Nostalgia Highway

Petersen Automotive Museum to host Bruce Meyer's cruise-in

(January 7, 2020) LOS ANGELES — The Petersen Automotive Museum will host Bruce Meyer’s ALL-AMERICAN CRUISE-IN with special programming celebrating Carroll Shelby and “Ford v Ferrari” on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 8 a.m. The Petersen hosts a themed cruise-in the last Sunday of every month.

Celebrating the 1930 Buick inline 6 GMC taxi from 'It's a Wonderful Life'

By Nick Williams
National Historic Vehicle Register

(January 3, 2020) When holiday season comes around in America, there are several traditions that you can always count on throughout the last few weeks of the year: Christmas music everywhere you go, last minute shopping for gifts, houses lit up in beautiful arrays of lights, and of course, the movie It’s a Wonderful Life on TV.

Barrett-Jackson to feature top hot rods, custom vehicles


1955 Chevrolet Nomad Custom Wagon

(December 31, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— Barrett-Jackson will feature hundreds of the world’s most eye-catching and sought-after custom collector cars during the 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 11 – 19, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Barrett-Jackson to extend hours for Friday, Saturday sale in Scottsdale


1959 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham Custom station wagon "MadCad"

(December 24, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson is gearing up for unprecedented sales happening on “Fantastic Friday” and “Super Saturday” that will both feature extended dockets of highly coveted collector vehicles during its 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 11-19 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Mecum's Kansas City auction brings $9 million


1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

(December 15, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum’s recent Kansas City auction, held Dec. 5-7 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri, saw sales reach an overall total of $9 million at the three-day event as a total of 410 vehicles hammered sold for a strong 70% sell-through rate.

Famous Bullitt Mustang to be offered at no reserve at auction Jan. 10

(December 11, 2019) The 1968 Ford Mustang GT Hero Car driven by Steve McQueen in the classic film “Bullitt,”will be offered at auction with no reserve this January at Mecum Kissimmee 2020, which will take place Jan. 2-12 in Kissimmee, Fla. The Mustang will be auctioned on Jan. 10.

Award-winning Resto-Mods at 49th annual Scottsdale auction


1957 Chevrolet Corvette Custom convertible

(December 8, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson will ring in the New Year with professionally built, award-winning Resto-Mods during the 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction Jan. 11-19. Included with some of the world’s finest classic muscle, supercars and luxury imports, professionally built Resto-Mods like a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible and a 1967 Ford Mustang Eleanor Tribute Edition are sure to be among the most desirable vehicles to cross the block.

Acura’s rare first SUV reimanged with Super Handling All -Wheel Drive

(December 6, 2019) TORRENCE, Calif. — Acura will throw it back to the '90s this weekend with the debut of a restored and reimagined 1997 Acura SLX — the brand’s first SUV and first AWD vehicle — at the RADwood Car Show in Orange County on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Remembering the radically designed AMC Pacer

By Christopher A. Sawyer
The Virtual Driver

(December 4, 2019) On Dec. 3,1979, the last American Motors Pacer rolled off the assembly line. Now, before you say "Party on! Excellent!" in your best Wayne and Garth imitation, spare a thought for what the auto industry was facing, and what AMC was trying to do with its meager resources.

Maserati celebrates 60th anniversary of the 5000 GT 2+2 Coupe

(December 3, 2019) Sixty years ago, the Maserati 5000 GT, a 2+2 coupé, was presented at the Turin Motor Show and was the undisputed star of the event. Maserati now celebrates the anniversary of this extraordinary car, built to the specific request of the Shah of Persia, Reza Pahlavi. Just 34 cars of this model were built at the Viale Ciro Menotti plant in Modena, with bodywork added by Italy's top coachbuilders of the period.

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