Bonhams’ First Scottsdale Auction

Bonhams welcomes collectors to its inaugural Scottsdale, AZ, auction at the Westin Keirland Resort and Spa, with pre-auction viewing starting Tuesday January 17th at 10 am and the auction starts at 1 pm Thursday.

On offer are a wide range of collector automobiles, from the mammoth Allison aircraft-engined 1954 Cramer Comet — with 1,350 horsepower under its hood — to a 5-horsepower Oldsmobile from the dawn of motoring.

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The Ultimate in Classic Era Design and Rarity Headed to RM’s Amelia Island Sale

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, has announced an exceptional roster of automobiles for its highly-anticipated Amelia Island sale, March 10 in Northeast Florida.

Returning to the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the well-established sale – now in its 14th year – will present a magnificent roster of 100 blue-chip automobiles as it looks to build upon RM’s strong track record in Northeast Florida. In 2011, the company once again enjoyed the top auction results posted Read More

Festivals of Speed to Bring the Finest in Luxury and Automotive Design to St. Petersburg

The Festivals of Speed will return to St. Petersburg March 30th through April 1st marking their 9th year of bringing the world’s most exotic automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, watercraft, and the best in luxury lifestyle to the Tampa Bay area. Throughout this anticipated weekend, a rare showcase of vintage and contemporary automotive design, custom-created motorcycles, and high performance boats and yachts will be set amongst lavish receptions, fine wine and spirits tastings, world class entertainment, the large-scale main event on Read More

Auctions America by RM Revs Up for Vintage Motorcycle Weekend in Las Vegas

Auctions America by RM plans to turn Las Vegas into the top American destination for motorcycle collectors and enthusiasts beginning with its Las Vegas Premier Motorcycle Auction at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Jan. 12-14.

The inaugural auction will include various enthusiast events as more than 450 collectible motorcycles from private, estate and celebrity collections cross the block during the multi-day sale. Historic 19th century and early 20th century two-wheelers will dominate enthusiasts’ bidding lists, including the remarkable Read More

NASCAR Driver Ken Schrader to Sign Autographs at Kissimmee

WALWORTH, Wis. – NASCAR driver Ken Schrader will sign autographs on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 from 2-3 p.m. during the annual Mecum Kissimmee Auction at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. 

More than 2,000 collector cars will cross the block at Mecum’s six-day Kissimmee auction Jan. 24-29, including the 2011 Federated Auto Parts 300 Pace Car – a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS (Lot S173).  Schrader, who returns to the NASCAR Sprint Series in 2012 driving the #32 Federated Auto Parts Read More

Classic Motorcar Auctions Announces Two Spring Auctions

Classic Motorcar Auctions LLC.,one of America’s fastest growing specialty car auction companies, announced two great auctions planned for Spring in the upper mid-west for 2012. The company, owned by Bob Lichty, with over 40 years of professional experience in the classic car industry, focuses on customer service, honesty and quick seller payment. The sales are presented in a comfortable “American style” format. The two events include one of the companies proven auctions in Akron, Ohio, plus a new sale that Read More

Show Your Car at the 9th Annual Classy Chassis Concours d’Elegance

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. Tickets to Classy Chassis™ are $28 for adults, $8 children, and 5 and under are free. Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children® –  Houston/Galveston. For additional information visit: www.classychassis.org.

To become an exhibitor visit http://www.classychassis.org/exhibitors and fill out your application today!

Bonhams to Feature the David E. Davis, Jr. Collection in its Inaugural Scottsdale Sale

Bonhams, the world’s leader in the sale of collectors’ automobilia, is delightedto announce that it has been selected to handle the sale of the extensive and historic David E.Davis, Jr. Collection during its inaugural Scottsdale Sale on January 19th, 2012.The late David E. Davis, Jr. (1930-2011) was widely regarding among enthusiasts and the motoring press as the most influential American automotive journalist of our era. Indeed, Time magazine once referred to Davis as the “dean of automotive journalists.”

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Homes for Troops Clay Shoot & Car Show Fundraiser – January 28, 2012

The Houston Liberty Festival event is the annual fundraiser hosted by and benefiting “Homes for our Troops”,  a 501(c)(3) organization  that builds homes for disabled troops returning from combat action in Iraq and Afghanistan.

They hold a Clay Shoot each year at the American Shooting Center at George Bush Park west of Houston, which is a fundraiser attended by thousands of supporters.  This year they want to add a display of classic automobiles to help draw a crowd. 

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Natalie Wood’s Mercedes-Benz 300SL Competes at 17th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The motion picture and the automobile came of age together. By the late Twenties movies began to talk and cars became practical daily transportation. A few grand marques, like Duesenberg and Cadillac, also became badges of status and social rank. Power, speed and exclusivity were coin of the realm.

By the Fifties a new type of car had emerged as Hollywood’s favorite. Mercedes-Benz’s 300SL had won Le Mans in 1952 and become the new high technology flagship for the venerable German Read More