Gooding & Company Announces the Distinguished Sherman M. Wolf Ferrari Collection for its Pebble Beach Auctions

Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce that it will present the extraordinary Ferrari collection of Sherman M. Wolf at its Pebble Beach Auctions on August 18 & 19. The renowned Sherman M. Wolf Collection is comprised of a rare, alloy-bodied 1960 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione, a 1953 Ferrari 340 MM Spider, a 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC and a 1985 Ferrari 288 Read More

Gooding & Company and McLaren Automotive to Unveil the 2013 McLaren 12C Spider at Pebble Beach

Gooding & Company, in association with the world-renowned Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, will host the global unveiling of the 2013 McLaren 12C Spider at its exclusive VIP preview reception on Friday, August 17, preceding Gooding & Company’s prestigious Pebble Beach Auctions on August 18 and 19.

“Following the success of the 2012 12C North American debut at our Pebble Beach VIP preview reception in 2010, we are honored to work with McLaren Automotive once again Read More

$10.6m at Artcurial Le Mans Classic

The second Artcurial Motorcars sale at Le Mans Classic :

Star of the sale, the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTC sold for $1,906,261

Auctioneer Maître Hervé Poulain, and Matthieu Lamoure, managing director of Artcurial Motorcars commented: 

Following our first $8.6-million sale at Le Mans Classic in 2010, the 2012 Artcurial Motorcars sale realised just over $11-million, a substantial increase. The sale rate of over 80%, the production of two catalogues, a world-wide marketing campaign with many cars selling to foreign Read More

Ex-Sir Stirling Moss 1966 Shelby GT350 Race Car Slated for Worldwide’s The Auburn Auction

Many of the world’s most important motorcars have changed hands in Auburn, Indiana, over the years and Worldwide looks set to continue the tradition this Labor Day Weekend. Visitors to the fifth annual, The Auburn Auction, can anticipate the usual spectacular selection of significant pre and post-war American classics, while the ex-Sir Stirling Moss 1966 Shelby GT350 Race Car is just one of an exciting line up of rare and exotic sports and race cars also slated to go under Read More

Final Countdown Underway to RM’s Michigan Sale

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Concours d’Elegance of America, has secured a wonderful selection of classic automobiles for its St. John’s sale, July 28, in Plymouth, Michigan.

Hosted on the beautiful grounds of the Inn at St. John’s, the single-day sale is a mainstay on the auction concours circuit and boasts a reputation for including exceptional American classics. The upcoming sale, featuring more than 70 quality collector cars, presents nearly a century of American and European automotive Read More

Four Motorsports Legends Return to the Public Eye at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions

Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce that it will present four magnificent motorsport legends – a 1928 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports “Bobtail” team car, the 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype 104, a 1955 Ferrari 857 Sport and a 1960 Porsche RS60 Spyder – at its Pebble Beach Auctions on August 18 and 19, in association with the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Read More

Vicari to Auction More Than 400 Classic and Muscle Cars During Biloxi Event

The Vicari Auction Company will offer more than 400 classic and muscle cars up for sale during their 16th annual Biloxi Auction, Oct. 12-13, 2012, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi, Miss.

A range of collectible automobiles will cross the auction block, giving enthusiasts a variety of vehicles to suit their tastes. Among the cars Vicari will auction is a rare, numbers matching M Code 1969 Corvette, which features a prototype M coded engine block built Read More

In Memoriam: Sergio Pininfarina

Sergio Pininfarina, an auto design genius who helped create the 1984 Ferrari Testarossa, the 2002 Ferrari Enzo, the 2003 Maserati Quattroporte and the 1996 Peugeot 406 coupe, died on Tuesday.

He was 85.

Pininfarina led Pininfarina, the car design and manufacturing company his father, Gian Battista “Pinin” Farina, founded in 1930.

Pininfarina was born in 1926 and joined the family company after earning a degree in mechanical engineering. He became Pininfarina’s CEO in 1966 after his father’s death.

Under Pininfarina’s Read More

Bonhams Smashes World Record Prices for Bentley and Rolls-Royce in $34.4 million Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale

‘Birkin’ Bentley at $7.87 million is most expensive British car ever sold at auction, while ‘Corgi’ Rolls-Royce sells for record $7.3 million. Overall sale realizes $34.4 million in seven hours

The eyes of the world were on Bonhams on Friday 29 June as its Goodwood Festival of Speed sale broke several world records on its way to $34.4 million in the festival’s 20th anniversary year.

Leading the pack was the ex-Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin 1929 4 ½ Litre Read More