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Greatest Show on British Wheels

Purchase Tickets to the 2022 Vancouver ABFM @ VanDusen Gardens

“The Greatest Show on British Wheels,” Vancouver ABFM, VanDusen Garden, on Saturday, May 21, 2022, with nearly 500 British classic cars. About this event: Sat. May 21 (10am to 4:30pm) Gates open to public “The Greatest Show on British Wheels,” Vancouver ABFM, sponsored by Hagerty, is looking forward to welcoming everyone back to the 35thRead Full Story

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2022 Vancouver ABFM is revving up and raring to go

The Greatest Show on British Wheels, Vancouver ABFM, is looking forward to welcoming everyone back to the celebration at VanDusen Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 21, 2022. “After two years hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to welcome HAGERTY, the world’s largest collector car insurer and automotive lifestyle brand, toRead Full Story

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Gullwing & Roadster models.

Masters of their craft: Coachwerks Restoration

The classic car restoration business is arguably one of the most challenging and complicated businesses to manage successfully. The restoration of an ‘old’ car, previously owned by several caring and, in many cases, uncaring owners, presents numerous challenges. These include experience, knowledge, skill, craftsmanship, innovative thinking, and, last but not least, working with a carRead Full Story

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Photo courtesy Hagerty: Lipman 79407

Buy these vehicles before they’re hot: Hagerty issues annual North American Bull Market list

Hagerty has unveiled its fifth annual Bull Market list, which features the enthusiast cars and trucks that its market experts predict will increase in value over the next 12 months. The list is not intended for get-rich-quick flippers but for future owners who want to find, buy and drive a good vehicle they love. “AtRead Full Story

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1955 MB Gullwing

Barrett-Jackson’s January 2022 Scottdale Auction to feature 1955 300SL Gullwing Coupe at No Reserve

Barrett-Jackson will celebrate 50 years of The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions with a docket filled with uniquely collectible vehicles, all selling at No Reserve, including a restored 1955 300SL Gullwing Coupe (Lot #1415) during the annual Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, January 22-30, 2022. One of only 855 made in 1955, the Gullwing wasRead Full Story

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(Front left) Alberto Longo, Formula E's co-founder & chief Championship officer; Sarah Kirby-Young, Vancouver city councillor.

(Front right) Anne Roy, chief marketing officer/partner OSS Group; Matthew Carter, CEO/partner OSS Group.

(Back Row) OSS Group team, including spokesperson and Canadian Indy Car racer James Hinchcliffe (second left). Photo: P. Stewart.

Vancouver welcomes 3-day Canadian E-Fest event, June 30-July 2, 2022

The countdown has begun toward a one-of-a-kind, three-day Canadian E-Fest in Vancouver from June 30-July 2, 2022. E-Fest organizer is the Canadian OSS Group, an independent promoter involved in motorsports events to bring awareness of environmental leadership to the world. More than just a race weekend event, E-Fest will be headlined by the ABB FIARead Full Story

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Western Canada’s best attended trade and consumer show scheduled March 23-27, 2022.

Update: Vancouver International Auto Show postponed to 2023

Statement by the New Car Dealers Association of B.C., owners and operators of the Vancouver International Auto Show: For the past several months, we have been working diligently with our partners and major auto manufacturers to plan a return of Western Canada’s best-attended consumer exhibition event in March of 2022 at the beautiful Vancouver ConventionRead Full Story

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Vintage Edwards Wheel imported from England and used to shape sheet metal into custom body parts. Very skilled workmanship required for this old-school technique.

VRCBC members inspired by tour of RWM’s Delta restoration shop

Members of the Vintage Racing Club of BC (VRCBC) recently a private tour of RWM & Co.’s restoration shop in Delta to learn more about the restoration process and view some of the 12 classics being worked on. The tour began with host Rob Maynard speaking about the feature display, a Rolls Royce boat tailRead Full Story

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Largest James Bond vehicle and prop exhibit now open at the Petersen Museum

L.A.’s Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibit, “Bond in Motion,” is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise through a diverse selection of iconic screen-used vehicles. The exhibit, which will run through October 30, 2022, is the largest official Bond vehicle display to date in the U.S., featuring more than 30 cars, motorcycles,Read Full Story

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Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in "Risky Business." Photo courtesy Barrett Jackson

“Risky Business” Porsche 928 sells at Barrett-Jackson’s Houston Auction for record US$1.98M

The highlight of Barrett-Jackson’s Inaugural Houston Auction, held on Sept. 18, 2021, was undoubtedly the record-breaking sale of the 1979 Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in the film “Risky Business.” Breaking world records for the sale of any Porsche 928 from any year, this piece of automotive and pop culture history sold for US$1.98M.Read Full Story

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Jason Morrey at the new Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby location. Photo courtesy Volvo, ID: 286934

Morrey Volvo Cars opens in Burnaby

With the opening of Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby on September 27, 2021, Volvo now has a new retail location in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland. With electric vehicle sales in British Columbia increasing in 2021, the opening of Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby seeks to help address the consumer demand for EVs and serve the growing sales andRead Full Story

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Nissan’s all-new Z makes world debut

Nissan revealed the all-new 2023 Z sports car in a global broadcast from Brooklyn’s Duggal Greenhouse on August 17, about five miles from where the original 1970 Datsun 240Z made its world debut in October 1969. While the six previous generations of Nissan’s iconic sports car all offered numeric designations, the long-awaited redesign will be knownRead Full Story

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Morgan’s new Plus Four CX-T, a model built for overland adventure

The Morgan car manufacturer has unveiled its Plus Four CX-T, a model that is inspired by Morgan’s well documented history of competing in all-terrain endurance trials. Following the launch of the Plus Four in 2020, Morgan partnered with Rally Raid UK, renowned creator of Dakar race cars, to jointly design and engineer the Plus FourRead Full Story

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RMM Track Map

New RMM Motorsports Track in Alberta, on-track for 2021 opening

Since breaking ground in early fall 2020, the Rocky Mountain Motorsports (RMM) circuit in Calgary, Alberta, has been driving a fast-paced commitment inline with its construction partners to move the development forward to achieve the objective of having laps down in 2021. A lot of development progress has been made recently—from kerbs being formed, toRead Full Story

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