Bloomington Gold Will Move in 2013

Event officials announced today that they will hold their last event at Pheasant Run in 2012 and introduce an updated event in Champaign County in 2013—Bloomington Gold’s 40th  Anniversary.

“Although it will be hard to beat the beautiful fairways of Pheasant Run, input from Corvette owning customers wanted more opportunity for socializing and driving events as part of the entire Corvette show experience.  It needed to become more dynamic”, said Bloomington Gold CEO, David Burroughs.

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Championship-Winning ’67 Porsche 906E Added to Bonhams’ Scottsdale Sale

Bonhams’ long and successful record of selling prestige Porsche cars at auction is set to be even further enhanced by its having been to selected to offer a most significant competition Porsche Carrera 906E at its Scottsdale Sale in January.

Offered for sale from a prominent private collection, this Sale star is the ex-Works, ex-Otto Zipper/Scooter Patrick, USRRC 2-liter Championship-winning 1967 Porsche Carrera 906E Einspritzrung ‘Long Nose, Short Tail’ Endurance Racing Coupe.

With the unique distinction of being a Read More

Gooding Announces 2012 Amelia Island Consignments

Gooding & Company announces a few early consignments for its 2012 Amelia Island Auction on Friday, March 9.  

The record-breaking auction house will once again present a variety of top-drawer collector cars at its annual Northern Florida auction on the breathtaking grounds of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, including a sophisticated 1953 Fiat 8V Zagato (estimate $750,000 – $900,000), a matching-numbers 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing (estimate $700,000 – $900,000) with factory-installed Rudge wheels, an impressive 1973 Porsche Read More

‘No Reserve’ Quirky Classics for Sydney Sale

Enthusiasts looking for an interesting European classic have some interesting ‘no reserve’ choices at Shannons Sydney Summer Classic Auction on February 20.

From France there is a very original left hand drive 1959 Citroen 2CV sedan that was imported privately in Sept 2010 shortly after it had undergone an extensive and expensive ground-up restoration in the UK.

The car has been used only as a promotional vehicle by its Australian owner for his antique business and is currently on Read More

Benelli Racers Join Bonhams’ Las Vegas Sale

Bonhams, the world’s leading auctioneer of motorcycles, is proud to announce that it has been entrusted to represent two significant Benelli racing motorcycles – a 1958 250cc Grand Prix Factory Racer and a 1998 Four 350cc Racer – at its second annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale in January.

This announcement follows the news of the world record-making sale of the 1954 AJS E-95 ‘Porcupine’ Factory Racer offered earlier by Bonhams at its summer Quail Lodge Sale in Carmel. The British Porcupine Read More

1928 “Dunlop” Brough Superior SS 100 to Cross the Block

Few classic motorcycles command the same respect and reverence as automotive classics such as Ferraris and Duesenbergs. But Brough Superiors and Vincent V-twins are the exceptions; both can command six-figure investment levels.

The best of each – Lawrence of Arabia’s last Brough Superior SS 100, on which he was killed in 1935, and Rollie Free’s 1948 Vincent 150 mph Bonneville record breaker – are million dollar machines, and some of their glory is reflected onto other models in the same Read More

Auctions America’s Vegas Debut Raises the Curtain on Motorcycles from the Criss Angel Mindfreak Collection at Vegas Debut

A series of motorcycles from The Criss Angel MINDFREAK Collection will bring a touch of magic to the auction stage at Auctions America by RM’s debut Las Vegas sale, Jan. 12 – 14, 2012, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Regarded as the greatest magician of our time, Criss Angel is best known for creating some of the most spectacular, mind-blowing illusions ever performed on stage and in his hit A&E television series, MINDFREAK. An avid motorcycle enthusiast, he Read More

Extraordinary Milhous Collection Prepares for Final Encore

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, is proud to be offering one of the world’s finest private museums, the Milhous Collection, during a multi-day sale, February 24 – 25, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida.

The result of over five decades of judicious collecting by brothers Bob and Paul Milhous, the extraordinary collection features an unparalleled series of mechanical musical instruments, automobiles and collectibles, handpicked from around the world and representing the ‘best of the very best’.

In February, after playing Read More

Motorclassica Announces 2012 Oz Concours Lineup

After being short-listed for the inaugural International Historic Motoring Awards as “Motoring Event of the Year”, Motorclassica has now gone one step further to receive top gong at the Australian event industry’s most prestigious awards, the EEAA Awards for Excellence, as “Best New Show”.

Event Director, Paul Mathers stated “This is a real coup of both Motorclassica and its owners, Exhibitions & Trade Fairs, and is fabulous recognition not only of our commitment to the classic motoring community, but of Read More

1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle remained hidden for 15 years in local garage

Every car enthusiast dreams of opening that fated barn door to find a forgotten piece of automotive history. Josh Yager, Volkswagen merchant at Mid America Motorworks, made that dream a reality when he found a 1974 Super Beetle only 15 miles from Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus in Effingham, Ill.

The Bug’s black exterior was hidden beneath 15 years of garage dust and dirt, giving Josh only a glimpse of the red interior. Still, purchasing the car was an easy Read More