Archive for November, 2012

Aston Martin to Race in North America with The Racers Group

Gaydon – Aston Martin’s new portfolio of race cars; Vantage GTE, V12 Vantage GT3 and V8 Vantage GT4 will be seen in domestic competition in North America from next season after TRG (The Racers Group) were today appointed by Aston Martin Racing as an official partner. Under a new partnership; TRG-Aston Martin Racing North America, […]

RM Auctions: Pair of 1960s Automotive Icons Take Center Stage at RM Arizona

· RM Auctions secures a highly desirable 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ and an ultra-rare 1965 Ford GT40 for its January 18 sale in Phoenix, Arizona · Latest multi-million-dollar entries join a stellar list of more than 80 blue-chip collector cars, including a rare 1930 Duesenberg Model J Derham Tourster, offered for the […]

Mecum Gears Up For Non-Stop Auction Action In Kansas City

Three Days and 750 Vehicles Set to Cross the Block this Dec. 6-8 WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will take the hammer to Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 6-8 as a wide variety of collector cars fill the downtown Kansas City Convention Center, Bartle Hall to the facility’s max capacity. The expansive display of over 750 […]

2013 Dodge Charger Daytona Set to Debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show

– Return of the legendary package to the HEMI®-powered Charger – Daytona package delivers custom look from the factory with unique Satin Black hood stripes, roof wrap and R/T spoiler, custom interior with Beats Audio and 20-inch polished aluminum wheels with Gloss Black pockets – Charger R/T remains the most affordable V-8 sedan in the […]

2013 SRT Viper – The Return of the Snake

Fifth generation of iconic American-built supercar returns as Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand’s flagship performance machine with more power and performance, superior craftsmanship, new technologies and creature comforts – Two new models: SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS – All-aluminum, 8.4-liter mid-front V-10 engine delivers 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque – the […]

Akerson’s ’58 Chevrolet Vette Going on Block for Habitat for Humanity

Barrett-Jackson auction to feature GM CEO’s classic as fundraiser on Jan. 18, 2013 DETROIT – A new home for a classic American car will soon help pave the way for several new homes for families throughout metro Detroit. General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson’s personal 1958 Chevrolet Corvette will be auctioned off on Friday, […]

Mecum Auctions: McMullen Roadster Highlights Top Sellers At Mecum In SoCal

Hot Rods, Classics, Muscle Cars and More at The Anaheim Convention Center Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions set another milestone with the exciting inaugural Anaheim Auction, hosting capacity crowds every day of the three-day event held Nov. 15-17 at the Anaheim Convention Center. It was the largest collector car auction ever held in Southern Calif. […]

Stephen Cox: Motoring – Never, Ever Try This in Your Fiat X1/9

I remember counting eight headlights coming at us head-on. Four lanes of traffic, two lights per car. Yup. The math was correct. Our closing speed was nearly 200 miles per hour. But everything is a joke when you’re young. Blessed with abundant stupidity, it would be twenty years before it occurred to me how dumb […]

Mecum Stakes Claim To The Anaheim Convention Center

You Are Invited to Take Part in the Action! Mecum has staked claim to the Anaheim Convention Center with over 800 muscle cars, classics, and more crossing the block during the 3 day auction extravaganza and you’re invited. Location: Anaheim Convention Center 800 West Katella Avenue Anaheim, CA 92802 Dates: November 15-17, 2012 Preview: Gates […]

Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Spotlight: 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Super Camaro 427

The World’s Largest All Indoor Car Show devoted to Muscle Cars, Dealer Built Supercars and Corvettes is rapidly approaching. The 2012 4th Annual Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is taking place November 17th – 18th, 2012 in Rosemont (Chicago), Illinois. The Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals provide the ultimate gathering place for enthusiasts, young and […]