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New episodes of Jay Leno’s Garage this January

Season Three Returns Thursday, January 4 at 10PM ET/PT ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Jay is cruising to a new night this January. Beginning Thursday, January 4th at 10PM ET/PT, CNBC’s “Jay Leno’s Garage” returns.  Six all-new episodes featuring dangerous stunts, top speeds and intense inclines…always guaranteed to be a wild ride!  And…he’ll be back...

Impressive European sport car collection at Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale sale

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Gooding & Company announced exceptional consignments from a discerning private collection. These 11 selections span multiple eras of automotive excellence at the company’s annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 19 and 20, 2018.  1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster  At the Geneva Auto Show in March 1957, Mercedes-Benz introduced a...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum opens two new exhibits

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is turning up the heat this winter with two new limited-run exhibits honoring some heroes of horsepower and a legendary fixture at the front of the field. Visitors to the Museum will experience Incredible Engines of the Indy 500, a tribute to the power plants that have propelled...

Neil Young’s 1953 Roadmaster Skylark goes for $400,000

Los Angeles, California – Julien’s Auctions closed out its 2017 auction season honoring one of the greatest artists of all time, Neil Young. PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL YOUNG rocked the auction block December 9, 2017 in Los Angeles as rock and roll memorabilia collectors and superfans of the music legend across the globe bid live on the floor, online and on the phone for a chance to take...

Wildfires cause upcoming Heritage-Leake sale to change dates, venue

Heritage Auctions and Leake Auction Company will present museum collection Feb. 23-24 in Oklahoma City The highly anticipated Dec. 9 auction of The Rolland Collection has been rescheduled due to fierce wildfires ravaging too close to the Newbury Park, California, venue. Leake Auction Company and Heritage Auctions will again join forces to present the Rolland Collection’s 24 unique and...

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance celebrates Ferrari ‘Daytona’

“The last road car that might legitimately be considered a true Ferrari is the 365GTB/4 Daytona.” -Brock Yates, Enzo Ferrari (Doubleday, 1991) It’s been a half-century since Pininfarina created the timeless shape of the Ferrari 365 GTB/4. On March 11, 2018 that happy anniversary will be celebrated at the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours...

Hagerty Market Report: The Bull Market List

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ Hagerty Insurance has released its first-ever “Bull Market List.” The list identifies a group of nine emerging classics that “please the head and heart, providing a satisfying driving experience along with the likelihood of rising value,” according to Hagerty valuation experts.  “First and foremost, car enthusiasts want...

Muscle cars come to Gilmore Museum

  HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _  During the mid-1960s a “Plain Jane” Pontiac may have looked more like something your parents would drive or perhaps you assumed a low-optioned Dodge was nothing more than someone’s daily driver. “That was until they left you in their dust at the stoplight,” explained Gilmore Car...

Pebble Beach invitation competition open for 2018

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ To car collectors around the globe, it is something akin to Willy Wonka’s golden ticket. It is rare and hard to come by and the competition for it can often be fierce. It is an invitation to show an automobile at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The...

RM Sotheby’s New York ICONS sale

NEW YORK – Just in time for the holidays, the exhibition for RM Sotheby’s third Manhattan sale, entitled ICONS, Is now open to the public at Sotheby’s York Avenue headquarters ahead of the auction on the evening of December 6th.   Celebrating the cutting edge of automotive design, ICONS presents an expertly...