Category: classic cars

  • Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm

    The inaugural Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm takes place Saturday August 11 in South Bend, Indiana. The new event calls itself “the premier celebration of automotive design and styling in Northern Indiana” and is hosted by the Studebaker National Museum. It has been organized in place of the concours formerly held in St. Joseph, Michigan. The […]

  • Collectors’ Car Garage – Chicago Winter Storage Special

    Collectors’ Car Garage – Chicago is featuring a Winter Storage Special, which will provide a six-month discounted storage rate in their 300 car, climate controlled facility. Bennett Logan, General Manager says, “The CCG Building is a blend of a museum and a hospital operating room with 24/7 security.” It is located on Chicago’s north side […]

  • Chrome & Coffee at Iron Gate Motor Condos

    Iron Gate Motor Condos continued its monthly Chrome & Coffee Open House on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Featuring Antique Marques of all makes and models, the monthly Chrome & Coffee event attracts car collectors and auto enthusiasts alike who come together to learn, share information and network until noon during this monthly program. Coffee and […]

  • Chicago: Rise & Drive at Collectors’ Car Garage

    The Labor Day weekend first-Sunday Rise & Drive at Collectors’ Car Garage brought a couple of treats. A 1930 Ruxton Model C Sedan and a ’57 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight convertible from the Richard H. Driehaus Collection at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage made an appearance. The beautiful late-summer morning provided perfect weather for a variety of cars, […]

  • In the News- Mazda diesel?, SUV Headlights, GM Switchgate, Tesla questions, Concours of America, buy Pickup stamps and more.

    We’re half way through the 2016 baseball season marked by the All-Star game.  News is still happening around the world in the auto industry that affects car buyers and drivers. Catch up on what you missed with just a quick mouse-click right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • In the News: Self-Driving; Tesla; Traffic Deaths Up; MPG down; NACTOY; New #Nissan Pathfinder; the Great Race; RIP Carl Hass

    It was a slow news week with the July 4th holiday. However the wheels kept spinning in the auto industry in spite of that. Spin you mouse over here to catch up on the fireworks you missed while watching the fireworks.   @1ChicagoCarBuy

  • In the News: King Kia, Brexit, Viper exit, VW pays up, LeMans, and more.

    Summer has officially arrived and we’re hot and heavy into motorsports from F1 to IndyCar to NHRA to NASCAR to LeMans. Next week we’ll see what happened at Pikes Peak. Auto shows from Concours to Cars & Coffee are happening around the U.S. and summer road trips are in the making. Catch up on the […]

  • Chrysler 300 Club Spring Show

    On a sunny Saturday in mid-May on the grounds of the Gilmore Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan, the Chrysler 300 Club International held its Spring 2016 show. Take a look at the array of late ’50s and early ’60s examples from the Chrysler letter-car series. Just click here to take the tour. @1ChicagoCarGuy    

  • Chicago: @RiseandDrive 2016 kickoff

    On a grey Sunday morning Rise & Drive, now in its third year, had its 2016 kickoff at its new location at Collectors’ Car Garage. At this free event you see not only vintage classics, sports cars , muscle cars, exotics and microcars, but also hot rods and custom cars. The May 1 event drew […]

  • A quick tour of the Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum in Pontiac, IL

     Just about 100 miles southwest of Chicago along I-55 sits the town of Pontiac, Illinois. I road tripped down to this historic town to visit the Pontiac Oakland Museum. Here’s a quick look at what you may see and learn about these storied GM brands. Just give it a read right here. Also in Pontiac […]