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’57 Buick, ’58 Bonneville set pace at American classic car auction in Germany

1957 Buick Special convertible brings $52,100 at online auction | Auctionata photos
1957 Buick Special convertible brings $52,100 at online auction | Auctionata photos

German online auction house Auctionata wanted to do something unique, so it staged a sale including only 1950s and ’60s American cars.

“This era of American automobile history stands for roaring engines, tailfins, and chrome on each trim,” the company said in announcing the sale held earlier this week. “With the auction ‘Classic Cars — U.S. Cars Collection,’ Auctionata revives the spirit of the fifties and sixties.” Continue reading

Simply Pink rally promotes breast cancer awareness

2015 Simply Pink Cavalcade - Porsche Boxter
Porsche Boxter at the 2015 Simply Pink event | Simply Pink Photos

Last weekend, Britain’s national motor museum at Bealieu held its first Simply Pink rally to support breast cancer awareness. The event encompassed a colorful display of vehicles in every shade of pink, ranging from pale pink to bright fuchsia. Many drivers and passengers even dressed up in pink. Continue reading

Boyd Coddington hot rod at Russo and Steele auction

The 1932 Ford was one of the final hot rods built at the late Boyd Coddington’s shop | Russo and Steele
The 1932 Ford was one of the final hot rods built at the late Boyd Coddington’s shop | Russo and Steele

One of the last pieces of hot-rod artwork to roll out of the late Boyd Coddington’s famed California shop, a custom 1932 Ford Model B, will be presented for auction at Russo and Steele’s upcoming sale in Newport Beach, California. Continue reading

Model A Club tour to visit Owls Head Museum

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Model A 2-Door Pheaton | Owls Head Transportation Museum Photo

The Owls Head Transportation Museum will be invaded June 10 by more than 200 Model A Fords participating in the Lobsters and Lighthouses 2015 Model A Ford Club National tour of Maine. Participants are coming from all over the United States, with some also arriving from New Zealand. Continue reading

Car Shows and Driving Experiences this weekend at Automotive Museums

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1930 Lincoln as part of the Lincoln gathering | Owls Head Transportation Museum Photo

Looking for something to do in Owls Head, Maine this weekend? The Owls Head Transportation Museum is holding its first car show of the season, the annual Owls Head Spring Antique Auto Show on Saturday. All pre-1995 vehicles are invited to attend.  The aviation department of the museum will also take to the skies, weather permitting, and put on an airshow for attendees. Continue reading