Nostalgia Highway

1968 Mustang from Steve McQueen 'Bullitt' movie on display in Washington

(April 18, 2018) DEARBORN, Mich. — Once considered lost forever, the original 1968 Ford Mustang GT from the Warner Bros. movie “Bullitt” is headed for Washington, D.C. The iconic car is on display at the National Mall in celebration of Mustang’s 54th birthday and the 50th anniversary of “Bullitt.”

54th annual LA Roadster Show returns June 15-16

(April 13, 2018) POMONA, Calif. — The LA Roadster Show, America’s premier event for pre-1936 roadster and hot rod enthusiasts put on by the LA Roadsters car club, returns to the Fairplex in Pomona on Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16. One of the longest-running roadster exhibitions in the world, the event will feature the world’s largest gathering of pre-1936 roadsters as well as its historic on-site swap meet.

Mecum Houston auction reaches $21.4 million sales


1970 Plymouth Superbird

(April 12, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum’s collector-car auction held April 5-7 in Houston, Texas, achieved $21.4 million in overall sales totals as 621 vehicles changed hands throughout the three-day event for a strong 70-percent sell-through rate.

Rare collection of 10 Paul Newman race cars to highlight San Marino Classic

(April 9, 2018) SAN MARINO, Calif. —  A collection of 10 cars raced by Paul Newman will highlight the more than 350 classic and collector cars to be displayed at the eighth annual San Marino Motor Classic, Southern California’s premier Concours d’Elegance. The event will be held on Sunday, June 10, at Lacy Park in San Marino, Calif.

Kookie's Kar to join Golden Sahara Mecum auction in Indianapolis

(April 4, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Kookie’s Kar, the long-lost famed T-bucket credited with starting the nationwide craze in the 1950s, will emerge from its decades in hiding this May to join the no-reserve offerings of the Jim Street Estate Collection as they cross the Mecum auction block at Dana Mecum’s 31st Original Spring Classic at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis May15-19..

Mecum Auctions returns to Houston with 1,000 cars


1992 Dodge Viper RT/10 Roadster

(April 2, 2018) Mecum Auctions is slated to return to Houston’s NRG Center April 5-7 for Mecum Houston 2018 with an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.

Mullin Museum presents 'The Art and Times of the French Coachbuilders'


1936 Bugatti Type 57SC

(March 28, 2018) OXNARD, Calif. — The Mullin Automotive Museum has revealed that the “crown jewels” of its collection will return to the museum as part of its upcoming exhibit, which will debut to the public on Saturday, April 14. Entitled “L’époque des Carrossiers: The Art and Times of the French Coachbuilders,” this new display will showcase the finest and most renowned sculpture, artifacts and vehicles from the Mullin Museum’s permanent collection, each representing the skill and unparalleled craftsmanship of the most esteemed French master coachbuilders.

Record attendance, more than 1,000 displays highlight classic auto show


 Grand Marshall Award—Chip Foose’s 32’ Ford 5 Window Coupe

(March 21, 2018) LOS ANGELES — Record attendance with over 30,000 enthusiasts, displays of more than 1,000 rare and vintage cars and the presentation of 25 awards highlighted the second annual Classic Auto Show, which took over two floors at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Out of sight for 50 years, Golden Sahara II makes it return to the spotlight

(March 15, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions will offer Jim Street’s legendary “self-driving” 1950s custom car at no reserve in its as-discovered garage-find condition at Dana Mecum’s 31st Original Spring Classic auction May 15-19 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.

Nissan honored as featured marque at the 2018 Classic Motorsports Mitty

(March 14, 2018) BRASELTON, Ga. — Nissan/Datsun has been selected as the featured marque for the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Speedfest vintage races at the upcoming Classic Motorsports Mitty vintage festival, where legendary Datsun/Nissan race driver John Morton will serve as the grand marshal.

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