Washington, D.C. (November 4, 2015) – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today that the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (serial number CSX2287) was the featured car at the Shell exhibit at the 2015 SEMA show. Shell presented a selection of vehicles that represent a broad scope of automotive innovation spanning the last 100years and the role Shell played in this development.
The 2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be the stage for the announcement of the next vehicle added to the National Historic Vehicle Register. Watch for details in the coming weeks and, in the meantime, check out this video featuring the six vehicles currently on the NHVR, as well as further information on the Register itself. History buffs and car guys and gals alike, take note!
From legislation that recognizes America’s automotive heritage to the first ever car show on the lawn of the National Mall, 2014 proved to be a very busy year for Historic Vehicle Association. Here’s a rundown of HVA highlights and headlines that had car enthusiasts talking this past year.
If press coverage is any indication, the launch of the National Historic Vehicle Register is the biggest news to hit the classic car world in recent memory. So how does the Register work, exactly? What is the government’s roll in the program? How does help the community of people who love old cars? President of the Historic Vehicle Association, Mark Gessler, answers these and other important questions.
Some of this country’s most historic national events—from monumental political rallies to mass celebrations of presidential legacies—have taken place on Washington’s National Mall. But “America’s front yard” has never been the site to exhibit national automotive treasures, until now. A Historic Vehicle Association event like no other, Cars At The Capital showcased guest speakers and some of America’s most influential and historically significant automobiles. Check out this recap.
DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE >> Historic Vehicle Association Kicks Off Inaugural Cars at the Capital, Presented by Volkswagen Group of America Inc. – May 3-4, 2014 Washington, D.C. (April 29, 2014) – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) www.historicvehicle.org announced today that…
What does the iconic 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (also known as CSX2287) now have in common with the Statute of Liberty and the Space Shuttle Discovery? In a landmark achievement, CSX2287 will join these national treasures within the Library of Congress by becoming the first automobile to be recorded under the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation. The documentation will be part of the HVA’s National Historic Vehicle Register and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) administered by the Heritage Documentation Programs of the U.S. Department of Interior.
Get the story on the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe from its designer, Peter Brock. The Historic Vehicle Association recently caught up with Peter Brock at the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, PA.
DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE >> CSX2287 Becomes First Automobile Recorded Under U.S. Heritage Documentation Standards Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document America’s Automotive Treasures Washington, D.C. (January 22, 2014) – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today…