Old Cars Weekly

Grand Prix-winning Maserati 300 S at Carmel auction

Legendary, two-time GP race winner to join the “Year of the Race Cars” sale San Francisco – This is the year of the pedigree race cars. Following the recent stream of news of Bonhams’ competition cars, such as the Jaguar Le Mans, Ferrari F1, Ferrari Tour de France, Lotus Indianapolis, not to mention the incredible...

Oregon’s Radiator Supply House does it all

  Mitch Garrett of Radiator Supply House (www.radiatorsupplyhouse.com) in Sweet Home, Ore., can restore a radiator for a compact car or a semi truck. “I’ve been doing radiators since 1976.” Barrett said during the American Truck Historical Society’s (www.aths.org) 2017 convention in Des Moines, Iowa. He owned a heavy equipment industrial radiator shop in...

Cooters Last Stand proves Hazzard County is a ‘state of mind’

(LURAY, VIRGINIA) According to Ben Jones, who played “Cooter” the beloved mechanic on the ever popular television series “The Dukes of Hazzard”, there is going to be quite a shindig in “Hazzard County” on the weekend of July 29th and 30th. That’s when “Cooter’s Last Stand” takes place at Cooter’s in the Valley, near...

Car of the Week: 1969 Dodge Dart GTS ‘M’ Code

Back in 1972, Mickey Tate was probably the only 15-year-old 1969 Dodge Dart GTS owner in the country. There weren’t many parents around at that time — or any time for that matter — who would allow their kid behind the wheel of such a hairy machine. But Tate’s dad was different.

Toronado revived front-wheel drive in the USA

  The’66 Toronado was an innovative car that reintroduced front-wheel drive to America. Cars like the Ruxton and Cord had offered front-wheel drive in the ‘20s and ‘30s. It had last been seen in this country on the 1937 Cord. Some European cars also used this drive system, but no automaker had combined front-wheel...

New classes for 2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be held March 9-11, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Amelia Island, Florida. The 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will host eleven special classes in 2018. “HUNTING” CARS – Among the rarest of the custom coachwork cars none are more specialized, exotic and hardworking than the cars created especially for hunters...

1933 Delage awarded Best of Show at 2017 Keeneland Concours d’Elegance

Lexington, KY — A 1933 Delage D8S Coupe Roadster by DeVillars was named Best of Show at the 14th annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance at the historic Keeneland Race Course. The show field featured two classes of this year’s featured marques, Rolls-Royce and Bentley, and classes of horse-drawn carriages and cars of the types featured in the “Fast and...

2017 Chrysler Nationals recap

CARLISLE, PA – Once more MoPar fanatics descended on the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds July 14-16, 2017. Cars and people came from around the world to enjoy a showfield laced with history, unique displays and camaraderie. The three-day event turned into four this year with the MoPar Rebellion kick-off party on Thursday evening. This party, held at the...

Callout to Fisher Body Craftsman Guild Alumni

Imagine your personal collection containing all of your favorite automobiles. For most of us, the reality of owning all of our favorite cars is not possible due to “monetary resources.” However, many have turned to creating automotive miniatures making their dream collections attainable. While many of us have built a model or two in...