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The American Passat

September 23, 2011

Volkswagen recently introduced its totally new for 2012 Passat. Manufacturers often use the term "totally new" for cars that have just been facelifted but it is used in its truest sense for the new Passat. Not only is it a fresh design from the ground up, it's the first car to be made in the [...]

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Equus comes to Akron/Canton

September 13, 2011

Hyundai has been slowly rolling out their new prestige brand, Equus, across the country. The brand has garnered rave reviews from journalists and customers everywhere it has been shown. This is the largest car ever produced by Hyundai and it competes with the Merecedes S Class and the BMW 7 series. The 385 horsepower "Tau" V8 [...]

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Free Glenmoor Gathering Collector Car Auction Tickets!

September 8, 2011

Classic Motorcar Auctions will be back at the Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles with a terrific collector car auction on Saturday, September 17. If you've never personally attended a professional event such as this, you really owe it to yourself. This year's auction will have an amazing selection of wonderful collector cars from sporty early European [...]

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Free Glenmoor Gathering Tickets

September 7, 2011

  One of the most popular things we do on Car Chase every year is offer a chance to win free tickets to the Glenmoor Gathering, coming up on Sunday, September 18. This year's event is shaping up to be the most spectacular ever, with cars from all around the United States, Canada and even [...]

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George Barris Returning to the Glenmoor Gathering!

September 1, 2011

The ever-popular "King of Kustomizers", George Barris will be back in the Akron/Canton for this year's Glenmoor Gathering on September 18. Mr. Barris and his brother Sam are widely recognized as the creators of some of the most important custom cars of all time, including the legendary Hirohata Mercury. George furthered his notoriety in the sixties and seventies as the [...]

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Glenmoor Gathering Announces Two Seminars

August 16, 2011

Two very special automotive seminars will be held during the Glenmoor Gathering weekend, both on Friday, Sept. 16.    From 3 – 4 p.m., there’ll be a special presentation on the history of the famed Chrysler Turbine car by Steve Lehto, author of  Chrysler Turbine: The Rise and Fall of Detroit’s Coolest Car.   The story [...]

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How do you shop for a new car?

August 7, 2011

I was picking up a part from a dealer the other day and, hanging on the wall, was an ad from a June, 1955 edition of the Beacon Journal for the predecessor Ford dealer. Though I'm not quite that old, it brought back great memories of how I used to excitedly look through the newspaper's [...]

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Glenmoor Gathering Announces Its 2011 Event

April 11, 2011

Just received an e-mail blast from the friendly folks at Glenmoor, announcing their 2011 concours. This year their featured classes will be “Avant Garde: Early Front-Wheel Drive,” “Sixteen Cylinder Motorcars” and “The Automobiles of Darrin” and Ghia-designed cars.  What a line-up.  The Darrin class will include a group of 1938-42 Packard Darrin automobiles.  I expect [...]

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Antique Car Auction Returns to Akron

March 7, 2011

On Saturday, March 26, Classic Motorcar Auctions will hold its second antique auto and memorabilia at the John S. Knight center in downtown Akron. This is an outstanding venue for this type of event during the last doldrums of March. Bob Lichty, the owner of the auction company, has done a great job with his [...]

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It's Auction Time Again!

January 17, 2011

It's that time of year when serious car collectors and enthusiast from around the world make the trek to Scottsdale, Arizona, where a half dozen auctions this week will sell nearly $200 million of old (and a few new) cars. Of course, the draw of the Arizona climate this time of year is pretty strong [...]

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