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81st Meeting AACA

81st AACA Annual Meeting

81st AACA Annual Meeting to take place February 9-11, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA Have you ever attended the AACA Annual Meeting before?  Then you know what a good time it is! The camaraderie of members, the celebration of our beloved hobby and AACA, the educational seminars, the trade show vendors and the special receptions and...

Part of the Arizona Concours scene at the Arizona Biltmore Resort - Ken Bryant

2017 Arizona Concours d’Elegance winners

PHOENIX — One of the world’s most-famous automobiles, a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, won Best of Show honors at the fourth annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance at the Arizona Biltmore resort. The magnificent handbuilt car, with prominent front fenders and a narrow aluminum body uniquely joined by rivets running along its fenders and down...

Magnum PI

Magnum P.I. Ferrari up for auction this week

The 1984 Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole driven by Tom Selleck in the fourth season of the hit show “Magnum P.I.” will be auctioned this week (Thursday, January 19) as part of Bonhams’ Scottsdale Classic Car Auction. 1984 FERRARI 308 GTS QUATTROVALVOLE Coachwork by Scaglietti – Design by Pininfarina VIN. ZFFUA13A4E0051941 Engine no. 00383 2,926cc...


Chapouris made bold tracks through hot-rodding world

Famed hot-rod builder Pete Chapouris died Jan. 6 at age 76 following a stroke. Chapouris grew up in the California hot rodding scene in the 1950s and began building and customizing his own cars. In 1971, he went to work at  Blair’s speed shop and built a chopped ’34 Ford coupe that gained wide...

11-13 November, 2016, Avondale, Arizona USA
Joey Logano celebrates in victory lane 
©2016, Russell LaBounty

Atlantic City Auction & Car Show welcomes NASCAR Driver, Joey Logano

  Atlantic City – The Atlantic City Car Show and Auction will welcome Nascar driver, Joey Lagano to this year’s show. Eight-year NASCAR veteran, elite racer and future of the sport will be available for autographs and photo ops Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12 from 2-4 p.m. See Joey’s famous number twenty-two Penske Chevrolet all weekend long. You can also meet...


Vermont bill to provide single plate for pleasure cars introduced

Vermont legislation (H. 16) was introduced to provide that motor vehicles registered as pleasure cars may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle. Under Vermont law “pleasure cars” are defined as most all power propelled vehicles, except for many work vehicles including farm tractors, vehicles running only upon stationary rails...


History’s ‘Detroit Steel’ celebrates the Motor City

New series to premiere Saturday, January 28th at 10PM ET/PT New York, NY – HISTORY’s new unscripted series “Detroit Steel” celebrates the Motor City’s automotive legacy by creating rare, custom rides that mix Detroit’s celebrated past and its evolving future. Adam Genei and the team at his car customization shop, Mobsteel, give vintage cars a modern,...


RM Sotheby’s offers ‘no reserve’ Porsche collection

London – RM Sotheby’s announced that it will offer 42 Porsches from a Swiss collection ‘without reserve’ across a series of its global auctions in 2017. The first group of motor cars from the collection—a docket of 13 vehicles—are bound for RM’s Paris sale next month (February 8th). Spooling up the turbos amongst the collection...


Historic motor vehicles single plate bill introduced

New York legislation (S.B. 832) was introduced to provide that a historical motor vehicle which was not manufactured with a license plate display area on the front of the vehicle may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle. The bill will be considered by the Senate Transportation Committee.   You Can Shape...


JLB Autocrib Porsche collection at Auctions America

Fort Lauderdale, Florida –  Auctions America will kick start its 2017 auction season in March by presenting the JLB Autocrib Collection—one of the nation’s preeminent Porsche collections— ‘without reserve’. Comprising a group of 25 Porsches along with an extensive groups of Porsche automobilia, the collection will be a highlight of Auctions America’s 15th annual Fort Lauderdale...