Touring the Hagerty Insurance Private Car Collection

Touring the Hagerty Insurance Private Car Collection
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Nestled in the untamed wilds of Northern Michigan, or more specifically the charming mini-metropolis of Traverse City, is a world-class collection of vintage cars you’ve probably never seen or even heard of before. Continue Reading...

Growing Interest in Japanese Collector Cars Driven by Nostalgia, Racing Heritage

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Growing Interest in Japanese Collector Cars Driven by Nostalgia, Racing Heritage
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Picture a classic car in your head: likely it’s an American icon like a late ‘60s Mustang or even earlier like a ‘50s Fairlane. Maybe your taste is a bit more exotic and you’re imagining a classic Ferrari or even a British sports car like an MG or Triumph. Continue Reading...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Peugeot 504 Sells For $2.5 Million

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Peugeot 504 Sells For $2.5 Million
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Iranian dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sold his 1977 Peugeot 504 at a chairty auction for $2.5 million, according to MSNBC. Ahamdinejad will use the proceeds to fund a low-income housing project meant for families. “President Ahmadinejad’s Peugeot 504 was sold for 2.5 billion tomans ($2.5 million) to an Iranian who took part in the auction,” ISNA… Continue Reading...

The ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ Turns 100, Rolls-Royce Planning Events To Celebrate This Milestone

The ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ Turns 100, Rolls-Royce Planning Events To Celebrate This Milestone
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In the world of hood ornaments, Rolls Royce has possibly the most ostentatious decoration of them all, and this year it’s turning 100-years old. While Rolls Royce started doing business in 1904, the “Spirit of Ecstasy” (also referred to as the ‘Flying Lady’) didn’t make it’s first appearance atop a Rolls Royce’s radiator grille until… Continue Reading...

Iranian President Sells His Peugeot 504 For Charity

Iranian President Sells His Peugeot 504 For Charity
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is set to auction off his 1977 Peugeot 504 to help raise funds for a new low-income housing project. A statement released by the Iranian government said that, “In order to help the Mehr housing project, as an act of charity yesterday (Sunday) Mr Ahmadinejad put his car up for sale.”… Continue Reading...

MINI Takes The States Tour, Day 2: Philadelphia And Baltimore

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MINI Takes The States Tour, Day 2: Philadelphia And Baltimore
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The second day of the MINI Takes The States Tour was a busy one and I’m thrilled to report that I now have a proper camera and no longer have to subject you to pictures taken with my Blackberry. With a drive in an electric MINI and a visit to one of America’s best vintage… Continue Reading...

Rare LeMans Ferrari to Headline at Mecum Monterey

Rare LeMans Ferrari to Headline at Mecum Monterey
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It will be interesting to see how 25o GT Tour de France (chassis# 1321) will fare, especially given that high profile vintage Ferraris (especially those with significant racing pedigree) tend to go for serious money at the Monterey auctions. Continue Reading...

U.S. Senate Declares July 9th Collector Car Appreciation Day

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U.S. Senate Declares July 9th Collector Car Appreciation Day
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Auto enthusiasts and the government have a tenuous relationship at best. Whether its anti-speeding laws, legislation restricting vehicle mods or mandating the dreaded “smog tests” that usually take beloved older vehicles off the road. Fortunately, the government sometimes lends a hand to enthusiasts of older cars, by giving them protection under the “Historic Vehicle” category,… Continue Reading...

Photo Gallery: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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Photo Gallery: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
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There’s just no way to truly experience the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance without attending the show. But for those who can’t be there and feel the breeze blow in off the Pacific Ocean while sipping Champagne and admiring some of the most beautiful and expensive cars ever made, we have assembled this photo gallery.  Below… Continue Reading...
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