

Mitsubishi Model A selected historic car by Japan Automotive Hall of Fame

(November 11, 2019) TOKYO — Mitsubishi Motor Company (MMC) has announced that the Mitsubishi Model A, which gave origin to car building, has been selected by the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame (JAHFA), a non-profit organization, as a Historic Car — one that has stamped a mark of excellence in Japanese automobile history.

Ringbrothers unveils 700 horsepower 1969 Mustang Mach 1 at SEMA

(November 6, 2019) LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2019) — World-famous custom car builder and high-quality billet parts manufacturer Ringbrothers unveiled its newest, one-of-a-kind Ford Mustang, the 1969 Mach 1 known as  “UNKL” at the 2019 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show this week.

Brand New Muscle Car granted license to build 'Gone in 60 Seconds' Eleanor


Denice Halicki at the filming of the 2000 movie "Gone in 60 Seconds"

(October 23, 2019) TULSA, Okla. — Brand New Muscle Car has announced that it has been granted a license to build official licensed "Gone in 60 Seconds" ELEANOR Star Cars by Denice Halicki, producer of the 2000 movie "Gone in 60 Seconds." Halicki owns the copyrights and trademarks in "GONE IN 60 SECONDS" and the Star Car Character "ELEANOR."

Historic Aston Martin Cloverleaf runs up Aston Hill to mark 95th anniversary

(October 22, 2019) It was 95 years ago that the car which came to be known as "Cloverleaf," XR 1981, lined up at the bottom of Aston Hill. One of just eight customer cars built in late 1923, this very early Aston Martin was competing against two Bugattis and two other Aston Martins — one of which had been entered by the company’s founder, Lionel Martin, who won the trophy on the day.

Rare Corvette among nearly 1,000 cars for sale at Mecum Chicago


1957 Chevrolet Corvette SRIII

(October 18, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions will return to Chicagoland to host the area’s only annual collector car auction Oct. 24-26 at Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill. The Mecum Chicago 2019 auction is slated to feature an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, trucks, exotics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the block.

History lesson — How plaid became part of Volkswagen Golf GTI

(October 16, 2019) No car has a claim to fame to celebrate all things plaid quite like the Volkswagen Golf GTI – thanks to one woman’s pioneering choices that over the past four decades have become a symbol of driving enthusiasts worldwide.

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.

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