Ongoing & Upcoming Events
Surf's Up! Billed as the largest all-Woodie event in the world, the Wavecrest Woodie Show started out as a surf contest on the beach in back of the Wavecrest Hotel in Encinitas. A few Woodie wagons began showing up, and the rest is history. Cars On Line was onsite to catch the action. Read more about the fun-filled weekend here.
The NASCAR guys are not at the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend, but you wouldn't know it by the number of people converging on the track. What everyone is coming to see, is the 2014 Fall Charlotte AutoFair. This combination swap meet, manufacturer's midway, car corral, car show has loads of activities for the entire family, making it a natural outing that everyone can enjoy. Read more.
Bonhams set a world record for a sale of a road car when it sold for $38.1 million (including commission) at The Quail in Carmel. Bidding began at $25 million, and lasted for 15 minutes. This 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was valued as much as $70 million, so apparently the winning bid (which was from a phone bid) got a fantastic deal. Read More
Located approximately 120 miles north of Phoenix, Sedona is one of the most uniquely beautiful sites in the country. The relaxing drive from Scottsdale proceeds along Highway 17 away from the desert, past saguaro cacti, to a 4000-foot plateau of acres of grassland. In the distance, the scenery changes to an array of deep orange and red rock formations that are distinctive to this area. There are no advance signs marking Sedona until the exit at Highway 179. From there, drive northwest 15 miles to the Red Rock Country. Read More
Part American and part Italian, the Hudson Italia was a Hail Mary effort by the Hudson Motor company to rev up sales with a flashy two-seater sports car in 1954. Although it came too late, its short production run of only 26 vehicles has assured it a place in automotive history as one of the rarest cars of the '50s. Read more.
eClassicAutos attended the 58th Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg (ACD) Festival in Auburn, IN. This festival celebrates the history of the automobile, and is the venue for the annual ACD Club Reunion. Auburn is the perfect location for this event, since it's the home of the former headquarters of the Auburn Automobile Company. Read more.
In what some may call an upset victory, the 1954 Ferrari 375 Scaglietti Coupe owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington became the first Ferrari to ever win the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in its 64 year history. The silver Italian sport car bested all rivals, winning against stiff competition, in what is traditionally all about elegance and style. Read more.