Nostalgia Highway

Chicago Classic Auto Show announces highlight vehicles for Sept. 8-9


1953 General Motors Futurliner

(August 6, 2018) ROSEMONT, Ill. — Today the Chicago Classic Auto Show announced a selection of vehicles to be showcased at the inaugural show from private owners, collections and museums. Among the most exciting vehicles to be shown will be the 1953 General Motors Futurliner #10, one of 12 large dual-front wheeled display vehicles that crisscrossed the country in the early 1950s, part of a General Motors promotion called the Parade of Progress.  

Award-winning car collections head to Atlanta Concours in September


1935 Pierce Arrow Model 1245

(July 26, 2018) ATLANTA, Ga. — The third year is indeed the charm for the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance, with distinguished collections to suit every enthusiast — from the romanticism of rare pre-war vehicles to prominent collections that have made their historic markings from Pebble Beach to Amelia Island — all to be shown Sept. 29 and 30 at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Ga.  

Mecum Harrisburg auction to feature 1,000 classic and collector cars


1966 Ford Bronco

(July 19, 2018) Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will return to Harrisburg, Pa, Aug. 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex with an estimated 1,000 classic and collector cars expected to cross the auction block. This is the fifth year that Mecum Auctions has staged a collector-car auction in Harrisburg, with last year’s event generating $21 million in sales after drawing bidders from 41 states.

Does investing in classic cars offer a better return than the stock market?


1969 Chevy Camaro

(July 14, 2018) A new graphic from Kwik-Lift proves investing in a classic or will-be classic car can offer a better return than sinking your money into the stock market. Based on five of the most expensive vehicles Barrett-Jackson sold in January 2018, the folks at Kwik-Lift ran some numbers and verified that collector cars are indeed a solid investment.

ClassicCars.com says Dodge Charger most searched collector car


1969 Dodge Charger

(July 12, 2018) PHOENIX — The Dodge Charger is America’s most frequently searched collector car and ties with the Ford Mustang as the country’s most popular muscle car, according to two new reports issued today by ClassicCars.com, a website for researching and purchasing classic automobiles and trucks.

Henry Leland's search for perfection


1932 Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton

By William G. Sawyer
Contributing Editor, The Virtual Driver

(July 4, 2018) How many Lincoln owners know their vehicle is the product of an argument with a pacifist, a billionaire’s vendetta, and a cruel, heartless father’s begrudging attempt to give his sensitive, talented son a chance — no matter how slim — to emerge from his shadow?

Rare Porsche 550A Spyder heads to Mecum Monterey auction

(June 28, 2018) The Porsche 550A Spyder ranks among the all-time royalty at the head table of Porsche history. One of these rare models — one of only 39 built and a three-time race winner during the 1958 season — will head to the auction block at The Daytime Auction in Monterey, California. Mecum’s annual event on the Monterey Peninsula takes place Aug. 23-25.

Mecum Portland auction reaches $8.6 million in overall sales


1969 Chevy Camaro RS/SS

(June 27, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions returned to the Portland Expo Center this past weekend for its third annual collector-car auction in the City of Roses. Overall sales totals for the two-day auction reached $8.6 million as 296 vehicles successfully hammered sold.

Mecum Denver auction brings $10 million in overall sales


1966 Volkswagen 21 Window Samba

(June 14, 2018) Mecum Auctions held another successful collector-car auction in Denver this past weekend with $10 million in overall sales achieved as a strong 75 percent of all vehicles hammered sold. Topping all sales at the auction was a Plum Crazy Pearl 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Convertible boasting a 528/650 HP aluminum Gen 2 Indy Hemi engine and race-prepped 727 automatic transmission with Pistol Grip shifter.

Mecum returns to Denver with muscle cars, classics, hot rods, resto mods


1957 Chevrolet Nomad

(June 5, 2018) Mecum Auctions will return to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver June 8-9 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.

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