Barrett-Jackson to Postpone 2020 Palm Beach Auction to October 15-17, 2020

Following the recommendation of county and state officials in Florida, executives with Barrett-Jackson today announced the company will postpone its 18th Annual Palm Beach Auction, scheduled for April 16-18, 2020, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The decision was made due to the uncertainty of the current public health crisis and to safeguard auction customers, sponsors and guests from the potential spread of COVID-19.

“While every indication shows that our bidders, consignors and sponsors were behind our efforts to hold our Read More

RM Auctions’ Palm Beach Auction Shifts to Online Only

RM Auctions, a division of RM Sotheby’s Group, today announces that its forthcoming Palm Beach auction, scheduled 20–21 March at the Palm Beach International Raceway, will be canceled and transitioned into an Online Only auction via rmsothebys.com. The decision to shift this live auction to the company’s online platform comes in light of the current guidance from public health officials regarding the global COVID-19 outbreak.

The auction house came to the decision to cancel its live auction as a precautionary Read More

Porsche and Ferrari Shine at Gooding Amelia Island

President David Gooding and Auctioneer Charlie Ross sell the 1976 Porsche 934 for $1,380,000. Photo copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Image by Jensen Sutta.

Gooding & Company, the auction house revered for selling the world’s most desirable and prized collector cars, realized $20,785,080 in a single day at the company’s 11th annual Amelia Island Auction. The auction house achieved an impressive 93% sales rate from 83 of 89 lots sold, producing an average price of $250,422 per lot Read More

RM Sotheby’s Achieves Over $35.8m at Amelia Island

RM Sotheby’s returned to the Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island this past weekend for the company’s 22nd annual sale as the official auction house of the renowned Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. A two-day auction for 2020, the sale was a resounding success, totaling more than $35.8 million and with 94 percent of all lots offered finding new homes. Bidder registration exceeded that of 2019, representing 30 countries and with 17 percent bidding with RM Sotheby’s for the first time.

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Ford vs. Ferrari Comes to the Philadelphia Concours

On April 24-25, the fourth annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance, the premier concours event in the City of Brotherly Love, will celebrate the greatest rivalry in car racing history that inspired the 2019 film “Ford v Ferrari” and Ford’s first victory over Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France.

Vintage Fords and Ferraris of the ’60s, representing that famous rivalry, are expected to participate.

On Saturday, April 25, nonprofit Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. (CCfK) and Read More

McQueen’s Manx Highlights Bonhams’ Amelia Sale

Bonhams — the auction house most associated with the King of Cool — will be offering at auction the very car in which Steve McQueen took Faye Dunaway on an exhilarating, white-knuckled ride in the 1968 movie “The Thomas Crown Affair.”

Like the car chase on the streets of San Francisco in “Bullitt,” the ride on the beach of Massachusetts in “Thomas Crown” is the stuff of legend. The Hollywood film captivated global audiences and brought the Meyers Manx — Read More

RM Sotheby’s to Auction 230-Car Elkhart Collection

Presenting over 230 motor cars, 30 motorcycles, trucks, trailers and select memorabilia and equipment offered almost entirely without reserve, RM Sotheby’s Elkhart Collection sale will take place on the weekend of 1-2 May at the stunning collection facility in Elkhart, Indiana, offering an exciting cross section of marques and models.

The culmination of decades of careful and targeted collecting of some of the finest motorcars by a single owner, the Elkhart Collection comprises some of the most exceptional marques and models Read More

Edwardian Rolls-Royce Highlights Gooding’s Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company, the esteemed auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce an extraordinary antique automobile with a prize-winning restoration for the company’s 11th annual Amelia Island Auction to be held on March 6, 2020. Exemplifying rolling art in its finest form, this classic car from the legendary marque radiates sophistication and style.

1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Torpédo Phaeton (Estimate: $2,700,000 – $3,500,000)
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RM Sotheby’s Presents Six Cars From the Keith Crain Collection at Amelia

RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, has announced important Pre-War Classic entries from the esteemed Collection of Keith Crain for its 22nd annual Amelia Island auction. Set for 6-7 March at the Ritz-Carlton, the collection comprises six highly desirable cars—offered entirely without reserve — and is led by a rare Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupe by Murphy.

A major figure within the automotive publishing industry and a seasoned collector, Mr. Crain has amassed a Read More