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AACA’s Dynamic Duo on display

Hershey, PA – The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum have paired two historic automobiles that are perfect together. The Most Awarded car in the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) and the Most Traveled Car in the AACA are currently on view together will be on display at the AACA Museum now through November...


1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition coming to Scottsdale

Exceedingly well preserved and documented championship-winning example and one of the most original of the 12 built San Francisco – Bonhams announced that an exceptional competition racing car will be up for sale at its Scottsdale auction in January. Complimenting the German and Italian examples already consigned, this newest addition represents the very best of Britain.  The 1963...


Legends: Pioneer Women in Racing at Arizona Concours d’Elegance

The history of motorsports usually revolves around men who became heroes behind the wheel.  But this year’s Arizona Concours d’Elegance features a panel discussion that looks into the exciting lives of women who have raced professionally. Legends: Pioneer Women in Racing is one of three panel discussions that take place Saturday, January 14. The...


Auction Preview: Artcurial Motorcars Rétromobile 2017

PARIS _ The Salon Retromobile auction from Artcurial Motorcars will be held Feb. 10 and will offer a diverse selection of collectors’ cars, from automobiles dating back to the Golden Age of French coachbuilding, when France built some of the best cars in the world, to finely tuned competition machines with a successful racing...


‘Hoods up’ at North Carolina Museum of Art

RALEIGH, N.C. _ On Friday, Dec. 9, the North Carolina Museum of Art will host a special “hoods up” day in the current exhibition Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s, during which visitors will be able to see under the hoods of a selection of the featured cars. WHAT: Rolling...


Concours tabs ‘Collectors of the Year’

The Concours d’Elegance of America announced the 2017 Collectors of the Year: Arturo and Deborah Keller of Petaluma, Calif. They will be sharing vehicles from their award winning collection (in a non-judged circle) at ther 39th annual Concours, on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich.   www.concoursusa.org


Strong lineup on tap for Raleigh Classic

RALEIGH, N.C _ The Raleigh Classic Auction will be held Dec. 2-3 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Around 300 collector vehicles, including pre-war classics, American muscle cars, 1950s favorites, trucks and customs will will be on offer. Among the highlights are a 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6; 1970 Plymouth Superbird; 1969 Pontiac GTO...


Cincinnati Concours taking vehicle nominations

CINCINNATI _ The Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 40th show June 11, 2017 at Ault Park. Nominations are now being accepted for cars and motorcycles in the 13 regular classes of classic, vintage and exotic vehicles, as well as from previous award-winners that appeared in the show’s four decades of automotive excellence. The Cincinnati Concours...

The original Ford Rotunda (above) will be replicated at the Early Ford V-8 Museum in Auburn, Ind.

Donor gives 17 cars, springs for new rotunda at Early Ford V-8 Museum

AUBURN, Ind. _  A Ford collector recently contacted the Early Ford V-8 Museum with an incredible offer: The donation of a 17-car collection of restored Fords. The donor will also be paying for a 10,000-square-foot addition to house the collection. The museum’s long-awaited “Rotunda” is part of the new complex that will be funded by the...


Dates change for Milwaukee Concours

The Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance is moving to an earlier date in 2017 to avoid conflicts with other shows. The concours is set for the first weekend of August, a few weeks earlier than in the previous 12 years. The two-day event opens on Saturday, Aug. 5, with Show & Glow by the Lake, an...