|2014 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE TO FEATURE FERNANDEZ ET DARRIN COACHWORK|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 6, 2014) -- In 1934, at the height of the classic era, the French coachbuilding firm of Fernandez et Darrin received a rare and impressive order from Anthony Gustav de Rothschild of the wealthy Rothschild banking family. He wanted not just one but two striking custom-built Hispano-Suiza automobiles. The K6 Coupé Chauffeur with an open front was sure to accent the lavish style of his wife 'Yvonne' while the sophisticated J12 four-passenger Coupé de Ville, with ...[Read more...]|
|Art Deco Theme to be Featured at The Elegance at Hershey|
|Hershey, PA (April 16, 2014): The Elegance at Hershey has announced the theme for this year's event: the Era of Art Deco, and the visual arts movement of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. 'The cars of that era have always been some of the most beautiful creations ever built,' noted Car Selection Chairman and Elegance Board member Mark Lizewskie. 'The attention to detail and unique styling cues have made these automobiles some of the most sought after models among collectors'.
A prime example i...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet Performance Expands Connect & Cruise Crate Powertrain Lineup, Introduces 6-Speed Manual for LS Installs|
|Chevrolet Performance has expanded its lineup of industry-exclusive Connect & Cruise crate powertrain systems and added a heavy-duty T56 Magnum six-speed manual designed for LS-engine installations in older vehicles, giving builders more choices to power their project vehicle.
A preview of an upcoming Connect & Cruise system that matches an LS3 engine with the T56 Magnum also debuts at SEMA, in a rolling chassis display that shows all the components, including the controllers. It goes on sale...[Read more...]|
|Aston Martin Celebrates Its Centenary At The Goodwood Revival|
|Aston Martin continues its year-long centenary party in the appropriately historic surroundings of The Goodwood Revival this weekend.
The luxury British sports car maker is a main sponsor of this year's meeting at the famous old English race circuit where examples of some of Aston Martin's rarest and most highly-prized sports cars of the revival period – 1948-1966 – will be on show, and in action.
Among the cars set to do battle on the West Sussex track include a brace of DBR1s, numerous...[Read more...]|
|Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance|
|Nearly 12,000 people gathered on the lush grounds of Lakewood Yacht Club to get an up close look at some of the most pristine, classic automobiles and vintage wooden boats in the United States at the 17th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance. The 2012 event was co-hosted by the Antique and Classic Boat Society-Southwest Chapter. In addition, the event raised significant funds for Boys & Girls Harbor. To date, Keels & Wheels has donated more than one million dollars to charity.
The 2012 ...[Read more...]|