18th Annual Glenmoor Gathering will be held September 14-16, 2012

Following a record-setting event in 2011. the Glenmoor Gathering will present another field of outstanding automobiles and motorcycles in 2012. Dates are September 14-16.

Featured classes in 2012 will include Early Supercharged Automobiles, the Allard sports car and the Tucker automobile. In addition, a display of vintage “mini” cars and steam-powered cars is planned.

The 2012 weekend activities will include the Passport Transport Countryside Tour, a design seminar moderated by artist and designer Peter Maier, cocktail party and Gala Dinner, Read More

Leake Car Auction Posts $6.7 Million in Sales

The Leake Collector Car Show & Auction, home-based in Tulsa, OK, wrapped up a record-setting sale, reaching $6.7 million in sales and selling 58 percent of the cars. The auction was held in Dallas Market Hall, November 18-20. The top selling car was a 1968 Plymouth Barracuda B029, selling for $167,750 with the buyer’s premium.

Other top selling cars were: a 2011 Shelby GT500 selling for $96,250, a 1965 Ford Custom 500 at $83,600, a 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish Read More

1953 Austin-Healey ‘100’ Special Test Car Sells For World Record Price

An unrestored works racing team 1953 Austin-Healey ‘100’ Special Test Car, which was campaigned in period by racing drivers Lance Macklin, Gordon Wilkins and Marcel Becquart, sold for a world record £843,000 ($1,323,915) today (1 December) at Bonhams’ December Sale. The car, which was offered in ‘barn find’ condition for the first time in 42 years, was bought by a private buyer within the room at Mercedes-Benz World, Weybridge, Surrey.

While much interest has been shown in the car’s Read More

LAMA Announces Ex-Raymond Loewy Collection Studebaker Avanti R2 for Sale

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces Raymond Loewy’s personal Avanti Studebaker from 1963 will go up on the auction block on December 11, 2011 in the Important Modern Art & Design auction in Van Nuys, California.

This unique 1963 model, personally ordered by Loewy and handmade with custom detailing, carries the R2 supercharged engine. It was once sold at the McCormick’s Exotic Car Auction in Palm Springs (after Loewy’s death) in 1986. A model from the 1963-64 production is currently Read More

Texas Supercar Goes Topless for 2013

Hennessey Performance (HPE) will offer it’s ultra lightweight supercar with a removable roof. Dubbed the Venom GT Spyder, Hennessey’s 1200 horsepower, 1200 kilo, mid-engine monster will offer an extra dose of wind and sound when driven without the top.

“With the hardtop in place, the Venom GT offers a very visceral, raw, driving experience”, says company CEO, Don Goldman. “With the hardtop removed, the wind and the growl of the twin turbo V8 will offer our clients an even greater driving Read More

Gooding & Company Kicks off the 2012 Auction Season with Rare, Blue Chip Italian Classics

Gooding & Company, the world’s leading auction house for collectors of rare and exceptional cars, is pleased to announce two pedigreed Italian collector cars – rarely presented to the public – for its 2012 Scottsdale Auctions: a 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV by Bertoneanda 1971 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Spider by Ghia. A testament to the exciting post-war designs and performance technology of Italy’s manufacturers and carrozzerie, these extraordinary Italian coachbuilt cars are in even higher demand 40-50 Read More

Private Du Pont Museum Collection Comes to Auction

Bonhams is extremely pleased to announce that it has been entrusted to represent what is regarded as one of the most important collections of motorcycles to come to market in years. From the prominent American family Du Pont, a name synonymous with a chemical empire, a luxury automobile manufacturer, and America’s first motorcycle company, is a private museum collection three generations in the making.

Offered for the very first time, the collection of nearly 50 vintage motorcycles spanning 70 Read More

Coveted Ferraris Headline RM’s 2012 Season Opener in Arizona

An impressive roster of Ferraris, spanning from a one-of-a-kind 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica to a virtually-new 1991 Ferrari F40 have been announced among the feature attractions for RM Auctions’ upcoming Arizona sale in January.

Returning to the prestigious Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa on January 19 – 20, 2012, the well-established RM sale will lift the gavel on a handpicked selection of approximately 150 of the world’s finest motor cars. From historic sports and racing cars to American and European Read More

Mecum’s 2011 Grand Finale Auction in Kansas City

WALWORTH, WI. – Mecum Auctions will host their grand finale event for the 2011 auction season Dec. 1-3, 2011, at the Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo.

As the last auction for Mecum’s successful 2011 season, the Kansas City Auction will feature 750 collector cars on display indoors, and all under one roof, to create the ideal environment for buyers, sellers and spectators.  Included in the auction lineup is the Larry Pfaff Collection, an eclectic mix of Read More