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Automodello Mormon Meteor model is a work of art

Automodello's 1:24 art piece of Ab Jenkins' Duesenberg Special, a.k.a. "Mormon Meteor."

This Automodello 1:24 model of the supercharged Duesenberg Special (a.k.a. “Mormon Meteor”) was recently featured in Old Cars Weekly. The more we look at the model, the more we like it, so I thought I would post the review here … More »

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Legislation introduced in U.S. Senate to prevent sale of E15 gasoline

Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate to Prevent Sale of E15 Gasoline SEMA Action Network Update: Legislation (S. 344) has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to prohibit the introduction of gasoline containing over 10 percent ethanol into the marketplace. Over … More »

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Ferrari GTO and Cobra Daytona Coupe to share spotlight at Simeone museum

The Simeone Automotive Museum's Cobra Daytona Coupe and Ferrari GTO will be featured Feb. 23, 2013, during a Demo Days presentation.

A Ferrari GTO and Daytona Cobra Coupe — two of the world’s most desirable race cars — will be featured at the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, Pa., on Feb. 23 in a very special indoor Demo Day. Beginning promptly … More »

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Former George Lucas 1948 Tucker to be offered at RM Auctions’ Amelia Island sale

The 1948 Tucker formerly owned by George Lucas and to be offered during RM Auctions' Amelia Island sale.

The 1948 Tucker 48 formerly owned by film maker George Lucas will be offered during RM Auctions‘ annual sale as the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, to be held this year in Amelia Island, Fla., on … More »

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Connecticut may increase property taxes on collector vehicles

Connecticut Reintroduces Bill to Increase Property Taxes on Antique/Rare/Special Interest Motor Vehicles SEMA Action Network Update: The governor has introduced legislation (S.B. 843) to eliminate a provision in the Connecticut statutes that allows antiques, rare or special interest motor vehicles … More »

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‘Single License Plate’ Bill Introduced in Texas Legislature

Single License Plate Bill Introduced in Texas Legislature SEMA Action Network Update: Legislation (H.B. 557) to require the issuance of a single motor vehicle license plate for attachment at the rear of the vehicle was introduced in the Texas House … More »

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Ford Mustang ‘shorty’ prototype to appear at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

At a glance, there's definitely something amiss about the proportions of this fastback Mustang. The wheelbase has been shortened 16 inches.

Prototype Mustang ‘shorty’ answers question, ‘How short can you go?’ Although there may be little hope for an answer, the  Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has established a “What Were They Thinking?” class  for cars that some might label weird, odd … More »

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Supercharged Duesenberg, additional Classics, highlight RM Auctions’ 2013 Amelia Island sale

Supercharged 1935 Duesenberg Walker-LaGrande convertible coupe.

Supercharged Duesenberg Walker-LaGrande convertible coupe offered by RM Auctions Walker-LaGrande convertible coupes are among the most striking Duesenbergs to have been built, but just three were built after the supply of Murphy convertible coupe bodies was extinguished. By the time … More »

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Wyoming Bill Would Provide for Single License Plate

Bill to Provide for Single License Plate Introduced in Wyoming SEMA Action Network Update: Legislation (S.B. 158) has been introduced in Wyoming to exempt motor vehicle owners from the requirement that they affix a front license plate to their vehicles.  … More »

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Russo and Steele adds two sales for 2013

On the heels of Russo and Steele’s “electrifying” 13th Annual Sports and Muscle Auction, the company upped the voltage for 2013 by adding two new auction events the company announced today. The new venues will be held in Newport Beach … More »

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