Described as “The Most Turbulent Tale in Automotive History,” the Ruxton story of America’s first front-drive automobile is a saga worthy of a big-screen production.
The car was launched at the onset of the Great Depression. Author Jeffrey Godshall described the Ruxton as “a brilliant machine that never had a chance.”
The Ruxton journey was twisted, as they placed production under a holding company (New Era Motors) in 1929 and moved through a series of financial and legal battles, corporate Read More
Steve McQueen, at one time the world’s highest-paid actor, a racing driver, motorcycle enthusiast and pop-culture icon, needs little introduction here or anywhere else. McQueen acquired, drove and raced dozens of fabulous cars.
McQueen purchased this Hudson Hornet 7C sedan in the mid-1970s, and it was registered in his name in August 1977. This Twin H-Power Hudson was in his possession and ownership at the time of his passing on November 7, 1980.
Many of the finest bespoke creations on Stutz chassis were produced at the Rollston Company of New York City, who, for three decades, was Manhattan’s most prestigious coachbuilder.
Rollston produced an astonishingly diverse portfolio of work, encompassing everything from fleet roadsters to massive town cars, which were all distinguished by exceptional build quality and were priced accordingly.
The Convertible Victoria design was originally developed in Europe in the early 1920s and subsequently popularized in the United States at Waterhouse.
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- Precursor of today’s SUVs
- Frame-off restoration
- Mythical model, future collector’s car
- 5.9-L V8 and automatic transmission
This is the very first Ford Pilot Plant/Pre-production Mustang hard top.
This 1965 Mustang started the Pony Car revolution in American car building, resulting in the later creation of the Camaro and Firebird. It was hand-assembled at the Ford Pilot Plant and is one of three known existing Pilot Plant Mustangs to survive.
- One of 1,320 produced
- Height of the era’s design
- Striking black-and-red color combo
- 345-hp Tri-Power 390-ci V8
- High-tech features
By the late 1950s, Cadillac reigned supreme over the full-sized luxury-car market in North America with exciting products that featured advanced engineering and the leading-edge styling of Harley Earl. While the 1959 Eldorado was controversial and misunderstood in its heyday, the collectors and critics of today agree that it possesses an unmatched combination of power, presence and extravagance.
- Offered from the Richard L. Burdick Collection
- Owned by only two families since new
- Wonderful preservation throughout, including paint and upholstery
- Dated as a 1901 by the Veteran Motor Car Club of Great Britain
- Ideal for the Antique Automobile Club of America Historic Preservation of Original Features class
This iconic, instantly recognizable Curved Dash Oldsmobile has the significance of having had perhaps the youngest original owner of any of its brethren. Indiana resident Victor F. Hitz, attending the Read More
- Former Antique Automobile Club of America First Junior and Senior Award winner
- Beautiful Mountain Wagon re-creation by Stanley enthusiast Carl Amsley
- Restoration completed in the early 2000s by Daryl Kendall
- New boiler installed in 2009
- Offered from the Joseph and Margie Cassini Collection
- Best of Show, 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
- Best of Show, 2016 Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s
- Poster Car, 2015 Elegance at Hershey
- The world’s most beautiful Individual Custom Packard
- A unique factory show car with stunning LeBaron-style fenders
- A Dietrich Packard of peerless significance and allure