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4 wheels + 6 figures = GAA Classic Car Auction

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The GAA Classic Car Auction at the “Palace” in Greensboro, N.C., was held on Nov. 7-9 offering a record number of cars. More »

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Record-setting Mustangs top all sales at large muscle car auction

Top: 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake (Lot F203) Bottom: 1967 Ford Mustang Eleanor Super Car (Lot S135)

“Go Baby Go” was the buzz phrase of the week and the talk of the town in Indianapolis during Dana Mecum’s 26th Original Spring Classic as eyes from around the globe converged on Indy to take part in the largest muscle car auction in the world. More »

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Custom cars are changing the auction landscape

The C1-RS had its picture taken a lot at the SEMA Show this year. Many hand-fabricated parts are made of aluminum or carbon fiber. The car was a hit and an award winner at the 2012 Milwaukee Autorama.

Rob Williams, general manager of The Auto Collections in Las Vegas, says that the highly modified ’67 “Eleanor” Mustang shown on lobby posters for the Las Vegas attraction is the most popular car it has ever displayed in its 31 years. It is the actual car that actor Nicolas Cage drove in the Touchstone Pictures remake of “Gone in 60 Seconds.” The modified Mustang symbolizes how the old-car hobby is changing today. More »

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