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Elvis’ last Cadillac to be sold at first Auction at Graceland sale

The first-ever auction at Graceland will feature the last Cadillac bought and driven by Elvis Presley.

1976 Seville and other Elvis pieces to be sold in auction at Graceland   The last Cadillac purchased by Elvis for his personal use — and the last Cadillac known to have been driven by the King of Rock ‘n’ … More »

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1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville fetches record $150,000 at Mecum Kissimmee sale

No price guide — not Old Cars Report Price Guide, not NADA, not Kelley Blue Book, not Cars That Matter — not one of them has a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville two-door hardtop valued at six figures.  In fact, no … More »

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Liquidation of Yow Collection hammers home 69 cars

A 1956 Studebaker Hawk with a Packard V8 hammered for $17,500.

The big news of this year’s March GAA Classic Auction sale was the no reserve bevy of collector cars from the Yow Collection, Knoxville, Tenn. More »

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Cadillac Launched First Production V-8 100 Years Ago

Cadillac’s first V-8.

  In September 1914, Cadillac introduced the first V-8 engine in a series produced, mass-market automobile. The 314.5-cid V-8 had a 3-1/8 x 5-1/8 in. bore and stroke. It was a 90-degree L-head with non-detachable heads and two cast iron … More »

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AACA’s Top 10: Club picks ‘Most Significant Antique Automobiles’


The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) selected 10 vehicles it has determined are the most significant automobiles that have influenced American automotive history. More »

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Capitol Cadillac Car Show to feature ’53 Cadillac LeMans


In honor of the late Henry Ruby, the Cadillac & LaSalle Club Potomac Region car show coordinator, and the 60th Anniversary of the 1953 Eldorado, the theme for this year’s Annual Fall Car Show at Capitol Cadillac will be Colossal Convertibles – including a 1953 Cadillac LeMans. More »

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Amelia Island hosts world’s largest gathering of Cadillac Dream Cars

Production 1959 Cadillacs are already wild, but the 1959 Cadillac Cyclone show car outdid them all.

Bill Warner and the team at the Amelia Island Concours took a page from Cadillac history at this year’s event by featuring a class of Cadillac concept cars never before assembled. More »

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Auburn presents a complete collector car weekend

1938 Cadillac V-16 Convertible Coupe. Photo Credit: Teddy Pieper (c) 2013 Courtesy of Auctions America.

As its highly anticipated annual Auburn Spring sale draws closer, Auctions America has announced additional car-related attractions for the multi-day event. More »

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Car of the Week: 1941 Cadillac convertible sedan


After mulling over his purchase for several months, Arnie Civins let it snap and bought his dream car — a 1941 Cadillac Series 62 four-door convertible sedan — restored and in near-perfect working order. The rare Cadillac needed a new home, and Civins was happy to oblige. He’s never regretted it since. More »

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Fitting Fenders: Saved by shims

In the beginning, it was business as usual. With the car’s weight on its suspension and even tire inflation, a bottle jack was positioned under the sagging passenger’s side frame horn. Then a long level was laid across the shanks of the upper bumper studs.

What started out as a standard, straight-forward procedure in our ’31 Cadillac project took a surprising twist in the form of a twisted front fender. More »

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