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AutoHunter offers rarest of muscle cars, 1964 Fairlane Thunderbolt

One of the single rarest muscle cars ever produced was the 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt. It was an experimental car created for the sole purpose of winning professional drag races and winning a NHRA Championship.

My Classic Car: Sharing the joy with the grandkids

I’ve owned my beloved 1965 Alfa Giulia Spider Veloce for 16 unforgettable years. At the end of 2015, in a moment of madness, I got the bug for a modern sports car.

Bruce Meyers, dune buggy creator, finally sells Meyers Manx business

Fifty-six years after rolling out his first hand-built Meyers Manx – the original dune buggy – Bruce Meyers is parting ways with...

Car Culture

World’s most expensive Hot Wheel: Volkswagen Beach Bomb

Bruce Pascal, an avid Hot Wheels collector, was only 7 years old when these car toys hit the market in 1968.

FIVA sees push against petroleum as challenge for global collector car community

“Let’s hope we’ll soon be in kickdown, rather than lockdown,” was the message from Tiddo Bresters, president of the Fédération Internationale des...

Rare Duesenberg Model X donated to ACD museum

One of only four surviving 1927 Duesenberg Model X dual-cowl phaetons has been donated to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum in northeast...

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The Market

Andy picks his favorites on AutoHunter docket

This week brings some amazing cars to the AutoHunter auction site, including a number of outstanding modern collector cars that should be...

Barrett-Jackson Cup custom car competition resumes at January sale

After a 5-year hiatus, the Barrett-Jackson Cup competition will start up again during the 2021 Scottsdale Auction in January, offering prizes and...

‘Gastrowagon’ featured at Bonhams MPH auction

A Land Rover that was converted into the “Gastrowagon” and featured in the British television series River Cottage is going up for...

Commentary

Auction analysis: Jaguar continuation cars have become collectible stars

This past weekend, RM Sotheby’s held a single-consignor auction in Elkhart, Indiana, and sales numbers at this live and online sale were...

British bias? Andy and Dirk should have won for their Isolation Island concours

Yes, I’m bummed. Our own Andy Reid and his Belgian photographer sidekick Dirk de Jager did not win the top prize in...

I don’t understand the fuss about slalom-driving record

I’ve been busy lately, but was cleaning out my email inbox and came across a news release from Porsche Cars North America...

Spotlight

Pick of the Day: Bentley Brooklands sedan, a spectacular luxury bargain

There is really no other car like a Bentley sedan from the 1990s. Bentleys from this time offer a level of extreme...

Pick of the Day: 1953 Chevrolet sedan delivery retro street rod

Basic utility was the goal of the Chevrolet sedan delivery, an inexpensive 2-door wagon with panel-truck sides. They were used mainly as...

Pick of the Day: 1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL luxury top-down cruiser

In spite of the negative things that the year 2020 has brought so many people, there’s been one reward for automotive hobbyists...

Car Shows

Big Caffeine and Octane gathering to showcase vintage Broncos

Live car shows have returned in many parts of the country, and what is billed as the nation’s largest monthly such gathering...

Goodguys wraps up with a roar

Although it has been a year in which many car shows were silenced, the recent 23rd annual Goodguys Southwest Nationals at WestWorld...

Goodguys cars of the year featured at Southwest Nationals

The Goodguys Rod and Custom Association opened the final leg of its 2020 national tour this past weekend at WestWorld of Scottsdale...

Future Classics

Audi unveils R8 Panther supercar for 2021

Audi launches its 2021 R8 model line with an exclusive R8 Panther edition that will be limited to 30 units with special...

Naran unveils styling of 4-seat, front-engine supercar

Well, here’s a different twist on the supercar phenomenon: London-based Naran Automotive has unveiled the exterior design of the Naran, a 4-seat...

Ferrari drops the top to introduce SF90 Spider

Ferrari has unveiled its first plug-in hybrid spider by turning the SF90 Stradale, which it says is its most powerful series-production supercar, into the SF90 Spider, a sports car with a retractable hardtop.

Garage

‘Pursuit Seat’ provides Rolls-Royce comfort as you stroll or roll

You can go to Amazon and, for $27.09, purchase a “Tough 1 Spectator Seat Stick” that looks like and functions as a...

RUF offers resto-mod program for Porsche 964

RUF Automobile, the German company known for producing Porsche-based supercars and resto-mod classics, is accepting orders for its new effort giving air-cooled...

New amber parking, signal lights for old Broncos

United Pacific expands its catalog of new parts for old Ford Broncos with the introduction of new Amber LED Parking/Signal lamps designed...