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Super low-mileage cars at Ft. Lauderdale Auctions America sale

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Auctions America is delighted to announce a bevy of rare, desirable, low mileage cars at its annual Fort Lauderdale sale, March 14-16, including classic and modern examples ranging from a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette to a 2006 Ford GT. More »

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Sinkhole savior: Chevrolet to oversee restoration of historic Corvettes

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Chevrolet will oversee restoration of the Corvettes damaged in a sinkhole at the Corvette National Museum this week. More »

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Houston in high gear for Chevy Expo

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The Corvette/Chevy Expo will welcome the hosts of the new TV series “Corvette Nation” this weekend in Houston. More »

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See Mercedes-Benz through the years at Boca Raton Concours

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BOCA RATON, Fla. – The eighth annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance will showcase the history of Mercedes-Benz through the years during a weekend of events Feb. 21-23 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The three-day event benefits the Boys … More »

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WANTED: Quality car images for our Old Cars 2015 calendar

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Would you like to see your vehicle pictured in the 2015 Old Cars Weekly collector calendar? The Old Cars Weekly staff invites readers to submit color slides, transparencies or digital images of their vehicles for use in our 2015 calendar. … More »

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Thousands of Mustangs to caravan in Great American Pony Drive

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Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the United States in the largest caravan of Mustangs in history as part of the official 50th anniversary festivities. More »

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Hollywood history plays role in Russo and Steele Scottsdale success

Lee Marvin's 1968 Shelby GT 500KR sold for $150,000.

The 14th annual Russo and Steele Scottsdale auction opened on Jan. 15 to magnificent weather and record attendance. As always, the collection was as diverse and eclectic as some of the attendees, this writer included. At a glance, the top … More »

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Bonhams reports their third Scottsdale auction the best yet

Lot 130: 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spider. Coachwork by Zagato. Sold for US$ 3,080,000 inc. premium.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Bonhams’ third annual auction during the Scottsdale Car Week was a smashing success, nearly doubling last year’s total and quadrupling that of the first year. More »

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Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale auctions exceed $49.4 million

1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail 021R (sold for $5,280,000). Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Eric Fairchild.

11 new auction records set at Gooding & Company’s two-day sale in 2014 Six cars sell above the $2 million mark and 13 cars sell above $1 million   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for … More »

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Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale tops $113 million

With Sales Exceeding $113 Million, Setting Company Record and Breaking World Records, Sir Stirling Moss, in 1955 300SL Gullwing, Crosses the Block in Third-Highest Selling Car at Barrett-Jackson 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction. (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson)

 HIGHLIGHTS: ·  1399  cars sold ·  Over $113 million gross sales ·  An estimated 300,000 attendees ·  14 vehicles sold to benefit various national and local charities   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced the … More »

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