Market Analysis: 1969 Pontiac Trans Am
Wednesday, July 16 2014
Tom GlatchThe '69 Trans Am defied the "win on Sunday, sell on Monday" theory, but it set the stage for the model's amazing 33-year lifespanSOLD! This car, Lot F219, sold for $135,000, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s auction in Kissimmee, FL, on January 24, 2014. Parnelli Jones said it best: “The Trans Am was a no-holds-barred, highly competitive series. We had the best American drivers, we ran on the...
Bloomington Gold - Corvette World Headquarters
Friday, July 11 2014
Bloomington Gold just wrapped up their second show at their new venue, the University of Illinois in Champagne, and by all accounts - it was a success. Hundreds of Corvettes descended on the college town and for one weekend, Champagne was transformed into the Corvette headquarters of the world. If you haven't been to Bloomington Gold, I'm going to give you three good reasons why you need to put it on your schedule for next year:1....
July 2014 Chassic Car Events
Wednesday, June 25 2014
Red, White and Blue – These colors don’t run but shouldn’t you be running to, or better yet, driving your collector vehicle in a Parade to celebrate Independence Day? Here are some of the major events happening around the country this month:1. 35th Annual GTO Association of America Convention July 1st – 5th at Monroeville Convention Ctr, Pittsburgh, PA. All Pontiacs Welcome. Celebrating 50 years of...
The 1937 Ford Eifel
Thursday, June 19 2014
There are only a few things in this country that seem more American than a Ford. You can imagine my surprise when I came across a beautifully restored 1937 Ford Eifel at the Greenwich Concourse D' Elegance on Import Day. Never heard of an Eifel? Me either! Named after the Eifel mountain range in western Germany, the vehicles were manufactured by Ford Germany between 1935 and 1940. The Eifels were built in Germany...
Client Profile: Kevin MacKay
Wednesday, June 18 2014
Jeff Walker and Tom FranklinAn early passion for Corvettes is parlayed into a legendary businessFrom a very young age, Kevin Mackay had a gift for making things with his hands, and he preferred playing with his slot cars than going to school. When Kevin was a kid, his father would come home with plastic car models, and to the amazement of both parents, Kevin would assemble them without using the instructions.Kevin’s grandfather also played...
Gold Review: Your Guide to Bloomington Gold 2014
Friday, June 13 2014
June 27th is quickly approaching and so is the world's leading Corvette show, Bloomington Gold. This will be our third year at the event and if you have any interest in Corvettes, take it from us - this event is worth the trip! Designers, engineers, concept cars, restorers, owners, show cars, new cars, and old cars - anything and everything related to Corvettes is gathered in one place for one high-horsepower weekend.Think it's...
June 2014 Classic Car Events
Tuesday, June 10 2014
As we head into June and kick off summer, the calendar fills up quickly with weddings, graduations, barbeques, and most importantly - car shows. Here are some of the major events happening around the country this month:1. The 20th Anniversary Hot Rod Power Tour. June 7 - 13th. Starting in North Carolina and ending in Wisconsin - the ultimate Hot Rod road trip for Muscle Car and Hot Rod fans. Seven cities in seven days!2. The Elegance...
Chubb Employees use their Cars for a Cause
Monday, June 9 2014
The daily stroll through the parking garage here at Chubb always offers some cool cars to drool over. Things really get exciting every spring, however, when we encourage employees to bring their classic and unique modern cars to work for our annual "Cars for a Cause" show. This annual event gives each of our employee car owners to choose a charity, and the money collected from the event is donated to the cause selected...
British cars invade New Jersey hamlet
Monday, June 2 2014
The picturesque town of Clinton, New Jersey became a mecca for British cars on Sunday, June 1. You can view some of the scenery in our photo gallery.The Red Mill museum has also posted pictures.
Imports put the "Car" in Carlisle
Monday, May 19 2014
Carlisle, Pennsylvania is a mecca for a variety of car fans, with specially-themed weekends throughout the year. As a British car fan, I find the Importj/Kit weekend in May to be of most interest, and this year's version didn't disappoint.Carlisle Fairgrounds, May 17, 2014There were well over 1,000 cars of of all vintages and makes at the Carlisle Fairgrounds this past weekend, 99% of which were built abroad. While this year...