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Automodello plans limited ’71 Lincoln model run

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of Lincoln Motor Car Co. With approval by the Ford Motor Co. Automodello will release a 1:24-scale 1971 Continental Mark III Platinum Edition in Triple White — a very popular color combination for Lincoln models in this scale. Automodello will build just 100 Triple White resin models at $395.95. Each special edition...

One-millionth Porsche 911 rolls off the production line

ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — It is the quintessential sports car for everyday driving, and a style icon that is unmistakable as both the face and heart of the Porsche brand: the 911. In Zuffenhausen the one-millionth model rolled off the production line – a Carrera S in the special color “Irish Green,” with numerous exclusive features...

Car of the Week – 1967 ‘Cherokee’ Camaro

    The Cherokee show car is the perfect vehicle to spotlight for the Camaro’s 50th anniversary this year. Ford invented the “pony car” with the 1965 Mustang. GM was playing catch-up. One idea was to make potential buyers think of the Camaro as a “cousin” to the Corvette. But, another way to promote...

Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ has a winner

Thank you to all the Old Cars Weekly readers that donated to this year’s Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey’s annual raffle. The prize this year was a fully restored ’66 Ford Mustang convertible. The Vintage Automobile Museum had a drawing Sunday, December 4th at the Museum. The winning ticket for the beautiful Ford Mustang went to...

Jeep part counterfeiters raided

LAS VEGAS _ U.S Marshals marched into the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) recently to seize parts, shut down booth displays, and serve court-ordered subpoenas to eight Chinese aftermarket companies. A complaint filed by Jeep aftermarket parts maker Omix-ADA in U.S. District Court claimed patent...

Mecum Auction’s Dallas recap

WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions cruised back into Dallas and a total of 756 cars went home with determined bidders over the span of just four days. Total sales for the high-energy event reached $24.6 million, with Mecum Auctions selling 73 percent of the auction’s 1,041 consigned vehicles. The Dallas auction kicked off Wednesday with...

‘Open Wheel Warriors’ star at Packard Museum

WARREN, Ohio -The National Packard Museum is offering its second installment of the “Start Your Engines” race exhibit entitled “Open Wheel Warriors.” According to historic documents, the roots of local racing can be traced back to a warm summer day in 1903 when Packard’s legendary Gray Wolf racer made its debut at the old...

ACD Automobile Museum participating in Museum Day Live

AUBURN, Ind. _ Anyone can tour the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum FREE of charge Sept. 24 by visiting Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! website and printing off a ticket. On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offers free admission...

Turning back time at Elkhart Lake

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Vintage racers from across the U.S. will take to the track September 16-18 as Road America hosts the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association (VSCDA) Ariens Art on Wheels Weekend featuring the Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival® presented by Volvo Cars USA. The annual celebration of vintage and historic sports cars attracts over...

1973 Ferrari Dino with ties to Led Zeppelin up for auction

Stairway to Fontwell: 1973 Ferrari Dino owned by Led Zeppelin’s Manager visits the band’s old record label location in Chelsea before going under the hammer A 1973 Ferrari 246 Dino GTS first owned by Led Zeppelin’s Manager Peter Grant is up for auction at COYS auction at Fontwell House on September 8th A week...