Twenty years ago, Street Rodder Magazine asked Jerry Dixey, an Ohio shop owner and magazine contributor, to launch his idea of building a custom hot rod using products from the magazine’s advertisers and driving it to each National Street Rod Association event around the country, reporting on the event while serving as a high-profile ambassador for the publication. Continue reading
Silverstone Auctions’ inaugural Porsche Sale auction produced $4.2 million in cars and automobilia sold Sunday at a 70 percent sell-through rate. The auction was held at the Silverstone racing circuit in conjunction with the Porsche Club of Great Britain track day. Continue reading
A celebration of Volvo’s 60th anniversary in North America brought together vintage cars and celebrities Saturday night at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood, including entertainment by comedian and vintage Volvo owner Jay Leno (who also owns a few other classic cars). Continue reading
One of the world’s most famous and exotic pre-war cars, a 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante coupe, goes to auction December 10 during RM Sotheby’s Driven by Disruption sale, bringing yet another legendary automobile to the New York City event. Continue reading
Pose your classic car next to a classic airplane and chances are your classified advertisement is going to draw a lot of attention. That certainly was the case with our Pick of the Day for today. It’s a 1967 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible parked on the tarmac next to an historic military aircraft. Continue reading
Yet another Porsche 911 with a Steve McQueen connection comes up for sale next month during a Paris art auction presented by Christie’s. Continue reading
The 1970 Ford Torino King Cobra is a strange-looking beast with its uncharacteristically long, sloping hood and inset headlights, the likes of which most of us have never seen. But it is a genuine and all-original piece of Ford and NASCAR history, an experimental race car that never made it to the grid.
With only 831 miles showing on its odometer after decades of dormancy, the Torino King Cobra comes to auction for the first time when Mecum presents it during the Kissimmee, Florida, collector-car sale, which takes place January 15-24, 2016. Continue reading
Hilton Head Island may not be Pebble Beach, but its annual Motoring Festival continues to grow in significance. This year the gathering from October 29 through November 1 at the South Carolina resort adds a vintage aviation event, a presentation by a panel of automotive (and entertainment) industry experts, and the festival’s first classic and collector car auction, being staged on Halloween by Auctions America. Continue reading
This custom hot rod screams “look at me!” It stands out, demands attention and perhaps has the ability to attract flying saucers with its glowing paint, as the seller suggests.