Archive for March, 2013

Auctions America Continues Strong Track Record in South Florida with More Than $17.5 Million in Sales at Fort Lauderdale

· South Florida’s premier collector car auction generates more than $17.5 million with 74 percent of all lots sold · Top seller: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing achieves $880,000 · Ex-Steve McQueen 1951 Chevrolet Styleline DeLuxe Convertible realizes $88,000 · Bidders hail from 15 countries around the world and 38 states across the U.S. · Auctions […]

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 the Most Track-capable Camaro Ever

NEW YORK – Chevrolet today introduced the restyled 2014 Camaro line at the New York Auto Show, including the return of the Z/28, the most iconic model in Camaro history. The 2014 Camaro models feature a revised exterior design that integrates high-performance aerodynamics for more efficient cooling and stability at high speeds. The new Camaro […]

SRT Announces New 392 Appearance Package for Dodge Charger SRT8

– New black exterior accents build upon exclusive 20-inch Black Vapor – Chrome wheels with extra dose of menacing appearance for iconic four-door fastback coupe – Total of 392 units will be built during 2013 and 2014 model years – Optional package available on five different exterior body colors – 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 engine delivers […]

Racing Legend “Grumpy” Jenkins To Be Remembered At Mecum’s Indy Auction

Personal Artifacts of Hall of Fame Racer to be offered May 18 at No Reserve Walworth, Wis. – Hall of Fame Racing Legend Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins may be lost, but Mecum Auctions will help keep his legacy alive this May 14-19 at Dana Mecum’s 26th Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis with the auctioning of […]

Ford Marks Countdown to 50 Years of Mustang with All-New Licensed Products

– A select group of licensees will produce merchandise and apparel to celebrate 50 years of continuous Mustang production – Celebrating its centennial this year, Union, N.J.-based Schott NYC was one of the first manufacturers to sign on for the 50 Years licensing program, designing a one-off Mustang jacket to commemorate the occasion NEW YORK […]

Chevrolet Performance Offers Camaro Rolling Chassis

Limited run of NHRA-certified drag-racing foundations goes on sale March 28 DETROIT – Chevrolet will produce a limited number of Camaro NHRA-certified rolling chassis designed for drag racing that provides racers with a professionally assembled, painted body and chassis ready to be finished. Consumers add their engine, transmission and other drivetrain components. The rolling chassis […]

Auctions America Announces West Coast Expansion with New Summer Sale in Southern California

· Auctions America expands national footprint with new auction event in Southern California, August 1-3, 2013 · Debut auction expected to feature more than 400 quality collector cars with a strong emphasis on American and European classics and sports cars · Early highlights include 42 automobiles from the Jim Carr Barn Find Collection of Napa […]

Stephen Cox: Muscle Car Q&A – 1970-71 Ford Torino

Okay, here’s a list of questions that have come in by email (Stephen at sopwithmotorsports.com) and Twitter (@SopwithTV) since our last televised Mecum Auction. As most of our viewers know, I’m a big Ford Torino fan and have been fortunate to own a few. But please don’t call me an “expert.” I’m an enthusiast just […]

Mecum Auctions’ 2013 Schedule

Mecum Releases Dates for Remainder of 2013 Auctions Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will host 13 more auctions this calendar year with the upcoming Houston auction leading the charge this April 4-6. Dates and locations of all remaining auctions include: Houston Auction featuring 1,000 Vehicles April 4-6 The Reliant Center One Reliant Park Houston, TX […]

Chevrolet Teases 2014 Camaro SS

DETROIT – The redesigned 2014 Camaro SS will debut at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, March 27 at 12:45 p.m., EDT. The 2014 model represents the most significant change for the fifth-generation Camaro, which has been the most popular sports car in America for three consecutive years. The new Camaro will be […]