Marilyn Monroe’s Ford Thunderbird to be auctioned for first time

Marilyn Monroe’s Ford Thunderbird to be auctioned for first time

A 1956 Ford Thunderbird convertible once owned by Marilyn Monroe will roll across the auction block for the first time in November. The Raven Black T’bird was owned by the iconic American actress between 1955 and 1962, Julien’s Auctions said in a news release. The car has an estimated...

October 9, 2018
original Ford Mustang Bullitt, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. | HVA photo

Road to 2030: A map we can follow

Editor’s note: This is the first in a 6-part series examining where the collector car hobby is headed in the next decade and beyond. Mark Gessler is president of the... read more August 14, 2018

Aerosmith's original touring van, a 1964 International Harvester Metro, via @KConz20

Aerosmith’s original ’64 touring van found in East Coast woods

A 1964 International Harvester Metro found in Massachusetts by a reality television show is none other than the first touring van used by the legendary rock band Aerosmith... read more August 9, 2018

Tom Cotter's 1965 289 Shelby Cobra, Hagerty photo

Bear destroys roof of Shelby-signed Cobra in search of cookies

When a bear senses something to eat, there’s little that can stop it, including the original roof of a 1965 289 Shelby Cobra signed by Carroll Shelby. Hagerty’s... read more August 2, 2018

1987 Buick GNX

Buick led a short-lived muscle car renaissance in the ’70s and ’80s

The heyday of the Detroit muscle car era certainly was fun while it lasted. But with high insurance premiums, government safety and emission regulations, and the first of the... read more July 24, 2018

The Ford Mustang (left) and Dodge Charger tied in a state-by-state comparison

Charger, Mustang are America’s most-searched muscle cars

The Dodge Charger and Ford Mustang tied in a state-by-state comparison of the number of searches for muscle cars from the past year, data from showed... read more July 17, 2018

Classic Dodge Charger, photo by

Dodge Charger roars to America’s most-searched classic car

The Dodge Charger was the classic car Americans searched for the most between June 2017 and June 2018, signifying a big year-over-year shift in the market, data from... read more July 16, 2018


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