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World's first electric classic Ford Bronco introduced by Zero Labs

(April 20, 2019) LOS ANGELES — Zero Labs Automotive — a new automotive design, technology, and engineering firm — has introduced its first production vehicle — the world's first electric classic Ford Bronco and a new category of electric vehicles.

Dana Mecum's 32nd Original Spring Classic auction draws 2,000 cars


Shelby Cobras from Steven Juliano Collection

(April 19, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Now in its 32nd year, Dana Mecum’s Original Spring Classic auction is slated to make its grand annual return to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis this May 14-19. Considered a “bucket-list” must for enthusiasts across the country and from dozens of foreign countries, the Indy auction today boasts a 2,000-car lineup spread out over six auction days, and this year’s roster is among the most significant and compelling to come out of the event’s 32-year history.

Bringing a 1,200 horsepower 1967 Mustang to life

(April 10, 1019) When we set out to build a 1,200 horsepower 1967 Mustang Fastback Restomod, no corners could be cut. In the web video series Titanium Garage, watch as we showcase the hard work that goes into building a custom car the right way.

'Madman' Muntz’s luxury four-seat convertible

By The Old Motor

(April 4, 2019) Earl “Madman” Muntz was a larger than life marketing genius who made and lost several fortunes during his business career selling used cars, televisions and car audio systems and as the automaker the ill-fated Muntz Jet automobile

Mecum Auctions returns to Houston with 1,000 cars


1967 Shelby GT350 Fastback

(March 27, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions will return to Houston’s NRG Center April 4-6 for Mecum Houston 2019 with an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, exotics, trucks, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more, as well as more than 130 no-reserve motorcycles.

Mecum's $39 million Arizona auction smashes first-year event record


1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T convertible

(March 25, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis.— Mecum Auctions’ inaugural Phoenix·Glendale collector-car auction — held March 14-17 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., — saw more than 1,300 vehicles cross the auction block in just four days with sales totals climbing to more than $39 million, an 85-percent increase over Mecum’s previous record total for an inaugural event.

1931 Duesenberg Model J earns top honors at Classic Auto Show


1931 Duesenberg Model J

(March 20, 2019) COSTA MESA, Calif.  — A pristinely conditioned 1931 Duesenberg Model J earned the Award of Excellence: Grand Boulevard Walk of History honors at the third annual Classic Auto Show, held at the OC Fair & Event Center this past weekend.  The honor capped a weekend celebration highlighted by record attendance, display of more than 1,500 rare vintage cars and the presentation of 25 awards.

Gooding & Company's sales at Amelia Island hit $22 million


1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout sells for $1.7 million

(March 19, 2019) AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — Gooding & Company realized $22,047,980 in a single day at the company’s 10th annual Amelia Island Auction, held on March 8, including three of the top 10 sales across all auction houses. The most anticipated and talked-about event of the week continued to impress, as President David Gooding and auctioneer Charlie Ross sold 78 of 89 lots for an exceptional 88% sales rate, resulting in an average price of $282,666 per car sold.

Vintage Air releases updated 1969 Camaro SureFit climate control systems

(March 18, 2019) SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Vintage Air, the leading manufacturer of complete performance air conditioning systems for muscle cars, hot rods and street rods, has announced the release of its updated Gen IV SureFit air conditioning system for the 1969 Camaro. The new system is available as both a Complete Kit and Evaporator Kit and features several new upgrades including fenderwell hose routing and infinite blower fan speed adjustments.

Bertha Benz: The journey that changed everything (watch the film)

(March 9, 2019) STUTTGART, Germany — The Mercedes star is now shone on the woman without whom the company would perhaps never have existed in this form: Bertha Benz. To mark her 170th birthday on may 3, Mercedes-Benz relates Bertha's historic long-distance journey in cinema quality, thus encouraging men and women throughout the world to make their visions come true with courage and self-confidence.

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