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‘Wheels at Work’ exhibit opens Nov. 10 at Saratoga Auto Museum

OPENING RECEPTION Friday, November 10, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00 pm The Saratoga Automobile museum’s highly anticipated “Wheels at Work” exhibit will formally open Friday, November 10th at 6 pm. The two-hour program will include brief interviews with the owners of a number of the unique vehicles along with a reception including beer, wine and passed hors...

Cadillac wins Best of Show at Hilton Head

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The coveted ‘Best of Show’ and ‘People’s Choice’ honors were awarded at the closing event of the 16th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The top honor at Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance, ‘Best of Show,’...

Rare Mercedes cars on exhibit at Gilmore Car Museum

  HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _ Two ultra-rare Mercedes-Benz automobiles will be showcased through April 2018 at the Gilmore Car Museum. Both vehicles are German-built Mercedes-Benz 540K models, which were introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1936. The Mercedes-Benz 540K models displayed at the Gilmore Car Museum include an original 1936...

Keels & Wheels Concours names featured marques

Seabrook, TX _ SEABROOK, Texas _ The 23rd Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance has announced the featured marques for the event slated for Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 2018. The concours will feature the automobile marques of Ferrari and Pierce-Arrow, plus super cars. Owners of classic cars and antique wooden...

Military free Nov. 11 at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _ All veterans and active military will be admitted free to the AACA Museum on Saturday, Nov. 11.   There will be a few special military vehicles on display in honor of Veteran’s Day. A 1942 Ford Jeep GPW (general purpose design Willys). The demand for jeeps in World War II was so...

Saratoga Auction funds distracted driving program

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. _ The first Saratoga Auto Auction, held Sept. 22-23 and organized by the Saratoga Automobile Museum, raised more than $150,000 to support the museum’s distracted driving, education and exhibit programs. “The proceeds raised at the auction will help make our roads safer,” said Jim Letts, executive director of...

America’s Car Museum’s upcoming events

DRIVE DOWN HUNGER Food Drive November 1 – 30 ACM and Northwest Harvest first partnered together in November 2012 to help make Thanksgiving a bit more comfortable for local communities. ACM will continue its partnership with Northwest Harvest to put the brakes on hunger in Washington. The Museum will accept non-perishable food donations in the Lobby daily between10...

Corvair expansion planned for Chevrolet HOF

DECATUR, Ill. _ The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum has announced the expansion and partnership of the brand new National Corvair Museum in conjunction with the Corvair Preservation Foundation. The newly opened Corvair Museum will display and house some of the rarest Chevrolet Corvairs in existence, including the last surviving Corvair...

Bothwell Collection highlights Bonham’s sale

LOS ANGELES _ The highly acclaimed Bothwell Collection of southern California will be auctioned on Nov. 11 at the family ranch near Los Angeles by Bonhams. Among the marquee lots will be a 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand Prix Racer, 1908 Benz ‘Prinz Heinrich’ Raceabout and 1908 Mercedes-Simplex Raceabout. The collection, which was once considered the...

Leake sale to feature Rolland Collection

NEWBURY PARK,Calif. _ Leake Auction Company and Heritage Auctions  will present The Rolland Collection, a selection of 24 unique and custom exotics and racing cars at a special sale Dec. 9 in the Rolland Racing Museum in Newbury Park, California. The Rolland Collection is home to a variety of collectible automobiles including Indianapolis race cars,...