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New concours added to January Arizona auction action

This 1932 Packard 900 Light Eight Coupe Roadster, owned by Gordon and Janet Apker of Des Moines, Wash., will be at the inaugural Arizona Concours. (Michael Tobian photo)

Usually, auctions accompany concours d’elegances, but in a logical flip, a new concours has been added to the dizzying slate of automotive activities already occurring in Arizona during January. The inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance, to be held at the historic … 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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Oldest ‘Four-Ninety’ Chevy to be at Iola Old Car Show

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The oldest surviving “Four-Ninety” Chevrolet four-passenger touring car known to exist will be displayed at this year’s Iola Old Car Show. More »

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1949 Cadillac show car to appear at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The first 1949 Cadillac Coupe deVille — a show car with many different features than the later production Coupe deVilles — will be shown at the Amelia Island Concours this March.

As a Cadillac fan, I am happy to share news that the prototype 1949 Cadillac Coupe deVille show car, which has not been seen publicly for decades, will appear at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance this March. Read on for … More »

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‘Major changes’ announced for Carlisle Events in 2013

Spring Auburn returns to a May date; Carlisle Events adds personnel to support growth CARLISLE, PA – 2013 will be the 39th year of automotive-themed events hosted at the Carlisle (Pa.) Fairgrounds and promoted by the Miller families; however, Carlisle … More »

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23 Stanley steam cars expected at Iowa Threshers Reunion Aug. 30

The Midwest Threshers Reunion includes lots of iron and this year, Stanley steam cars will be added to the mix.

On Aug. 30, 2012, an extremely rare gathering of 23 Stanley steamers will be displayed at the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, according to Owen White, president of the Southeast Iowa Antique Car Club. White emphasized the … More »

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110,000 gearheads descend on Iola for 40th annual Iola Old Car Show

Stephen Murphy of Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage brought up the 1954 Mercury XM-800 concept car for the Theme Tent, where Pontiac, Mercury, Oldsmobile and Plymouth were featured. Murphy reunited the XM-800 with its restorer, Tom Maruska, who is pictured here with the car he brought back from the brink.

We’ve been trying to catch our breath ever since the Iola Old Car Show weekend concluded July 15, but in that time, the facts behind the show have been trickling in. The final numbers from Joan Schultz, executive director of … More »

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Mercury XM-800 concept car to appear at 2012 Iola Old Car Show

The 1954 Mercury XM-800 today, owned by Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage.

Stephen Murphy, curator and restoration specialist at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage, today confirmed the 1954 Mercury XM-800 concept car from The Richard H. Driehaus Collection would appear at the Iola Old Car Show from July 12-15 in Iola, Wis. According … More »

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Engines will rev along the Emerald Coast

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Classic cars, hot rods and the young and old people who love them will gear up for the seventh annual Emerald Coast Cruizin’ to be held Nov. 7-12 in Panama City Beach, Fla. The event’s fun, food and music takes … More »

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Fords to be featured at Fall Jefferson

Fall is here and so is the 34th Annual Fall Jefferson Swap Meet and Car Show on Sept. 23-25 in Jefferson, Wis. The featured vehicles will be all Fords, and a 1968 Shelby will be on display in the main … More »

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