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Multi-Record-Smashing Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

10-Day Auction Approaching $70 Million in Sales WALWORTH, Wis. – At the epicenter of central Florida in the land where dreams come true and lifelong memories are made, Mecum Auctions made history with its first collector car auction of 2015. Total sales for the 10-day event approach the $70-million mark, currently standing at $68,801,987. Of […]

Four-time ‘500’ winner Al Unser to be honored at Legends Day on May 23

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Firestone will honor four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser during the 45th anniversary of his first Indianapolis 500 victory on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at “Legends Day Honoring Al Unser presented by Firestone.” “Fifty years ago I arrived at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a rookie, drove for […]

Ford Celebrates Official Launch of All-New Mustang Going Global – Iconic Pony Car En Route to Asia

Ford celebrates the official launch of export of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang to customers around the world Mustang is available in more than 100 markets in both left- and right-hand-drive configurations Ford is a top U.S. exporter of automobiles, which supports American jobs The iconic Mustang is officially going global. For the first time […]

Historic Highs for the 44th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

It’s a wrap. The biggest auction in Barrett-Jackson history concluded at WestWorld, reaching historic highs and resulting in some truly unforgettable moments. During the 10-day auction, Barrett-Jackson recorded more than $130 million in sales of 1,611 vehicles (unaudited) and a world-record $6.55 million in automobilia sales (unaudited), making it the highest sales result to date. […]

Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built Coming to U.S., Canada Later This Year

A combination of changes to aerodynamics and suspension tuning to the new Shelby® GT350R Mustang leads to most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever Significant engineering innovations result in weight savings, aero improvements to benefit on-track performance; Ford is the first major automaker to introduce carbon fiber wheels as standard equipment on Shelby GT350R Mustang New Shelby […]

Ford GT Wins EyesOn Design Prize for Best Production Vehicle at 2015 North American International Auto Show

All-new Ford GT – propelled by most powerful EcoBoost® production engine ever making 600-plus horsepower – wins coveted EyesOn Design Award for best production vehicle GT supercar represents Ford’s commitment to innovation through performance; advanced, lightweight composites will serve company’s entire future product lineup EyesOn Design winners selected by current and former design chiefs at […]

Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience Returns

Program renewed for supercharged LT4 engine at new Bowling Green build center BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet announced today it is resuming the exclusive Engine Build Experience for Corvette Z06 customers – the only program of its kind for supercar customers. Starting in March 2015, Corvette Z06 customers will be able to assemble the 650-hp […]

All-new 2015 Dodge Challenger Earns Five-Star Overall Safety Rating From U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

2015 Dodge Challenger coupe earns five stars overall, the highest possible score in NHTSA’s safety rating program More than 70 safety and security features, including new for 2015 class-exclusive Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection All-new 2015 Dodge Challenger starts at $26,995 (excluding tax, destination and title) Auburn […]

Headliners Abound At Mecum’s Houston Auction

April 10-12 Collector Car Auction Set to Feature Several Vintage Greats WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will amass a 1,000-car offering encompassing coveted collector cars from all genres at Houston’s Reliant Center this April 10-12. With outstanding headliners ranging from American and European racers, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes, Mecum’s third annual event is certain […]

Auctions America Lifts Gavel on World Famous Littlefield Military Collection

· Auctions America offers the historic Littlefield Collection, July 11 – 12 in Portola Valley, California · The offering represents one of the world’s largest and most historically significant private collections of military vehicles · Unprecedented sale expected to attract global audience as more than 200 lots are offered without reserve, including historic and important […]