2005 Tour de Espana Information

The 21-C scenery of the Olympic Stadium of Sevilla has welcomed the start of the 6th,Tour de España. During their tour, the cars could also visit the oldest Spanish bullring in Ronda. They could also, among others, admire the skills of the Spanish architects who rebuilt the new Alvaro Domecq Romero property as original, but with a hint of modernity…

The start was given on 15 October from the Stadium. An enthusiastic beginning with experienced drivers offering rookie-style first Read More

Car Guy Tour Announces Dates

The Car Guy Tour was founded in 1998 as a way for enthusiasts to get up-close and hands-on with the Italian Automotive Design, Manufacturing and Restoration industries.

I hope you will plan to join me March 20th – 30th for perhaps the most fun you’re going to have in your whole life! Maserati enthusiasts will be treated to some very special moments.

The “Car Guy Tour” is so much fun that some people have taken the tour two and three Read More

47 Exotic Cars Destroyed in Fire

A dramatic fire at the Ferrari-Maserati dealership Munsterhuis in Holland, saw nearly fifty rare and valuable exotic sportscars literally going up on smoke.

Sunday afternoon saw the prestige dealership, which also includes Jeep and Konigsegg franchises, suffer a fire which quickly took grip.

Fifty six cars out of the total stock of sixty were burnt to a cinder. The majority of them, forty seven in all, were exotic sportscars. Twenty seven Ferraris were destroyed.

Current models destroyed include the 360 Read More

Golden Era of Motor Racing at Christie’s in December

Exceptional Motor Cars & Automobilia

Tuesday, 7 December 2004 at 6pm

London Christies International Motor Cars is pleased to announce the final sale of 2004 which will take place in the Jack Barclay Showroom, London, on 7 December and will offer a selection of evocative and magical items from the Golden Age of motoring. Leading the sale are two outstanding lots. The Robert Fellowes Photographic Archive, which includes more than 1750 negatives of pre-war Grand Prix footage, is a unique Read More

Hagerty Fund Provides Grant for Petersen Automotive Museum’s Free School Bus Program

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (November 2004) – The Hagerty Fund for Historic Vehicle Preservation and Education has awarded a $30,000 grant to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles to jump-start its Free School Bus Program. An integral part of the Museum’s ongoing endeavor to build community by being an educational resource, the Free School Bus Program provides transportation for students grades K-12 at no cost to participating schools.

The three-year grant period, which begins in January 2005, will enable the Read More

Mudfest 2004 Results

Congratulations to the Volvo XC90 for being voted the overall winner at Mudfest 2004. This is the third consecutive year that the Volvo XC90 has been voted the overall winner.

The Kia Sorento was voted Best Value for Mudfest 2004.

Category winners are:

Under $25,000: Hyundai Tucson

$25,001 to $35,000: Subaru Outback VDC

$35,001 to $45,000: Jeep Grand Cherokee

Over $45,000: Volvo XC90

’04 ‘Vettes Clearance-Priced

Edmunds.com has listed the outgoing model-year ’04 Chevrolet Corvette as one of ten popular vehicles that are now available at near record low prices, as customers gravitate toward the new 2005 C6 Corvette. Edmunds lists the Corvette as transacting at thousands less than its retail price, and advises that such deals are especially good for buyers who want to hold on to the car for a long time. In the shorter term, such deals aren’t as good as they sound, Read More

Press Release: Chevy Vette Fest

Corvette Mike is coming to town, yes the Greater Chicago area location is currently under construction for the next Corvette Mike location.

The new site is in Burr Ridge IL and will contain Corvettes and muscle cars from all the great eras.

We will be displaying at the Chevy Vette Fest November 20th and 21st and we encourage you to stop by and say hello. Mike Vietro will be on hand to discuss the new venture along with Bill Kotzum Read More

World Unveilings at CA Auto Show

WHAT: General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Infiniti and Volvo are among car companies that will pull out all the stops to turn the unveilings of never-before-seen vehicles like the all-new HUMMER H3 into informative and telegenic spectacles at the California International Auto Show on Wednesday, October 27. B-ROLL OF ALL THESE NEW PRODUCTION AND CONCEPT VEHICLE UNVEILINGS WILL BE UPLINKED FOR SATELLITE DOWNLINK. See coordinates and other details below.

Coverage Opportunities include:
New Vehicle Reveal Press Events from Chrysler, Read More

Mecum Weekly Reader

Don’t Forget!

Call this week to register as a bidder or seller for the upcoming FALL K.C. DREAM CLASSIC, December 3rd, 4th, and 5th in Kansas City, Missouri, at the BTC Exhibit Hall (formerly the KC Market Center.) 815-568-8888

Also, you MUST check our website for our recent Record-Breaking auction results from our 9th Annual Fall Premier!

For more information, please visit the Mecum Auctions Web site at http://www.mecumauction.com, send an e-mail to info@mecumauction.com, call 815-568-8888 or Read More