Cars from the ’80s and ’90s are hot at this year’s Scottsdale auctions

By Rob Sass Published January 19, 2015 Facebook65 Twitter169 livefyre11 Email Print Hagerty Next As recently as 15 years ago, Barrett-Jackson and the other Scottsdale, Ariz., auctions were almost exclusively about the grand classics from the 1930s. No more. These cars have all but disappeared from the Arizona auctions and cars from the 1980s and 1990s have filled the […]

High Performance

Ford GT supercar unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

By Gary Gastelu Published January 12, 2015 Facebook250 Twitter181 livefyre29 Email Print DETROIT –  The paint on the new Mustang may be barely dry, but Ford is already planning to take its performance lineup to the next level with an all-new GT supercar that was unveiled at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Set to hit the street next year […]

Rough Country

Soviet-era Aerosledge ready for winter vacation

Published January 09, 2015 Facebook56 Twitter60 livefyre6 Email Print  (Barrett-Jackson) Next Flying cars are all the rage these days — as they’ve always been — but how would you like to buy an (almost) flying sled? The Soviet-era Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge was designed to traverse the vast, snowy expanses of Siberia, across both snow and water. The propeller-driven […]


Moonshiner’s 1957 Ford Fairlane is one of a kind

By Tom Jensen Published January 08, 2015 FoxSports Facebook438 Twitter247 Email Print  (Mecum Auctions) Next Most of the earliest NASCAR racers were moonshine runners: Fast, fearless outlaws running illegal liquor through the mountains of Georgia and the back roads of North Carolina and Tennessee. In the definitive 1958 movie about moonshiners, Thunder Road, a young Robert Mitchum ran ‘shine […]


Shelby Cobra parked in 1974 worth up to $1.4 million

By Tom Jensen Published January 07, 2015 FoxSports Facebook231 Twitter297 Email Print  (Gooding & Co.) Next North Carolina author and well-respected automotive enthusiast Tom Cotter struck a nerve with his seminal book, “The Cobra In The Barn.” Cotter’s website, chronicles similar books on barn-find Hemis, Harleys, Corvettes and even Vincents. In the early 2000s, Cotter bought his own Cobra from […]


First Chevrolet Corvette race car on sale for millions

Published January 03, 2015 Facebook270 Twitter345 livefyre31 Email Print  ( Next The Chevrolet Corvette has always been one of the greatest performance car bargains in the world, but there’s at least one that won’t come cheap. The first Corvette ever built for racing by Chevrolet is currently on sale for $6.885 million, according to the DuPont Registry. The 1956 […]


2015 automotive anniversaries

Published January 02, 2015 Hagerty Facebook43 Twitter54 livefyre11 Email Print Hagerty Next 2015 follows 2014 and 2013 as particularly rich years for automotive milestones. Here are five of our favorite automotive anniversaries that we’ll celebrate in the new year: 1. 1955 Ford Thunderbird Hagerty The Corvette may have been the first post-war American two-seater from one of the Big Three, […]


50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra 427 announced

By Nelson Ireson Published December 30, 2014 High Gear Media Facebook601 Twitter369 Email Print  (Shelby American) The Shelby Cobra has already had a 50th anniversary or two, depending on the model being celebrated. This time, the half-century mark comes for the 427, and it bears some special equipment to mark the occasion—and the car’s legendary performance. MUST SEE: Tesla Model […]