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Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction offer mix of classic Mustangs


1965 Ford Mustang convertible

(June 12, 2019) UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Barrett-Jackson will offer an incredible mix of classic Ford Mustangs during its 4th Annual Northeast Auction, June 26-29 at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. When introduced by Ford in 1964, the Mustang sparked a revolution in automotive design and performance that continues on through today.

ClassicCars.com releases new mobile app for researching classics on the go

(June 11, 2019) PHOENIX, Ariz. — ClassicCars.com, the leading online marketplace and editorial site in the collector car realm, has announced the release of the official ClassicCars.com mobile app, available for both iOS and Android platforms. This app is designed to bring the full ClassicCars.com experience to mobile users, offering the site’s suite of tools on a new platform.

Gooding & Company revs up for Pebble Beach with three vintage Ferraris


1958 Ferrari 250 GT

(June 11, 2019) SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, has announced a stunning competition 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta to be offered at the company’s highly anticipated Pebble Beach Auctions on Aug. 16 and 17. Accompanying this noteworthy Ferrari is a duo of celebrated cars from the esteemed marque that are sure to garner attention from worldwide Ferraristas.

Fisher no-draft ventilation system revolutionizes car comfort

From The Old Motor

(June 6, 2019) General Motors introduced one of the most important innovations in closed car passenger comfort, its new “No Draft I.C.V Ventilation” window system to car buyers in 1933. GM’s unique new vent window system led the way by offering this new individualized comfort to all passengers who rode in its Fischer-bodied cars.

Mecum to hold collector car auction in Portland June 21-22


1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible

(May 31, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum will return to Portland this June 21-22 for an offering of 500 classic and collector cars at the Portland Expo Center including everything from American muscle cars and Corvettes, to classics, vintage pickup trucks, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.

Leake Auction to sell 'Hee Haw' host Roy Clark's car collection


1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud

(May 29, 2019) TULSA, Okla. — Leake Auction Company will sell 600 vehicles in its upcoming three-day event in Tulsa, Okla., on June 6 – 8, including the personal collection of famed "Hee Haw" host Roy Clark. The Clark collection highlights include a 1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Limousine and a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

Two videos highlight city driving in the late 1930s and 1940s


Street scene in San Francisco in the 1940s

(May 25, 2019) Here are two interesting videos depicting city street driving in the 1940s. The first video was filmed in Portland, Ore., in 1939 and the second — some of it filmed in color — was shot in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Mexico City.

Two Shelby Cobras highlight of Mecum's Original Spring Classic auction


1967 Shelby 427 S/C Cobra Roadster

(May 24, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Dana Mecum’s 32nd Original Spring Classic auction May 14-19 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds was another success with overall sales totals reaching an all-time Indy-auction high at more than $70.4 million. With a consignment list steeped in headline-worthy cars, the auction saw a total of 1,189 vehicles hammer sold.

Bob Strauss auto memorabilia collection to highlight Auburn Spring Auction

(May 21, 2019) AUBURN, Ind. — A spring tradition for collector car enthusiasts across the country, RM Auctions’ 2019 Auburn Spring sale returns to the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana with a new extended four-day sale on May 29 - June 1.

'Bring a Trailer' introduces premium listings along with seller services


1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

(May 17, 2019) SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Online collector car auction platform Bring a Trailer is expanding its services to help more sellers than ever benefit from the platform and its unique advantages. Starting now, the site will host premium vehicle listings in a dedicated section of the site for up to 21 days and introduce two additional service levels for vehicle sellers.

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