November 21, 2017

Rare ’69 Camaro ZL1 highlights Mecum’s Denver auction

ecum expects 1,000 collector cars to cross the block July 20-22 during its third annual Denver auction at the Colorado Convention Center, where the docket features an array of muscle cars, sports cars and classics. Leading the list is a bright-orange 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 coupe, No. 30 of 69 produced that year. It also […]

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British racer’s collection headed to Bonhams auction

Eight vehicles formerly owned by “Gentleman Jack” Sears, the first champion of the British Touring Car racing series, will be offered for sale September 9 at Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival auction. Sears not only won the inaugural British “saloon” car championship in 1958, but repeated that title in 1963. He made his racing debut at Goodwood […]

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Jay Leno shows off his 1953 Cunningham C3

Briggs Cunningham is a man who lived his life well. Born in 1907, Cunningham had a family with buckets of money and he used that to fully enjoy the things that mattered to him. This included boats, cars and sports. He was an avid yachtsmen, winning the America’s Cup race and also finding a home […]

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High school students build Shelby Daytona Coupe

High school students build Shelby Daytona Coupe Sean Szymkowski 1Jun 7, 2017 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe replica built by students 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe replica built by students 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe replica built by students More Galleries 2017 Ford Shelby F-150 Super Snake debuts with 750 horsepower Shelby rolls out wide-body […]

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Ford Bronco ascends to top spot in classic car valuation gains

Trucks and SUVs dominate the top ranks of the Hagerty Vehicle Rating, taking the top five spots with the 1966-77 Ford Bronco dethroning the 1976-86 Jeep CJ-7 from the No.1 spot, according to the latest report from the Hagerty classic vehicle insurance and valuation company. Bronco was up four points in the latest HVR,  to […]

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Flavor of LA: TV Motion Picture Car Club show

At the intersection of Gunsmoke Avenue and Gilligan’s Island Road within the CBS Studios, the Television Motion Picture Car Club held its 8th annual car show. This year the show was staged with the Studio City Chamber of Commerce and became a joint event with Flavor of LA –- Food, Cars, Libations. Flavor of LA […]

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Pick of the Day: 1962 Sunbeam Alpine

few days ago, Bob Golfen’s Pick of the Day was a 1966 Sunbeam Tiger. The choice for today is a 1962 Sunbeam Alpine. Tiger. Alpine. What’s the difference? Basically, the Tiger is the souped-up version of the Sunbeam and is empowered by a small-block Ford engine that none other than Carroll Shelby hisownself figured out […]

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Paul O’Shea tribute Mercedes SLS joins Bonhams’ Chantilly sale

“Driving his 300SL Gullwing, Paul was virtually unbeatable from coast to coast.” — motorsports historian Art Evans in The Fabulous Fifties: A Decade of Sports Car Racing in Southern California Officially, Paul O’Shea was a three-time Sports Car Club of American national racing champion in the mid-1950s, even though he’d quit racing cars for two years […]

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