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Top 12 Classic Car Builds of 2017

What better way is there to celebrate the Twelve Days of Christmas than by taking a look at the top twelve classic car Builds of 2017?   Out of the hundreds of new custom cars seen at events across the country, we have assembled our picks of the ultimate 12-bay dream garage.   Many of them have been in the works for years, evolving from an idea, to drawings, and finally to the finished product -- a functioning motor car.   Is your 2017 dream Build on our list?    Read More.

 

raleigh classic

2017 Winter Raleigh Classic

Solid original classics and southern hospitality come together at the bi-annual Raleigh Classic. Auction insiders know this two-day event always has great collectible cars and a "buy with confidence" reputation. With more than 300 shiny and bright classics on the docket, it's definitely looking a lot like Christmas at the Winter 2017 auction.  Read More.

 

daytona turkey run

2017 Daytona Beach Turkey Run

It's that time of the year again! The Daytona Beach Turkey Run, with its annual Thanksgiving car show, car corral, and swap meet, kicked off the holiday season. Extending through the weekend, this highly highly-anticipated event features more than 6,000 vintage, classic, muscle cars, race cars, trucks, and this year, a special display of Rat Rods.  Read More.

 

hilton head concours

2017 Hilton Head Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance

Now in its 16th year, The Hilton Head Motoring Festival (HHMF), which has become one of the most anticipated events on the Island, begins with the Savannah Speed Classic in Savannah, GA and culminates with the Car Club Showcase and Concours d'Elegance, November 4-5 at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island.   Read More.

 

tucker 48

Hershey AACA Museum
Showcases Trio of Tuckers

The Tucker exhibit at the AACA Museum was made possible because of David Cammack's passion for this special car. Cammack not only collected the three cars currently on display, he also accumulated parts, prototype equipment, and a treasure trove of original documents associated with the Tucker 48.    See Video.

mecum spring classic

2017 Mecum Spring Classic
Indy

The star of the show was an original, unrestored Corvette, a 1967 427/435. Meticulously cared for in climate-controlled storage, it was never driven in the rain, never parked in the sun, and it was stored in the owner's garage on four carpeted jacks. It sold for $675,000. For more classics,   See our gallery

1951 LeSabre XP-8

1951 LeSabre XP-8 at Indy
Museum of Art

This 1951 General Motors LeSabre XP-8 was loaded with chrome and had flamboyant body contours, “Dagmar” bumper extensions, and Harley Earl's signature rear fins. Incrediby futuristic for its time, features included a rain sensor that activated the disappearing power top, electric jacks at all four corners, and electric-heated seats. For more dream cars,   Read More.

Hilton Head

Restaurants to Try in and
Around Hilton Head


Hilton Head Island is a great place to vacation, and with 250 restaurants, it offers a wealth of dining choices. If you're a first time visitor, there are so many choices, it's hard to decide. Here's a Guide, based on recommendations from locals, frequent visitors, and my own experiences.   Read More.

goodguys charlotte

Classic Cars Fill Charlotte Speedway's Infield

Goodguys brought their sunny California weather to the Charlotte Motor Speedway for three days of “Cool Cars, Cool People, Good Times.” Along with a car show, swap meet and car corral, there was also action on the autocross each day.  Read More.

 

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2017 AACA Hershey Fall Meet

AACA's event banner says it all -- "Grab The Wheel, Get The Feel." This combination car show, car corral, giant swap meet, and auction brings together collectors and hobbyists from all across the country. Read More.

 

2006 ford gt

2017 Fall Carlisle

This event, the last Carlisle-based car show and swap meet of the year, was expanded to three days and also includes an auction, with more than 500 cars slated to cross the auction block. Read More.

 

tri-five nationals

Bowtie Madness: 2017 Tri-Five Nationals

It was an all ‘50s Chevy weekend for the 3rd annual Tri-Five Nationals in Bowling Green, KY. More than 2,700 1955, 1956, and 1957 Bowties traveled from all parts of the U.S. to share their passion for these iconic classics. Read More.