Classic Cars

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.

The best Car I Ever Owned

My Mach 1 Mustang has been, and will always be, my dream car. It holds a lifetime of memories, and after 42 years, I can still say, "It is the best car I've ever owned."   Read More

Tucker Wins Big at Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona

The Barrett-Jackson car auction, held at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, was packed with bidders and spectators Saturday night as a field of dream cars took center stage. Many of the cars, such as the Corvettes and Shelbys, sold well into the six figures.   Read More

Burnout Contests: Crowds Love a Good Blowout

If you're a thrill seeker who wants to prove you're the best at burning rubber, a burnout contest may be just the challenge you've been looking for. The more noise and smoke you create the better, and if you keep going until you blow, you may get a standing ovation.   Read More