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Mopars Sold at Mecum

Mopars Sold at Mecum

Great Additions to Collections

 The leader of the pack at the 2014 Mecum Kissimmee auction was the proud progeny of Mother Mopar. That’s quite an honor when you consider the quality of 3,000 cars that were offered for sale. There are many on this top 10 list that proved... more

MOPAR

Larry Jewett - February 04, 2014 12:00 PM - Comments

MY Recollection

MY Recollection

Corvette’s Chief Cheerleader shares his passion

A 20-year-old Mike Yager made the leap from dreaming about cars to owning a dream car when he purchased his first Corvette.... more

CORVETTE

Story Andy Bolig / Images Ed Baumgarten - February 04, 2014 09:30 AM - Comments

Plymouth Build

Plymouth Build

Project Aided by Summit Racing Equipment

Summit Racing Equipment and Top Gear on History (and all-around car geek) Rutledge Wood are partnering on a new project for 2014—a 1953 Plymouth Suburban two-door station wagon.In 2013, Summit Racing teamed up with Rutledge and American Resto Mods... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - February 03, 2014 09:03 PM - Comments

Stopping Technology

Stopping Technology

Foreign governments mandating remote shut-off?

A privacy-advocate group has reported that the European Union officials are proposing that manufacturers factory-install remote shut-off systems in autos.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - February 03, 2014 12:41 PM - Comments

Mecum Offers Classics

Mecum Offers Classics

Ford GT at the Head of the Class

 There are cars that are already considered classics and a few others that insurance companies have deemed “future” classics, but all seem to be drawing plenty of attention at auction. The crop of classics found at the Mecum Kissimmee... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - February 03, 2014 12:00 PM - Comments

Great American Pony Drive

Great American Pony Drive

Going East and West

Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the United States and join the official 50th anniversary festivities that will celebrate Mustang past, present and future, including the all-new Mustang set to go on sale this fall.Cars from every decade are... more

MUSTANG

Larry Jewett - February 03, 2014 10:31 AM - Comments

Cylinder Head Selection

Cylinder Head Selection

Important Considerations

If you survey the cylinder head market, you’ll quickly discover it’s jam-packed with capable cylinder heads. Choices are almost infinite. If you have a pretty good combination already and want to update it with new heads, there are some real... more

GM

Story Wayne Scraba - February 02, 2014 03:20 PM - Comments

Power Paddles Receives Praises

Power Paddles Receives Praises

Regen on Demand Gets Technology Award

Green Car Journal today awarded the Cadillac ELR electrified luxury coupe its 2014 Green Car Technology Award for the Regen on Demand system, which allows the driver to use paddle shifters on the steering wheel to temporarily regenerate energy and store it as electricity in the battery pack for later use.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - February 02, 2014 10:47 AM - Comments

Perfect Driving Weather

Perfect Driving Weather

Onboard weather station checks for peak performance

The techniques meteorologists use to create weather reports also help ensure optimal performance from Cadillac’s new Twin-Turbo V-6 engine.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - February 02, 2014 09:34 AM - Comments

Money for Mustangs

Money for Mustangs

Mecum Brings Buyers

 Early generation Mustangs set some good marks for future 2014 auctions with the results of the Kissimmee Mecum activity. It seems Shelby Mustangs are going to hold their place in the six-figure range throughout the year, which is the 50th anniversary... more

MUSTANG

Larry Jewett - February 02, 2014 12:00 AM - Comments