Nostalgia Highway

Sammy Hagar to auction one-of-one 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari

Rock star to put desirable car on block
at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction

(November 9, 2023) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson, will auction a highly desirable, one-of-one 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari owned by legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, multi-platinum solo artist and former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar during the 2024 Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 20-28 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Mecum Chattanooga 2023 auction reaches $13.2 million in sales


1958 Chevrolet Corvette

(October 27, 2023) The annual Mecum Chattanooga collector car auction returned to the Chattanooga Convention Center again this past weekend, as the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival took over the streets of the Tennessee city’s stunning downtown region. This year’s auction saw nearly 400 vehicles hammer sold in just two days, Oct. 13-14, with total overall sales reaching $13.2 million.

Coca-Cola shows off its new fountain dispenser in 1934

(October 15, 2023) Coca-Cola introduced its first automatic fountain dispenser at the 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Exposition. Then to promote the machine Coca-Cola commissioned coachbuilders H. McFarlane & Company of Chicago to build a truck. The "sampling truck" for was built using a 1934 Dodge KH-23 truck chassis.

RM Sotheby to auction 56 rare white Porsche sports cars

(October 3, 2023) HOUSTON, Texas —  As the Porsche market continues its strong trajectory, RM Sotheby's unveils The White Collection auction — a unique gathering of rare Porsche models, all wearing brilliant shades of white. The collection, set to go under the hammer on Dec. 1 and 2 represents over a decade of dedicated collecting by one perfection-focused owner. In total, the collection boasts 63 motor vehicle lots, with 56 Porsche sports cars at the forefront.

Mecum Auctions returns to Indiana State Fairgrounds for 2023 fall auction


1929 ord Model AA stake pickup truck

1,500 muscle cars, classics, Corvettes
to cross the auction block Oct. 5-7

(September 22, 2023) WALWORTH, Wis. — Inspired by the continued growth in consignments and sales at Dana Mecum’s Original Spring Classic — an annual destination for collector car hobbyists each May in Indianapolis — Mecum Auctions established the Indy Fall Special to cater to the strong demand of its customers and fans.

Examining the Mercedes W123 — 'The finest saloon car of the 20th Century'

By Casey Williams
MyCarData

(September 14, 2023) On November 6, 1979, my grandmother bought a new Mercedes-Benz 280E and paid $22,943 for the privilege.  I know because I have the invoice.  That’s over $80,000 in today’s money for a car with AM/FM radio, vinyl seats, and hubcaps.  But, Grandma owned the best car in the world — a car named 1977 Import Car of the Year by Motor Trend magazine and featured in a book titled, “Mercedes-Benz W123:  The finest saloon car of the 20th Century?”

New American Honda Collection Hall showcases Honda history in the U.S.

Located in main lobby of Honda
headquarters in Torrance, Calif.

    
(September 13, 2023) TORRANCE, Calif. — The new American Honda Collection Hall officially opened its doors this week in Southern California. The hall offers visitors a glimpse of more than 60 historic and significant Honda and Acura automobiles, motorcycles, power equipment, race machines, engines and concept models, plus images, graphics and video presentations.

Resto-Mods highlight Barrett-Jackson's first New Orleans auction


1958 Chevrolet Corvette convertible

(September 10, 2023) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson is shifting excitement into high gear for the inaugural New Orleans Auction, Sept. 28-30, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center with an amazing group of collectible vehicles selling with No Reserve. A selection of high-quality Resto-Mods based on popular American cars and trucks built from the 1960s to 1970s will be among the coveted collectible vehicles taking center stage in New Orleans.

Mecum Monterey 2023 totals $45 million in sales


1966 Ferrari 275 FTB

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB tops
sales fetching $3.41 million

(September 2, 2023) MONTEREY, Calif. —  Mecum’s annual Daytime Auction held Aug. 17-19, saw overall sales eclipse $45 million over the course of the three-day event. Held during Monterey Car Week, Mecum Monterey 2023 saw impressive individual sales, with the auction’s top sellers led by a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy Berlinettathat sold for $3.41 million and six of the top 10 breaking the $1 million mark.

Aeromotive announces Gen II Stealth Fuel Tank for 1967-72 Chevy C10 trucks

(August 30, 2023) The latest addition to Aeromotive’s Gen II Stealth Fuel Tank lineup is designed specifically for the hugely popular 1967-72 Chevrolet C10 truck. This rear-mount configuration allows builders to easily replace the in-cab fuel tank with a 17-gallon tank positioned behind the rear axle and between the frame rails.

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