8 Sleeper Corvettes

There are a number of Corvettes that are at the point the traditional classics were a few years ago. Gentlemen open your wallets and start your engines.

Thirty years ago, the C1s and C2s were just used cars, but their rarity and classic status have escalated the value of many of these classic Corvettes well beyond the means of many.  But there are a number of Corvettes that are at the point the C1–C2s were a few decades ago. Here Read More

Katech Offers LS9 Damper for Corvette ZR1

Clinton Township, MI. – Katech Performance offers its new LS9 Damper designed for supercharged Corvette ZR1 LS9 engines.

The LS9 Damper (KAT-A6042) features a 10% supercharger overdrive and provides four psi of additional boost for a total of 14.5 psi. The Katech unit is a direct replacement for the original unit and uses proven crankshaft dampening technologies. To ensure long-term durability, the unit is hard coat anodized. Purchase of Katech’s LS9 Damper includes the belt.

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B-J to Sell Fully Sorted 1929 Hamilton Metalplane H-47

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (November 24, 2009) – One of the rarest and most beautifully restored classic aircraft in the world, a 1929 Hamilton Metalplane H-47 (serial No. 65), will be sold at No Reserve during the 39th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale on Jan. 18-24, 2010. The historic Metalplane was No. 22 of only 29 built and is the only airworthy example of its type in existence. Hailed as “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™,” the Scottsdale event will Read More

Pebble Beach Concours picks 2010 Classes for 60th Anniversary


Alfa Romeo, Pierce-Arrow, Jaguar and Ghia to Share Spotlight;
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Entry Forms Due January 6


Contacts: PCGCampbell – Jeff Green (310) 224-4961 (jgreen@pcgcampbell.com) ; or Dan Smith (310) 224-4954 (dsmith@pcgcampbell.com )

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2009) – The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has announced the featured marques and special classes for its 60th anniversary on Sunday, August 15, 2010. Entry forms Read More

Superformance to Build 1963 Corvette Grand Sport Replica

Glories of yesteryear were conceived when General Motors licensed a Californian specialist sports car partnership in early 2009 to resume production of the iconic 1963 Corvette Grand Sport, arguably GM’s most prestigious track racer ever.

Duntov/Superformance LLC lost no time in turning opportunity into reality, and Duntov immediately began production of the race version of the Grand Sport, which has already raced and won a number of events this year.

Now the street version of this popular 1960’s muscle car Read More

Gooding & Company to Host First-Ever Amelia Island Auction

Image courtesy Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (November 13, 2009) – Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting its first-ever auction at Amelia Island, Florida. Already starring a number of exceptional consignments including the Best of Show-winning 1931 Voisin C20 “Mylord” Demi-Berline, Gooding & Company’s one-day auction will take place on Friday, March 12, 2010 at 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Amelia Island Plantation.

“The Amelia Island Read More

Chopard to Sponsor 20th Annual California Mille

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (November 12, 2009) – Chopard Watches of Switzerland will be the prime sponsor of the 20th running of the California Mille, scheduled for April 25-29, 2010, Martin Swig, Mille organizer, and
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele of Chopard, announced today.

A major sponsor of Italy’s famed Mille Miglia and other high-line motoring events, Chopard joined the California Mille in 2009 as the presenting sponsor. “It was an incredible experience that we just had to repeat, “said Marc Hruschka, President and Read More

New Classic Clenet Club Site Launched

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (November 10, 2009) – Alfred DiMora, CEO of DiMora Motorcar and past owner of Clenet Coachworks Inc., today announced the launch of the website www.clenetcoachworks.com. It marks the revival of the Classic Clenet Club, an organization DiMora formed in 1982 to support owners of Clenet luxury cars with parts, service, technical advice, and social gatherings.

“I wanted to create a website to serve as the trusted source for Clenet technical information, parts, service, photos, articles, video clips, Read More

Barrett-Jackson Announces June Dates for Orange County Auction

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (November 9, 2010) – Barrett-Jackson has released the dates of its inaugural collector car event in Orange County. The company’s newest auction will take place June 25-27, 2010, at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California. Barrett-Jackson executives Craig Jackson and Steve Davis, along with representatives from Orange County, announced the agreement last month during the second annual Las Vegas auction.

The event will encompass the OC Fair & Event Center grounds and include the Read More

Hilton Head Wraps up Another Excellent Event

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA (November 1, 2009) – The premier winners, the coveted ‘Best of Show’ and ‘People’s Choice’ awards along with the two recently established honors ‘Most Outstanding Car – Pre-1948’ and ‘Most Outstanding Car – Post-1948’ were chosen on Sunday for the prestigious Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival, held at the historic Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn.

Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance top honor, “Best of Show,” was awarded to a 1933 Rolls-Royce Coupe Read More