February 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon - I first saw this car ar the 2011 Concours dElegance Show in Greenwich,Connecticut...

I first saw this beautiful car at the 2011 Concours d’Elegance Show in Greenwich, Connecticut. It is jaw dropping gorgeous! It has a 6.2-liter supercharged and intercool V8, which pumps 556 hp and 551 lb of torque.

I have restored many award winning Cadillac’s from the 1950's and 1960's and it is my passion, but…

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Added by Frank Nicodemus on February 25, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1967 Austin Cooper S

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The groundhog was right – winter’s dragging on. We’ve very nearly forgotten what it’s like to open up the windows and let the breeze tumble in as we go for a nice long, tire-squealing drive in the country, but we can easily imagine how that drive would…

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Added by Stephen Page on February 24, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments

Pair of one-of-none Cadillac V-16s to grace RM’s Milhous auction



Photos courtesy RM Auctions

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Added by Stephen Page on February 24, 2012 at 10:47am — No Comments

1,500 BHP - Porsche 917/30, “the perfect race car,” to be auctioned at Amelia Island

Part of the Drendel Collection. Photo by Pawel Litwinski, copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company

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Added by Stephen Page on February 17, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments

The Electric Ignition System - just one of 'Boss' Kettering’s enduring automotive inventions

Electric ignition system just one of 'Boss' Kettering’s enduring automotive inventions

By George Spaulding

Copyright © 1995 - 2012 Evening Post Publishing Co.

An article in Autoweek refreshed many memories of Charles “Boss” Kettering, recognized as the Thomas A. Edison of the automobile industry.

Kettering, known by many of our readers as a co-founder of the…

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Added by Stephen Page on February 16, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Louis Chenot’s 1/6-scale Duesenberg to headline first Model Motorcars at Amelia Island

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You’ve no doubt seen photos of…

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Added by Stephen Page on February 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

'84C March (KRACO) IndyCar

 

March 84C Indy Car Driven by Geoff Brabham 1984 season - Teammate to Micheal Andretti at KRACO Racing. We're accepting offers on this turn key racer as it's restoration process is nearly complete. Should you want…

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Added by ANDREW RIGGS on February 13, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Automotive Photography - Part 1

Taking Pictures of Cars

Dom Miliano

 With the advent of the ubiquitous digital camera, just about everyone these days fashions himself or herself as the next Ansel Adams. But the rules about what makes a good picture and what constitutes “dreck” did not changed when we went from using light sensitive silver crystals to capture our images to using electrons. You still need good composition, good lighting, proper exposure, an interesting…

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Added by Dom Miliano on February 10, 2012 at 9:19am — No Comments

HISTORIC SILVER ARROW RACERS TO CREATE A MEMORABLE SPECTACLE AT THE 2012 GOODWOOD REVIVAL

For Immediate Release: 8 February 2012

 

Seventy-five years after their first UK appearance, the Silver Arrows racers are to return in action on British soil at the 2012 Goodwood Revival

  • A once-in-lifetime opportunity to see at least 10 Silver Arrows together, including a high-speed demonstration, driven by top-level racing…
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Added by Stephen Page on February 8, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Russo and Steele Scottsdale Smashes 5 World Records

Scottsdale, Arizona (January 26, 2012) With enough intensity and excitement to turn non-collectors into enthusiasts, the atmosphere at Russo and Steele’s Scottsdale 2012 auction block was downright palpable. An overflowing auction block, one-of-a-kind marvels and a record number of car-loving bidders led Russo and Steele to break 5 world records.  From European sports to American muscle and hot rods to customs, this year’s auction event held an impressing line up of cars to…

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Added by Stephen Page on February 6, 2012 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Two Shelby King Cobras to highlight Ford-Cobra-Shelby Reunion



Photo courtesy Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

Posted in Hemmings Daily

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Added by Stephen Page on February 6, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

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