Nostalgia Highway

Burt Reynolds personally owned movie cars at auction Sept 29

(September 21, 2018) LAS VEGAS — The very last cars personally owned, titled and registered to Burt Reynolds will go on auction Saturday, Sept. 29, by Barrett Jackson at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The Reynolds vehicle auction will be the cap to a three-day Barrett Jackson event.

Celebrities, friends and family members will be on the auction stage to celebrate his life and legacy.

A Shuttleworth anniversary to be celebrated at London to Brighton car run

(September 15, 2018) LONDON — As the world’s longest running motoring event, the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is no stranger to celebrating milestones. In November participants aboard their pioneering pre-1905 vehicles will be honoring the 122 years since the original Emancipation Run of 1896 which welcomed the speed limit for "light automobiles" being raised from 4 mph to 14 mph and abolished the need for a man to walk in front of all vehicles waving a red flag.

Corvette 'Fuelie' Convertible highlights collection for Las Vegas auction

(September 14, 2018) LAS VEGAS — Barrett-Jackson continues building an impressive docket with the addition of 25 cars from the Bryan Frank Collection for the 2018 Las Vegas Auction, Sept. 27-29, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The collection adds to an already impressive docket for the 11th annual auction in Las Vegas, which also includes the John Staluppi Jr. Collection.

Petersen Automotive Museum to present new art, automobile exhibits

(September 13, 2018) LOS ANGELES  — On Saturday, September 29, 2018, the Petersen Automotive Museum will debut the first in a series of “California-themed” exhibitions to kick off its 25th anniversary in 2019 on Sept. 29. Titled “Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School,” the display will examine a mix of art pieces and automobiles from the artists of “Juxtapoz Magazine,” who have helped redefine the role and imagery of automobiles in contemporary art.

Jaguar Land Rover Classic brings modern infotainment to classic cars

(September 8, 2018) Jaguar Land Rover Classic has introduced a new infotainment system to its growing range of genuine parts and accessories, bringing modern functionality to classic vehicles in an authentic-looking, classically-styled, head unit. 

Designed to suit most classic vehicles running on negative earth electrics, single DIN-sized Classic Infotainment System units incorporate customizable satellite navigation in up to 32 languages, smartphone integration, Bluetooth connectivity and dual DAB/DAB+ digital radio, as well as FM and AM analog reception.

Third-annual Atlanta Concours attracts rare automobiles from car collections

(September 4, 2018) ATLANTA — Now in its third year, the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance continues to grow in stature and is attracting exceptional, award-winning automobiles from nationally recognized collections, individual owners from across the nation, as well as collectors in Georgia and around the Southeast.

This year’s event, scheduled for Sept. 29-30, 2018, will once again grace the Chateau Elan Golf Club, adjacent to the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Ga.

Mecum Monterey Daytime Auction reaches $47 million in sales

(August 31, 2018) Mecum Auctions outdid itself again with a 38-percent increase in total sales at its 10th annual Daytime Auction held in Monterey, Calif. With quality, rarity and diversity punctuating the vast Mecum lineup, the 2018 auction hurdled past last year’s totals as overall sales reached an impressive $47 million and marked the anniversary event as the highest-grossing Monterey auction in Mecum’s 10 years on the peninsula.

Mecum returns to Louisville with 600 muscle cars, classics

(August 30, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center on Sept. 7-8 for Mecum Louisville 2018 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more expected to cross the auction block.

Among current auction highlights are a pair of desirable vintage Pontiac GTOs, including a 1970 Ram Air IV with a matching-numbers drivetrain and a believed-actual 25,000 original miles, as well as a 1967 convertible boasting a frame-off restoration that accentuates its factory triple-blue, 4-speed originality.

Volo Auto Museum to sell some of its famous TV and movie cars

(August 28, 2018) VOLO, Ill. — When the Volo Auto Museum sells some of its famous TV and movie cars and other novelties this September, it won't be because officials are downsizing or cutting their losses. Rather, it will be the continuation of a winning strategy that has helped this increasingly eclectic museum located in a small northern Illinois town to buck the trend that has been closing the doors of other auto museums nationwide.

Touring-bodied Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B tops at Pebble Beach

(August 27, 2018) PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — After an intense competition that drew diverse cars from around the globe, the coveted gold Best of Show ribbon was placed on the deep blue bodywork of a 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It was a match meant to be.