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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An owner’s perspective: 1965 Mustang vs. Corvair

Story and photo by Aaron Toth Though the movie of the same name would not arrive in theaters for a few more years, an “odd couple” sits in my garage. The 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza and the 1965 Ford Mustang were sporty compact competitors from the two biggest automobile manufacturers of 1965. Each was...

Shawn Schrock lays down the first layer of paint on a 1966 Mustang at Kasper Automotive in Waupaca, Wis.

Painting the pony

Leonard Schrock jokes that he can’t block sand, paint and buff “all day like I used to be able to. I could just go for hours and never get tired.” After 36 years in the bodywork and auto restoration business, aches and pains can creep up on a guy. Still, Schrock insists he’s able...


Boca Raton to auction five 50th Anniversary Shelbys

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The sixth annual Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz will auction five limited-edition 50th Anniversary Shelby vehicles and first-delivery in the United States exotic cars during a live auction on Feb. 25 at the Black-Tie Optional Gala held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton....


California Auto Museum features stable of classic Ford Mustangs

The California Automobile Museum will host the Sierra Mustang Club in its Car Club Sierra Mustang Car Club Cavalcade Exhibit for the month of December. From December 3 through January 6, visitors will enjoy an array of cars from throughout the history of the original “pony car.” The Ford Mustang, introduced on April 17,...

The Forge Classic ready to flex some muscle

Hundreds of Classic and muscle cars,  and many major collectors, restorers and vendors will be present at The Forge Classic on Sept. 9-10 in Sevierville, Tenn. The event, now held at Sevierville Bridgemont Events Center, will feature the Mustang Extravaganza, the Talladega Cyclone reunion, a Gran Torino gathering and a heavier Ford contingency this...

Car of the Week: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Mark Ciesielski had his heart set on a Mach 1 Mustang, and when he got a look at the brilliant Gulfstream Aqua paint job and fantastic overall condition of the totally restored 1969 that showed up in his neighborhood one day, he knew he had found the right car.