Archive for Press Release

Horses of a Different Color: From Gulfstream Aqua to Ruby Red, 50 Years of Shifting Ford Mustang Color Favorites

- Ford Mustang exterior paint color popularity shifts from the top-selling green and blue in the 1960s to best-selling black and red today – Red has been consistently popular throughout Mustang’s history and is the top seller overall, adorning about 21 percent of all Mustangs – The past 50 years of Mustang have brought eye-catching, […]

750 Vehicles Slated To Cross Mecum’s Block In Sunny SoCal, Nov. 21-23

Pack Your Bags, Bring the Family, it’s Mecum Auction Time in Anaheim Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will take the gavel out to Orange County, Calif., for the second annual Mecum Anaheim Auction featuring 750 classic and collector cars at the Anaheim Convention Center this Nov. 21-23. The impressive 815,000-square-foot facility is located in the […]

Don’t Mess With a Yellow Jacket: Vortech’s Supercharged Ford Mustang Packs a SEMA Sting

The Project Yellow Jacket Ford Mustang created by the team at Vortech Superchargers packs a serious sting for its upcoming debut at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. “As a lifelong Ford fan, I was inspired to create this project car when I realized Ford doesn’t offer yellow on the 2014 Mustang,” said Brian […]

RM Auctions Continues Strong 2013 Auction Season with $9.6 Million Hershey Sale

· RM Auctions generates more than $9.6 million in total sales, with 90 percent of all lots sold, at its annual Hershey, Pennsylvania, sale · Top-sellers: superlative 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster achieves $704,000; 1910 Pierce-Arrow 48-SS Seven Passenger Touring, offered for first time in six decades, brings $687,500 · Estate collection of Jim […]

Track-capable Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Validated at Nürburgring

- Z/28 undergoes 10 hours or 1,000 miles of testing at Nordschleife – Fastest lap completed in 7:37.40 in rainy conditions DETROIT – Chevrolet revealed a video of the all-new, 2014 Camaro Z/28 lapping Germany’s challenging Nürburgring road course in 7:37.40, a time comparable with some of the world’s most prestigious sports cars. The Z/28’s […]

Mecum Auctions Tops $18.6 Million In Chicago

Harley Earl Corvette leads all Sales at $1.5 Million Walworth, Wis. – The windy city welcomed Mecum Auctions with an exceptional sale and enormous crowds at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend. With 965 cars crossing the block throughout the three-day event, 615 hammered sold for a 64 percent sell-through rate […]

Gen 5 Chevrolet Camaro Performance Parts Released

Factory engineered Chevrolet accessories can preserve vehicle warranty DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance has released a comprehensive collection of factory-engineered performance parts and accessories for fifth-generation Camaros, 2010 model year and newer. Many of the parts preserve the vehicle warranty when installed by a Chevrolet dealer – an advantage aftermarket installers cannot provide. The portfolio of […]

Highly Original 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Headlines RM’s Exclusive Art of the Automobile New York Sale

- RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, secures one of the world’s greatest Ferrari road racing cars for its exclusive Art of the Automobile auction, November 21 in New York City – Considered one of the most original and highly prized of all Ferraris, this multi-million-dollar 250 LM emerges for sale following long-term private ownership […]

Aston Martin GT4 Wins at Nürburgring

Gaydon – Aston Martin’s Nürburgring Test Centre team has won its class in the seventh round of the 2013 VLN series having qualified on pole position. Running in the highly competitive SP10 category for GT4-specification cars, the #186 V8 Vantage set a qualifying time of 8:50.830 with Andy Gülden – chief instructor of Aston Martin’s […]

Chevrolet Wins 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series DP Engine Manufacturers’ Championship

Chevrolet Wins 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype Engine Manufacturers’ Championship for the Second Consecutive Year LAKEVILLE, Conn. – For the second consecutive year, Chevrolet has won the GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype (DP) Engine Manufacturers’ Championship. Today’s win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort […]