Old Cars Weekly

AACA Museum’s Night at the Museum 2018

Night at the Museum October 10, 2018, 5:00 to 10:00 PM This year the AACA Museum, Inc. will present the AACA Museum, Inc. Automotive Heritage Award to Mr. Gale Halderman. Join them for cocktail hour, dinner, award ceremony and a live auction presented by the Katz Family Foundation. This year’s event...

1935 Duesenberg SSJ changes hands for $22 million

Santa Monica, Calif. – Gooding & Company realized $116,502,500 at the 15th annual Pebble Beach Auctions August 24-25. During the two-day auction event, the company sold 123 of 147 lots, an 84% sales rate, with an average price of $947,175 per car. During the sale, 25 lots sold above the $1...

Volo Museum always keeping things fresh

  VOLO — When the Volo Auto Museum sells some of its famous TV and movie cars and other novelties this September, it won’t be because officials are downsizing or cutting their losses. Rather, it will be the continuation of a winning strategy that has helped this increasingly eclectic museum located...

Jay Leno to host 13th Annual Boca Raton February 22-24

BOCA RATON, FL – The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance on February 22-24, 2019 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club announced Jay Leno, from the “Jay Leno’s Garage” television show, as the headline entertainer and celebrity judge. Jay will be presenting the “Big Dog Garage Award” to his favorite automobile and motorcycle during the Sunday, February 24th judging on the Show...

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO tops $48 million at RM Sotheby’s sale

RM Sotheby’s – In Monterey, California RM Sotheby’s made auction history when a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, chassis no. 3413 GT, long considered to be the ‘holy grail’ of the collector car world sold for $48.4 million, becoming the most valuable car ever sold at auction. Three collectors bidding via telephone competed for...

Pebble Beach to host Tuckers for the first time

Pebble Beach Week 8/21-8/26, 2018 By Ken Gross & Noah Thanos A rear-mounted flat six engine, with rear-wheel-drive—most people would say this describes the layout of a popular German sports car, but they’d be forgetting the Tucker. The Tucker 48 was the short-lived dream of Preston Tucker, a 1940s visionary who...

Amphicar Owner’s Club National Swim-In

The International Amphicar Owner’s Club National Swim In was held July 25-29 in Celina, Ohio.   The “Swim-In” was held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of the last production Amphicar.  An attempt was successfully made to gather the largest number of Amphicar’s at one location plus, hopefully, will make it...