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American classics lead the way at RM Auctions’ Hershey sale

  BLENHEIM, Ontario  – RM Auctions has released the complete catalogue for the company’s 12th annual Hershey sale, set for October 11-12 at Hershey Lodge in Pennsylvania during the Antique Automobile Club of America’s renowned Eastern Division Fall Meet. An established venue for the successful sale of Veteran, Brass, and Classic Era motor...

Help The Amelia find Mr. B’s Frua-Bodied VW Bug

Jacksonville played a role in the VW saga thanks to local import car industry legend Hubert Brundage. “Mr. B” was the southeastern distributor for Volkswagen and a Jacksonville VW dealer. Brundage is also the “Bru” in Brumos Porsche Car Corp, which he established more than 60 years ago. On the 70th anniversary...

Corvair family loses Richard Floyd Finch

By Greg Riley Recently the Corvair community lost one of its leading citizens, Richard Floyd Finch July 29, 1935-August 12, 2018. Many of us became familiar with Finch after the publication of his 1975 book “How to Keep Your Corvair Alive.” At a time when Corvairs were being vilified by the...

Burt Reynolds personally owned cars at Las Vegas auction September 29

LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire/ — The very last cars personally owned, titled and registered to Burt Reynolds will go on auction Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, hosted by Barrett-Jackson at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The Reynolds vehicle auction will be the cap to a three-day Barrett-Jackson event. Celebrities, friends and family members will be on the auction stage to celebrate...

John D’Agostino’s Celebrity Kustoms coming to the ADM

El Segundo, CA: The Automobile Driving Museum will be exhibiting two of Celebrity Kustoms (www.celebritykustoms.com) cars that will be making their last debut in the States before heading to their new homes in Europe. The exhibit will include: The Famous Tangerine flake 1962 Grand Prix, which has not been seen publicly for 17...

Amelia Island 2019 adds VW Coachwork class

Amelia Concours tradition seems to require the inclusion of a special class that stands apart from concours orthodoxy. Cars of the cowboys, advertising cars, hunting cars and the movie cars classes were popular, populous and well received…even by concours’ purists. This year is no exception.   To acknowledge the 70th anniversary...

RM Auctions’ Hershey sale to feature Packards and private collections

  BLENHEIM, Ontario – RM Auctions announced highlights for the company’s 12th annual Hershey sale, set for October 11-12 at Hershey Lodge in Pennsylvania. Each October, all roads lead to Hershey, where RM Auctions will again present an exceptional array of American Veteran, Brass, Classic, and post-war automobiles during the Antique Automobile Club...

The Amelia and John Oates Presents Cars and Guitars 2019

2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance –  March 8-10, 2019 Jacksonville, FL – In 2019, The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will partner with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, John Oates, to celebrate the relationship between the automobile and the guitar. The special class will center on vehicles and guitars from John’s personal...