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Automobili Pininfarina to make new electric luxury hypercar

  MUNICH and TURIN, Italy /PRNewswire/ — Automobili Pininfarina announced that the name of the first car in its luxury electric vehicle portfolio will be the Battista. Named after Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina, the founder of the Carrozzeria Pininfarina coachbuilding company that he started in 1930, the all-electric hypercar will be designed and hand-built in...

Meltdown Drags at Byron are no more

After eight years, organizers of the popular Meltdown Drags at the Byron (Ill.) Dragway are calling it quits.  “As it grew, so did the amount of time and people it took to manage it,” stated a Nov. 8 e-mail from Paul Zielsdorf, an event organizer. “As you all know, this event...

The National Packard Museum celebrates 1901 Packard homecoming

(WARREN, OHIO) – The National Packard Museum announced that the fifth oldest surviving Packard automobile, a 1901 Model C, serial number C-72, will arrive for exhibit on Friday, December 7, 2018. This freshly restored vehicle is on loan from Terry Martin of Leavittsburg, Ohio. Mr. Martin is a founder of the...

First a fire, now a tornado for Country Classic Cars

By Brian Earnest (contributed photos) STAUNTON, Ill. _ Russ and Anita Noel have vowed to pick up the pieces and rebuild. Again. For the second time in 18 months, the owners of Country Classic Cars, one of the nation’s largest and most well-known collector car dealerships, are dealing with a disaster...