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Millions at Mecum

Millions at Mecum

Success at Houston Auction

It was not a quiet weekend for Houston’s Reliant Center as Mecum Auctions brought the sounds of revving engines and falling hammers echoing through the venue packed with collector vehicles and car enthusiasts from across the nation. The three-day... more

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Larry Jewett - April 10, 2013 09:55 AM - Comments

Big Days at Palm Beach

Big Days at Palm Beach

$21 Million Generated at Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson generated more than $21 million in gross sales of rare, high-end collectible vehicles, exotics, customs, classics, hot rods and restomods, during its 11th Annual Palm Beach auction, April 4-6, 2013 at the South Florida Fairgrounds.Despite... more

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Larry Jewett - April 09, 2013 02:01 PM - Comments

Nova Takes First

Nova Takes First

Food Lion AutoFair Best of Show

Charlotte, North Carolina resident Henry Brock drove home with the prestigious Food Lion AutoFair Best of Show Award for his fusion orange 1967 Chevy Nova SS, concluding the four-day automotive spectacular on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.The Nova... more

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Larry Jewett - April 08, 2013 09:10 AM - Comments

Celebrate Corvettes

Celebrate Corvettes

Mid America Activities Lead Up to 60th Anniversary

Mid America Motorworks is inviting all Corvette enthusiasts to start celebrating Corvettes 60th Anniversary early, with a lineup of activities leading up to the historic birthday.“Corvette’s 60th Anniversary will only come around once and... more

CORVETTE

Larry Jewett - April 04, 2013 02:42 PM - Comments

Fabulous Fins!

Fabulous Fins!

A Look at the History of Tail Fin Styling

The concept of using tail fins for automotive applications came to Harley Earl when he visited the Lockheed factory where the then-secret P-38 Lightning fighter plane was developed for WWII.... more

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Jim Maxwell - April 04, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Lighten Up!

Lighten Up!

Installing AMD’s new aluminum Camaro parts

Back in the 1960s, when the factories wanted to go fast and the sanctioning bodies gave them room to do so, aluminum sheet stock was fed into the stamping plant body panel dies in very limited amounts to replicate the steel part it was replacing.... more

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Geoff Stunkard - April 04, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Rare Vettes Offered

Rare Vettes Offered

Duo Included in Texas Sale

In a recent rare find, two classic Chevrolet Corvettes (one '62 and one '63) - stored for decades-are being made available by the Vicari Auction Company. Both vehicles will cross the block during 2013 Cruisin' Nocona, a north Texas collector car auction... more

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Larry Jewett - April 04, 2013 08:00 AM - Comments

Leno Talks Stamps

Leno Talks Stamps

And Announces Tonight Show Departure

One of our favorite car guys is in the news today, but some of us are more interested in his recent interview with artist Tom Fritz.For the general public, Jay Leno confirmed the rampant reports that he's once again departing "The Tonight Show," presumably... more

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Larry Jewett - April 03, 2013 03:13 PM - Comments

Celebrating Jeep

Celebrating Jeep

Heritage Festival Poster Unveiled

A collage of 1940s newspaper headlines, Jeep illustrations and vintage Jeep advertisements are the focus of the new 2013 Friends of the Festival limited edition print unveiled by the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival. The new print is the third in a series... more

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Larry Jewett - April 03, 2013 09:34 AM - Comments

Ridler Award

Ridler Award

Ron and Deb Cizek's '40 Ford

The Ridler Award is presented to the most outstanding custom car or truck making its debut appearance at the Detroit Autorama, held annually in March. This is the third time in six years that a PPG-finished entry has won the tribute. It is especially... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - April 02, 2013 11:10 AM - Comments