Nostalgia Highway

Dinah Shore, Chevrolet and 'See the U.S.A.'

(November 19, 2014) The 1953 Chevrolet lineup got a heavy makeover — although it didn't go on sale until just after the new year — with three trim levels and 16 models, according to a Chevrolet publicity chart. The three trims included the base One-Fifty, the new-for-53 mid-level Two-Ten and the top-of-the-line Bel-Air.

Classic 1939 Buick that survived Pearl Harbor set for auction

(November 12, 2014) MARTINSVILLE, Va. — When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, naval officer Dee Venter worried that his new car would be among the victims. The 1939 Buick Model 46C was parked by the dock while Venter was away on the USS Pensacola, which had left six days earlier.

Mecum Anaheim auction to feature 750 American muscle cars

(November 11, 2014) WALSWORTH, Wis. — For the third consecutive year, the Anaheim Convention Center will host Mecum’s Anaheim, Calif., auction with an estimated 750 collector cars expected to cross the auction block Nov. 13-15. The lineup is flush with variety and an array of SoCal flare including a great selection of American muscle cars, classics, hot rods, Resto Mods and more.

LA Auto Show plans showcase of classics, exotics and tuners

(November 8, 2014) LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Auto Show has confirmed that it will host nearly 50 unique and historic vehicles as part of its Motor Press Guild (MPG) Motoring Invitational on Nov. 19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center's Gilbert Lindsay Plaza.

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.