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2018 Car Show Season Starts

By   May 13, 2018

Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show

Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show

Summer is almost officially upon us and that means cars shows. Sure, there are plenty of Cars and Coffee events that you can see great cars, but the competition car shows are now well underway.

For us the car show season starts with the Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show. Of course if we were on the east coast Amelia Island is the show that starts things off, but that is all the way on the other side of the country. For us it starts in Morro Bay and all the car shows lead to the “grand daddy” of them all, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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How To Warm Up Your Car

By   January 10, 2018

Porsche 911 Carrera T and 911 Targa

How Do You Warm Up A Classic Or New Car

Warming up your car is vital to keeping your vehicle on the road. Along with regular maintenance it is one of the most important things an automotive owner can do. However, there is a lot of confusion out there about warming up your car.

Many now say that you shouldn’t warm up a new car. They claim that you just waste gas and pollute while you let your car get up to temperature. Others say that even new cars should be warmed up to keep your car on the road for a longer period of time.

Should you warm up your car and if so, how should you do it?

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Should You Consider Buying Cars As An Investment

By   April 2, 2017

Porsche 912 Targa

Porsche 912 Targa

We love cars, but are they a good investment? Should you dump your stock portfolio and plan to use classic cars for your retirement? Why do so many wealthy people invest in cars? These questions and questions like them are all over the internet, but is it a good idea to buy an automobile now to hope you can sell it for a large profit at a later date?

The answer to if cars are a good investment is more complex than it may first appear. We know that with a few exceptions a modern car will keep depreciating for about 30 years and in some cases longer. However, normally after this depreciation values will start to stabilize and then follow an upward trend.

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The Classic Auto Show Goes To LA This January

By   November 30, 2016

1915 American LaFrance Speedster

1915 American LaFrance Speedster

Clarion Events organizes one of the most successful classic car shows in the U.K. For those of us across the pond that is a little far to travel for such an event. Especially, when you have the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Amelia Island right in the US each year.

However, this year the Classic Auto Show is taking a trip to the States and will go all the way out west. The vintage cars will be on display from January 27th through the 29th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Elvis Presley’s BMW 507 To Headline The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

By   August 8, 2016

Elvis Presley's BMW 507

Elvis Presley’s BMW 507

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is just two weeks away and this year there will be plenty of BMWs at the high profile car show. The luxury car maker will be the featured marquee celebrating its 100th anniversary.

What is likely to be the most popular vehicle is the BMW 507 that was driven by Elvis Presley. “The King” drove the sports car while stationed in German during his military service.

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