Old Car News

Old Cars Weekly’s news stories give you the latest information on collecting classic cars. Yes, even old cars have something new to talk about. Whether it’s a barn find or interesting court case, see what has the classic car community buzzing.

Worldwide offering up stainless steel Fords in Auburn

  Auburn, IN. Auburn, Indiana. –  Worldwide Auctioneers has confirmed that three of the celebrated stainless steel Fords built for Allegheny Ludlum Inc. will go under the hammer in Auburn this September. This trio of historic cars was first conceived by the pioneering stainless steel producer in collaboration with the Ford...

Last Impala goes to Mr. Chevrolet

The “Scoop” section of the March 26, 2020, issue of Old Cars stated that the last Chevrolet Impala was driven off of General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant on the morning of Feb. 27. “The last Impala is reportedly spoken for by a private owner,” said the last line of the news...

July 10 marks 11th annual Collector Car Appreciation Day

Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 10, 2020. At the request of the SEMA Action Network (SAN), this holiday has been marked each year since 2010 by a U.S. Congressional Resolution recognizing that the “collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part...

SAFETY NOTICE: Harbor Freight jack stand recall

URGENT SAFETY RECALL Many of us have purchased Harbor Freight jack stands over the years. Please take a walk to your garage and check your model numbers. There is a recall on 6-ton and 3-ton jacks. In a recall filed with the NHTSA on March 20 of this year, Harbor Freight explains...

30th Chrysler Nationals to unite MoPar faithful

Displays, Guests and Special Themes Celebrate All Things MoPar July 10-12   CARLISLE, PA – 2020 has been an interesting year to date, but with the hopes of normalcy on the horizon, the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals aims to offer its faithful an outlet to celebrate their favorite brand, while shopping for...

Volo museum co-founder Bill Grams passes away

  William Grams, Sr., opened a junk and antique resale shop in Volo. Ill. in the 1960s, paying $21,000 for a piece of property. His sons Bill and Greg enjoyed tinkering with old cars and scraped $300 up to purchase a run-down ’31 Chrysler CD roadster. They restored that car and...

Cars & Coffee returns to ACD Automobile Museum

(AUBURN) – Cars & Coffee returns to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum on Saturday, May 30, from 9:00 – 11:00 AM. Hobby, custom, antique, and performance cars of all types are invited to join them at the Education and Exhibit Plaza located across from the museum. Free coffee will be provided Jeremiah’s Brewed...

Historic racing Corvette announced for Saratoga Motorcar auction

Extremely rare Thompson/Yenko Corvette to be auctioned off in Saratoga Springs September 18-19 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.  — The Saratoga Automobile Museum announced its newest consignment for the 2020 Saratoga Motorcar Auction; the 1968 Thompson/Yenko IMSA Corvette. Call it a barn find, time capsule or race ready piece of American produced race...

2020 Concours d’Elegance of America postponed to 2021

The Concours d’Elegance of America has been closely monitoring the news of the Covid-19 pandemic facing our state and nation. After careful consideration and following the Governor of Michigan’s guidelines, the Board of Directors have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Concours d’Elegance of America to July 23-25, 2021.  “Postponing...

Carlisle Events’ special offers in 2020 and beyond

COVID-19 Preventive Measures Being Finalized for Car Show Guests Too Carlisle, PA – To date in 2020, Carlisle Events has produced two events, while Carlisle Auctions has hosted one auction. Those events happened in January and February, respectively. Since then, the world has changed quite a bit due to COVID-19 and...