Ongoing & Upcoming Events
The 11th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance, which showcased 201 classic cars and 56 vintage motorcycles, was held on February 12 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. As usual, diversity is what brings the crowds, and this year, as in the past, there was something for everyone. For example, the Marques for 2017 were the Auburn, Cord, & Duesenberg, and there were a large contingency of these automobiles on the show field. Read More.
A 1936 Packard Coach Built, Disappearing Top was crowned America's Most Beautiful Roadster at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show, the longest running indoor car show in the world. In a typically Ford-dominated competition, this year marks the first time that a Packard has won in the Grand National Roadster Show's 68-year history. Read More.
A British racing car tops all classics as the highest sale during the 2017 Arizona Auction week in Scottsdale and neighboring Phoenix, AZ. One of only 12 built, and considered one of the most original in existence, a 1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition set a new record for this model with a price of $7,370,000. An historic Italian race car and a German grand touring roadster also posted big sales numbers, each exceeding $6,000,000. Read More.
Rick Dore's "After Shock," a 1937 Ford Custom, was a contender for America's Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, CA. "I wanted something French, but with an American attitude," Dore said. Here he talks about his creation.
White sandy beaches, lots of palm trees, and warm ocean breezes understandably make Sanibel and its sister island, Captiva, popular vacation spots for beach goers of all ages. Located off the gulf coast of central Florida, near Fort Myers, these islands bring vacationers from across the United States, as well as internationally, to fish, kayak, bike, and enjoy some of the best shelling in the country. Read More.
Hurst Hemi Under Glass is the name given to a series of exhibition drag racing cars campaigned by Hurst Performance between 1965 and 1975. Featuring the legendary Chrysler Hemi engine mounted over the rear axle, the light front end lifted, enabling the cars to run “wheelies” the full length of the drag strip. Read More.
With 3000 cars on the docket, it isn't difficult to understand why Mecum Kissimmee is considered to be the biggest classic and collector-car auction in the world. But, this auction isn't all about numbers. Read More.
There was plenty of V8 sounds coming from the Daytona Speedway over the Thanksgiving weekend, but it wasn’t from cars on the track. More than 6,000 classic cars and trucks filled the infield for the 43rd Annual Daytona Turkey Run. Read More.
The Hilton Head Motoring Festival (HHMF) began with the Savannah Speed Classic (see our coverage) and culminated with the Concours d'elegance on Hilton Head Island Two other events of the HHMF were also held at the at the Golf Club. Read More.
It was full speed ahead all weekend for another great Goodguys event -- the 23rd Southeastern Nationals in Charlotte. We put on our walking shoes, loaded up on sun screen, made sure our camera batteries were charged and ready to go, and began our adventure early Friday morning. Read More.
It was vintage car weekend in Derby Town USA, as 11,000 classics rolled into Louisville, KY for the 47th National Street Rod Association Nationals. The Kentucky Exposition Center was filled with colorful classics 30 years or older. Read More.
Carlisle celebrated its 25th year of bringing Mopars to Carlisle, July 15 - 17, with a record number of registered cars and more than 50,000 spectators. This is one of the biggest years yet, because 2016 marks a major anniversary date for Chrysler. Read More.
Now in its 19th year, Goodguys PPG Nationals is one of the biggest and most exciting car shows in the country. Here, more than 6,500 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks through '72 will grace the fairgrounds at the Ohio Expo from July 8 through July 10. Read More.