Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

New episodes of Jay Leno’s Garage this January

Season Three Returns Thursday, January 4 at 10PM ET/PT ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Jay is cruising to a new night this January. Beginning Thursday, January 4th at 10PM ET/PT, CNBC’s “Jay Leno’s Garage” returns.  Six all-new episodes featuring dangerous stunts, top speeds and intense inclines…always guaranteed to be a wild ride!  And…he’ll be back...

Impressive European sport car collection at Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale sale

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Gooding & Company announced exceptional consignments from a discerning private collection. These 11 selections span multiple eras of automotive excellence at the company’s annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 19 and 20, 2018.  1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster  At the Geneva Auto Show in March 1957, Mercedes-Benz introduced a...

Nothing like the smell of old cars in the morning!

By Yvette VanDerBrink Ah, There’s nothing like Old Car Smell in the morning. Today was one of those days. I was so excited; it’s what I love and what I do. I’m working with a MoPar horde in South Dakota- The Alan Rietz Estate Collection. To your normal gal, the idea...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum opens two new exhibits

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is turning up the heat this winter with two new limited-run exhibits honoring some heroes of horsepower and a legendary fixture at the front of the field. Visitors to the Museum will experience Incredible Engines of the Indy 500, a tribute to the power plants that have propelled...

Neil Young’s 1953 Roadmaster Skylark goes for $400,000

Los Angeles, California – Julien’s Auctions closed out its 2017 auction season honoring one of the greatest artists of all time, Neil Young. PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL YOUNG rocked the auction block December 9, 2017 in Los Angeles as rock and roll memorabilia collectors and superfans of the music legend across the globe bid live on the floor, online and on the phone for a chance to take...

Package Deal

Old Cars Weekly archive – September 25, 2008 issue Swapping in a matched Dodge truck and Del Rey camper Story and photos by John Gunnell   Dan McQuaid and his buddy drove to the 2008 Iola Old Car Show with a 1966 Del Rey. This isn’t to be confused with a...

Cold, Hard Steel 340 ‘Cuda

Old Cars Weekly archive – September 25, 2008 issue The last hurrah for the high-compression 340 ’Cuda  Photos and story by Geoff Stunkard   In the last few years, the big-block 1971 ’Cuda has perhaps become the best-known icon of the American muscle car. Fueled by Nash Bridges’ antics and high-dollar...

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance celebrates Ferrari ‘Daytona’

“The last road car that might legitimately be considered a true Ferrari is the 365GTB/4 Daytona.” -Brock Yates, Enzo Ferrari (Doubleday, 1991) It’s been a half-century since Pininfarina created the timeless shape of the Ferrari 365 GTB/4. On March 11, 2018 that happy anniversary will be celebrated at the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours...

Hagerty Market Report: The Bull Market List

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ Hagerty Insurance has released its first-ever “Bull Market List.” The list identifies a group of nine emerging classics that “please the head and heart, providing a satisfying driving experience along with the likelihood of rising value,” according to Hagerty valuation experts.  “First and foremost, car enthusiasts want...