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.

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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...

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Giving back

Mecum lends helping hand to student You can tell that the collector car industry is changing as 2017 kicks off. There’s a maturity settling into the specialty car field with involved professionals looking beyond immediate profits and giving thought to what the future holds for a pastime that for many is transitioning from a...

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2016 in Review – Trucks

Haulers getting their due on show circuit In 1998, the automotive world underwent an historic change. According to figures complied by Wards Auto, that was the year that the production of trucks in North America exceeded the production of passenger cars. It was the first time automobile factories built more trucks than cars and...

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Carlisle Hurst Nationals

  Carlisle, PA – The Hurst brand has been around for nearly 60 years and in that time there have been clubs and shows but they’ve always been built around a single vehicle manufacturer. The Carlisle Hurst Nationals marks the first time that all Hurst-prepared vehicles will evenly share the spotlight. AMC, Chrysler, Ford...

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John Lennon’s 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230S up for auction at Scottsdale

Auburn, Indiana – Worldwide Auctioneers confirmed that Beatle John Lennon’s personal 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL will go under the hammer at its Scottsdale sale on Wednesday, January 18th. “We are thrilled to announce the addition of this historic motorcar to our Scottsdale lineup, once the personal property of one of the most influential and celebrated music icons...

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Mecum Kansas City Auction recap

WALWORTH, Wis. – Winning bids totaled more than $8 million when Mecum Auctions returned to Kansas City last weekend for its biannual collector-car auction at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri. Over the course of the three-day auction, bidders took home 357 vehicles and 124 pieces of Road Art.  Corvettes dominated the top-sellers...