Nostalgia Highway

Revived after 64 years, 1927 Nash enchants Wisconsin town

Words and pictures by Eric Weiner
Hagerty Media

(August 20, 2022) MINERAL POINT, Wis. — Thousands of years ago, during the last ice age, retreating glaciers leveled the American Midwest. Left behind was a mix of silt, clay, boulders, and crushed gravel collectively known as “drift.” A pocket in what’s now southwest Wisconsin was spared this violent reformation. Geologists refer to this as the Driftless Area—an emerald landscape with swells of rolling hills, trout-filled streams, and hardwood forests. Soft bedrock means many caves and sinkholes that are home to special ecosystems. The beauty here runs deep.

Kindred Motorworks to open pre-orders for its vintage vehicle lineup

(August 12, 2022) SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Kindred Motorworks has announced that pre-orders for its lineup of fully modernized vintage vehicles open on Friday, Aug. 19. Customers interested in securing a pre-order for a Kindred Bronco, Kindred VW Bus, or Kindred Camaro may do so quickly and easily by visiting on the 19th.

Another record breaker for Mecum — Harrisburg at $40 million

1967 Chevrolet Corvette convertible

(August 8, 2022) Mecum Auctions has spent the vast majority of 2022 breaking and setting new auction records with unprecedented success beginning with the highest grossing collector car auction ever held in Kissimmee, Fla., this past January. The company’s most recent auction in Harrisburg, Pa., held July 27-30, followed the year’s record-setting trend with a total of $40 million in overall sales for a nearly 30% increase over the 2019 Harrisburg record of $31 million.

Ringbrothers unveils 'CAGED,' the Ultimate Mustang Convertible restomod

(August 5, 2022) SPRING GREEN, Wis. — Ringbrothers, the well-known custom car builder and parts manufacturer, has unveiled its latest creation — a custom-built 1964.5 Ford Mustang convertible known as “CAGED.” The design objective was to subtly evolve and modernize the original Mustang’s lines and proportions while honoring the aesthetic of Ford’s original pony car. The result is a modern appeal and unbridled performance mating the design of a 20th century icon with the technology of the 21st.

Compilation of 1950s car and truck commercials

(July 31, 2022) It's interesting to learn what manufactures thought were the top selling points of their vehicles in this compilation of car commercials from the 1950s.

Classics, vintage motorcycles to join lineup at Mecum Monterey 2022

1908 Harley-Davidson Strap Tank

(July 27, 2022) Mecum Auctions is set to return to the Del Monte Golf Course at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey, Calif., Aug. 18-20 for its annual Daytime Auction with a selection of classic and vintage motorcycles. In addition to the motorcycles, an estimated 600 classic and collector vehicles are expected to cross the auction block, with live coverage of the event broadcast on MotorTrendTV.

The spiritual home of Bugatti in England for more than 90 years

(July 20, 2022) Founded in London in 1929, the world’s first Bugatti Owners’ Club moved to Prescott in the beautiful English Cotswolds region in 1937. There, it established its very own hill climb course and – in 1987 — the Bugatti Trust, maintaining and celebrating the magic of the Bugatti brand for more than 90 years.

Mecum Auctions returns to Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, July 27-30

1963 Chevy Corvette Split Window Coupe

(July 8, 2022) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions will return to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa., July 27-30 with an estimated 1,200 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, trucks, exotics, Hot Rods, customs and more expected to cross the auction block.

Driving a 1936 Yellowstone touring bus on park's 150th anniversary

By Jeff Peek
Photos by Brandon Gillogly

(July 5, 2022) Los Angeles County is a 15-hour drive from Yellowstone National Park, so it may seem like an odd place to get up close and personal with a classic Yellowstone tour bus. Nevertheless, Winslow Bent is stoked to be here, and so are we.

Marmon Sixteen collection headlines Mecum Monterey 2022

(July 1, 2022) A 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 once owned by the late Paul Walker, four prototype Ferrari builds and four majestic Marmon Sixteens are among the current headlining consignments for the Monterey Car Week Daytime Auction: Mecum Monterey 2022, which marks the return Mecum to the Del Monte Golf Course at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey, Calif.,  Aug. 18-20.


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