muscle cars

Mecum Auctions returns to Houston

Mecum Auctions will return to Houston for its fifth consecutive year April 14-16 with prospective buyers from across the nation converging the NRG Center for the auctioning of an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, hot rods, resto mods and more set to cross the auction block. Among the auction’s main attractions is...

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Lake Bluff Concours d’Elegance deadline approaching

  JOSEPH, MI – The car owner application deadline for the 12th Annual Lake Bluff Concours d’Elegance of Southwest Michigan is approaching. The event committee will accept applications until March 31 for the event to be held Saturday, August 13, 2016, in St. Joseph, Michigan. The Lake Bluff Concours d’Elegance of Southwest Michigan is...

Bring it on…the auction season has started!

It’s January and time for the biggest kick off to the auction season. Car guys and gals flock to the Desert Southwest and Florida for some of the biggest auctions of the year. For those that don’t, or can’t go, it’s almost like watching the Super Bowl on TV. I myself was one of...

Rust likes to roam and doesn't play favorites.

Sins of an old car

  One of the most frustrating aspects of working on a classic that was born and raised in the upper Midwest is dealing with the truth that, to borrow the title of the Neil Young album, “Rust Never Sleeps.” What lurks beneath the paint and in crevasses will bring the most docile restorer to...

Muscle cars of all vintages and classes were back on the Bonneville Salt Flats in September to push the envelope. Above, a pristine ’69 Camaro coupe seemed to be running pure stock.

Salt Shakers: How to race your muscle car at Bonneville

Muscle cars of the ’60s and ’70s sprinkle the Bonneville Salt Flats during the Utah Sale Flats Racing Association’s “World of Speed” each September in Wendover, Utah. The 2012 entries included pristine ’69 Camaros; a hot but not-so-pristine AMX; a Cobra-Jet Torino; a GTO; a Formula Firebird; and an El Camino raced by Utah...