Classic Cars


4 Rising Stars in the Classic Car Market

1965 21-Window Volkswagen Bus

Some upstarts on the classic car circuit were most noticeable because of how they contrasted with the more highly-prized players. Now, they might be ready to break into the big leagues. Here are four of the rising stars in the classic car market.  Read More

Microcar Bonanza: The Biggest Sale of the Tiniest Cars

Peel Microcar

Years before either Mini Coopers or Smart cars came on the scene, European car companies built microcars. These cars have become highly desirable collectibles, evidenced by the auction of Bruce Weiner's collection. Held at his museum, and conducted by RM Auctions, it was a resounding success.  Read More

An American Classic: The Auburn Boattail Speedster

The Speedster After Initial Restoration in the UK

When you think of high performance cars, you probably think of the muscle cars of the '60s and '70s. But, did you know that there was a car in the '30s that had it all. It was good looking, powerful, and its cool factor was off the scale.   Read More

Selling a 1967 Mustang Shelby GT350 at Mecum

1967 Shelby GT350 Fastback

Televised collector car auctions are exciting, but they don't provide an appreciation for what happens behind-the-scenes, before the car appears on stage for bidding. Here's some of what happened during the sale of a 1967 Shelby GT350 at Mecum's auction in Kissimmee.  Read More.

1941 Willys: Star Hot Rod the 2nd Time Around

1941 Willys

A longtime favorite of drag racers, the Willys has graced the cover of many hot rod magazines. The Willys coupe was one of the most recognized cars on race day, and the one everybody wanted to beat.   Read More

Classic Car Language 101: Understanding Automotive Lingo


"Car people" seem to have their own language, and understanding them may require an interpreter. It doesn't have to be that way. Here are some car terms to get you started to understanding automotive lingo.   Read More

Vintage Steam, Electric, and Gas Cars at the Turn of the Century


At the turn of the century, three car power sources were being considered: steam, gas, and electric. Each had their own advantages, but ultimately gas was the power source of choice. Interestingly, today electric cars are making a comeback, but there's a way to go before they catch up. Read More.