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California Auto-Show Provides High-Tech Newsroom

CHICAGO – October 18, 2004 – For the first time in its nine-year history, the 2004 California International Auto Show, being held October 27-October 31 at the Anaheim Convention Center, will provide automotive journalists with immediate access to press information with the introduction of electronic news distribution and a new […]

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 […]

Consumers to Drive at LA Show

ANAHEIM, California The fever to buy a new car burns white-hot at the California International Auto (CIAS), which runs through Sunday, October 31, at the Anaheim Convention Center. Now the temperature of new-car fever will grow even hotter, because, in an innovative move that other auto shows are sure to […]

Press Release: Mitchell 1 Introduces eAutoRepair

POWAY, California (November 12, 2004) — Mitchell 1 is reaching out to a new customer base – the at-home, automotive repair enthusiast – with the introduction of its eAutoRepair (www.eAutoRepair.net), a modified, internet-only version of OnDemand5, the Company’s flagship product. For the first time, Mitchell 1, the leading provider of […]

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 […]

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 […]

You Can Never Have Too Many Rotors

The SCM E-type has come and gone, but its brief time with us was memorable.White with black leather, it was a 1967 4.2-liter Series I coupe. My co-conspirator in this latest adventure was Dave Stewart, of Aurora, OR, whom I met when he attended an SCM Insider’s Seminar at Barrett-Jackson […]

1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce

The Giulietta Spider was indeed a delightful automobile, redefining the essence of Alfa Romeo as a beautiful, responsive and brilliant-driving open car {vsig}2004-11_1463{/vsig} Introduced in 1956, the Giulietta Spider Veloce featured hotter cams, higher compression and a pair of Weber dual-choke carburetors, which boosted output to 90 horsepower at 6,500 […]

Forever Young

Austin-Healey was really a one-trick pony, a company that produced a single design and a few variations on that theme. From the first svelte, unadorned 100-4, with its graunchy three-speed gearbox and fold-down windshield, to the final ornate and luxurious BJ8, all the models we now call Big Healeys shared […]

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TI

Although collectible 1960s Alfas are known primarily as sleek spiders and elegant coupes, those in the know will tell you the blandly styled “square-rigged” sedans are the most fun to drive {vsig}2004-10_1414{/vsig} As described by the seller on eBay Motors: This ’65 Alfa Romeo Giulia TI is very original and […]