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Archive for the ‘Classic Truck Eye Candy’ Category

Posted on May 9th, 2022

Which classic cars are the most popular ones in the U.S.?

Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear fame would once go on to say that “People like you and I know….you can develop a relationship with a car, that’s what non-car people don’t get.” Of course, Clarkson is an immortal now in the Motoring Journalism world. However, what he tries to say in this context is hardly…   Read More

Posted on February 1st, 2022

Arizona Auction Week Proves In-Person Classic Car Auctions Aren’t Dead Yet

Auction week in Arizona has wrapped up for the 2022 season and the results show that in-person classic car auctions aren’t becoming a thing of the past…yet. Live auctions have seen a decrease in sale numbers and attendance, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the numbers racked up this week in AZ. Yes,…   Read More

Posted on December 21st, 2021

Hagerty’s Bull Market Reveals 10 Collector Cars to Watch in 2022

2022 marks the fifth year that the world leader in classic car insurance, Hagerty, has given us a list of the hottest collectable cars and trucks for the new year. 2020 & 2021 may have been challenging years for many, but the collector car marketplace continued to thrive. Collector car auctions like Barrett-Jackson and Mecum…   Read More

Posted on November 10th, 2021

F-100 Eluminator Restomod – Ford Introduces Its Electric Crate Motor at SEMA

SEMA Show wrapped up last Friday in Las Vegas. It was a highly awaited event considering the in-person event was cancelled last year due to the pandemic. The 2021 show was a massive success with thousands of product innovations on display and plenty of custom vehicle builds from 1,300 new and iconic exhibitors. Ford was…   Read More

Posted on October 29th, 2021

Hottest Classic Cars and Trucks from the 1990s

It is hard for those of us born in the last millennia to fathom that cars and trucks from the 1990s are now considered classic collectors.  It makes some of us feel old just saying it.  There is no denying, however, that there has been a lot of interest in collecting these cars lately. Generation…   Read More

Posted on October 19th, 2021

10 of the Wildest and Wackiest Classic Concept Cars Ever Made

It certainly takes a lot of creativity, imagination, and ingenuity for automakers to design the next big thing. Over the decades, we have seen some pretty cool concept cars become a reality. Sometimes however automotive design teams fall short of greatness with outrageous concept cars and trucks that will never make it to market and…   Read More

Posted on October 7th, 2021

7 of the Wildest and Weirdest Classic Car Features of All Time

During the 50s, 60s and 70s we have witnessed some seriously cool cars and truck roll off the assembly line.  As time passed by, technology increasingly advanced and the number of features and accessories that were offered on our cars increased as well. Most of these advancements in design and technology were meant to make…   Read More

Posted on October 5th, 2021

Barrett-Jackson Inaugural Auction in Houston Reaches $37.5 Million in Sales

Since 1971, Barrett-Jackson, the world’s greatest collector car auctions, has been leading the way in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events.  What first started out in Arizona 50 years ago has now expanded across the country to include auctions in West Palm Beach, Florida, Las Vegas, and how Houston, Texas. The very first auction…   Read More

Posted on September 22nd, 2021

The Best Classic Car Instagram Accounts of 2021

Instagram was invented to give people the ability to share photos of their daily lives, travels and adventures.  You can find images on almost any topic imaginable.  The one we love to check out are all the images of classic cars. There are endless Instagram accounts dedicated to classic cars and trucks, vintage vehicles, muscle…   Read More

Posted on September 15th, 2021

Forest of a 1000 Forgotten Classics Found in Texas

About 50 miles southeast of Dallas lies a small town by the name of Mabank.  And just outside of Mabank, a forgotten forest of abandoned classics has been found. At what must have been a junkyard at some point is now an overgrown cemetery of classic cars and trucks that must have been deserted some…   Read More