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Posted on January 16th, 2023

Why Join a Classic Car Collectors Club?

Are you a classic car enthusiast? If so, then you know that joining a classic car collectors club can be extremely rewarding. Joining a classic car collectors club can provide many benefits, such as the chance to socialize with like-minded people, the opportunity to pursue a goal collectively, you may get discounts for car parts,…   Read More

Posted on January 9th, 2023

How to Rent a Classic Car for Your Special Occasion

Are you planning a special occasion and want to make it extra special? Then, renting a vintage car is the perfect way to do it. So, whether you’re looking for a car for your wedding, prom, birthday, reunion, anniversary party, or just a special night out, plenty of classic cars are available to rent. What…   Read More

Posted on July 6th, 2022

Like Classic Mustangs? Listen to this

The only podcast in the world devoted to classic Mustangs is  Ford Mustang The First Generation, The Early Years Podcast. The purpose of the podcast is “To provide interesting and entertaining content for our community of early generation Mustang owners, collectors, enthusiast and those curious about the world of these 1st generation ponies.” Each week,…   Read More

Posted on June 11th, 2022

UPDATED: Forums for Classic Car, Hot Rod and Antique Car Enthusiasts

Last Updated 6/14/2022 The Internet is full of information about classic cars and trucks. So much so that it can sometimes be difficult to find what you are truly looking for. Classic car forums can be some of those harder to find resources. For those that haven’t heard, a forum is a place where like…   Read More

Posted on June 9th, 2022

9 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Classic Car Enthusiasts

Father’s Day 2022 is only a couple weeks away and you may still be looking for the perfect gift for Dad. If you are searching for a present for a classic car enthusiast, or just a car lover in general, we have some great ideas that are sure to please. Amazon Echo Auto – Many…   Read More

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 January 26th, 2022

Are In-Person Live Classic Car Auctions a Dying Breed?

Are In-Person Live Classic Car Auctions a Dying Breed? Saying they are may be a dramatic statement, but don’t kid yourself, live auctions are certainly seeing a decrease in sales and attendance. It may be too soon to tell with the pandemic still making folks uneasy about public gatherings. Maybe once we are all in…   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 December 16th, 2021

The Final 8 “Lost Corvettes” Are Being Given Away in a Sweepstakes

In January of 2020 we reported on the 36 “Lost Corvettes” that would ultimately be given away in a sweepstakes to 36 lucky winners.  Only 10 were given away during the first drawing. Six more were given away in drawing two, six more in drawing three and six more in drawing 4.  Now they are…   Read More