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‘Art of the Build’ features rolling art at AACA Museum

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HERSHEY, Pa. – A new year will begin with an unusual display at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum from Jan. 24-April 27. A new featured exhibit The Art of the Build: Rods & Kustoms is a departure from … More »

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Arizona Concours d’Elegance celebrates successful inaugural event

Best of Show won by 1925 Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet de Ville (Bob Golfen) Photo)

The inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, Jan. 12, presented a selection of 75 magnificent automobiles for a highly successful first-time event, with winners announced for vehicle classes, special awards and Best of Show. More »

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Get your groove on with LeMay’s ‘Vee Dub: Bohemian Beauties’

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LeMay – America’s Car Museum, a non-profit organization chartered to preserve and interpret the history and technology of the automobile, has partnered with Volkswagen of America, Inc. to celebrate the brand’s rich history of innovative technology and elegant designs with the new “VeeDub – Bohemian Beauties” Exhibit. More »

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Henry Ford’s ‘Sweepstakes’ rides again

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Need your racing fix in the off season? Check this out! NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Carl Edwards takes the ride of a lifetime as he gets behind the wheel of Henry Ford’s first and only race car, Sweepstakes. More »

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Gene Simmons’ custom ’56 Ford F-100 ‘Snakebit’ to sell for charity

1956 Ford F100 "Snakebit." Photo courtesy Wheels of Dreams.

Gene Simmons’ “Snakebit,” a custom 1956 Ford F-100, will be sold at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Jan. 17 to raise funds for the new Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan in Canada. More »

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Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance to launch Auction Week

1937 Maserati 6CM (Michael Tobian photo)

Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance launches Auction Week on Jan. 12 More »

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2014 Scottsdale, Arizona, Auction Guide

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Preview of six main auctions during 2014 Arizona Auction Week in Scottsdale. More »

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Virginia Mopar stash and Chevy hoard to go up for sale January 18

There are apparently several Chevrolets in the sale, including this 1963 Impala.

On Jan. 18, a Virginia seller is offering a Mopar stash and Chevy hoard with a 1970 Challenger, 1967 & ’70 GTXes, a ’68 Road Runner and Tri-Five Chevys. More »

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Beloved Cars & Parts editor Bob Stevens dies

Bob Stevens (left) and his sister Carol (right) had a good time talking to Ford historian David Lewis at the St. Ignace car show in June 2002.

By John Gunnell Former Cars & Parts magazine editor Robert J. Stevens, 68, passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio. Best known as Bob Stevens to thousands of old car hobbyists, he was a resident … More »

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AACA’s Top 10: Club picks ‘Most Significant Antique Automobiles’

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The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) selected 10 vehicles it has determined are the most significant automobiles that have influenced American automotive history. More »

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