Archive for February, 2015

Ford and Petty’s Garage Team Up To Build Limited-Edition Mustang GT

– Ford dealerships to offer 143 limited-edition Petty’s Garage-tuned Mustang GTs; a Stage 1 version and an even more exclusive Stage 2 version will be available – All Petty’s Garage Mustang GTs feature Ford Racing/Roush supercharger boosting output to 627 horsepower*, as well as unique exterior and interior treatments including Richard Petty’s signature on the […]

Dodge is Shaking Up the Muscle Car Segment Again; Opens Orders for New 2015 Challenger ‘Shaker’ Models

Dodge Celebrates 45 Years of Its Functional “Cold-air Grabbing” Hood Scoop That “Shakes” With the Legendary HEMI® V-8 Engine’s Movement – Back by enthusiast demand, Dodge returns the “Shaker” to the Challenger lineup – now expanding the functional cold-air induction hood scoop on two HEMI V-8 engines and three performance-packed models – “King of the […]

Power Play: Chevrolet Camaro Engines through the Years

Five generations represent evolution of American performance DETROIT – Chevrolet Camaro has tracked the rise, fall and resurgence of American performance for nearly 50 years, making it a bellwether of horsepower. Since its 1967 introduction, the Camaro’s engine output has ranged from a low of 88 horsepower to a peak of 580, as the pony […]

David Brown Automotive Speedback GT to be Featured at Retro Classics in Stuttgart, Germany 26th to 29th March 2015

David Brown Automotive will be presenting Speedback GT at the Retro Classics show, taking place at the Landesmesse Stuttgart, Germany. Retro Classics is one of the most important locations for the international classic car market. The show comprises automotive legends from all over the world, including neo-classics, youngtimers, American cars, select contemporary cars and also […]

Sotheby’s Acquires an Ownership Interest in RM Auctions, the World’s Leading Auctioneer Of Premium Collectible Automobiles

First RM Sotheby’s Sale To Take Place In Amelia Island, Florida, 14 March 2015 NEW YORK – Sotheby’s and RM Auctions are pleased to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership as Sotheby’s acquires a 25 percent ownership interest in the world’s foremost collector car auctioneer, which will now be known as RM Sotheby’s. […]

Late Model Collectibles Join Impressive List of Vehicles at Auctions America Fort Lauderdale Sale

· Auctions America prepares for its first auction of the 2015 season, March 27-29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida · Regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, the multi-day sale is expected to feature approximately 500 vehicles · Auction places spotlight on late model collectibles, highlighted by a pair of Ford GTs and a 2008 […]

Mecum Auctions – 230 Collector Cars Selling At No Reserve Feb. 27-28 In Las Vegas

Mecum Auctions to Sell Rogers’ Classic Car Museum Collection to Benefit Arts and Education Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will have the exclusive opportunity to offer the Rogers’ Classic Car Museum Collection of more than 230 classic cars at auction this Feb. 27-28, at no reserve. Mecum will take the auction stage directly to the […]

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet Headlines at RM’s Amelia Island Sale

· RM Auctions announces additional highlights for its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14 · Recent entries led by a 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet, one of the most valuable automobiles ever offered during the Amelia Island weekend · The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, single-day RM sale lifts gavel more […]

DSR Driver Johnson Jr. No. 2 in New Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car after NHRA Winternationals Qualifying

After a rain-shortened final day of qualifying at Pomona, Tommy Johnson Jr. will begin eliminations from the second position in his new 2015 Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Mopar Express Lane 2015 Dodge Charger R/T driver Matt Hagan enjoys a much less eventful second day of qualifying, takes No. 12 spot A total […]

Indy 500 – Dates set for Month of May activities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – From an Opening Day featuring restyled race cars, the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, a practice session with after-hours running and the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 24, the 2015 Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be full of action. The stars of the […]