Pontiac Convertible, owned by Keith Richards and used by the Rolling Stones, to sell at Bonhams

A 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Silver Streak Convertible, which was owned by Keith Richards while The Rolling Stones were based on the Cote d’Azur in the 1970s, is to be sold in Bonhams Sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia at the RAF Museum, Hendon on 30 April 2012. The car has attracted a pre-sale estimate of $22,000.

The Rolling Stones arrived on the Cote d’Azur in 1971. They were joined by a steady stream of visitors, from William Burroughs Read More

Something for Everyone at 2012 Spring Carlisle Auction

Auctions America by RM will celebrate its second annual Spring Carlisle auction, April 26-27, 2012, offering a huge variety of collector cars and trucks during the Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, April 25-29, in Pennsylvania. More than 300 American muscle cars, classics and hot rods will cross the block at the Carlisle Expo Center, located adjacent to the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.

“Countless automotive aficionados flock to Carlisle each year to purchase and sell cars they Read More

Anticipation Building for RM’s Dingman Collection 2012 Sale

Anticipation is building for RM’s eagerly awaited Dingman Collection 2012 sale, scheduled June 9 – 10 in Hampton, New Hampshire.

A ‘labour of love’ carefully amassed over many years by prominent collector Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Company director for over 21 years, the distinguished collection features a remarkable series of automobiles along with one of the world’s most impressive automotive sign collections.  In total, the upcoming sale will feature nearly 50 vehicles and more than 1,400 signs from Read More

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

For 10 years, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge Golf Club, in Carmel, Calif.  Hailed as “the highlight event of Monterey Car Week,” by Robb Report, The Quail will celebrate its 10th anniversary on August 17, 2012.

“Since its Read More

Students Enhance STEM Skills with the Mecum Challenge


Discovery Education, Velocity, Mecum Auctions and XFINITY to take students beyond the classroom to ignite their interest in STEM through a scavenger hunt and behind-the-scenes tour of a live Mecum Auto Auction Students to be featured on Velocity during the Mecum Auto Auction Show

On Friday, April 13, Discovery Education, Velocity, Mecum Auctions and XFINITY will provide Houston Independent School District students and their mentors the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt through the Mecum Auto Read More

Barrett-Jackson Concludes Palm Beach With More Than $18 Million in Revenue and Over 55,000 in Attendance

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that its 10th Annual Palm Beach Event, held April 5-7 at the South Florida Fairgrounds, generated more than $18 million in sales of Classics, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Resto-Mods, Exotics and Contemporary Collectibles in front of a crowd of over 55,000.

Both attendance and sales figures were up from last year. The three-day event, which featured nearly 450 vehicles, was also enjoyed by millions across the country on SPEED, Read More

Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis Receives ‘Humanitarian of the Year’ Award at 8th Annual Armed Forces Congressional Gala Dinner

Steve Davis, President of the Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, was recently honored at the 8th Annual Armed Forces Congressional Gala Dinner with the prestigious “Congressman Bill and Mrs. Beverly Young Humanitarian of the Year Award,” for the donation of his personal custom 1964 Ford Fairlane.

Donating for a Good Cause

Davis donated the vehicle to be auctioned for The Armed Forces Foundation, an organization that helps military members and families in times of need, at Read More

Legendary Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren F1 GTR to Headline Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Sale

This year, for its Quail Lodge Sale, Bonhams is thrilled to present an absolute icon of modern-era sports car racing: an ex-GTC Gulf Team Davidoff 1997 McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ FIA GT Endurance Racing Coupe.

The McLaren F1 GTR design is from that pantheon of victors, including the legendary Ford GT40 and Porsche 917K, to wear Gulf Oil’s charismatic pale-blue and orange team livery.

The 20th Century’s ultimate motoring icon, the McLaren F1 not only earned its place amongst Read More

Win Tickets to This Year’s Classy Chassis

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Classy Chassis is offering four FREE tickets to one of their new Twitter followers! Become a new follower today through April 20, 2012 in order to be entered in the drawing.

2012 Classy Chassis Concours d’Elegance to Feature Bonneville Race Cars and Aston Martin

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 9th annual Classy Chassis Concours d’Elegance featuring over 100 vintage classics, exotic sports cars, hot rods and all-out racing machines. Read More

Barrett-Jackson Calls Upon Collector Car Legend Rick Cole to Serve as Automotive Specialist

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced that it has contracted collector car legend Rick Cole to serve as an Automotive Specialist. The announcement was made live on SPEED from the auction block during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach event this past weekend.

Best known as the hobby’s “Auctioneer to the Stars”, Los Angeles-based Cole will utilize his vast experience in the auction arena to help Barrett-Jackson source consignments for collector cars and add his 35+ years of expertise and Read More