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$3.2 million Corvette a ‘blue chip investment’

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof.

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof. More »

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Car of the Week: 1929 Hudson Model R roadster

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In a way, Pete and Carol Kortenhorn’s 1929 Hudson roadster is still a “get-away” car. These days, however, instead of being a high-powered escape car for bad guy bank robbers, it’s a stately and sophisticated weekend show piece. More »

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Mullin Automotive Museum to debut 1930 G.A.R. at Pebble Beach

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The Mullin Automotive Museum will debut its restored 1930 G.A.R. Type B5 Roadster (chassis No. 795) at the 63rd Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Aug. 18. More »

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Robert Stack 300SL Roadster leads Auctions America’s debut California sale

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. Lot No. 521. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Auctions America

Held at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, August 1-3, 2013, Auctions America’s multi-day California sale will lift the gavel on more than 400 quality collector cars. More »

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Petersen Museum to preserve LA legacies

This 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III is the latest in a long line of vehicle donations in the Petersen Automotive Museum.

LOS ANGELES – The Petersen Automotive Museum recently received two outstanding vehicles to add to its world-class collection of more than 400 vehicles. “Double Dozen” a hand-built roadster whose design is based on a 1933 Ford, and an immaculate 1963 … More »

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Jag adjustment: First stretched E-Type?

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A 1968 left-hand drive Jaguar E-Type series 1 4.2 roadster is to be stretched by four and a half inches during a major restoration being carried out by Classic Motor Cars Limited of Bridgnorth (CMC) in the United Kingdom. The E-Type has been named “the Kaizen” (which has a special meaning) by the owner, a client in the United States. More »

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Bill Harrah’s legacy in pictures

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“In the Harrah culture, there were organizational standards for all aspects of daily operations throughout departments to ensure the best business practices…the days of Bill Harrah are now rooted in history.” We salute what would have been the 100th birthday of Bill Harrah with photographs of his legacy. Enjoy. More »

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Tesla Roadster Will Be Rare

Want to invest in a rare, low-production future collector car? The Tesla Roadster may be just what you’re looking for. Tesla Motors stops taking orders for the car in the U.S. in about two months as the carmaker focuses on … More »

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Car of the Week: 1932 American Austin Roadster

The American Austin automobiles of the 1930s were some truly unique machines. Almost cartoonishly small, they gained their share of fame and attention, finding roles on the big screen and catching the fancy of some noteworthy celebrities. Alas, the little car with seemingly big potential never got very far with the buying public, and joined a lengthy list of small cars that became orphans at a young age.
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