Nostalgia Highway

Three-car Italian collection to be sold in February

(December 22, 2014) LONDON — Silverstone Auctions is set to offer a very special collection of 1990s Italian sports cars in its Race Retro Sale on the Feb. 21 and 22. Each of the three cars has been tucked away as part of a large private collection currently owned by arguably one of Europe’s most fastidious collectors of classic cars.

Cool trucks from the 'good old days'

(December 19, 2014) Someone put together a very interesting picture collection of highly unusual old business vehicles. Businesses back in the '30s,'40s and '50s obviously had a lot of imagination. We thank whoever gathered these photographs for taking us back to the "good old days."

New museum in Ohio showcases Honda history in North America

(December 18, 2014) MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The Honda Heritage Center in Marysville officially opened its doors today, offering the world a glimpse of the innovative history and growth the company has achieved in Ohio and North America during the past 55 years.

Mecum car auction in Austin realizes sales of $14.66 million

(December 17, 2014) AUSTIN, Texas — Mecum’s first-ever Austin, Texas, collector car auction held this past weekend was well-received by enthusiasts from the live-music capital of the world evidenced by excellent sales results with a near-70 percent sell-through rate and $14,668,347 in total sales.

Astronaut Gus Grissom's '67 Vette to highlight Mecum Auctions in Austin

(December 8, 2014) Mecum Auctions will debut its first Austin, Texas, collector car auction at the Austin Convention Center Dec. 12-13 when an estimated 600 collector cars will cross the auction block. The consignment list of cars includes an excellent selection of American muscle cars, classics, hot rods, Resto Mods and more.

Land Rover collection begins fund raiser for museum building in UK

(December 4, 2014) DUNSFOLD, England — The world-renowned Dunsfold Collection of historic Land Rovers has achieved Charitable Trust status and is launching a fundraising campaign to secure a suitable museum building that will allow regular public access to its collection of Land Rover vehicles.

A 'cool' and historic breakthrough for Packard

(November 29, 2014) One of the comforts most Americans take for granted while driving was displayed for the first time this month (Nov. 4) in 1939 at the 40th Automobile Show in Chicago.

Photos of 1900 motor car run in England acquired by museum

(November 27, 2014) LONDON — The National Motor Museum Trust has acquired an important photographic album documenting the 1000 Mile Trial of 1900, a pivotal moment in motoring history which John Montagu, father of the current Lord Montagu, famously took part in.

Mecum Kansas City auction to feature 750 American classic cars

(November 25, 2014) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions returns to the Kansas City Convention Center Dec. 4-6 with an estimated 750 classic and collector cars expected to cross the auction block. The consignment list of cars, representing 15 states, includes a selection of American muscle cars, classics, hot rods, Resto Mods and more.        

Mecum Anaheim auction grosses $15.2 million; 1965 Ferrari tops list

(November 20, 2014) WALWORTH, Wis. — Reaching $15,238,429 in total sales, the 2014 Mecum Auction in Anaheim, Calif., claimed the title of top-grossing Mecum auction in that locale since the event’s inception in 2012. With 758 cars offered throughout the three-day event, Nov. 13-15, the top sale price was achieved by a 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Short Nose, pictured above, that hammered at a strong $2.15 million.

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