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New Jersey bill would expand use of historic vehicles

New Jersey Reintroduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles SEMA Action Network legislative update: Legislation (A.B. 2199) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week has been reintroduced in the New Jersey State Assembly.  Under current New Jersey law,...

CSX 2287, one of six Shelby Cobra Daytona coupes, will be the first automobile to be documented by the HVA.

Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe first automobile to be recorded for Library of Congress

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (CSX2287) Makes History Again CSX2287 Becomes First Automobile Recorded Under U.S. Heritage Documentation Standards Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document America’s Automotive Treasures WASHINGTON — The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today that the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (serial number CSX2287) will become...

If the bill passes, cars such as this Cadillac would be considered a 'nuisance' and could be removed from the owner's property by  government agents.

Kansas considers anti-hobbyist ‘nuisance car’ bill

Kansas considers anti-hobbyist ‘nuisance car’ bill SEMA Action Network Alert Anti-Hobbyist Inoperable Vehicle Bill to be Considered by Committee on Jan. 21, 2014 Legislation (H.B. 2247) to provide counties with the authority to remove from private property motor vehicles deemed to be a “nuisance” has been introduced in the Kansas House of Representatives. Only...

A rear view of the Minichamps 1:18 model if the 1953 Buick Wildcat I.

Unveiled: 1953 Buick Wildcat pre-production model in 1:18 scale

Just in time for Joe Bortz‘s birthday today, Minichamps sent the famous concept car collector this pre-production 1:18 mockup of his 1953 Buick Wildcat dream car. Bortz received this mockup of the forthcoming model so that it could be edited to correct any inaccuracies in the design or features of the original, which rests...

Never-used and used 1948 Tucker parts are being assembled to the cowl of what was to be Tucker 1052, thus creating a new Tucker with almost all Preston parts.

Meet Tucker 1052, the 52nd car of 51 built

—————————————————————————————————————————————- BREAKING NEWS: VanDerBrink holds Lambrecht Chevrolet Collection second-chance auction —————————————————————————————————————————————-     Of the 51 Tucker automobiles built, John Schuler’s car is number 52. It’s not new math, but Schuler’s car will be a new addition to the roster of whole Tuckers. However, its parts have been around since Tucker stopped assembling cars...