Classic Cars

Teaching the classics: how young drivers are discovering manuals
Teaching the classics: how young drivers are discovering manuals

When Danielle Clayton pictures her next car, she doesn't think of luxury SUVs or even anything made this century. "I want a Volkswagen Bug," the 20-year-old college senior said. "It's a fun little, unique car. All my friends...have brand new cars. I want the car with a story behind it." Just one...Read More»

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO with chassis #3851 GT
This $38M Ferrari 250 GTO Is The Most Expensive Car Ever Sold At Auction

The most important classic-car event of the year has started, and this year, the annual car week in Monterey and Pebble Beach, California, kicked off with a startling, record-setting auction. This 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was auctioned at the Bonhams sale at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering--and when...Read More»

Hagerty Driving School
Hagerty Driving School: A Classic Education

School is out for the summer, or close to it. That creates an eight-hour maw in their day that needs to be filled with something other than Angry Birds, texting, and the Roku. We speak from experience. If your teens are the kind that are cool with retro stuff like vinyl audio--and aren't against a...Read More»

U.S. Postal Service reveals 'America on the Move: Muscle Cars' forever stamps
U.S. Postal Service & Richard Petty Unveil Muscle Car Stamps

If you keep up with the news at all, you know that the United States Postal Service is having problems. Between the rise of email and social media, not to mention competition from carriers like UPS and FedEx, the USPS is hemorrhaging money. Last year alone, its losses totaled nearly $16 billion...Read More»

Hagerty Classic Cars
Hagerty Names Top Ten Online Automotive Communities

To recognize Social Media Day on June 30th, Hagerty Classic Car Insurance has named what it believes to be the top ten emerging online communities for classic car owners. CEO McKeel Hagerty says social media is providing a new frontier for the classic car hobby, and "platforms like Facebook provide...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo – Copyright High Gear Media
Architect Envisions Habitat For Herbie

The United Arab Emirates is both car heaven and hell. The Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park celebrates all things Maranello, while the heartbreak of a sun-baked and dust-caked Enzo abandoned in Dubai is all too fresh in our minds. So what chance does a 1963 Volkswagen have here? We'll know soon...Read More»

Mustang Row
Father's Day Gift Idea: Take Him To A Car Show

Father's Day is a less than a week away. What better way to show your Dad that you care than to bond with him for a few hours over some seriously beautiful examples of automotive art? Best of all, some of them are free or charge a small fee that goes to charity. Here are a random 10 spanning coast...Read More»

Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney, Are You Listening? For 2012, Dust Off The AMX

Republicans right and right are tossing their hats into the ring for the 2012 presidential election, but none are more intimately connected with the auto industry than Willard Mitt Romney. Given his family history in the auto industry and in Michigan, it's almost shocking that Romney stands almost...Read More»

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