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Pick of the Day: Another Opel, but fresh off the boat

1952 Opel OlympiaA few days ago, the Pick of the Day was a customized 1969 Opel Kadett Model 91 being offered for sale by a dealer in Canton, Ohio. While searching through the various Opels available on the ClassicCars.com marketplace website, we found a trove of them.  These Opels are offered by a dealer in the Netherlands […]

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Bustles and hoops wouldn’t fit in the motorcar, so fashion changed, but so did the vehicles

1930 Duesenberg Model JThe New York Times recently published a full-page article on how museums will need to reimagine themselves and not only survive but thrive in the post-pandemic world. No. 3 on the list of 10 suggestions was “Join together and co-produce.”  And that’s one of the things the Audrain Automotive Museum in Newport, Rhode Island, has […]

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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1993 Land Rover Defender 110

1993 Land Rover Defender 110Today’s AutoHunter Spotlight is on a 1993 Land Rover Defender crew crab that received a frame-off restoration in which the vehicle received all-new body panels and numerous upgrades in the interior. Along with the replacement of the body panels, including the bulkhead, doors, roof, windows, fender flares and front grille, a new Winch bumper was […]

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Bugatti’s beautiful 1934 Type 59 racer to be displayed at Concours of Elegance

Bugatti Type 59Among nearly 1,000 vehicles on display at England’s Concours of Elegance, held September 3-5 at the Hampton Court Palace, will be a 1934 Bugatti Type 59 racer, chassis no. 59124, that’s believed to be just one of six or seven built. “The Bugatti Type 59 is famed as the most beautiful of all Bugatti’s motorsport […]

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Mecum’s first Tulsa auction hits the spot, with an 82 percent sales rate

auctionMecum scored a solid inaugural collector car auction in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a total result of $21.1 million and 539 of the 660 offered vehicles hammered sold, a rate of nearly 82 percent, the auction company reports. The Tulsa sale was held June 11-12 at the River Spirit Expo, joining 11 other collector car auctions […]

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