Pebble Beach Names New Chief Judge

Chris Bock

At the conclusion of the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 19, Ed Gilbertson will retire as Chief Judge, and Chris Bock, celebrating his 50th year at the event, will step into that esteemed role.

 “The success of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is directly linked to the quality of cars on our show field and the manner in which they are judged,” Read More

RM Auctions to Lift Gavel on Denmark’s Famed Aalholm Automobile Collection

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, announced today it will present more than 175 vehicles from the world-famous Aalholm Automobil Museum ‘without reserve’ during a single-day auction, 12 August, 2012 in southern Denmark.

Located just west of Nysted on the Island of Lolland, and set against the magnificent backdrop of the Aalholm Castle, one of Denmark’s oldest medieval castles, the Aalholm Automobil Museum was founded in 1964 by auto enthusiast, Baron J.O. Raben-Levetzau, who used the Read More

RM Sales Total More Than $23m at Amelia Island Auction

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, continued its strong track record in Northern Florida this weekend, generating more than $23 million in sales before a packed house at its well-established sale at the Ritz-Carlton. The 88 percent sell through rate saw 92 of the 106 pre- and post-war motor cars changing hands, with six automobiles achieving million-dollar-plus results and spirited bidding leading Read More

Gooding Breaks $36m at Amelia

Gooding & Company announced more than $36 million in sales from 70 out of 77 lots sold at its Amelia Island Auction on March 9, more than doubling its results from 2010 and establishing a new auction record for Amelia Island. Led by many extraordinary Porsche racing cars that were part of the Drendel Family Collection, 11 world records were achieved.   The top-selling lot of the weekend in Amelia Island, the 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Read More

Concours d’Elegance of America Announces Open Track Event and Affiliation with Michigan Classics Vintage Races

The Concours d’Elegance of America is pleased to announce their Second Annual Concours Open Track Event will be held at Waterford Hills Road Racing (W.H.R.R.I.) on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. The event will be managed by the staff of Waterford Hills Road Racing, Inc. All modern and vintage cars that can pass the safety and sound requirements are eligible to be driven on the road course.

The Concours Open Track Event is just part of an exciting week of activities Read More

Quirky, Quality Classics in Demand at Shannons Melbourne

Unusual and high quality classic vehicles and motorcycles caught the eye of buyers at Shannons March 5 Auction in Melbourne, where 42 vehicle and 38 automobilia lots went under the hammer in Cheltenham.

A rare, five-passenger 1935 Packard Super 8 Model 1203 Sedan that was fully restored in the early 1990s at a cost of nearly $100,000 was the top selling vehicle in the auction, being pursued by several phone and floor bidders before being sold for $61,000.

Chasing the Read More

Mecum to Offer Extraordinary Collection of MV Agusta Motorcycles at Monterey Auction

Mecum Auctions has consigned the impressive MV Agusta Collection to their 2012 auction in Monterey, California comprised of 71 machines ranging from a 1946 MV 98 “3 Velocita” race model, to a 2007 MV F4 1000/312 Bonneville. This one-of-a-kind gathering of exquisite motorcycles is the result of collector Gary Kohs’ lifelong mission to acquire only the very finest examples of what many consider to be the “Ferrari of the motorcycle world,” and has assembled an amazing collection of Count Giovanni Read More

Gooding & Company Announces its Final Selection of Amelia Island Auction Cars

Star cars include a 1955 Porsche 550/ 1500 RS Spyder, 1967 Porsche 906E, Mike Hawthorn’s 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe, George Reed’s 1960 Chevrolet Corvette “Race Rat,” 1988 Porsche 959, and the iconic 1948 Tucker #1034 featured in Coppola’s Hollywood hit film.

Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is delighted to announce its latest group of star car consignments for the highly-anticipated Amelia Island Auction on March Read More

2012 Classy Chassis Concours d’Elegance will feature Bonneville Race Cars& Aston Martin

Mark your calendars for the ninth annual Classy Chassis™ Concours d’ Elegance to be held on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, 2012 on the air-conditioned field of magnificent Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. This world-class concours event will feature more than 100 unique and rare automotive icons, exotic hand-built sports cars, hot rods and full-out racing machines from some of the finest private collections and museums throughout the United States. The 2012 features will be Bonneville Race Cars Read More

George Harrison’s Aston Martin DB5 to Make US Debut at the Concours d’Elegance of Texas

Houston stand by. George Harrison’s celebrated 1965 Aston Martin DB5 will make its U.S. debut in the Lone Star State in May. The anonymous Texas collector, who made global news in December when he won the international bidding war for the legendary Beatle’s sports car at a London auction, has confirmed that it will be on display at the inaugural Concours d’Elegance of Texas, helping to raise some serious money for charity. “If you have ever wanted to have your Read More