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Classic Car Insurance

Classic Car Insurance'66 GTOIf you own a classic car or an antique car, you have an expensive hobby. Taking care of that car, or cars if you have a collection, takes time and money. To protect your hobby and your investment, having insurance is essential. A typical insurance policy, like one you would get for your newer car that you use regularly is not a great option for a special car. You really need to get classic car insurance to ensure that you get the best protection.

Sloan-Longway Museum: Worth a Visit

Sloan-Longway Museum: Worth a Visit

1972 Buick SkylarkFlint, Michigan: The motherland of General Motors. In the 1960s, Flint could brag that it had the highest per capita income of any in the world, but this is no longer the case. There are a few remnants of the day, like the largest brownfield zone in the United States; this zone was once the flourishing Buick city plant. At one point, over 80,000 people worked for General Motors in Flint alone, now there are fewer than 4,000. People leave the city to find a new home every single day. The Great Recession has taken its toll on Flint, but it has not destroyed the Sloan-Longway Museum.

What to See at the Henry Ford Museum

What to See at the Henry Ford Museum

henry_ford_museum_galleryfullIf you love cars and history, The Henry Ford is a must-see location to add to your bucket list. This National Historic Landmark rests just outside of Detroit, Michigan in the suburb of Dearborn. The complete location includes a The Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Ford Proving Ground (Dearborn Development Center), the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, and the Benson Ford Research Center. The Henry Ford complex takes visitors through time on a rich journey of the history of the automobile and other inventions that change the way of life in the United States.

Cars Named for Mythological Gods and Goddesses

Cars Named for Mythological Gods and Goddesses

'62 Buick ElectraWhere do cars get their names? This question stumps many car buyers. Many car buyers do not understand the reasoning for the collection of seemingly random letters and numbers. While many car buyers are able to connect many of the names to timely events, like the space race, the cars that received those names rarely looked like their namesakes. For example, the Chevy Corvette was named for a warship, but the car is sporty and compact, nothing like a warship. Many cars were named after mythological gods and goddesses, but it seems as if some car manufacturers did not consider the stories of those gods when they chose the names.

Old Cars

Old Cars

1955 Lincoln CapriOld cars can be a joy to own, but if you’re not careful you can lose your investment. Classic, antique, vintage, and all types of old cars require care and protection, just like any modern new or used vehicle. Unlike modern cars, they need more attention, more care, and more protection to keep them safe and in running order. If you don’t want to lose the money you put into your classic car, take some steps to protect it.

California Classic Cars

California Classic Cars

1955 CadillacCalifornia classic cars are abundant on the roads of the state, in garages and driveways, in museums, and on tracks. If you live in the state, you know how much residents love their cars and how many enthusiasts of historic vehicles there are. Buying and selling, restoring and repairing, and just collecting and enjoying classic cars is a major pastime in California.

Car Trader

Car Trader

1966 Chevy CorvetteGetting into the business of classic cars, even just as a hobby can mean dealing with serious money. Whether you just want to buy and sell to change out the vehicles in your small collection, or you are thinking of making a business out of it, being a car trader comes with its risks. Before you buy and sell in the world of classic cars, make sure you do your research.

RKMCCA

RKMCCA

RKMCCA AuctionRK Motors, the classic and collectible car dealership in Charlotte, North Carolina, recently launched its latest venture, The RK Motors Collector Car Auctions (RKMCCA). With success as a business that deals in classic and collectible automobiles, RK Motors decided to open a door on a new opportunity for enthusiasts to buy and sell. The exciting world of auto auctions gives sellers a chance to reach motivated buyers, and for buyers to get access to rare and collectible cars.

Car Shows

Car Shows

Classic CarsFor any true car lover, a car show is the best way to spend a Saturday, an evening, a day off from work, or really any free time at all. Whether you like the oldest antiques, American muscle cars, one particular model, or you love all kinds of classic cars, car shows are a great way to enjoy these historic automotive gems.

Henry Ford Museum

Henry Ford Museum

The Henry Ford MuseumThe Henry Ford Museum is an impressive collection of cars and history and just one part of the larger museum complex called the Henry Ford. Other parts of the complex include the outdoor museum called Greenfield Village, an IMAX theater, a factory tour, and a research center. The Henry Ford Museum is a National Historic Landmark and is located in Dearborn, Michigan, hometown of the car maker himself.