Everything You Need to Register and Title Your Hobby Car in All 50 States

Sema Tag & Title Tool Box

Looking to register your muscle car or kit car? Looking to restore, replace or rebody a collector car? Do you need a vehicle inspection or smog test to get obtain a title? Should you get an antique or collector car tag? …Are there mileage restrictions if you do?

Register a kit car can either be a nightmare, or as easy a driving down to your local DMV or tag office. Some states allow drivers to use vintage license plates from the 1960’s and 1970’s. It all depends on where you live. That is why  Motor City and SEMA have put together a step by step guide to registered your project vehicle in all fifty states. Continue reading

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Jeep celebrates 70 years as America’s most iconic 4×4

1943 Willys MB Jeep
In July 1940, the U.S. military informed automakers that it was looking for a “light reconnaissance vehicle” to replace the Army’s motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles. The Army invited 135 manufacturers to bid on production and developed a lengthy specification list for the vehicle, including the following:

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Auld Lang Syne: December 31st last day to order 45th Anniversary 2011 Mustang GT350

2011 Shelby Mustang GT350

When the clock strikes twelve and the Big Apple drops in Times Square the last order will be booked for the 45th Anniversary Shelby GT350. The GT350 America’s first production race car debuted in limited production in 1965. When Shelby America made a mere 562 units. The limited production along with the car’s undeniable sleek looks and performance cemented the car in American auto lore. Shelby hopes the 45th Anniversary model will capture the same attention by capping production of 2011 model. Continue reading

National Automotive History Collection picks Camaro as the most Future Collectible Car of 2010

2011 Chevrolet Camaro

How many times have we wished we had wad of disposable cash back in the mid 1970’s to gobble of all the 1960’s muscle cars that found their way onto used car lots: HEMIs, Shelbys, Vettes, and Camaro’s that your dad’s buddies traded in for a Vega or Pinto and case of Bud.

Well, the National Automotive History Collection try to pick current year models that everyone well wish they had hung onto in 2035. This year’s crystal ball pegs the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro as the most Future Collectible Car of 2010. Continue reading

O’ Canada: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) seize a cache of coke and cars.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Calgary – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) seized a cache of classic and exotic cars and cocaine Tuesday as part of a two-year investigation into money laundering, illegal gambling, tax evasion, and drug trafficking. Among the vehicles seized were two Porches, a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1, two Lamborghinis, a BMW and a Hummer. Continue reading

Motor City Minute: Kate Middleton Edition

Kate Middleton & Prince William

By now the whole world has heard of Kate Middleton. The stunning young woman who is now engaged to Prince William and poised to one day be queen. You have seen footage of her in fashionable attire, the 20 ct. sapphire engagement ring, and heard comparisons to the former Princess Diana. But to be honest we don’t care about all the fluff. We just have one question: What does she drive? Continue reading

Chop Shop High: High School Teacher Arrested and 1969 Camaro Seized in Sting

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Restoration

A great many young men (and women) learn the art of working on cars from their high school shop teacher.  Students at Cedartown High School, near Rome, Georgia got a lesson in grand theft auto when their shop teacher was arrested in a chop shop sting. Continue reading