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1937 Rolls Royce returning to Milwaukee Masterpiece show field

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MILWAUKEE  — An eye-catching 1937 Rolls Royce, owned by Larry Klairmont, Klairmont Kollections, Chicago, Ill., is returning to The Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’ Elegance show field for 2014. In 2005, at the inaugural Milwaukee Masterpiece, the Klairmont Rolls captured the … More »

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Happy Birthday, Sir Henry Royce of Rolls-Royce

Sir Frederick Henry Royce, OBE, would have been 150 years old on this day.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today celebrates 150 years since the birth of one of the company’s founders, Sir Frederick Henry Royce, OBE. A modest genius that referred to himself simply as a ‘mechanic’, Royce had a simple engineering philosophy – the … More »

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Bonhams auction highlights upcoming Boca Raton Concours

One of the features of this year's Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance is a celebration honoring the 50th Anniversary of Lamborghini.

Florida’s seventh annual Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance will be highlighted by an Automobile & Automobilia Auction by Bonhams on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23. 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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On exhibit: Gilmore explores Dust Bowl, Depression and drives

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HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. – The images from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s are haunting – long lines at soup kitchens, farms buried by dirt and gaunt faces peering out from dilapidated autos piled high with … More »

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Volo auction features Princess Di’s first official U.S. ride

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The Volo Auto Museum will host an online, no-reserve auction on Nov. 9 featuring the heavily armored Rolls-Royce that carried Diana, Princess of Wales, and Prince Charles during the princess’ first-ever visit to the U.S. in November 1985. More »

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Princess Diana’s charity work continues through her car

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VOLO, Ill. — The Volo Auto Museum has a special collection called Treasures of the Vault that is available for viewing as part of their trolley tour that runs every Saturday and Sunday. These are cars that were owned or … More »

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