Few vehicles in history have been as recognizable, as prevalent and as loved as the VW Beetle. If you ever got punched in the arm by a friend who shouted “slug bug” when he or she saw a Beetle, you can relate to just how easy they are to spot. The iconic shape and fun […]
The Pick of the Day looks to be in unusually fine condition
My favorite uncle bought this in the fall of 1973.
You may not earn an invitation to Amelia Island or other major concours d’elegance with this Pick of the Week, but you certainly would be a hit at a Concours d’LeMons.
Although it seems likely that the emphasis this year might be on moving rather than in-a-parking-lot gatherings, the 2020 Collector Car Appreciation Day has been set for July 20, the date announced by the SEMA Action Network. “Intended to celebrate the classics of the past and the future, the U.S. Congress has helped launch CCAD […]
Bonhams staged its inaugural “Live & Online Motoring Auction” this past weekend at Bicester Heritage in England and reports overall sales of £2 million ($2.5 million), with a sell-through rate of 76 percent overall, but of 100 percent for the motorcycles on the docket. The auction house said 59 percent of the winning bids came […]
The name Mickey Thompson has mythical status. It’s a name that inspired so many to go fast. His name remains on many speed goodies to this day. For many, the name also was shrouded in mystery when Thompson and his wife were gunned down in their San Gabriel, California driveway in 1988. A former business […]
RM Sotheby’s will stage an Online Only charitable auction featuring 60 lots donated by members of the FIA motorsports community with the funds raised going to the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies for coronavirus response programs. The FIA Foundation has seeded the sale with a donation of €1 million ($1.113 million). Early donations to […]
It’s hard to believe this was nearly 50 years ago. The joy of YouTube is definitely in that one never realizes how many broadcast gems exist out there of which we only recently become aware. Videos like these remind me why I love racing – and why my perpetual passion began with races like this. […]
The 1960s were a great time for American cars, in many ways the last great era for classic US-made automobiles, especially in the luxury car segment. A highlight of that segment was the personal luxury car, designed for driving to work as easily as crossing the country in supreme comfort. Among the very best of […]