Small-Run Alfa Book Offers SCMer Discount

The U.S. distributor of Millenove: Alfa Romeo 1900 has made arrangements with the author H.-J. Döhren and is now offering the book at a discount price. Readers can order the book for $120, which includes shipping inside the U.S. (The book retails for $169.) Supply is very limited. Place your order by sending an email to elsonite@msn.com.

Read our review of Millenove from the July issue of SCM below.

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Dr. Fred Simeone Honored at LeMay Museum

LeMay – America’s Car Museum has chosen Dr. Fred Simeone, founder of the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the 2013 recipient of the “Nicola Bulgari Award.” This recognition is given to individuals who make outstanding contributions to preserve America’s automotive heritage through education, car restoration or collecting classic cars.

The award, named for jewelry magnate and classic car collector Nicola Bulgari, was presented to Dr. Simeone at a June 1 gala celebrating the one-year anniversary Read More

Blake Griffin’s 2011 NBA Sprite Slam Dunk Kia to be Auctioned at Leake Tulsa

Leake Auction just announced the consignment of the 2011 Kia Optima that former University of Oklahoma and current LA Clippers basketball star Blake Griffin jumped over during to win the 2011 NBA Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Later that year Blake put the Optima in a charity auction to aid a cancer cause. Henry Primeaux of Tulsa purchased the car at that time. The car will be sold on Saturday, June 8 during Leake’s 41st annual collector car show & auction Read More

Supercharged 1930 Bugatti Type 43 Headlines 100-Car Lineup at Bonhams Greenwich

A diverse and extensive lineup of exceptional motorcars will cross the block at Bonhams‘ sixth annual auction at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance on June 2nd.

With multiple models from Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Bentley, Cadillac, Jaguar, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Pierce and Rolls-Royce, among others, the selection of European and American cars on offer is the best and most considerable to date.

Leading this exciting assembly is a 1930 Bugatti Type 43 Supercharged 2/4 Read More

Leake’s Tulsa Auction to Feature CCCA Classics

Leake Auction Company has early consignments for six automobiles that are recognized and accepted as full classic automobiles during their 41st annual Tulsa auction, June 7, 8 & 9 in the Expo Building at the Tulsa Fairgrounds. The Classic Car Club of America (CCCA) defines a classic car as a distinctive, American or foreign built car that was produced between 1925 and 1948. Since these cars were typically very expensive when they were manufactured, limited quantities were produced, therefore making Read More

Seven Ferraris, Six Porsche 911s and a Lamborghini Miura Headline Bonhams’ Sale at the Spa Classic

Motor cars worth an estimated $6.5m will go under the hammer at the inaugural sale on Saturday 25th May

Some of the world’s fastest production cars of the 1960s and 1970s including seven Ferraris, six Porsche 911s and a Lamborghini Miura will be among the highlights of the inaugural Bonhams auction at the Spa Motor Circuit in Belgium on Saturday 25th May.

Philip Kantor, Head of the Mainland European Motoring department, said: “We are very much looking forward Read More

Dragone Offers Last Unrestored Duesenberg SJ

Dragone Auctions‘ second annual auction will take place Friday May 31,  at their showroom and auction gallery in Westport, Connecticut. In keeping with the Dragone Brothers’ vision, the auction will again feature rare, desirable, investment-quality vehicles from all facets of the collector market. “This year we are offering an incredible assortment of cars that have been stored away for decades,” stated Manny Dragone of Dragone Classic Motorcars.

Buyers will be able to purchase some truly unusual classic cars, military Read More

Final Countdown to RM Villa Erba

RM Auctions has announced some of the world’s finest automobiles consigned to its exclusive Villa Erba sale. The auction takes place during Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend on Lake Como, Italy, this Saturday, the 25th of May.

Heading the list of vehicles on offer is the 1905 Fiat 60hp Five-Passenger Touring, built especially for American-based brewing magnate August Anheuser Busch. The example on offer is the second of just 20 chassis manufactured, the first having been supplied to Anheuser Read More

Bertone-Bodied Aston Martin DB4GT Offered This Weekend at Bonhams Newport Pagnell

An important Aston Martin DB4GT with unique coachwork by Italian design house Bertone, and which was the last off the production line, will be offered for sale this Saturday, May 18. Bonhams’ 14th annual auction of Aston Martin and Lagonda motor cars takes place at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, U.K.

The “one-off” car, which has been fully restored by Aston Martin, will go under the hammer in the manufacturer’s 100th anniversary year, and is expected to Read More

30th Annual Colorado Concours Set for June 9

Cerebral Palsy of Colorado has announced the 30th Annual Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Sports Car Show, taking place Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado. 

The event will celebrate Porsche as the featured marque. It will be the 65th anniversary of Porsche, the 60th anniversary of the first Porsche club and the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the 911 at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The 30th anniversary celebrates Stimson Read More