Category Archives: Collector Car Cruises

Concours d’Elegance Car Show

Concours d’Elegance Car Show

Concours d’Elegance Car ShowA Concours d’Elegance car show is an event that showcases prestigious and pricey cars. In English, the term means what it sounds like in French: a concourse of elegance. The idea of a Concours d’Elegance car show actually dates back to the 17th century. French aristocrats gathered to parade and show off their best horse-drawn carriages on summer weekends in Paris. Over time, this developed into a showcase of cars and along with formal judging of the entrants.

Illinois Car Cruise

Illinois Car Cruise

Chevy CamaroThose of you in Illinois or those itching to take a road trip in your favorite classic car, there is good news on the horizon. Enthusiasts, collectors, and others are gearing up for the weekly car shows in Skokie, Illinois. Monday Night Car Shows, Inc. is proud to host a classic car show every Monday in the west lot of the Westfield Old Orchard Mall. In all, they will host a whopping 15 shows, which run from June 4 to September 10 this year. Each week, the show starts at 6:00 pm and lasts until 9:00pm.

Mid South Classic Collector Car Auction

Mid South Classic Collector Car Auction

Plymouth CudaCar auction: There are certain parts of the country that are especially appealing to visit during particular parts of the year and this is something to take into consideration when you are planning to go on a road trip.

Without question, the southern states are truly beautiful during the spring with all the foliage in full bloom prior to the sometimes oppressively hot summers. And as we all know, the South is famous for its hospitality and it is no secret that many people in this part of the country have an extraordinarily fervent interest in auto racing and collecting classic cars.

Barrett Jackson Palm Beach Auction

Barrett Jackson Palm Beach Auction

Ford MustangIt is amazing the way time flies when you reach adulthood, and here we are all of a sudden with the Super Bowl behind us and the month of March sitting just over the horizon. Indeed, pitchers and catchers will be reporting to spring training in just a couple of weeks and that means that spring is just around the corner.

2012 Deuce Week Coming Up

2012 Deuce Week Coming Up

Ford DeuceThe winter months are a little bit slow for people who are into classic car cruises because of the fact that in most parts of the country the weather is uncooperative.

This is the time of year when you sit back and do your research to find the classic car cruises that you are interested in participating in once the weather starts to warm up. This alone can keep you going as you circle your calendar here and there and have some exciting events to look forward to in the coming months.

If You’re Going To Cruise, You Need A Cruiser!

If You’re Going To Cruise, You Need A Cruiser!

Ford FairlaneGoing to Cruise? There is a saying that goes something to the effect of “If I have to explain it to you, you wouldn’t understand,” and this certainly comes into play when you are talking about classic cars and collector car cruises. Classic car fans are indeed a special breed and it takes one to know one.

The thing that brings us all together is our love of old cars that carry so much American history. Going on a car cruise is like a trip down memory lane as we bring the past into the present.

Rod And Relics Rod Run

Rod And Relics Rod Run

Ford RoadsterThere are few things more enjoyable than taking your collector car out on a cruise on a beautiful summer day. But when you get to do this with a whole lot of other like-minded folks who love collector cars as much as you do you are talking about the memories of a lifetime.

The summer of 2012 is going to offer a lot of good opportunities for people who are into collector car cruises and now is the time to start to identify where you will be headed when you go out cruising during the warmer months.

Route 66 Classic Car Cruise

Route 66 Classic Car Cruise

Route 66 Classic Car CruiseThey say that it’s not the destination but the journey that really matters, and classic car fans certainly know what this is all about. Even if you’re taking a slow ride to nowhere you can have a fantastic time when you’re behind the wheel of a true American classic cruising down one of our historic highways.

And when you talk about historic highways in the United States, the first one that is going to come to mind is probably going to be Route 66. This iconic stretch of roadway was one of the first of its kind in the United States, becoming operational all the way back in 1926 during the adolescence of the automobile in America.

Vettes At The Beach Car Show

Vettes At The Beach Car Show

Those who are heavily into collector cars have their own particular favorites, and there are without a doubt countless different models that can really get under your skin. But when you figure it all out it is hard to top the classic Chevrolet Corvette.

The powerful brainchild of the legendary Harley Earl made its debut for the 1953 model year and though General Motors had high hopes for the vehicle no one could have imagined just how important it would become over the years.

Northern California Cruisin’

Northern California Cruisin’

Ford MustangThere’s nothing like getting out on the open road in your favorite classic car. As much as we like to talk about them, find them, fix them, and pamper them, in the end driving them is what it is all about for a lot of us. This is what makes collector car cruises so much fun.

When you identify the perfect car show or cruise and mark that date on your calendar you feel a sense of anticipation as the weeks pass and the event gets closer and closer. So the experience is actually providing you with fun on three different levels.