Old Car News

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Carlisle gears up for annual fall bash

  CARLISLE, Pa. _ Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next-to-last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the end of the Carlisle based show and swap meet season. The Sept. 28-Oct. 2 event plays host to thousands of collector...

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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...

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Hilton Head Festival honors silver screen

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. _ The 15th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, will pay tribute to the Silver Screen in this year’s exclusive “Life on the Silver Screen” exhibit sponsored by the South Carolina Film Commission. Now...

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1966-1967 Chevy II Nova two-door hardtop bodies construction commences

SANFORD, Fla. _ Production of the all-new-steel 1966-1967 Chevy II Nova two-door hardtop began Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Real Deal Steel’s Sanford facilities. This new addition to Real Deal Steel’s popular lineup of classic replacement bodies will be assembled from the same factory-spec steel components used throughout the company’s product line. The high-tech welding...

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Cadillac & LaSalle Club salutes 1941 Cadillac

GREENBELT, Md. _ The Potomac Region Cadillac & LaSalle Club will be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the 1941 Cadillac by hosting the Capitol Cadillac Car Show. The show will be held Sunday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Capitol Cadillac in Greenbelt. Along with 1976 Cadillacs, 1941 Cadillacs are the most...

1928 Gardner takes Best of Show at 2016 Des Moines Concours

DES MOINES – The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance awarded Best of Show to a 1928 Gardner 85 on Sunday, September 11th, 2016. The car led a field of Class Winners that included well-known makers like Cadillac and lesser-known ones like Economy. The 1928 Gardner 85 is owned by Robert and Kim Gardner of St....

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Two Jags looking for a new home

The H&H Classics sale at the Imperial War Museum Duxford on October 12th features an E-Type barnfind set to return to life. The car is offered from a deceased estate. The late owner bought it in 1970 for his wife and since the mid 70’s it has unused in storage. The car is offered with its original...

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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...

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Illinois yard closing with auction

  DANVERS, Ill. – After 55 years in business, Gus Miller is looking forward to a well-earned retirement. Miller’s The Old Salvage Yard has been in business for over 55 years and is one of the few dwindling breed of vintage iron salvage yards left that have not faced their demise due to urban encroachment...

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The McAvoy Collection Auction

By Yvette Vanderbrink One thing great about the country we live in is that America gives us the freedom to do anything that we want to do. Kerry McAvoy, is no exception. This southern gentleman started from humble beginnings in Wilks County, Georgia. His dad farmed and owned a sawmill where Kerry helped his...