Archive for December, 2013

NBC Sports Group And Mecum Auctions Sign Multi-Year Agreement To Present Coverage of Mecum Collection Car Auctions

– Three-Year Agreement To Feature More Than 425 Hours of Original Programming – Coverage Presented Across NBC, NBCSN and Esquire Network – 125 Hours of Mecum Collector Car Auction Programming in 2014 Walworth, Wis. – NBC Sports Group and Mecum Auctions, the world leader in live auctions of collector cars, announced today a multi-year agreement […]

RM Group of Companies Celebrates Record-Setting 2013 With $442 Million in Sales and ‘Best of Show’ at Pebble Beach

· RM group of companies, including RM Auctions and Auctions America, realizes an outstanding $442 million in auction sales in 2013 · RM Auctions secures 78 individual million-dollar-plus transactions and redefines the high-end collector car auction experience with record Monterey and New York sales · Auctions America expands national footprint with highly successful California debut […]

Stephen Cox: Short Track – The King’s Last Ride

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Short Track – The King’s Last Ride If you didn’t see the Beatles in concert, your opportunity is gone forever. If you didn’t see Elvis when you had the chance, you never will. A few decades from now, the auto racing world will be sharply divided […]

RM Auctions: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Stars at RM’s 15th Annual Arizona Sale

· RM Auctions announces latest highlights for its two-day Arizona auction, January 16 – 17 in Phoenix, led by a highly prized 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider · Most recent blue-chip entries join a spectacular roster of more than 120 handpicked automobiles for the sale at the beautiful Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa […]

Mecum Closes Out 2013 With Grand Finale In Kansas City

795 Cars Crossed Mecum’s Auction Block Dec. 5-7 for $11.5 Million in Sales Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions’ 2013 grand finale event at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo., was the cherry on top of yet another amazing year of success for the world’s largest collector car auction company. Of the 795 […]

Stephen Cox: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I Over the next few weeks you’re going to hear more about a new system called “V2V,” which stands for “Vehicle to Vehicle Communications for Safety.” It’s the latest electronic gadgetry that the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Rare 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra Leads Exciting Line Up at Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale Sale

– Auctions America kicks off its 2014 collector car calendar March 14 – 16, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, the multi-day sale is expected to feature more than 450 cars spanning all segments of the collector car market – Vehicle highlights include a 1963 Shelby Cobra, […]

Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design, Innovative Technologies and World-Class Performance

– All-new sophisticated design clearly inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage evolved to attract wider array of customers and expand global market availability – Mustang now available with three engines offering a broader power of choice – a more powerful 5.0-liter V8, a 3.7-liter V6 and an all-new fuel-efficient 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine – Mustang […]

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is Designed for Downforce

Racing-inspired design elements enhance high-speed stability for faster laps DETROIT – When it comes to keeping its tail on the track, the 2014 Camaro Z/28 manages airflow like few other production vehicles, generating downforce like a race car to press the tires against the track for high-speed stability and greater cornering capability. Numerous modifications were […]

Stephen Cox: Collector Cars – Rebuilding My Totally-Not-Collectible Mustang, Part I

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Collector Cars – Rebuilding My Totally-Not-Collectible Mustang, Part I I am proud to own one of the most incredibly rare Ford Mustangs ever built… the 1980 Mustang GL. It is rare today because nobody wants it. Nobody wants it because it was dead slow. It was […]