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  • Wheels24.co.za | Going back in history: Here are five iconic South African cars 22 Sep 2018 12:30 Wheels24 GRANDADDY OF THEM ALL: GSM Flamingos, South African through and through. Fibreglass-bodied, Ford powered and cheap to run, this SA brand was king – if only for a day. Pic: Dave Fall Proudly South African and worth remembering. Our automotive heritage day …
  • Going back in history: Here are five iconic South African cars 22 Sep 2018 11:00 Africa Leader Proudly South African and worth remembering. Our automotive heritage day icons. Lance Branquinho takes a look at some of the most iconic examples in SA. If your blood is blue, you'll be familiar with the Perana nameplate - which in times past was a …
  • Artistic Autos: Our 10 Favorite Cars from Grand Basel 22 Sep 2018 10:26 automobilemag.com BASEL, Switzerland — If there’s an upside to the proliferation of globetrotting one-percenters, it’s that their vehicular eye candy has more venues than ever in which to be ogled. Crashing the ultraluxe car show circuit this year is Grand Basel, a …
  • Classic racing cars one of best investments that can be made 22 Sep 2018 05:35 Business Day Integrity is the most important single aspect of buying a classic car, says Brian Bruce, custodian of one of the major classic car collections in the Southern Cape. Speaking at the VCCM (value in the classic car market) Conference at The Capital on the …
  • Texas Motor Speedway to Host 26th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals 21 Sep 2018 13:48 Blitz Weekly Photo Courtesy: GoodguysFt. Worth, TX – Goodguys returns to the Texas Motor Speedway for a celebration of timeless traditions and new school trends! The Great American Speedway will host the Goodguys 26th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals, September 28-30 …
  • Which Musicians Sing Most Often About Cars? 19 Sep 2018 22:45 KLIX In Twin Falls you can hear pretty much whatever type of music you want. From Oldies to Classic Rock and Country there are really only 2 recurring themes - songs about love and songs about cars. Beach Boys sang about cars a lot, Springsteen had his share …
  • Kiwanis Run for the Gold Classic Car show provides colorful blast from automotive past 17 Sep 2018 13:26 Sierra Star The Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Club brought its 16th annual Run for the Gold Classic Car Show to Oakhurst on Sept. 8. Oakhurst Park was the center of activity filled with over 100 show vehicles of all types, bringing back many memories of those bygone years …
  • Collectible Car Craziness: Which Electrics Will Inspire It? 17 Sep 2018 12:21 CleanTechnica Cars Published on September 16th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard 0 September 16th, 2018 by Michael Barnard  Which electric cars will be lusted after by collectors? That’s a 1901–1903 Oldsmobile Curved Dash Runabout in the sepia-toned picture above. Why is it …
  • Wheels24.co.za | 'Rare objects from the past' - SA classic car market has a huge following 17 Sep 2018 11:32 Wheels24 "Integrity is the most single important aspect of buying a classic car. Classic or vintage cars can generally be described as artefacts, rare objects from the past that are hand-made. And in the acquisition of these artefacts, the process we follow …
  • Bye-Bye Beetle 13 Sep 2018 21:47 TheDetroitBureau.com The last of the VW Beetles come in two "final edition" colors and styles, including convertible models. The end is near – for the Volkswagen Beetle, that is, the automaker all but confirming rumors that 2019 will mark the last time the once …
  • We’re a tribal mob when it comes to cars 13 Sep 2018 21:29 Sunshine Coast Daily QUEENSLANDERS are a tribal mob when it comes to car ownership, with exclusive analysis of vehicle registration data revealing the state breakdown their vehicle and manufacturing lines. Many of the results makes sense. LandCruisers are kings of the Outback …
  • A Spomer surprise: Wisconsin wife surprises husband with anniversary visit to Spomer Classics 12 Sep 2018 17:22 Daily Globe The Faulkners were at Spomer Classics bright and early Monday morning, as Anita surprised Joe with a visit to Worthington’s museum of vintage cars, automotive memorabilia and neon signs. It was a present she kept secret for several weeks. “About a month …
  • How self-driving cars can get past the learning... 12 Sep 2018 14:32 Peninsula Qatar Self-driving cars have made virtually every mistake imaginable inside the office of Applied Intuition. One braked hard to miss a pup that had run into the street, another barely avoided a truck with a blown tire barreling down the freeway. And the …
  • Automotive Legend Don Panoz Dies At 83 11 Sep 2018 20:40 Motor1.com An official statement from Panoz LLC said: "In the early hours of this morning, Tuesday September 11, 2018, Don Panoz peacefully passed away at his home in Duluth, Georgia. After a short battle with pancreatic cancer, he enjoyed his last cigarette …
  • Reborn is reincarnation series of cars produced by Jaguar Land Rover's Classic Works 07 Sep 2018 21:59 Daily Mail RAY MASSEY: Reborn sounds like it could be an aged rock band - but is the reincarnation series of cars produced by Jaguar Land Rover's Classic Works division By Ray Massey Motoring Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 16:57 EDT, 7 September 2018 | …
  • Fans of the Forties attend Goodwood Revival festival 07 Sep 2018 12:09 Charleston Daily Mail If you go down to Goodwood today you're in for a big surprise as motoring enthusiasts don their finest retro gear for the annual vintage motorsports festival.  Friday sees the Goodwood Revival festival return for its 20th year of classic cars and …
  • Christiansburg car collection catching the eye of Bill Gates, NASCAR drivers and movie studios 06 Sep 2018 01:25 NewsAdvance.com CHRISTIANSBURG — Car dealership owner Gary Duncan doesn’t remember which of his 1991 Nissan Figaros Bill Gates and Warren Buffett took for a spin. All 125 that he owns look the same, the lifelong car salesman and collector admits, realizing in that moment …
  • Mercedes finally unveils EQC 05 Sep 2018 09:23 Malay Mail Mercedes-Benz EQC all-electric SUV. — Handout via AFPMUNICH, Sept 5 — After a lot of trailers and teasers, including “official spy photos” in full camouflage, Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled the EQC electric SUV ahead of the groundbreaking new model’s …
  • Historic Triangle classic car club celebrates 25 years of philanthropic fun 04 Sep 2018 21:15 Virginia Gazette When Spencer McCarty was 12-years-old, he got behind the wheel of one of his mechanic-father’s cars and started driving. More than 60 years later, he shows off the work his father taught him at car shows across the United States, but especially in the …
  • Detroit's "muscle cars" may be losing strength 04 Sep 2018 20:18 CBS News DETROIT - Sales of new American muscle cars are falling, raising questions in Detroit and elsewhere about whether a nostalgic, high-horsepower cruising culture that dates to before the 1950s is in peril. Part of the drop can be blamed on the shift from …
  • The fine art of automobile design 04 Sep 2018 19:21 Star Exponent Only one 1960 Plymouth XNR was ever made. Named after Virgil Exner, at the time Chrysler’s head of design, it was intended to be a competitor for the Chevrolet Corvette, but though the car appeared on many magazine covers, it never went into mass …
  • Mustang, other U.S. muscle cars seeing sales slip 04 Sep 2018 15:13 CTV News Tom Krisher, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10:30AM EDT DETROIT -- Sales of new American muscle cars are falling, raising questions in Detroit and elsewhere about whether a nostalgic, high-horsepower cruising culture that dates …
  • Sales drop could be sign of peril for American muscle cars 04 Sep 2018 13:22 WFED DETROIT (AP) — Sales of new American muscle cars are falling, raising questions in Detroit and elsewhere about whether a nostalgic, high-horsepower cruising culture that dates to before the 1950s is in peril. Part of the drop can be blamed on the shift …
  • Wheels24.co.za | For the love of classic cars: This rare Mercedes-Benz ‘Boat Tail' voted the Best in Show at Concours of Eleganc 04 Sep 2018 10:57 Wheels24 The Concours of Elegance is celebrates yet another weekend of motoring royalty, welcoming more than 10 000 motoring enthusiasts and around 1000 incredible cars into the spectacular gardens of Hampton Court Palace. Best in Show was awarded to the …
  • The best road trip cars of 2018 04 Sep 2018 09:07 Digital Trends For the automotive community, there is no time more celebratory than summer. Sports cars come out of hibernation, racing events are in full swing, and if you live in the right area, you can finally put the top down. The livin’ is also easy, so we hear. …