Quite the Impression: Canadian-designed and painted classic hits the auction space

Montreal, Quebec ⁠— Art and auto enthusiasts, unite! A specially-painted 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera is going up for auction.  The car, designed by Montreal-born artist Jean-Pierre Lafrance and painted onto the car by autobody painter Yves Thibeault. Thibeault used airbrushes, hand brushes, spray paints, markers, finger-painting, and sanding to translate Jean-Pierre Lafrance’s directives onto the […]

Nova Scotian bodyshop resurrects classic car for dying dad

A 1965 Chevrolet pickup just like the one cancer-stricken Yvan Brien is refurbishing for his son.

By CRM Staff Elmsbridge, Nova Scotia — January 23, 2018 — A terminally ill man from the Northwest Territories is collaborating with Nova Scotian bodyshop Curtis Customs to rebuild his dream car  –  a 1965 Chevrolet pickup he intends to will to his son. Last autumn, Yvan Brien, himself a recently retired repair shop owner,  […]

House of Kolor introduces new limited edition colours

One of the new custom colours from House of Kolor, Black Forest, adorns this 1940 Merc.

Minneapolis, Minnesota — April 21, 2016 — Want the look and depth of a candy, without spending too much time? According to House of Kolor by Valspar, the company’s latest product launch has got you covered. The company has announced eight new products, including four limited edition colours that debuted at SEMA in Las Vegas. […]

XPEL introduces ULTIMATE hand-cut film for rare and classic cars

XPEL has introduced ULTIMATE, a new hand-cut film for classic vehicles.

San Antonio, Texas — April 17, 2016 — XPEL has launched a new paint protection film for vintage and rare vehicles. According to the company, XPEL offers precut patterns for most late model vehicles, but there is no pre-cut pattern for some classic and muscle cars. The new product, XPEL ULTIMATE, was introduced to fill […]

Red Kap launches new Craftsmen videos featuring Heath Pinter

Heath Pinter is the latest Builder to be featured in Red Kap's "The Craftsmen" series.

Nashville, Tennessee — September 29, 2015 — Automotive workwear manufacturer Red Kap has just released three new videos featuring acclaimed BMX rider, X Games champion and classic car builder Heath Pinter. The video series traces Pinter’s passion-fueled journey as he designs and builds a 1928 Ford Roadster. The custom car has been built specifically to […]