|Extremely Original 'Holy Grail' 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible at Russo and Steele's 2016 Arizona Auction Event|
|Scottsdale, Arizona (November 24, 2015) – While Oldsmobile is believed to have created the first true American 'muscle car' with the release of its 303 V-8 Rocket 88 in 1949, it was not until 1964 that it returned to the concept with the 442 option, derived from the 'Police Apprehender Pursuit' package on the intermediate F-85 Cutlass. Signifying the car's four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission and dual exhaust, the '442' designation announced a serious performance car wit...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Best of Show|
The Concours d'Elegance of America, established in 1978, featured over 300 significant automobiles on the beautiful green at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. This year's featured classes included Vintage Bentley, Auto Show '55, Bonneville Streamliners, and Dream Cars of the 1980s.
Best of Show winners at the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America was awarded to a 1929 Duesenberg Model J owned by Charles Letts, Jr. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 1937 Bugatti 57...[Read more...]|
|WALKER 'THE LEGEND' EVANS NAMED GRAND MARSHALL FOR 6TH ANNUAL NORRA MEXICAN 1000|
| ||(Agua Dulce, Calif.): In celebration of his contributions to the sport of Baja off-road racing and his continuing support of the 'Happiest Race on Earth,' NORRA today announced that Walker Evans will be honored as Grand Marshall for the 2015 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 rally.
Scheduled for April 25-29, this unique off-road event will cover 1,300 miles over four days (five days for the motorcycles) beginning in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico before finishing in the world-class resort dest...[Read more...]|
|THE FIAT BRAND TO BRING A SPLASH OF COLOR TO LA AUTO SHOW; ARTIST TO PAINT ITALIAN MASTERPIECE INSIDE FIAT 500L|
| ||• An iconic canvas fit for a masterpiece – Italian artist Nicola Verlato to paint the ceiling of a Fiat 500L on showroom floor during LA Auto Show |
• 'Fiat 500L Italian Masterpiece' to pay homage to Renaissance period's Michelangelo; Artist will lie on his back to paint inside vehicle
• Painting to take place over six days (Wed., Nov. 20 - Mon., Nov. 25) LIVE on showroom floor
• Time-lapsed video will showcase Verlato's daily progress, beginning Nov. 21
|Unique Mystery Mustang Headlines Amelia's Unique WWTT* Class|
|'The Amelia's' *WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? Class is much more than a place for what some might label weird, odd or strange. The class, with a philosophy unique to 'The Amelia', is a place for significant and interesting cars that fit no class, category or commercial orthodoxy. Nearly half a century later, we still don't know what Ford was planning when they commissioned the creation of Bill and Chris Snyder's 1964 ½ 'shorty' Mustang. We do know that they created one man's dream car. We just...[Read more...]|