Nostalgia Highway

Petersen Automotive Museum to pay tribute to 'Father of the Corvette'

(July 10, 2019) LOS ANGELES — The Petersen Automotive Museum will host two days of special events celebrating the life and accomplishments of former Chevrolet chief engineer, race driver and “Father of the Corvette” Zora Arkus-Duntov. The two-day celebration will feature several high-profile events including a VIP reception, exclusive Corvette rally event, Corvette cruise-in and a special panel discussion on the history and future of the Chevrolet Corvette.

Last-built C7 Corvette sets record making $2.7 million for charity

(July 2, 2019) UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Barrett-Jackson made history with the sale of the last-built C7 Chevrolet Corvette and continued to fuel the hobby with a diverse docket of collector vehicles during the 4th Annual Northeast Auction, June 26-29, at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. Sales over the four-day event also continued to point to the growing popularity of Resto-Mods and late model performance vehicles.

Vault Portfolio collection to be auctioned by Barrett-Jackson in Connecticut

(June 22, 2019) UNCASVILLE, CONN. — Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, has consigned the Vault Portfolio collection, an offering of 48 collector vehicles that will cross the block at No Reserve during three Barrett-Jackson events, including the 2019 Northeast and Las Vegas auctions, as well as the 2020 Scottsdale Auction. The first group of 14 collector vehicles from the Vault Portfolio will be sold at the 4th Annual Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, June 26-29.

Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction offer mix of classic Mustangs

(June 12, 2019) UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Barrett-Jackson will offer an incredible mix of classic Ford Mustangs during its 4th Annual Northeast Auction, June 26-29 at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. When introduced by Ford in 1964, the Mustang sparked a revolution in automotive design and performance that continues on through today.

Among some of those early Mustangs crossing the block at the Northeast Auction is a beautifully restored one-owner 1965 convertible and a 1965 2+2 Fastback that has been restored to original specifications. .

ClassicCars.com releases new mobile app for researching classics on the go

(June 11, 2019) PHOENIX, Ariz. — ClassicCars.com, the leading online marketplace and editorial site in the collector car realm, has announced the release of the official ClassicCars.com mobile app, available for both iOS and Android platforms. This app is designed to bring the full ClassicCars.com experience to mobile users, offering the site’s suite of tools on a new platform.

Utilizing the site’s industry-leading market searching tools and data, the ClassicCars.com app provides a robust platform for researching and purchasing classic automobiles on the go.

Gooding & Company revs up for Pebble Beach with three vintage Ferraris

(June 11, 2019) SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, has announced a stunning competition 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta to be offered at the company’s highly anticipated Pebble Beach Auctions on Aug. 16 and 17. Accompanying this noteworthy Ferrari is a duo of celebrated cars from the esteemed marque that are sure to garner attention from worldwide Ferraristas.

Mecum to hold collector car auction in Portland June 21-22

(May 31, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum will return to Portland this June 21-22 for an offering of 500 classic and collector cars at the Portland Expo Center including everything from American muscle cars and Corvettes, to classics, vintage pickup trucks, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.

Leake Auction to sell 'Hee Haw' host Roy Clark's car collection

(May 29, 2019) TULSA, Okla. — Leake Auction Company will sell 600 vehicles in its upcoming three-day event in Tulsa, Okla., on June 6 – 8, including the personal collection of famed "Hee Haw" host Roy Clark. The Clark collection highlights include a 1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Limousine and a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

Two Shelby Cobras highlight Mecum's Original Spring Classic auction

(May 24, 2019) WALWORTH, Wis. — Dana Mecum’s 32nd Original Spring Classic auction May 14-19 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds was another success with overall sales totals reaching an all-time Indy-auction high at more than $70.4 million. With a consignment list steeped in headline-worthy cars, the auction saw a total of 1,189 vehicles hammer sold.

Bob Strauss auto memorabilia collection to highlight Auburn Spring Auction

(May 21, 2019) AUBURN, Ind. — A spring tradition for collector car enthusiasts across the country, RM Auctions’ 2019 Auburn Spring sale returns to the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana with a new extended four-day sale on May 29 - June 1.

Last years sale resulted in $6 million in total sales with an 84 percent sell-through rate. The RM Auctions brand increased global marketing reach and drew bidders from 16 countries (11 in 2017) and 38 states across the U.S., with one-third of bidders raising their paddles for the first time.