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Modern Sixties-inspired Speedback GT at The London Motor Show

COVENTRY, England _ British manufacturer, David Brown Automotive will display its luxury sports car model, Speedback GT at The London Motor Show from the May 5 to 8. This is the first time a production-standard Speedback GT will have been displayed to the public. Speedback GT is designed and manufactured in Britain, it has...

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Royal Lagonda will have spot in the Queen’s Concours

Prince Philip’s 1954 Lagonda went up for auction on April 20th at the H&H Classics sale at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford in Cambridgeshire. The car has been offered a place in the Concours d’Elegance at Buckingham Palace on Sunday, June 26th which forms part of the series of events celebrating the 90th birthday of of HRH Queen Elizabeth....

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Auction America’s Auburn Spring Event

AUBURN, Indiana – Auctions America is looking ahead to its Auburn Spring sale, May 5-7. The first of two annual events held at the historic Auburn Auction Park, this year’s Auburn Spring weekend will offer more for collectors and enthusiasts than ever before. In addition to the auction, featuring some 450 cars and select automobilia, the...

The 1948 Series I versions were inspired by the U.S.-built Willys Jeep, which blanketed Europe after D-Day.

Land Rover to make 25 Classic Defenders

Though production of the classic Defender came to an end this past January after nearly 40 years, Land Rover announced it will produce another 25 examples of the original Series I version. As part of the company’s Land Rover Classics “Reborn” initiative, the vehicles will be a refurbished to original 1948 factory specifications using...

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SEMA responds to EPA decision on racecar regulation

SEMA President and CEO Chris Kersting released the following reaction to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it would withdraw its proposed regulation on modified racecars: “We want to thank Congress for pushing EPA to withdraw an ill-conceived proposal. However, confusion reigns: the agency continues to assert new-found authority under the Clean...

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Large Automobilia Auction

  Huge Public Auction! Advertising Signs, Petroliana, Car Parts & Memorabilia, General Store Show Cases, Displays & Cash Registers, Antiques, Coca-Cola, Collectibles, Tools & More! This is only a highlighted Partial List This unique offering is the lifelong collection of the late Ben Staub, Sr. of Dayton, Ohio. Ben was a well-known collector of cars & advertising...

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La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2016 recap

LA JOLLA, Calif. – The 2016 La Jolla Concours presented by LPL Financial raised the bar for world class soirées and world class automobiles. This elite automotive inspired event transformed La Jolla into a weekend playground with a remarkable automobile showcase, fabulous shopping, five-star accommodations and unforgettable culinary experiences. The BMW Tour d’Elegance offered...

Studebaker National Museum Announces the 2016 “Champion”

The Studebaker National Museum announced its 2016 “Champion” —  Rebecca J. Bonham.  Mrs. Bonham will be honored at the Museum’s Fifteenth Annual Hall of Champions Dinner, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Museum. The purpose of the Hall of Champions Dinner is to honor an outstanding individual and/or company that has contributed to the...

Fox Valley Road & Track Classic moves to fall

Fox Valley Road & Track Classic moves to fall The annual Fox Valley Road and Track Classic, which is normally run in the spring, will be changing to a fall event this year. According to organizer Roy N. Fine, the tour-which traditionally goes from Neenah, Wis., to Road America a Elkhart Lake-will be held on...

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Win a 426 HEMI at Carlisle in 2016

CARLISLE, PA – Special reunions and displays are already slated for the 2016 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals and now, a special giveaway is planned too.  The event runs July 15-17 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and on Saturday afternoon of the event weekend, one special enthusiast will walk away (so to speak) with the prize...