Old Car News

Old Cars Weekly’s news stories give you the latest information on collecting classic cars. Yes, even old cars have something new to talk about. Whether it’s a barn find or interesting court case, see what has the classic car community buzzing.


Gilmore Museum hot rod tribute winding down

This month is the last chance for enthusiasts to see the  “American Legends: Hot Rods & Customs” exhibit, filled with some of the best hot rods of the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s, including the 1941 Ford purple tail dragger, which inspired one of Mattel’s “First Edition” Hot Wheels toys and the famous Lil Deuce Coupe...


Bortz Auto Collection Biscayne to be at Grand Opening

The new Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA has invited Harley Earl’s General Motors Motarama 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne SO 2249 concept car from the Bortz Auto Collection to be on display for the Gala Grand Opening Dec. 5.  The 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne SO-2249 concept car had a unique fiberglass design, and was also...

Cars with hoods open for inspection line up for McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Auction. (Photo by Bill Marchese)

‘Car Week’ a first in Palm Springs

It will be beautiful cars, cars and more cars when McCormick’s Collector Car Auction teams up with the Desert Concorso on two weekends in November, the first “Car Week” event of its kind in Palm Springs. The Concorso on Nov. 15 will feature sport and GT cars from Europe, North American and special interest...


Stirling Moss Gullwing to auction

RM Sotheby’s has released details on the historic automobile with a racing pedigree for its Driven by Disruption sale: a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing, chassis no. 5500640. The W198 Gullwing is one of just four W198 Gullwings prepared by the Sportabteilung for development and competition. Outfitted with a host of special racing features, including a NSL-specification...

Hot August Nights

New Company Behind the Auction Block for Hot August Nights

A new company will be spearheading the auction and exhibition portions of Hot August Nights (HAN), launching in 2016 for the popular classic car event’s 30th anniversary. Reno-based Motorsport Auction Group (MAG) will not only take hold of the auction gavel for the first time between August 4 and 6, 2016, but it will...


Keno Brothers NYC ‘Rolling Sculpture’ Auction

Wondering where you can find two iconic Lamborghinis and a rare factory-supercharged Duesenberg “unlocked” and ready for your perusal?  Look no further than kenobrothers.proxibid.com where you can find a full catalog selection of vehicles ready for the Keno Brothers Rolling Sculpture Fine Automobile Auction on November 18-19, 2015 at Skylight Clarkson sq., in Soho, New York City,...

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1933 Chrysler Custom Imperial Phaeton wins Best of Show

The top honor at Sunday’s Hilton Head Island, S.C., Concours d’Elegance, Best of Show, was awarded to a 1933 Chrysler Custom Imperial Phaeton owned by Joseph and Margie Cassini, III of West Orange, New Jersey. This Chrysler was the personal car of renowned automotive designer Ralph Roberts, equipped to his order as a gift...

Ford Model T number 220 on display at Ford Piquette Plant Museum 
Photo: Sara Schultz

Ford Model T Number 220 returns to Piquette Plant Museum

  The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum has added one of the earliest existing Model T automobiles. The car, vehicle identification number (VIN) 220, is one of the first Model T automobiles assembled at the Piquette Plant in December, 1908. The car was once on display at the Harrah’s Automobile Collection in Nevada. At...

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2015 Monmouth Concours highlight video

The 2015 highlight video from this years Concours is live! The video can viewed in all it’s 4K glory at the link below. A big thanks to our Media Relations Manager Brian Foote & Two River Pictures for the continued suppport over the years.   Dont forget to check out www.monmouthcountyconcours.com to view this...