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More Chevrolet cars and trucks from the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Collection

This coral-and-white 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Sedan (four-door hardtop) had just 45,000 miles. Like the many other '57 four-doors in this sale, it had a V-8 engine and sold strong. However, it's $9,000 winning bid was a better deal than the rougher 1957 four-door One-Fifty sedan and Two-Ten sedan that sold for as much or slightly more.

Prices were strong in the Lambrecht Chevrolet collection auction in Pierce, Nebraska, Sept. 27-28. VanDerBrink Auctions, with assistance from Proxibid, started off selling NOS Chevy parts higher than market value. Hub cap sets sold for $400 and other ridiculous prices … More »

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Wisconsin senate approves bill to ease restrictions on state’s collector plate

Wisconsin Senate Approves Bill to Ease Restrictions on Collector Cars and Historic Military Vehicles The SEMA Action Network alerted hobbyists that Legislation (S.B. 110) to allow minor modifications to collector vehicles, exempt former military vehicles, historic military vehicles, and collector … More »

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Lister returns to Cambridge to build ‘new’ 1958-type race cars

A new Lister Knobbly Jaguar will be built based on the 1958 race car with many of the original principals behind the project.

Lister Cars, a historically great name in British sports car manufacturing, will return to its Cambridge roots to once again reinstate production of a new Lister car. After a gap of almost 25 years since the last Lister rolled off … More »

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Fall Jefferson to debut restored 1966 Shelby Mustang before longtime owner, original owner and salesman

Fall Jefferson to debut restored 1966 Shelby Mustang before longtime owner, original owner and salesman Wayne Rose rode to school in his brother’s 1966 Shelby Mustang until two years later, in 1974, when he bought it himself. Wayne then tore … More »

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007 Lotus Espirit ‘submarine’ sells for U.S. $863,500

"Wet Nellie," the submersible Lotus Espirit from the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me" sold for $863,500 today.

Breaking news from RM Auctions‘ London sale: At a little past 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Sept. 9, the heralded James Bond Lotus Submarine car used by “007” in the 1977 thriller “The Spy Who Loved Me” was called sold … More »

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Lambrecht low-mileage Chevrolet collection in Pierce: What will they sell for at VanDerBrink sale?

This 1963 Impala Sport Coupe has a ridiculously low XXX miles and was always stored inside Lambrecht Chevrolet. Look for it to be one of the high sellers.

Approximately 40 days before the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Chevrolet Collection in Pierce, Nebraska, on Sept. 28-29, the 50 never-sold Chevy cars and trucks and 500 low-mileage trade-in cars and trucks were already attracted heated online bids. Yvette … More »

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Warhoops salvage yard sold by founding family

The 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham Town Car concept at Warhoops with Harry Warholak Sr. (left) and Harry Warholak Jr. (right) in 1988.

On the 25th anniversary year of Joe Bortz’s rescue of four Motorama concept cars rescued from Warhoops Used Auto & Truck Parts in Sterling Heights, Mich., the legendary salvage yard is marking another milestone in 2013: its sale by the … More »

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Ferrari and Packard are big winners at Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance proclaimed this 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich-bodied convertible victoria owned by Judge Joseph Cassini III and his wife Margie as Best of Show at the 2013 event.

In August, buzz in the collector car world shifts to California’s Monterey Peninsula, and inevitably, the two main questions that come from the weekend are: What car won “Best of Show” at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and what vehicle … More »

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Jay Leno to provide commentary during Auctions America’s California sale

Jay Leno will provide color commentary for the live television coverage of Auctions America‘s California Auction on Aug. 3, which will air during the NBC Sports Network’s broadcast of the auction, which will run from Aug. 1-3. The live coverage will … More »

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Henry Ford’s 150th birthday celebrated around the world

Henry Ford with the car that made him a household name, the Model T.

150th Anniversary of Henry Ford’s Birth Celebrated Around the World Today, July 30, marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Ford, whose innovative ideas revolutionized transportation and brought mobility to the masses. Henry Ford’s enduring impact is being … More »

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