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Historic Detroit Model T Plant Museum re-opens

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Birthplace to the legendary Model T, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant museum and education center in Detroit have re-opened. More »

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Dream Cars: When imagination soars – and some cars do, too

2009 The Transition Roadable Aircraft (Photo courtesy of Terrafugia)

Heritage Museums & Gardens opens for the season April 13 with its 2013 special exhibit – “Driving Our Dreams: Imagination in Motion” – which will pay homage to the great car concepts and designers who pushed the boundaries of automobile design and technology. More »

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Corvette Day celebrates 60 years of sports car

The 2014 Corvette takes center stage.

The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate the 60th anniversary of “America’s Sports Car,” the Chevrolet Corvette, with a tribute March 1-2. 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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RM’s Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale generates $11.5M

Top-sellers - 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500-KR Convertible (left) and 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible (right) pictured in front of the 1918 Herschell-Spillman 32’ Carousel (Photo by Eugene Robertson © 2012 courtesy RM Auctions)

RM Auctions generated more than $11.5 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its John Staluppi “Cars of Dreams” Collection sale in Florida. More »

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Final countdown to Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale

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Anticipation is building for RM Auctions’ presentation of the renowned John Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale this Saturday. The high profile, single-vendor sale will lift the gavel on a remarkable assortment of American automobiles and more than 60 lots of memorabilia. More »

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