Nostalgia Highway

1957 advertisement touts family friendly features of Chevy station wagon

(November 4, 2014) Although the 1957 Chevrolet was a carryover from the 1955-56 iteration, some key styling changes including a new chrome headlight enclosure, a wider grille, and a new dashboard, has made the '57 model highly collectable.

General Motors initially wanted an all-new car for 1957, but production delays necessitated postponement until the 1958 model year.

1938 Bugatti Type 57C wins 'Best of Show' at Hilton Head event

(November 3, 2014) HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The coveted "Best of Show" and "People’s Choice" honors were awarded Nov. 2 at the 13th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Lister success drives plans for expansion and new hypercar project

The Lister Knobbly

(November 2, 2014) CAMBRIDGE, England — Re-launched at the end of 2013, just at the turn of its 60th anniversary year, The Lister Motor Company has enjoyed an unprecedented return to sports car manufacturing, rapidly taking orders for its anniversary "Knobbly" sports racing cars from customers keen to buy into the heritage of one the most historic and significant of all the British sports and racing car manufacturers.

Is this the perfect Christmas card for you?

(October 31, 2014) BEN, the automotive industry charity, offers a wide selection of automotive themed Christmas greetings cards each year.  Increasingly popular, many of the cards have become collectors’ items inspiring production of a special "Wheatland Anniversary Pack" for 2014, in addition to many other high quality traditional cards.

Mopar fans select online 'Top Eliminator HEMI Heritage' winner

(October 28, 2014) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Mopar enthusiasts selected Roger Davis and his 1934 Plymouth PF 5-Window Coupe as the fourth and final winner in the online portion of the 2014 Mopar "Top Eliminator HEMI Heritage" competition.

'Brand new' 1980 Lotus Sunbeam to be sold — Just 193 miles on clock

(October 24, 2014) LONDON — Silverstone Auctions is offering the chance to own a "brand new" hot hatch icon, a 1980 Talbot Lotus Sunbeam, in its auction at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show. The car is presented in immaculate, as new condition, has never been registered and has covered just 193 miles in its lifetime.

Sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day set for July 10

(October 23, 2014) The SEMA Action Network (SAN) has announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day will be celebrated on July 10, 2015. The date will mark the sixth consecutive commemoration in what is now an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.

'Captain America' chopper from 'Easy Rider' sells for record $1.35 million

(October 23, 2014) CALABASSAS, Calif. — The famous "Captain America" Harley-Davidson panhead chopper from the movie "Easy Rider" was sold here this past weekend at the Profiles in History auction for an astounding $1.35 million.

Extremely rare Bentley to headline Silverstone Auctions final 2014 sale

(October 22, 2014) BIRMINGHAM, England — An incredibly rare and special 1954 Bentley R Type Continental Fastback, one of just three right-hand drive automatic examples produced, is set to headline Silverstone Auctions’ final sale of the year at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on Nov. 15 and 16.

Grand Prix legend takes a more gentle pace in 1904 car

(October 21, 2014) LONDON — Grand Prix legend takes life at a more gentle pace as he attempts the Bonhams London to Brighton Run in his 1904 veteran car. Motor racing star Ross Brawn OBE, has swapped the high-octane world of Formula 1 for a rather more leisurely form of transport.