Collin Morgan takes you on the second of his two-part guided tour of the Gilmore, North America’s largest car museum and home to almost 400 cars on a 90-acre campus. Located midway between Detroit and Chicago, it’s a must-see attraction. Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum displays an impressive number of cars and memorabilia. One of the highlights was this 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham that contained amenities such as a set of four magnetized gold-finished drinking cups, tissue dispenser, and an Arp...Read More
MONTEREY MADNESS: AUCTION ACTION!
CGC's Jim Palam raises his camera – not paddle - at RM Sothebys, Gooding & Company & Mecum and grabs twenty standouts. By now you’ve heard the reports: 2019 Monterey Car Week auction results were soft. Not Charmin soft or Pillsbury Doughboy soft, but financially soft – like my timeworn leather wallet. Other analysts described the results as depressed. Not a depression like Shelly’s Frankenstein monster struggled with, or depressed like the seat of a plastic-webbed lawn chair. No, depress...Read More
ATLANTA CONCOURS: EXCEPTIONAL CARS AT CHATEAU ELAN!
Now in its third year, the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance continues to grow in stature and is attracting award-winning automobiles from across the nation. This year’s Concours d’Elegance, scheduled for September. 29-30, 2018, will once again be held at the Chateau Elan Golf Club, adjacent to the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Braselton, GA. Co-founders and local Atlanta residents Bill Wallet and Harry Krix created the inaugural 2016 event at Chateau Elan, where they envisioned fulfilling an Atl...Read More
MULLIN MUSEUM: FRENCH AUTOMOTIVE CROWN JEWELS!
Some of the most revered and acclaimed cars in the world, including the ‘36 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic by Jean Bugatti, ‘39 Delahaye Type 165 Cabriolet by Figoni and Falaschi, ‘37 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Goutte d'Eau, below, and more will be showcased in an exhibit that opens on April 14 at the Mullin Automotive Museum, Oxnard, CA. The Mullin Automotive Museum’s “crown jewels” will return as part of its upcoming exhibit, L’époque des Carrossiers: The Art and Times of the French Coachbuilders. Th...Read More