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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.

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America’s Automotive Trust – 100 Years of Automotive History

Historic coach-built vehicle will be displayed during stops on ‘The Drive Home II’ winter road rally across Northeastern states and the North American International Auto Show   TACOMA, Wash. – America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) will highlight a century of automotive innovation as one of its member organizations, LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), and...

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Arizona Concours to focus on youth involvement

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ Hagerty Insurance recently announced its partnership with the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance for NextGen Autofest, a three-day festival inviting youth to learn about and enjoy collector vehicles. Bringing together industry groups including the RPM Foundation, Worldwide Auctioneers, McPherson College, America’s Car Museum and others, the Arizona Concours NextGen Autofest aims...

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‘American Barn Find’ exhibit set for National Motorcycle Museum

ANAMOSA, Iowa _ The new “American Barn Find” exhibition will open this spring at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa. With the pubic’s help, the museum will recreate the corner of a barn and show a random collection of stuff that just kind of “happened” there, items no longer needed, tossed out, then forgotten....

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2016 Review – What’s Hot, What’s Not

By Brian Earnest As 2016 winds to a close, we decided to ask a whole bunch of the movers and shakers in the collector car business to share some insights about what was moving and what was stalling in the past 12 months. We got a lot of fascinating and widely diverse answers, but...

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Famous movie cars star at 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Jacksonville, FL – The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be offering up iconic cars from famous movies in 2017. On March 12, 2017, a full class of famous Movie Cars will trigger memories of sitting in a dark movie theater, or, better yet, a drive-in, daydreaming about a famous, or, perhaps infamous, movie car. Hero or villain,...

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2017 The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering

Carmel, Calif. – The Peninsula Signature Events announced August 18, 2017 as the date of its 15th Annual The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering (The Quail). The exclusive luxury gathering will once again draw the world’s finest sporting, vintage and luxury automobiles to the lush green grasses of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. With sweeping views...

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Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ has a winner

Thank you to all the Old Cars Weekly readers that donated to this year’s Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey’s annual raffle. The prize this year was a fully restored ’66 Ford Mustang convertible. The Vintage Automobile Museum had a drawing Sunday, December 4th at the Museum. The winning ticket for the beautiful Ford Mustang went to...

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Road Scholar offers a journey back in time

BOSTON – Car enthusiasts and history buffs in period dress will converge on England in September 2017 when the Goodwood Revival showcases British car racing at its finest. Road Scholar, the nation’s largest educational travel institution, is offering a 20-day learning adventure that includes three days behind the scenes at the Goodwood Revival experiencing...

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2016 in Review – Restoration

Winds of change are always blowing through the doors of professional shops A solid indicator of the collector car hobby’s overall health is the health of the restoration business. The number of projects and the types of projects being handled by restoration shops also offer insight into the overall hobby picture. To learn how the restoration...

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For a limited time only – The Future of Automobility

  NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Questions of the future are in everyone’s mind. What’s the future of cars, and our mobility? “The Future of Automobility” holiday window display was unveiled today at 432 Park Avenue. The display is curated by Stanford University Professor Michael Shanks of the Center for Design Research...