N. Mark Becker Named Vice-Chairman, Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Jacksonville attorney and car collector N. Mark Becker has been appointed to the new post of Vice Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.

Becker is a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), the BMW Car Club of America, the Classic Car Club of America, is a Vice-President of the Town & Country (Chrysler) Chapter of the National Woodie Club and has been a member Read More

Leake Auction Company Announces New Spring Auction

TULSA, Okla. (October 9, 2013) — Leake Auction Company just announced the addition of a spring auction to their annual schedule. The new auction will be held April 25th and 26th, 2014 in Dallas Market Hall. Car enthusiasts can expect the same level of quality, service and excitement that Leake Auction always delivers. The company expects 400 cars to cross the block during the two-day sale.

“We have been looking to add another sale to our auction schedule Read More

Highly Original 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Headlines RM’s “Art of the Automobile” New York Sale

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, has announced a 1964 250 LM Berlinetta as the latest premier offering for its Art of the Automobile sale on November 21 in New York City.

The beautiful yet purposeful lines of the 250 LM are truly unmistakable, and with its mid-mounted, 3.3-liter V-12 engine, the Ferrari 250 LM was a highly effective and successful competition car in period. The automobile on offer, chassis 6107, is a terrific example of the marque’s first production-based mid/rear-engine Read More

History Rolls Into Hershey for RM’s Annual Pennsylvania Sale

RM Auctions returns to the Hershey Lodge on October 10-11 for its annual Hershey sale. Held during the celebrated AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet (October 9-12), the auction attracts collectors from across the U.S. and around the world.

Leading a roster of 116 vehicles slated to cross RM’s Hershey auction podium is a highly sought-after 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster, chassis no. 7803565. One of only nine built and one of just six known to Read More

Keith Martin to Emcee Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market and American Car Collector magazines, and famous among collector-car aficionados for his longtime dedication to the hobby, has agreed to serve as host and emcee for the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, January12, 2014.

A columnist, author, television personality and all-around collector-car enthusiast, Martin will bring his characteristic charm and expertise to the Arizona Concours, to be held at the world-renowned Arizona Biltmore Resort and Hotel Read More

Anticipation Builds for Bonhams’ “Preserving the Automobile” Sale

Bonhams will return to the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia for its annual “Preserving the Automobile” auction on October 7. 

For its focus on original-condition cars, this auction is unique in the world and represents a rare opportunity for buyers and sellers alike.

Early highlights already consigned include property from a private European museum, which contain automobiles that were formerly in the Museum of Science and Industry of Chicago and the Seal Cove Auto Museum Read More

Ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo Sells for Record Breaking $9.3 million at Bonhams Goodwood Revival

One of the most charismatic of all the great pre-war Grand Prix racing cars – the ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo Tipo C 8C-35 ‘50013’ – Scuderia Ferrari Nr ’65’ sold for $9,321,875 at Bonhams Goodwood Revival Meeting September 14, creating a new world record for an Alfa Romeo sold at auction.

The previous record for this marque was $6,710,000 for a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8-cylinder Monza 2300 sold at Gooding’s 2010 Pebble Beach sale.

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$34 Million at RM’s Two-Day London Auction

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, put on a spectacular two-day sale in London’s Battersea Park, selling 120 fine collector cars for a total of $33.8m With 121 out of 134 cars sold, the well-established RM London sale continues to be a highlight of the annual auction calendar, offering the world’s best cars to a global audience.

The top selling lot over the two-day sale was the simply gorgeous 1957 Maserati Read More

$301 Million Total! The Monterey 2013 Results Are In

Official results from Monterey Car Week are finally in, and the numbers are staggering. Sales for all auction houses totaled a combined $301 million! That’s up from $258m last year. The coming issue of Sports Car Market will feature in-depth coverage of all the Monterey happenings. In the meantime, here is a quick overview of the final figures:

RM sold 105 out of 120 cars, for $125m total. The high sale was a 1967 Ferrari GTB/4 NART Spyder, sold at Read More

Auctions America’s Flagship Auburn Fall Weekend Set to be Bigger and Better Than Ever

Following its highly successful debut sale in California, Auctions America is excited to announce an action-packed list of attractions for its annual Auburn Fall Collector Car weekend held during the renowned Auburn Cord Duesenberg (ACD) Festival, August 28 – September 1.

In addition to the approximately 1,100 collector car auction, full-day memorabilia sale, and car corral and swap meet presented exclusively by Carlisle Events, the Auburn Fall weekend features a number of attractions and activities for Read More