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Pebble Beach to be adorned with Isotta Fraschinis

  PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ From an unlikely partnership between lawyer Cesare Isotta and car enthusiasts Vincenzo, Antonio and Oreste Fraschini came Italy’s most opulent automobile brand: Isotta Fraschini (Ee-So-ta fra-Skee-nee). A wide range of Isottas, from the very first to the last cars built, will be showcased in three full classes at the...

Cadillac honored marque at Hilton Head Festival

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. _ The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance has selected Cadillac as the honored marque for its 16th annual event. The 2017 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival (HHIMF) will pay homage to the “Standard of the World” throughout the Hilton Head Island weekend of the Festival Nov. 3 – 5. ...

Rare autos at Lake Bluff Concours d’Elegance

JOSEPH, MI – More than 80 spectacular and unique vehicles will line the bluff overlooking Lake Michigan in scenic downtown St. Joseph, Michigan, during the 13th annual Lake Bluff Concours d’Elegance of Southwest Michigan on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This invitational show features more than 80 automobiles from the Brass,...

Historic Indy Cars to be featured at Milwaukee Concours

Both the 1923 and 1947 Indianapolis 500 winning cars will be on display at this year’s Milwaukee Concours, formerly known as the Milwaukee Masterpiece. The two cars actually achieved three wins. Mauri Rose won in both 1947 and ‘48 in the front drive Offy-powered Blue Crown Special. In addition, the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance welcomes...

Demon at Carlisle

CARLISLE, PA – In a warehouse in New York City in mid-April the hype became reality for Dodge and its passionate enthusiasts with the unveiling of the 840 horsepower Dodge Demon. With support from Vin Diesel and a more than 60-minute unveiling presentation on the stage, Dodge ushered in the next wave of street...

2017 New England Concours award winners

The New England Concours d’ Elegance released the full list of winning entries for its 2017 event which happened June 17-18 at Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Conn. Please see photos at Newenglandconcours.org. “We had a phenomenal group of cars this year and in spite of the weather being bad on Saturday washing out the cruise-in, Sunday...

AACA Museum, Inc. celebrates Collector Car Appreciation Day

Hershey, PA – The AACA Museum, Inc. operates everyday with an appreciation for collector cars.  Friday, July 14 is a national time of recognition, Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD), and they are celebrating with car rides and frozen treats! This year marks the eighth consecutive commemoration of this event to raise awareness of the...

American Dream Cars of the 1960s at Pebble Beach

The Reactor will appear along with nine other one-off creations at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this August PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. —Stargazers with dreams too big for a small town often pack their bags and head for one city: Hollywood. Legendary custom car builder Gene Winfield is a man who had very big dreams, but...

Bob Gabeline estate sale recap

By Jim Volgarino   The Midwest is full of tiny towns. Many of them boast not much more than a grain elevator, a place where farmers might gather for hot coffee in the morning and maybe a stop sign or two. Yarmouth, Iowa with a population of 78 (by last count) is not an...

McCormick’s 63rd Palm Springs Auction

The 2017 Palm Springs Auction will take place November 17-19th 2017 at McCormick’s in Palm Springs, Cali. This event is shaping up to be one of the most interesting auctions with quite rare and unusual early entries. The McCormick family known for running a very detailed event for the past 31 years are attracting...