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Corvette Funfest 2014 honors Vets with ‘Vettes


Join Mid America Motorworks Sept. 18-21 to celebrate America’s Armed Forces and America’s Sports Car. Corvette Funfest isn’t your typical car show. With non-juried fun judging, one-of-a-kind expert seminars and a guest list including some of the best-known names in … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: September 4, 2014

Q. Regarding Douglas Taylor’s search for a windshield for his 1956 Plymouth (Feb. 27 and April 17), one of the largest classic auto glass sellers is Bob’s Classic Auto Glass in Eugene, Ore., 1-800-624-2130. I’m not sure about a windshield, … More »

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Monterey Millions: Ferraris lead Pebble Beach auctions

1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale by Scaglietti sold for $26,400,000 at RM Auctions.

Ferraris attract attention and big bucks at Monterey Week sales. Click here for top auction results. More »

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Twin Oaks Collection looking for a good home


  Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes and also Dennis Anderson. When a boy is growing up, they think about cars, girls, and well cars. Dennis Anderson was no exception. He bought his first vehicle, a 1934 Chevrolet when … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: August 28, 2014


Q. Regarding Jim Ackmann’s lamp in the July 3 Q&A, it is a Chevrolet “Heritage Lamp.” It was awarded to Chevrolet service managers who achieved performance goals set by the Chevrolet Motor Division back in the mid 1960s. I still … More »

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Mullin debuts restored ’31 Bugatti

0828 1931 Bugatti-front

The Mullin Automotive Museum, a Southern California institution devoted to the preservation of French art and automobiles from the Art Deco era, debuted its restored 1931 Bugatti Type 50 S (chassis no. 50117) at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance … More »

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Autoseum is closing its doors

That’s right the Autoseum in Mineola, N.Y., is closing its doors August 24 at 3pm! This Sunday, from 10am-3pm, will be the last chance for the public to visit the Autoseum… until October 20. Don’t worry, they aren’t going anywhere! … More »

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1972 Ford Gran Torino


1972 Ford Gran Torino Squire station wagon. John’s Salvage, Cabool, Missouri.    

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Auburn gears up for annual classic weekend

Auburn, Duesenberg and Cord to be offered at Auburn Fall. (Courtesy of Auctions America)

  The focus of the collector car world returns to the Classic Car Capital of America, August 27 – 31 as Auctions America hosts its annual Auburn Fall event at Indiana’s historic Auburn Auction Park. Spanning more than four decades, … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: August 21, 2014


Q. From 1960 to 1970, aged 8 to 18, I grew up along a rural stretch of busy two-lane highway in central Indiana. The road was highly traveled and the section that went past our house was straight as a … More »

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