BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE: CARS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED!

Our man on the Left Coast, Jim Palam, blogs about some two and four-wheel machines you may have missed while binge-watching the hobby’s premier auction. While overall auction totals at Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale showed a decline from the big numbers in 2015, there was little evidence of a downswing in enthusiasm for sellers, buyers and attendees at the self-proclaimed, "World's Greatest Car Auction" in 2016. Our West Coast contributor Jim Palam looked for vehicles that were less in the med...
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PIKES PEAK: PACE CAR TO THE CLOUDS!

Acura’s next-gen NSX Twin-Turbo Hybrid Supercar paces the field for the 93rd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. All new Acura NSX supercar will serve as the official pace car in the 93rd running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 28. With a custom racing-inspired livery, the twin-turbo NSX will lead 140 entrants to the top of the 14,110-foot mountain. “The Acura NSX is the ultimate performance vehicle, and a novel way to promote its capabilities is the iconic rac...
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WORLD’S GREATEST SPORTS COUPES: PETERSEN MUSEUM!

Jaguar celebrates the launch of the new F-TYPE Coupe at the Petersen Museum, bringing in 12 celebrity curators and their picks for World’s Greatest Sports Coupes honors. Sports coupes, with sensuous designs and inspiring capability, generate excitement everywhere they are seen. For its newest exhibit, The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes, the Petersen Automotive Museum invited twelve celebrities - ranging from rock & roll legends, critically acclaimed film directors, actors and world re...
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ACURA NSX BREAKS COVER: PEBBLE BEACH!

The cover comes off the NSX Concept on August 18 at the Pebble Beach Concours. Acura ties the showing of its NSX Concept to the announcement of the Acura brand as an Official Sponsor of the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.  “The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is more than one of the world’s preeminent exhibitions of luxury automobiles; it is a celebration of style and refinement that is the perfect showcase for the Acura NSX Concept,” said Michael Accavitti, senior vice preside...
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MID-OHIO HONDA 200: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Lexington, OH’s Mid-Ohio treats fans to a weekend of wheel-to-wheel racing, covering eight different series from open-wheel IndyCar to tin-top door slammers! Sunday’s GTS winner was Lawson Aschenbach, Jupiter, FL in the Black Dog Speed Shop Camaro. Here he is dropping downhill in Turn 12, the “Carousel”. This reminds me of the old Trans-Am series where cars you saw on the street everyday ran bumper-to-bumper.  If you aren’t familiar with the Pirelli World Challenge, you may want to ch...
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