Attending a live auto auction can be exhilarating for participants, but also an intimidating experience for first-time attendees. The Mecum Auction began Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Schaumburg Convention Center. If you’re in the market for a new custom or classic ride, chances are good you may find just the right one here as […]
The passion for Chrysler vehicles runs very deep. It’s all for good reason; the brand builds vehicles that evoke emotion and excitement. Evidence of Mopar affection was readily found at the Daily Herald’s summer cruise night and wrap-up party held this past Wednesday, Sept. 16. The Feeny Auto Group in Elgin hosted the classic car celebration, […]
Some like sleek and fast. Others prefer big and wide. Jim Biebrach has found himself drawn more and more to the “big, wide-bodied cars.” Biebrach bought his 1958 Pontiac Star Chief to last weekend’s Indian Uprising all-Pontiac car show in St. Charles.
When Jim Shoger first saw a 1970 Triumph GT6+, it immediately became the apple of his eye. In 1972, the Naperville resident went looking for one to own.
The Chicagoland area is home to some of the finest hot rod shops and most talented builders in the nation. This summer at the 2015 Daily Herald Cruise Nights we’ll be showcasing some of the area gems. For our kickoff June 17th event, Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle will be bringing out some of their […]
Exotic cars were in the gleaming spotlight this week as Perillo Bentley and Lamborghini in Downers Grove hosted the Daily Herald’s Passion for Performance & Prestige VIP reception. During the event, winners of the Daily Herald’s Exotic Car Story contest were announced. For the past…
One of the earliest events we enjoy attending to kick off the new season of cruising is Tri Power Automotive’s annual open house. They do top-notch work and several of the cars featured on Classic Recollections have been the product of their team’s handiwork. The shop is located in Libertyville, IL and every year they throw open their doors, jam the […]
Earle Moloney has been crafting coach-built creations for nearly 50 years. His love for limos hasn’t run out yet; he’s still in the business of producing stretched vehicles. The Arlington Heights resident began his long and storied career in 1967 when he formed Moloney Coach Builders. His limousines have been used around the world and carried […]
Mark Hall saw firsthand at an early age the thrill of coming in first place. He grew up and lives in downstate Champaign, where his dad was a motorcycle race announcer. “I grew up going to the races,” Hall said. “That’s how I caught the motor sports bug.”
A birthday bash was held this past weekend and the delighted 10,000-pound guest of honor celebrated by revving up and crushing some cars. The legendary “Bigfoot” monster truck, a jacked-up 1974 Ford F-250 built by Bob Chandler in 1975, is turning 40 this year. A special celebration took place as part of the Lucas Oil Monster […]