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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.

Tips for Buying a Classic Car at Auction

Tips for Buying a Classic Car at Auction

Classic Car AuctionBuying a classic car at an auction can be exciting, but if you’re not careful you can get caught up in the fast-paced atmosphere and end up paying a lot more than you originally wanted to. What’s more, once you’ve brought it, there’s no going back, and your left with a car you can’t afford. Consider these simple tips to ensure that you get the ideal classic car for you, at the best possible deal.

Inspect the car as much as you can before auction

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.

Classic Car Models

Classic Car Models: In tough economic times, it can be hard to accept the reality that owning or restoring a classic car is just too expensive, especially if doing so has been a dream since childhood. The cost of the restoration can be prohibitive, but keeping the car maintained, filling the gas tank, and keeping the car properly insured can be an added financial strain. For these reasons among others, many car enthusiasts are turning to other options to fuel their passion for the cars of “the good ol’ days.” Some immerse themselves in books or attend classic car cruises, but others collect a more storage-friendly alternative. The Collectors Guild features to-scale models of classic cars of all kinds.

Studebaker: Some History

Studebaker: When you examine the history of automobile manufacturing in the United States it is very interesting to consider the impact that the motor vehicle had on society.

Imagine a time when there were no automobiles. It can seem like those were the caveman days, but it is all relative. Cars did not start to appear until the end of the 19th century which in a way wasn’t all that long ago.

You might think that this innovation would put a lot of people out of business as motorized vehicles replaced horse-drawn carriages.

Porsche 356

Porsche 356: Porche 356Porsche’s smooth, sleek designs are known worldwide and its cars are respected for their speed and impressive presence in racing history. The company is famous for its consistency and reliability, and though it’s designs may seem to vary only slightly at times, this German automaker has certainly mastered its craft and created a number of truly memorable cars.

The People’s Car – Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen BeetleVolkswagen Beetle: Picture a warm summer day, the sun shining bright, with a perfect light breeze to keep the sandy beach just cool enough to walk on. As you take in the waves lapping at your toes, which wiggle happily in the shallow water, you turn to see your closest friends unloading their surf boards and a cooler. It’s the summer sometime in the 1960s, and you couldn’t be happier to be on a tour of the West Coast in your Volkswagen Beetle.