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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...

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‘Sin City 2’ Tucker comes to AACA Museum

Hershey, Pa. _  The AACA Museum has a new piece of movie memorabilia on display. The Tucker 48 Sin City 2 Movie car is now on view through April 1, 2017. The handmade replica 1948 Tucker was built to be used on the set of Frank Miller’s Sin City 2 by Robert Rodriguez. In...

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American Graffiti Impala unveiled at SEMA

LAS VEGAS _ TV host and former NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham had an opportunity to realize a lifelong dream at the 2016 SEMA Show – unveiling a car that he pursued for more than 40 years – the 1958 Chevy Impala featured in American Graffiti in front of hundreds of guests. Evernham...

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Walter P. Chrysler Museum closes doors to public

According to CEMA (Chrysler Employee Motorsport Association),  the Walter P. Chrysler Museum will once again be closed to the public. The museum had re-opened on a limited basis in 2016, but once again, will close its doors to the public. FCA (current owners) decided to convert the building into office space.  Below is a statement from the...

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SEMA now accepting scholarship applications

DIAMOND BAR, CA — The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is now accepting applications for the 2017 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry...

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Gilmore Car Museum high school students to compete in Great Race

Hickory Corners, Mich. – During next June’s running of the esteemed Great Race of vintage automobiles, competitors will make a stop at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, MI. Over 120 pre-1972 autos will be traveling more than 2,200 miles from Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI—much of it along the historic Dixie Highway—in...

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Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show rolling into Chicago

WHO: The Eighth Annual Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show, the world’s largest all indoor specialty event devoted to muscle cars and Corvettes, will take place November 19-20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. WHAT: Featuring over 550 of the world’s rarest and most desirable muscle cars and Corvettes, the interactive show and...

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Worldwide Auctioneers’ sets January Scottsdale sale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Worldwide Auctioneers has confirmed plans to kick off the year with the first catalogue sale of Arizona Auction week. The company’s inaugural Scottsdale Auction is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 18 th in Old Town Scottsdale, with a selection of 80 fine motorcars including some no-reserve collections. “My partner...

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MoPar offers new restoration parts Web portal

Looking for a hard to find grille, wheel or emblem for that classic MoPar muscle car? MoPar announced at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas a new restoration parts web resource, www.MoPar.com/restoration. The page will connect enthusiasts with more than 45 approved MoPar restoration parts licensees and more than 9,000...

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1972 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X ‘Hakosuka’ appears at SEMA

  ENEOS, a leading OE lubricant supplier for Asian automakers, recently teamed up with Ginash George from Chicago on a special restoration project. Ginash is an active member of the JDM tuning scene as well as the owner, chief editor, writer and photographer for JDM Chicago – the Chicago-based online magazine, forum and community (jdmchicago.com). The...