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Russo & Steele returns to Newport Beach June 8-10

Newport, Calif. — Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions returns to Newport Beach June 8-10, 2018, at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. This is the sixth year that “The World’s Most Exciting Collector Automobile Auction” will be held at the picturesque setting. The annual auction will feature three days of Russo’s well-established “auction in...

Mecum Kissimmee to offer up 3,000+ cars

  KISSIMMEE, Fla. _ Mecum Auctions will return to Kissimmee, Fla., for the world’s largest annual collector car auction with more than 3,000 classic and collector cars set to cross the block Jan. 5-14. The mega auction with its massive car-show-style layout will be complemented by thousands of road art offerings....

HVA releases documentary on the McGee Roadster

The Historic Vehicle Association released its documentary film, “The McGee Roadster: Hot Rod Legend.”   The film takes a deep dive into the birth of hot rodding in America — the trends, styles and history throughout the decades. View never-before-seen photos and hear the behind-the-scenes story from hot rod legends and the men...

Tee-rific…The Jerry McKenzie T

Firsatsaatleri archive – April 24, 2008 issue By Ken Gross Jerry McKenzie’s pert little ’27 T won first place in the hot rod class at the fifth annual Indianapolis Custom Auto Show in June 1954. That same year, it was featured on the September cover of Rod & Custom....

Koepke collection a barn-fresh hot rod haven

I wonder what Henry Ford would say today if he saw what has happened since his Model T Ford. This icon of automotive history not only changed the world, but started the revolution to go faster – the art, the scene of hot rodding. Bob Koepke hailed from Gary, Ind., growing...

‘Art of the Build’ features rolling art at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. – A new year will begin with an unusual display at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum from Jan. 24-April 27. A new featured exhibit The Art of the Build: Rods & Kustoms is a departure from previous exhibits which have typically featured original vehicles or vehicles restored...

A rodder’s reverse restoration

Reversing a trend of rodders finding restored cars to build, or original-condition project cars to modify, this highboy was being restored to original condition when the current owner bought it.