Nostalgia Highway

Hollywood's most iconic television and movie cars to go on display at Petersen

1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor dubbed “Ecto-1

(March 7, 2022) LOS ANGELES — Located just down the street from Hollywood’s most iconic production studios, the Petersen Automotive Museum is set to present a new collection of some of the most famous vehicles ever to appear in film and television. Opening to the public on March 12 in the Omaze Hollywood Gallery, located on The Otis Booth History Floor, the exhibit will include a diverse selection of cars, motorcycles and custom creations that have starred in popular movies and television series throughout the decades.

Mecum Gone Farmin’ returns to East Moline March 24-26 for Spring Classic

1926 Bryan Steam Tractor

(March 7, 2022) An impressive auction lineup of more than 350 tractors, 150 vintage trucks and nearly 200 lots of Road Art and relics is set to hit the auction block at Bend XPO in East Moline, Illinois, March 24-26 for Mecum’s 2022 Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic.

Replica car companies — Start your sales

(March 4, 2022) DIAMOND BAR, Calif.  — The wait is over. Small volume motor vehicle manufacturers may begin selling replica cars that resemble vehicles produced at least 25 years ago now that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finalized a regulation to implement the SEMA-led Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act. SEMA worked with Congress to pass this federal policy change, which became law in 2015 as part of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act.

Mecum Glendale 2022 adds featured vehicles to auction’s 1,500-car lineup

1958 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe Deville

(February 27, 2022) Collector cars from high-profile collections and individual offerings that stand out as headline-worthy attractions all on their own have been added to the lineup for Glendale 2022, Mecum’s fourth annual auction at State Farm Stadium in Arizona slated for March 16-19. The auction will feature an estimated 1,500 classic and collector vehicles on offer along with approximately 200 pieces of Road Art and memorabilia.

Celebrating 20 years of world-record history with the VW W12 Nardò

(February 26, 2022) Herndon, Va. — On the 20th anniversary of the date the Volkswagen W12 broke seven world speed records on the famed Nardò circuit in Italy on Feb. 23, 2002, VW takes a look back at the infamous supercar. Few are aware the first supercar to feature a functioning example of Volkswagen’s unique “W” engine was not the Bugatti Veyron with its quad-turbocharged W16 engine. Instead, the earliest progenitor bore a VW emblem on its hood.

Mecum to auction Hays Museum antique truck collection March 25

1939-1940 Peterbilt Model 260GD 5-ton truck

(February 15, 2022) WALWORTH, Wis.  — A desirable selection of 37 rare vintage trucks from The Hays Museum Antique Truck Collection will join the auction lineup at Mecum’s upcoming Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic auction slated for March 24-26 in East Moline, Ill. The collection comprises trucks spanning from 1903 to 1953 and includes rare models from the makes of Peterbilt, Fageol, Diamond T, Pierce-Arrow, Selden, Packard and more.

Lincoln celebrates a century of elegance and innovation

Henry and Clara Ford after purcahse of Lincoln Motor Company in 1922

(February 4, 2022) DEARBORN, Mich. — On Feb. 4, 1922, Henry Ford, with encouragement from his wife Clara and his son Edsel Ford, purchased The Lincoln Motor Company from distinguished inventor and automotive engineer Henry Leland for $8 million. The transaction set in motion the creation of an iconic American luxury brand.

A pair of Ford GTs will highlight Mecum's Glendale, Ariz., auction

2006 Ford GT once owned by John Elway

(January 30, 2022) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions is set to return to State Farm Stadium this March 16-19 for its fourth annual auction in Glendale, Ariz., with an estimated 1,500 vehicles and nearly 200 pieces of Road Art and memorabilia items to be offered.

Hooked on Vettes Collection heads to Mecum Glendale 2022 at no reserve

(January 24, 2022) WALWORTH, Wis. — For many long-time and dedicated collector car enthusiasts, their first run in with a Chevrolet Corvette is a moment forever etched in their memory and one that is revisited with the launch of each new generation of America’s Sports Car. Collector Michael Brown counts himself among that committed crowd of Corvette devotees, and his love for the model line ultimately grew into a jaw-dropping collection of some of the finest of the bunch.

Ringbrothers unveils custom 1969 Dodge Charger with Hellcat engine

(January 17, 2022) SPRING GREEN, Wis. — Ringbrothers, a custom car builder and parts manufacturer, has unveiled its latest creation — a custom 1969 Dodge Charger known as “CAPTIV.” The Charger makes an impressive yet “streetable” 707 horsepower from its Mopar Hellcat crate engine mated to a Tremec six-speed manual transmission. The build was completed for New Zealand-based motorsports legend and TV personality Greg Murphy.