dinsdag 20 augustus 2019

Hemmings Daily: 1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer is Best in Show at Pebble Beach

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer is Best in Show at Pebble Beach
Given that the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Bentley brand, perhaps it was inevitable that an example of the marque would be chosen as this year's Best in Show. That's not meant as a criticism of the 1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer shown by Sir Michael […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1976 Chevrolet K5 Blazer
From the seller's description: 1976 Chevrolet K5 Blazer in excellent condition. The vehicle only has 74,006 miles and a new engine block has been installed. Seats and interior trim pieces are all original and in excellent shape. There is no rust in the doors or the on the components of the vehicle, an issue that […]
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Dearborn, Michigan, 1983
Date: 1983 Location: Dearborn, Michigan Source: Millard Berry, via Dearborn Historical Museum What do you see here?
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The 200 Club – 200 covers, zero conclusions
The October, 2019 issue of Hemmings Classic Car (featuring a blue '58 Chrysler 300-D) represents a personal career milestone: it is my 200th cover for the Hemmings family of old-car magazines. The idea that my work has managed to be chosen so often, in my nearly sixteen years with Hemmings, is humbling; I consider myself […]
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Daily Briefing: Swinging Under the Stars at the Larz Anderson Museum; Matchbox Car Show coming to Hershey
Courtesy of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum. The organizers at the Larz Anderson Museum will host a swinging good time to close out the summer. You are invited to bring your pre-WWII cars and period fashions for a car show on the Great Lawn, then dance the night away with "The Wolverine Jazz Band." The […]
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Once raced in SCCA competition, a '58 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider tops Gooding and Company's Pebble Beach sale
There's an old saying that "nothing is less valuable than last year's race car," though it most certainly doesn't apply to the 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Long Wheelbase California Spider that recently crossed the auction stage at the Gooding and Company sale in Pebble Beach, California. Club raced twice in the SCCA's Florida Region during […]
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Was a bubble-shaped GPW-based minivan the first Japanese-built vehicle exported to the United States?
In the mid- to late 1940s, starry-eyed inventors launched cars of tomorrow seemingly every other week, promising increased safety, better fuel mileage, and gee-whiz gadgetry. It was easy, then, to overlook the significance of Don Surles's streamliner – the two-toned dome-roofed vehicle headed to auction later this month – as likely the first Japanese-built vehicle […]
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