Category Archives: classic cars

Muscle Cars, Corvettes And More At Mecum’s Chicago Auction, Oct. 8-10

The return of the Mecum Chicago auction this Oct. 8-10 to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center will feature an estimated 1,000 collector cars headlined by American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, Resto Mods and more. The auction is open … Continue reading

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2015 Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance

The 2015 Milwaukee Masterpiece took place over the weekend of August 22-23 at Veteran’s Park situated on the shores of Lake Michigan. Over 200 collector cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats were on display for show visitors to admire and enjoy. … Continue reading

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New 2016 #Toyota Tacoma, Pebble Beach Concours, Ideal Vehicle Awards, Used Car Prices, Recalls and more.

  Even though it’s summer vacation time and you are enjoying those hot August nights, there is still plenty of news in the auto industry. Catch up on what you missed form last week in kurt weekly news summary . … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Concours, Woodward Dream Cruise, Gasoline prices, #Nissan car sharing, recalls and more

Catch up on this past week’s auto news. Whether you were actually at Pebble Beach, the Woodward Dream Cruise or perhaps the Chicago Air & Water Show, here’s a snip-it of what went on. Read here with a simple mouse … Continue reading

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17th annual Mid America Motor Works VW Funfest

 Only a couple hours south on I-57 from Chicago you’ll find a great collection of air-cooled VW and Corvette accessories and parts. I paid a visit to the recent VW Funfest at Mid America Motor Works Have a look here … Continue reading

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2015 Hot Rod Power Tour makes a stop in Champaign, Illinois.

The 2015 Hot Rod Power Tour made its way down the Mississippi this year. Starting out in Madison, Wisconsin, I caught up with them at their first overnight stop at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois. Take a look at the sights right here. … Continue reading

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Elliott Museum’s Classics at the Beach juried car show.

Each year the Elliott Museum on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, Florida invites auto enthusiasts to celebrate the art, history and technology of the classic automobile during its 19th Annual Classics at the Beach Car Show. You can join them on … Continue reading

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Sixty years later, from the 1955 Chrysler C-300 to the new 2015 Chrysler 300. Still HEMI strong.

Sixty years ago Virgil Exner and his design team brought American performance car enthusiasts the 1955 Chrysler C-300. The first in the “letter series” of luxury muscle cars. Today we have the newly redesigned Chrysler 300 that’s still available with … Continue reading

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Did you miss getting to the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals?

Have a look at my story and a photo gallery of cars in the show.

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The new Chicago Car Guy

Follow my blog for Chicagoland car news.  I drive and write about new vehicles that are on the market today. My focus is mostly on urban-use vehicles that are suitable for big-city drivers. I also write about classic cars, motorsports … Continue reading

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