1919 Ford Speedster T to Rotterdam

Posted by Dmitriy Shibarshin on June 19, 2017 at 8:55 AM

Sports cars of the early 20th century are things of wonder. Take this 1919 Model T Speedster for example, how did anyone in their right mind get them to the claimed 60mph top speed? There's not even a seatbelt to keep you from flying out on a tight turn. It is no surprise a collector from Europe purchased this very car (VIN 15037119) from a seller in Oregon. Now its on the way to Rotterdam.

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Topics: Europe, Classic Cars, Notable Cars Shipped Overseas

You Can Still Ship Salvage Cars to the UAE

Posted by Dmitriy Shibarshin on June 11, 2017 at 12:58 PM

Earlier this year, the United Arab Emirates restricted the import of salvage cars from abroad. The change set off an 7% surge in the number of cars shipped from the US to the UAE during the first quarter of 2017. Previous reports have incorrectly stated that all salvage cars are banned from import and registration. However that is incorrect, you can ship salvage cars to the UAE, just with a few caveats. 
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Topics: United Arab Emirates

We Visit Pomona Swap Meet

Posted by Dmitriy Shibarshin on June 8, 2017 at 11:18 AM

The Pomona Swap Meet is a magical place, swarming with classic cars, parts, retro memorabilia, and 25,000 attendees eager to make a deal. Its as if a bazaar takes over the Fairplex of Pomona, California. Carts overflowing with parts are dragged around. Buyers and sellers are haggling for every dollar. You cannot imagine it to be a pleasant experience in 90 degree heat. But as soon as the engines turn over, everyone takes a step back and smile as they see hundreds of classic cars roll down the main strip.

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Topics: Classic Cars, Events, Pomona Swap Meet

Mecum Portland Classic Car Auction 2017

Posted by Alex Naumov on June 1, 2017 at 2:26 PM

Its a busy June for Mecum Auctions with the return to Portland with over 600 classic cars for sale. The sale takes place June 16-17, just two weeks after Mecum's motorcycle auction in Las Vegas. Featured lots consist of classic American cars and European sports cars sprinkled throughout. And unlike the Pebble Beach auctions later this summer which target high end buyers, Mecum Portland offers a number of great deals. 

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Topics: Classic Cars, Auctions, Mecum

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2018 Date Change

Posted by Dmitriy Shibarshin on May 30, 2017 at 3:14 PM

The Pebble Beach Concour d'Elegance, hailed as one of the most prestigious classic car events in the world, will take place next year on August 26th, 2018 - a week later than usual. The change in schedule is due to the return of the US Amateur Championship to the Pebble Beach golf course. This is the first time the Amateur Championship is to be held at Pebble Beach since 1999. The change in schedule only affects the 2018 event. This August, the Pebble Beach Concours will take place on August 20th, 2017. See you there!

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Topics: Monterey Car Week, Auctions

International Banking Wire Fees When Paying For Cars or Services

Posted by Alex Naumov on May 27, 2017 at 5:00 AM

When sending wire transfers you would expect the dollar amount you send to be delivered to the intended party. Unfortunately that is not always the case. Despite being charged the standard wire fee for the transfer by your bank, there are times when that fee is not enough. And here's why.

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Topics: Market Trends, Car Shipping Guide

Exporting a Californian Registered Car - What the DMV Needs

Posted by Alex Naumov on May 26, 2017 at 9:45 AM

Exporting a car from the United States is virtually the same no matter what state the vehicle is registered in. However, if the car is registered in California, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires an additional form to be completed and submitted once the car is exported. 

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Topics: Car Shipping, Classic Cars, Car Shipping Guide

United Arab Emirates Car Import Laws Have Changed

Posted by Alex Naumov on May 26, 2017 at 9:16 AM

Here's a quick update on the new laws the United Arab Emirates has placed on car imports.

On May 1st customs stopped the import and registration of salvage cars into the UAE. In a rush to get the last salvage cars into Jebel Ali, dealers imported 7% more cars during the first 3 months of 2017. 

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Topics: Middle East, United Arab Emirates

Mecum motorcycle auctions return to Las Vegas

Posted by Dmitriy Shibarshin on May 25, 2017 at 9:32 AM

Photo: Mecum - 1913 Indian 8 Valve Racer

Mecum, the motorcycle auction king, returns to Las Vegas the first weekend of June. During the three day event taking place from June 1-3, Mecum will auction off over 600 motorcycles. The inventory includes early 20th century Indian Racers, restored Triumphs, and even motorcycles owned by the late Steve McQueen. Another 100 motorcycles offered for sale belong to known motorcycle collectors Mark and Randy Zimmerman, including a Triumph hailed as one of the best restored examples available in the US.The incredible range of bikes available is surely of interest to all motorcycle buyers around the world.

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Topics: Auctions, Mecum, Motorcycles

This Ferrari will soon be cruising along the Italian Riviera

Posted by Dmitriy Shibarshin on May 22, 2017 at 1:12 PM

We'll admit its easy to get excited about a modern Ferrari. Unlike the classic Ferraris we ship overseas, the modern 458 model comes with all of the electronic assists you expect to keep you on the road. This Ferrari is made to go fast, no matter who's driving.

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Topics: Car Shipping, Europe, Notable Cars Shipped Overseas




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1919 Ford Speedster T to Rotterdam

Sports cars of the early 20th century are things of wonder. Take this 1919 Model T Speedster for example, how did anyone in their right mind get them to the claimed 60mph top speed? There's not even...Read more

You Can Still Ship Salvage Cars to the UAE

Earlier this year, the United Arab Emirates restricted the import of salvage cars from abroad. The change set off an 7% surge in the number of cars shipped from the US to the UAE during the first...Read more

We Visit Pomona Swap Meet

The Pomona Swap Meet is a magical place, swarming with classic cars, parts, retro memorabilia, and 25,000 attendees eager to make a deal. Its as if a bazaar takes over the Fairplex of Pomona,...Read more