old cars

1956 Ford Town Victoria had a selling point beyond the car itself.

Found: 1979 Old Cars in 1956 old car

Restorer and reader Marty Martino was looking to buy a 1956 Ford Town Victoria four-door hardtop as yard art, but we don’t think it wasn’t the Ford’s color combination, condition or patina that sold him — it was the relic from 1979 on the front seat. Martino joked, “Old Cars Weekly lasts forever!”  

Displayed out front, this 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle SS hardtop advertised for sale was a calling card to the yard. The Super Sport’s $3,200 price includes a factory tach, four-speed manual transmission and a clear title.

LVAR salvage yard parks Model T’s to street rods

The pursuit of diversity has served Dan Barkley and his wife, Dee, well for 30 years as the operators of Little Valley Auto Ranch (LVAR) in Belton, Texas. The 10-acre property houses 500 vintage salvage vehicles, restoration shop and collector car sales outlet.

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Calling all customs, restos: Saratoga Auto Museum needs you

NOMINATE YOUR CAR FOR our “RE-MADE IN AMERICA” EXHIBIT The Saratoga Automobile Museum is currently accepting applications from enthusiasts throughout the region who would like to see their vehicles featured in the upcoming “RE-MADE IN AMERICA” exhibit, set to run through the 2013/2014 winter season. Inspired by the eye-catching vehicles of all types and...

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Historic vehicles drive anti-ethanol message to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joined by Congressional leaders and industry experts, members of the SEMA Action Network (SAN) participated in the “Fuel for Thought” Rally on Capitol Hill. The event raised awareness of the corrosive effects of ethanol-blended gasoline on automobile engines and the dangers of consumer misfueling.  Hosted by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA)...

Unusual rides abound in Kissimmee, like this really sharp 1974 Volkswagen Type 181 “Thing” finished in Avocado Green.

Kissimmee Auction Action: January 24, 2013

Our auction reporter Phil Skinner is reporting live from Kissimmee, Florida… giving you all the auction action at Mecum’s huge sale. Check daily for updates!   Hard to believe that this the 7th day of the 10-day-long Mecum Kissimmee Auction here in Florida. The weather continues to be outstanding and really compliments the 2700+...

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.

Custom cars are changing the auction landscape

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...