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In a small building in Beirut, Lebanon sits the largest collection of toy cars in the world — over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas. Hear the collector walk through his incredibly numerous possessions and the struggles he endured in creating his astounding, Guinness Book of World Records collection.
Though Cadillac never offered pink as a factory option in 1959, that hasn’t kept pink 1959 Cadillac convertibles from becoming iconic expressions of postwar American exuberance, nor has it kept Hollywood filmmakers from perennially featuring them. This Cadillac was the star of Clint Eastwood’s 1989 flick, “Pink Cadillac” and recently sold at auction for over $83,000.
Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the US in the largest caravan of Mustangs in history, and join the official 50th anniversary festivities that will celebrate Mustang past, present and future. Cars from every decade are being summoned to Norman, OK on April 13, 2014 where they can join either the herd headed to Charlotte Motor Speedway or Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
It’s time for a history lesson courtesy of Yahoo Autos on “Brass Era” automobiles. Beginning in 1905, Brass Era vehicles may appear to be the first cars on the road, but this was actually the second major movement in the history of the automobile. The first car ever was designed by Karl Benz in 1888, and the following years were highly experimental, with early dominance by the German and the French. Read more about the Brass Era here: http://autos.yahoo.com/news/know-niche-brass-era-automobiles-163043488.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
You get to tell us who had the Coolest Ride of 2013! Browse these 52 beautiful classics and let us know which ride deserves the title of Coolest Ride of 2013 just by clicking “like” on your favorites. Can’t pick just one? Don’t worry, you can vote for as many as your heart desires! Cast your votes here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151971636067991.1073741830.49023807990&type=3
Originally estimated between $1.1 million-$1.4 million, this unrestored 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing exceeded predictions and sold at auction for $1.9 million. The selling point of the Gullwing was its originality. Though some of its black paint had been touched up over the years, the bulk of the finish was original, and the red leather interior was the same one that the car left the factory with nearly six decades ago.