Nostalgia Highway

Atlanta Concours celebrates American Brass Era with Lozier vehicles

(April 28, 2017) ATLANTA — While only in its second year, the Atlanta Concours is already celebrating a reunion of sorts — a grouping of the rare, elegant, yet performance-oriented Lozier automobiles — which not only happen to be America’s first supercar, but an American Brass Era Icon. 

Mitsubishi, West Coast Customs partner to build 1917 Mitsubishi Model A

(April 28, 2017) To celebrate its centennial anniversary, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is reaching back to its beginning. In partnership with West Coast Customs, Mitsubishi will re-create the vehicle that started it all, the Mitsubishi Model A, with the latest technology found in the brand in this century.

David Brown Automotive to launch Mini Remastered at London Motor Show

(April 18, 2017) LONDON — The eagerly awaited Mini Remastered is to make its public debut in the UK at The Confused.com London Motor Show May 4-7. The second model to be made by British-based coachbuilder David Brown Automotive will take pride of place at The Confused.com London Motor Show alongside the manufacturer’s debut car, the classically-inspired Speedback GT.

Mecum Houston auction sales reach $21.7 million

(April 14, 2017) WALWORTH, Wis. — Overall sales totals at the Mecum Houston 2017 collector-car auction held this past weekend at the NRG Arena in Houston, Texas, reached $21.7 million. With 793 vehicles offered throughout the three-day auction, an impressive 70-percent sell-through rate was achieved as 554 cars hammered sold.

Held during the same weekend as the Houston Auto Show, the Mecum Houston 2017 auction was host to large crowds all three days as auto enthusiasts from across the country poured into NRG Park for a double dose of automotive and collector-car excitement.

Losing your car keys could make you a fortune

(April 10, 2017) LONDON — In 1996 a brand new Mercedes-Benz SL500 was stored in a central London garage in Knightsbridge, but the owner lost the keys, and it was never used again. Twenty-one years later the car was found by international auctioneers Coys and could fetch £55,000 ($68,145) at their Spring Classics auction on Wednesday (April 12) at the Royal Horticultural Society in London.

Purchased from Normand of Mayfair as a birthday present for its sole lady owner, it was driven just 80 miles before being stored.  

New York's rich automotive history to be celebrated at auto show

(April 10, 2017) From Manhattan to Buffalo to Saratoga Springs and beyond, many people are surprised to learn that New York State was once home to over 100 different automobile manufacturers. At the 2017 New York International Automobile Show, organizers are celebrating New York State's automobile heritage with a special exhibition curated by the Saratoga Automobile Museum.

Is this America's oldest unrestored production Mustang?

(April 5, 2017) ALLENTOWN, Pa. — In celebration of its ninth anniversary, America On Wheels (AOW) will feature two unrestored early Mustangs as the centerpiece to the museum’s new exhibition “Pony Cars: Then and Now” running April 8 through October.

On April 17, 1964, the Ford Motor Company launched Mustang to the world. Seventeen year-old Ron Hermann was there to see a brand new light blue convertible V8 Mustang rotating on a platform at Barr Ford in Philadelphia. That day he put down $100 and it has been his car ever since.

Jaguar Classic to launch E-Type Reborn at Techno-Classica Show

(April 2, 2017) RYTON-on-DUNSMORE, UK — Jaguar Classic will debut its first ‘Reborn’ Jaguar E-Type at the Techno-Classica Essen show April 5 - 9. An initial batch of 10 expertly sourced and comprehensively restored examples of the iconic E-Type are now offered for sale direct from the new Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works facility in the UK.

Barrett-Jackson to auction vehicles for charity in Palm Beach

(March 31, 2017) PALM BEACH, Fla. — Barrett-Jackson will continue its long-standing tradition of bringing the “who’s who” of buyers together with a diverse collection of custom and rare collector vehicles during its 15th Annual Palm Beach Auction, April 6-8, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Long-heralded as South Florida’s premier automotive lifestyle event, this year’s auction will not only host an unprecedented gathering of world-class pre-qualified bidders with virtually unlimited buying power, but also five exceptional vehicles that will cross the block to benefit charitable causes across the nation.

Vintage adventures celebrated at restoration show

(March 29, 2017) LONDON — One of the UK’s leading classic car insurance brokers has announced that it will be celebrating classic car restorations by displaying a restored 1934 Mark II Aston Martin at the NEC Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration show.

Footman James will be paying homage to all those enthusiasts who restore vintage and classic vehicles. The restored Mark II Aston Martin affectionately known as "Jezabel" will be on the Footman James stand at this year’s Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show from March 31 - April 2.