Renault chose the Col de Turini, a mountainous, switchback-filled stage of the famed Monte Carlo Rally, as the location to unveil the Alpine Vision concept car and to announce plans for series production to begin later this year on the sports car. Continue reading
Hagerty’s market rating for February not only is down for the third month in a row, but the drop from January is the largest one-month tumble since 2009, the classic car insurance and value-tracking company said in a news release Wednesday. Continue reading
Since its founding in 2011, Silverstone Auctions has held all of its sales in the U.K. That changes May 28-29 when the British company ventures to Denmark to stage its first international sale at the Classic Race Aarhus motorsports festival. Silverstone will stage its sale in conjunction with Lauritz.com, a large Scandinavian online auctioneer. Continue reading
Much has been made of the 40 classic Chevrolet Corvettes, among them a rare 1967 L89 model, that will be offered at no reserve this weekend at the Leake Auction Company’s sale in Oklahoma City. But there’s much more to the auction than those 40 sports cars. So much more that the sale was expanded to three days, starting Friday and running through Sunday.
The Corvettes are part of the 100-car Tom Falbo Collection, which means there are some 60 non-Corvettes that also will cross the block without reserve. Among those cars are a 2005 Ford GT with only 36.3 miles on its odometer, an exotic 2002 Porsche 911 Turbo S, and “the elevator Lincoln.” Continue reading
Once upon a time, back in the post-colonial days, several of the states we now consider to be Midwestern weren’t states at all but were part of the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, which more commonly was referred to simply as the Northwest Territory. Thus a college just north of Chicago known as Northwestern and several companies bearing that name, including Northwestern Auto Parts Company of Minneapolis.
As Volvo prepares for the February 18 unveiling of its newest station wagon, the V90, the Swedish car company celebrated its wagon-building history by showcasing its longtime wagon heritage. Continue reading
British classic car dealers plan to populate their stands at the second London Classic Car Show on February 18-21 with some one-off vehicles they have for sale.
Among those vehicles is the 1968 Ferrari 330GT Vignale Special, a “shooting brake” built for Luigi Chinetti Jr., son of the American Ferrari importer, and offered for sale by London-based classic car dealer Graeme Hunt. Continue reading
Craig Jackson said Saturday that he has yet to determine just when on the calendar his company’s annual Scottsdale sale will be held in January 2017.
Arizona was still a territory, and some years away from becoming a state, when the Rosson House was built in Phoenix in 1895. At the time, Phoenix had a population of a few thousand, not the few million who live there today, and it would be about a year after the Rosson House’s completion that the first palm tree would be planted in what today is the palm-frocked Valley of the Sun. Continue reading
The first Bentley to race at Le Mans will be displayed at the London Classic Car show February 18-21 before returning to the French racing circuit this summer to take part in the Le Mans Classic race competition. Continue reading