Classics

Judas Priest guitarist’s Porsche 930 Turbo ready to rock the auction block

Fox News Facebook Twitter Comments Print Email  (Silverstone Auctions) Porsche and ‘Priest’ fanatics are going to love this Turbo. A Porsche 930 owned by Glenn Tipton, guitarist for famed heavy metal band Judas Priest, is being auctioned at a Silverstone Auctions event in England on October 21st.  (Silverstone Auctions) Still owned by the musician, Tipton ordered the […]

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Amelia Island’s five coolest cars under $30,000

By Andrew Newton Published March 17, 2017 Hagerty Facebook Twitter Email Print  (Bonhams) Multi-million dollar auctions grab headlines every year at the Amelia Island Concours. Which is completely predictable because they sell some of the rarest and most desirable classic cars. And while most Amelia Island transactions are miles beyond affordable, a few cars always […]

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The test mule that helped save the Chevrolet Corvette

By Paul Stenquist Published January 20, 2017 Hagerty Facebook Twitter Email Print Paul Stenquist The Corvette started life with a serious – nearly terminal – disadvantage. Chevrolet’s new-for-1953 sports car was tragically underpowered, hamstrung by the in-line six-cylinder under its hood, a warmed-over version of the engine used in Chevy sedans. The car’s Powerglide automatic […]

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Bargain hunting at the Monterey car auctions

Published August 19, 2016 Hagerty Facebook Twitter Email Print Next Generally, one’s chances of snagging a bargain at the Pebble Beach auctions during Monterey Car Week are up there with finding a payday loan storefront on Rodeo Drive. With a cooling market though, this year might be a bit different. Here are a few cars […]