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Liz Taylor’s 1956 Continental Mark II wows crowd

Custom-Taylored Story and photos by John Bellah The annual LA Auto Show takes place late in the calendar year and allows those in the Los Angeles area to see the latest and greatest in automotive technology — smart cars, “green” technology, concept cars, new models and the latest in aftermarket accessories. While everyone was...

The sale also featured 50 cars, including a 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet which brought $396,000 (below). The unique car features coachwork by Gläser and a 1935 model-year front end. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions

RM sells 50 cars from Dingman Collection

RM Auctions rang up $9.88 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in Hamption, N.H., June 9-10. The Dingman Collection represented many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor and philanthropist, Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Co. director. The sale lifted...

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Car of the Week: 1947 Lincoln convertible

Chuck Gilpatrick’s 1947 Lincoln convertible is a lovely pale green with a tan interior and matching tan top. It was one of just 384 such cars made for the 1947 model year, and according to the homework Gilpatrick has done on the cars, “there are only 10 known to exist.”