Archive for June, 2013

Remarkable Kirk F. White Collection Headlines Full-Day Memorabilia Sale at Auctions America’s Auburn Fall Event

· Auctions America lifts gavel on more than 400 lots of memorabilia and collectibles from the respected personal collection of enthusiast Kirk F. White without reserve at its flagship Auburn Fall sale · Auburn Fall event also presents selection of Mr. White’s period hot rods without reserve · Additional highlights for the Labor Day weekend […]

Rise And Shine For The Mecum Daytime Auction In Monterey

Collector Cars from Around the World Crossing the Block August 15-17 Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will revisit Monterey, Calif., to host its fifth annual Daytime Auction near the shores of the bay at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa this Aug. 15-17. With 750 of some of the world’s most coveted collector cars […]

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: 3.8 seconds from 0 to 60 mph

Turns in 2:51.8 lap at Virginia International Raceway ‘Grand Course’ DETROIT – Chevrolet released official performance estimates today for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, the most capable standard Corvette ever. Equipped with the available Z51 Performance Package, the new Stingray is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, braking from 60 to […]

Stephen Cox: Motoring – The Man Who Destroyed Muscle Cars

“In our midst are people who think that if only they had government power on their side, they could pick tomorrow’s winners and losers in the marketplace, set prices or rents where they ought to be, decide which forms of energy should power our homes and cars, and choose which industries should survive and which […]

Historic Jaguar D-Type Leads Growing List of Significant Entries for RM’s Monterey Sale

· RM Auctions building towards a spectacular roster of cars for its flagship Monterey sale held during the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week, August 16–17, in California · Historic 1955 Jaguar D-Type leads a superb roster of the world’s finest sports and racing cars poised for the RM podium · Additional star lots […]

Ford Mustang Adds to Nearly 3,000 Credits with Leading Hero Car Role in Upcoming ‘Need for Speed’ Movie

– A one-of-a-kind, customized Ford Mustang plays a prominent role in the upcoming film from DreamWorks Studios, “Need for Speed,” based on the long-running video game series – Mustang fans have crowd-sourced a list of about 3,000 Ford Mustang appearances on the large and small screen over nearly five decades – Mustang made its silver […]

DreamWorks Studios and Ford Motor Company Announce Exclusive Partnership for Film Adaptation of Electonic Arts’ Need for Speed Video Game

‘Breaking Bad’ star Aaron Paul Teams with a One-of-a-Kind Mustang Hero Car Specially Designed for the Film by Ford LOS ANGELES – Today, DreamWorks Studios’ Stacey Snider, Partner and Co-Chair, and Ford Motor Company’s Jim Farley, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales and Service, are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership for the feature film […]

Stephen Cox: Short Track – A. J. Foyt, Off Road Racing and the Armagosa Toad

If I had to choose between sitting through a driver’s meeting or having my tonsils removed with a shovel, I’d have to think about it. Yet here I was at the driver’s meeting the night before the Silver State 300 off-road race in Alamo, Nevada. It was a little after 7 o’clock on Friday night, […]

Auctions America’s California & Auburn Fall Events to Broadcast Live on NBC Sports Network

· Auctions America announces exclusive live television coverage of its California and Auburn Fall sales on NBC Sports Network · Delivered to more than 80 million homes, new in-depth collector car auction coverage complements NBC Sports Network’s growing motor programming · Rare 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra to play starring role in coverage of Auctions America’s […]