Welcome to the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, where everything Ferrari is celebrated voraciously. A few days a year in the usually sleepy enclave, the brand and its loyal followers gather to extoll their icon. This year’s event was spectacular. The smiling faces are all you needed as an indicator of the event’s success. The Palm Beach weather was a relief for those escaping from the winter.
In mid-January, car enthusiasts from around the world gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona to participate in what is becoming the second-largest car event in the United States. The week is also considered by many to be the defining event for the upcoming year’s market strength, and all indications point to a recovering economy, strong markets, record-breaking sales and bright prospects for 2014.
The 23rd Annual Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, set against the beautiful backdrop of the famous Breakers Resort and Hotel, is prepared to once again host Ferrari owners and enthusiasts. Over 400 participants from all over the United States and Europe will treat visitors to the best Ferrari and Florida have to offer.
Scheduled to debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March, the Lamborghini Huracan succeeds the Gallardo and marks a new era for the manufacturer’s luxury super sports car. The name Huracan comes from the world of bullfighting. Huracan was a fighting bull known for “outstanding courage,” a “strong sense of attack,” and “remaining defiant and invincible” according to Lamborghini.
There is a reason why the early Shelby Mustang based cars are so desirable, from the nuts and bolts modifications Carroll masterfully engineered to the more esoteric and visceral such as noise,smells and sensations the GT350 had it all.
The museum presents “the alphabet of the world’s foremost automobile manufacturers” beginning with Alfa Romeo, Bentley, Cadillac, DeLorean, Edsel, Ferrari, etc. Visitors can appreciate the Rolls Royce collection of circus magnate John Ringling and his wife Mabel, while Beatles’ fans can gaze at John Lennon’s 1965 Mercedes Benz and psychedelic Bentley and Paul McCartney’s Mini Cooper.
Scottsdale is again readying for the arrival of thousands of enthusiasts expected to attend the 14th annual classic and vintage car auction events beginning January 12, 2014. Premier Financial Services Vice President of National Sales Doug Ewing, Southwest Sales Manager Michelle Yancey, and West Coast Sales Manager Juan Garcia will be on hand to meet clients and friends throughout the week.
Andy Greene’s Sports and Vintage Race Cars is a special kind of a place. It’s a haven for vintage cars to be maintained and in some cases brought back to life. Andy has a passion for all types of classic cars, but in particular the Ferrari marque that he has specialized in for over three decades.
The Lancia Flaminia GT 3C Coupe can be a tough car to find. Todd Wertman found one at the AACA Eastern Region Fall Meet in Hershey, PA. Read how he was able to research and purchase it in one day, and then make a profit on that sale.