MOTORLUX @ MONTEREY CAR WEEK

MOTORLUX @ MONTEREY CAR WEEK
Introducing Motorlux @ MONTEREY CAR WEEK, a reimagined event that builds on McCall’s Motorworks Revival’s Monterey Jet Center legacy. Hagerty’s Motorlux is a fresh take on Monterey Car Week’s kick-off party which builds on the foundation of McCall’s Motorworks Revival. Returning to the Monterey Jet Center on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, Motorlux remains faithful to its elegant entertaining roots while creating elevated and artfully curated experiences that celebrate automotive, aviation and ...
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SHELBY-AMERICAN TREASURE TROVE

Hagerty’s Alex Sommers takes us on a tour of the ultimate SHELBY-AMERICAN TREASURE TROVE in Boulder, Colorado. Seasoned car enthusiasts are a tricky bunch to excite. When you’ve spent your whole life futzing around high-profile automobiles, attending shows, participating in auctions, and going out of your way to experience or even just catch a glimpse of the best cars that the world has to offer, you can become jaded. If the mere sight of a real-deal Boss 429 just isn’t enough to put th...
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SWINGING SIXTIES CONCEPT CARS

SWINGING SIXTIES CONCEPT CARS
Hagerty’s Richard Heseltine showcases 11 Concept Cars, many having a positive effect on future production cars. Other SWINGING SIXTIES CONCEPT CARS faded into obscurity. But, they all matter! Two iconic Concepts – one from Ford; the other from Chevrolet – created by teams led by Roy Lunn (Mustang 1, above, and Zora Arkus-Duntov (CERV 1) below. Concept cars tend to live ephemeral lives. They appear at an event or two, create headlines if they’re lucky, and then disappear into the ether once t...
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SHOWTIME AT THE AMELIA

Casual fan or gearhead, there was everything from Brass Era to Gurney Eagles; NASCAR’s greatest hits to Ferrari’s 75th anniversary; and almost anything in between at the 27th iteration of SHOWTIME AT THE AMELIA. Dan Scanlan brings us highlights. Under The Hagerty Group after it purchased Bill Warner’s Amelia Island Concours in June, an expanded family-themed Cars and Community Cruise-In, a Kid’s Zone, 1980s-1990s RADwood Sports Car Show, and even a Concours d’Lemons were added to the pr...
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PONTIAC GTO: AMERICA’S ORIGINAL MUSCLE CAR

PONTIAC GTO: AMERICA’S ORIGINAL MUSCLE CAR
Musclecar Maven and Hagerty contributor Scott Oldham blogs about 15 facts you might not know about PONTIAC GTO: AMERICA’S ORIGINAL MUSCLE CAR. In the early spring of 1963, during a “what if” session at GM’s Milford, Michigan, Proving Grounds, a small team of Pontiac engineers led by John Z. DeLorean realized the 389-cubic-inch V-8 from the full-size Bonneville would fit easily in the new midsize Tempest. A week later, they were doing burnouts in the first prototype, and the car widely acc...
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BULL MARKET: 10 COLLECTIBLE CARS

BULL MARKET: 10 COLLECTIBLE CARS
Our friends at Hagerty pick their annual BULL MARKET: 10 COLLECTIBLE CARS, showcasing vehicles chosen to beat the market next year. Hagerty ardently upholds the philosophy of “buy what you love.” When that love intersects with cars that are appreciating, so much the better—you might just be able to buy what you love and also drive it for free, which is surely proof of a well-lived life. Over the past four years, that’s what Hagerty’s Bull Market List has been all about highlighting f...
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FORD GT: INVESTMENT GRADE SUPERCAR

FORD GT: INVESTMENT GRADE SUPERCAR
Colin Comer blogs about the FORD GT: INVESTMENT GRADE SUPERCAR being instantly collectible, and it isn’t slowing down. As one of the few “instant collectible” cars that actually proved to be so, 2005–06 Ford GTs have maintained their value at or above their original MSRP since new. In other words, they’ve always defied logic. After all, with 4,038 produced, they aren’t rare, and typically any late-model “gotta have it” supercar is quickly supplanted by the next one. So how is the 2005-2006 F...
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