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SEMA 2012: Annual Vegas bash reflects changing old-car hobby

Corky Coker’s Mercer roadster was built to look unrestored according to one source we spoke to at this year’s SEMA Show. If so, it was sure hard to believe is wasn’t a barn find.

The 2012 SEMA Show championed the theme “Innovations of Generations.” Despite the snags that arose for East Coast travelers due to Hurricane Sandy, the SEMA Show drew a massive crowd and packed the Las Vegas Convention Center. More »

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Car of the Week: 1967 Shelby Mustang G.T. 500

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Some kids ask for ponies and Hot Wheels cars as kids. As a child, Jane Marshall of Belgium, Wis., asked her father for a 1967 Shelby Mustang. More »

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Holy collector car, Batman! Original Batmobile to sell

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Barrett-Jackson will offer one of the most recognized and popular pieces of entertainment history worldwide – the Original 1966 Batmobile – at its January sale in Scottsdale. More »

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Car of the Week: 1966 Ford Mustang

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When Scott Meadows brought his 1966 Mustang coupe into Jeff Lilly Restorations in Helote, Texas, the little black 289 V-8-powered “pony” looked like a good “20 footer.” But Jeff Lilly knew better. More »

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Car of the Week: 1948 Ford F-1 Pickup

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Jerry Drenzek is probably like a lot of guys who love old pickups. He can’t pinpoint exactly what it is about them that trips his trigger, it’s more a conglomeration of an old truck’s personality traits that makes it so appealing. Moreover, it’s often not what an old pickup is, it’s what it isn’t, that makes it so loveable. More »

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Car of the Week: 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

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When Pat Pacarenuk had the option to buy one of 100 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator muscle machines that would be sold in Canada back in 1969 — and order it any way he wanted it — he couldn’t agree fast enough. More »

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Showdown in I-Town: 2013 Iola poster cars needed

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  Want to see your Chevy or Ford’s mug shot plastered across the upper Midwest? Then submit its image to the Iola Old Car Show for consideration on the 2013 poster. Show organizers have already begun preparing for the 2013 … More »

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ACD Museum kicks off festival with 12 classics for sale in benefit

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The Seventh Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum’s Benefit Extravaganza will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. This is the Museum’s premier event of the ACD Festival Weekend. Each year automobiles (not from the museum’s collection) are auctioned at the … More »

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Petersen pushing pedals for a cause

Builder: Steve's Auto Restoration, Portland, Ore.

Petersen Automotive Museum to sell hot rod pedal cars at RM’s Monterey auction to benefit free school bus program LOS ANGELES – Fulfill your childhood fantasies and help underprivileged children visit the Petersen! As part of the Petersen Automotive Museum’s … More »

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Ford Find: Fan finds uncle’s long-lost ’46 hiding in barn

After five hours of work, Cleer was finally able to retrieve the Ford from hiding. It was in remarkably good condition and exactly how his uncle had built it.

When Richard Cleer of Ipava, Ill., found the 1946 Ford five-passenger coupe his uncle had hot-rodded in the 1950s just 25 miles from his home, he was actually following a lead to a 1939 flathead engine for another car. The barn was so overgrown with vines, trees and tall grass, it would have taken Indiana Jones to find it. Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. More »

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