Nostalgia Highway

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.

Ten Ford GTs to be offered at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

1968 Shelby GT500 convertible

(November 28, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson will throttle up the excitement for Ford Performance and Shelby American vehicles, fueled by the thrilling new Hollywood film “Ford v Ferrari” in theaters worldwide. From classic Shelby Mustangs like the 1967 Shelby GT500 to a 2017 Ford GT, some of the best examples of Ford and Shelby performance vehicles will cross the auction block this January at No Reserve.

Legendary Fiat 600 Multipla conquers London

(November 24, 2019) LONDON — The Fiat 600 Multipla, a triumph of Italian style and forerunner of all MPVs, will be starring in "Cars: Accelerating the Modern World" exhibition at the V&A museum in London. The exhibition, which opened Saturday, Nov. 23,  focuses on the impact of the car and includes car models that have represented real social and economic accelerators throughout the twentieth century.

Barrett-Jackson begins 'Road to 50' with Scottsdale auction

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 COPO

(November 16, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— Barrett-Jackson will begin its “Road to 50” in celebration of the company’s Golden Anniversary in 2021 when it returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale for its 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction Jan.11-19. Recently honored as USA Today’s 2019 No. 1 Best Attraction For Car Lovers, Barrett-Jackson will once again be the barometer of the collector car market.

Fifth annul Future Collector Show set for Jan. 12 in Phoenix

(November 14, 2019) PHOENIX — has announced that its Arizona Auction Week car show dedicated to the next generation of car collectors will now be called the Future Collector Car Show and will take place at 5415 E. High Street in Phoenix, Ariz. The free show will be held on Jan.12 beginning at noon and will host a variety of current and future collector cars such as late-model American muscle cars, German performance sedans and Japanese sports cars.