Mille Miglia North American Tribute 2011

Stratus Media Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SMDI), a live entertainment company, announced today that they will bring the the Mille Miglia, the historic and world renowned automotive driving event, to North America August 14th through August 17th. The Mille Miglia North American Tribute (MMNAT) will be held in advance of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Historic Automotive weekend, which draws thousands of spectators and automobile aficionados in addition to hundreds of private collectors.

SMDI will produce the 1,000 mile experience Read More

Donald Todd: Collector of the Week

Donald Todd sent in an email telling the story of his 43 years—and still counting—with a 1967 427/390 Corvette. Here’s his tale:

At the age of 21, I ordered my Marlboro Maroon 427/390 Corvette in February 1967 from a local Chevrolet dealer. After waiting for three months and no Corvette, the dealer informed me the order was held up for the Redline tires I ordered. I was told there was a strike at the tire Read More

PJ Delivered to Albuquerque

We received this photo and note from SCMer Don Cooke who delivered our 1974 MG roadster to Albuquerque, NM.

Keith –

My friend Nick and I drove PJ to Albuquerque this morning, with him following in our Audi. The storm which is now rattling the window panes with rain and snow was a bit late in arriving, so we saw a window of opportunity and went for it. It was 217 miles from here to ABQ in beautiful NM weather Read More

Rocker Slash to sell car, guitars in auction

Who wants to dress in Slash’s clothes, play his guitars and drive his pristine Corvette Stingray?

The former Guns N’ Roses guitarist has teamed up with a Beverly Hills auction house to sell a wide range of personal property to fans and collectors next month.

Buyers with a passion for skulls and dinosaurs will be in luck, along with those whose living rooms would sparkle with exotic Southeast Asian furniture.

A sizable share of the proceeds from the March Read More

Don’t Miss The “Best Of Britain Push-Start Launch Party

This Saturday, February 19th, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. we will be having a “Push-Start” party to launch the Best of Britain Show. This year we’re paying tribute to the Jaguar XK-E on its 50th birthday and will have 8 examples of this iconic sportscar – one of each series ever built. Plus, we’ll have significant MGs, Triumphs, Loti, and more!

The dress is casual you will have an opportunity for a close-up look at over Read More

SCM Catch of the Week: 1967 Lotus Elan coupe

The Lotus Elan has been described as a “road racer’s dream.” This dream has also given many a driver the nightmare of being stranded while trying to get to Sunday brunch.  All this leads us to this 1967 coupe restored some 20 years ago.

Since the time of the reported full restoration, the car is said to have been rarely driven—but well maintained under the care of the same owner and same mechanic. Everything faulty has been rebuilt or replaced. Read More

Artcuriel Salon Rétromobile Results

With auctioneer and former racing driver Maître Hervé Poulain wielding the gavel, the second major sale held by the new department Artcurial Motorcars (created by Matthieu Lamoure in spring 2010), took place on 4 February at the Rétromobile Salon in Paris. The results for this young team were outstanding with a $10.77-million sale total, 80% of all lots selling, and several world records broken – all taking place in the heightened atmosphere of a saleroom packed with over 2,000 people, Read More

Mecum Auctions Brings Bikes to the Block with New Motorcycle Division

American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Famer Gavin Trippe to Lead Department

Industry-leading auction company Mecum Auctions has demonstrated its expertise in bringing buyers and sellers together for more than two decades.  Now, that passion has expanded into another market niche as Mecum launches its new motorcycle division to offer significant consignments for the collector motorcycle industry.

Mecum’s motorcycle division, led by American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Famer Gavin Trippe, will consign and market world-class collector motorcycles during Read More

Gooding & Company’s Handpicked Italian Collector Cars for Amelia Island are Kings of their Class

 

Highlights include the 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV Prototype,a 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Cabriolet and a 1953 Siata 208 CS Berlinetta

Gooding & Company, the world’s leading auction house for collectors of rare and exceptional cars, is delighted to announce that it will be presenting an outstanding array of Italian collector cars at its second-annual Amelia Island Auction on March 11, now commencing at 3 p.m. Hand-selected by Gooding & Company’s specialists as superb examples of their respective Read More