Archive for Muscle Car Spotlight

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 […]

The Fox Body Ford Mustang: A Return to Form

“Thou shall never do a slantback front end.” That was the commandment from Gene Bordinat, Ford’s vice president of design, “Henry Ford II only wants vertical front ends, and he’ll show us the door if we ever try anything like it.” This mantra hung over the early development of the third-generation of Ford’s wildly successful […]

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 […]

Stephen Cox: Movie Review – The Getaway… Run While You Can

Dollars are hard to come by these days for pretty much everyone. Perhaps I can save a few of yours by preventing a disaster of epic proportions. Do not under any circumstances go see the new film, “The Getaway,” in theaters now. Car guys, I urge you to fight your instincts. Forget the tantalizing prospect […]

Mecum Auctions: Crowd-Shakers And History-Makers At Mecum’s Chicago Auction This Oct. 10-12

Hemi Under Glass Collection and Harley J. Earl Corvette Part of 1,000-Car Lineup Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions is taking the gavel to Chicagoland this Oct. 10-12 with 1,000 vehicles expected to cross the block at the breathtaking Schaumburg Convention Center. The lineup is already fraught with headline-worthy consignments including the most famous wheel-standers in […]

Auctions America Continues Successful 2013 Season with its Annual Fall Carlisle Sale

· Auctions America rounds out its 2013 auction season in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 3-4 · Two-day Fall Carlisle sale, held in conjunction with the Carlisle Events Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, features a diverse roster of 300 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, and customs · Auction highlights include a desirable 1967 Chevrolet Corvette […]

1967 Corvette L88 Convertible Tops Mecum’s Record-Setting Dallas Auction

1,400-Car Lineup Achieves 70 Percent Sell-Through and $38 Million in Sales Walworth, Wis. – Some things are just meant to be, and Mecum and Dallas are like engines and horsepower. As an event that began with an anticipated 1,000-vehicle lineup, the third annual Dallas auction exploded with 1,432 classic and collector cars crossing the Mecum […]

Auctions America’s Flagship Auburn Fall Event Earns Best Results Yet with Record Sales and 40% Attendance Increase

· Auctions America generates more than $28 million in sales during Labor Day Weekend in Auburn, Indiana · Multi-day event attracts more than 70,000 enthusiasts to the historic Auburn Auction Park, restoring Auburn to its position as the Classic Car Capital of America · Trio of Duesenbergs take top sale honors, led by a 1930 […]

With World-class Performance and Contemporary Muscle-car Cues, the 2014 Challenger Continues to Excite Dodge Fans

- Democratization of performance: every new 2014 Dodge Challenger model is now available with a performance-tuned suspension, performance brake system and 20-inch aluminum wheels with wider all-season performance tires – Challenger Rallye Redline and R/T Redline feature unique roof or bodyside graphics with Red accent, plus head-turning Black Chrome 20-inch wheels with a red painted […]

The 2014 Dodge Charger Is The World’s Only Four-Door Muscle Car

- New Redline Package features unique 20-inch black chrome aluminum wheels with a red painted lip and inner backbone, Beats Audio and an upgraded 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with sport mode, cold-air induction system and sport-tuned exhaust raising output to 300 horsepower – Best-in-class fuel economy: 2014 Dodge Charger models with eight-speed automatic transmission deliver […]