Nostalgia Highway

1918 Cadillac added to Library of Congress Historic Vehicle Register

(July 23, 2014) DETROIT — A 1918 Cadillac Type 57 that earned its place in history during World War I received an honor of its own today. It is the fourth vehicle added to the Historic Vehicle Association’s new National Historic Vehicle Register and U.S. Department of the Interior Historic American Engineering Record. The HVA and Cadillac announced the listing — which will be archived in the Library of Congress — today.

Evita's 1951 Cadillac going to auction

(July 22, 2014) LONDON — Silverstone Auctions is offering the opportunity to own a unique and very special car, with connections to one of the most famous women of the 20th Century, in its sale at Salon Privé on Sept. 4. The car, a 1951 Cadillac Limousine, estimated at between £200,000 ($342,000) and £260,000 ($444,600), served as the official state limousine for Eva Peron, affectionately remembered as Evita, and her husband, the Argentine President Juan Peron.

Classic Car Week takes hold of Monterey Peninsula

(July 21, 2014) MONTEREY, Calif. — The heart of historic downtown Monterey will be transformed into an outdoor motorsports museum when historic race cars line Alvarado Street between 5 and 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, when Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca kicks of the 2014 Monterey Classic Car Week activities.

Acres of vintage 'abandoned' cars to be auctioned in Canada

(July 21, 2014) When we viewed this massive collection of what we here at Abandoned Cars and Trucks considers "abandoned cars" we were astounded, awe-struck that so many dilapidated and worn out vehicles could be stored at one place. Hemmings Daily Blog reported last week that the acres of automobiles belongs to Murray King of Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada. And King next month will put his 550-vehicle derelict car collection up for sale.

Two world records broken at motorcycle auction

(July 14, 2014) WOODSTOCK, Oxfordshire, England — International auctioneers Coys have broken two world records at auction when they sold a 1931 Indian 1300 for £90,000 ($153,900) and a 1953 Mondial 125 Monoalbero for £60,000 ($102,600) on July 11 at Blenheim Palace in the UK.

Classic car owners receive historic pricing at vintage-themed gas

(July 12, 2014) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — To celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day on July 11, Hagerty Classic Car Magazine transformed a gas station on Michigan's famous Woodward Avenue into a full service station from the past, complete with classic gas prices. Hagerty brought back the full-service station experience from America's golden automotive era, serving over 200 classic cars more than 1,400 gallons of gas.

Classic Peugeots gather for UK event

(July 11, 2014) SOUTHAMPTON, England — One of the rarest collections of Peugeots ever assembled in the UK proved that "Motion and Emotion" doesn’t just apply to the latest models. Last month, more than 120 classic Peugeots met up for the annual International Peugeot Meeting, held this year in the UK, near Southampton. With a theme of "Best of British" international guests were treated to fine fare from across the UK throughout the weekend.

Chevrolet dealer, Corvette collector opens museum in Ohio

Source: Hemmings Daily Blog

(July 9, 2014) Corvette collector and long-time Chevrolet dealer Bob McDorman has opened the Bob McDorman Automotive Museum in Canal Winchester, Ohio, southeast of Columbus.

Nissan's Andy Palmer reflects on Goodwood and cars from yesteryear

(July 8, 2014) NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It's an annual favorite of car buffs, industry veterans and kids of all ages, but the just-ended four-day Goodwood Festival of Speed in England is also a chance to reflect on some of the cars of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Cars of the stars

(July 7, 2014) We ran across a small collection of pictures of Hollywood stars and their cars, mostly from the 1930s and 1940s. We found it interesting to see what the super rich from the depression era drove.