Author: Auction News

Collector of the Week: Hank Mauel

Hank Mauel sent in an email telling the story of his 1963 Lotus 7: My vintage racing partner purchased this Lotus 7 in 1991 with the idea of restoring it to vintage racing standards and adding it to our one-car stable—a 1959 Lotus Elite—and campaigning both in West Coast vintage […]

Indiana Businessman Indicted, Faces SEC Fraud Charges

A former Indiana businessman who served for years as National Lampoon’s chief executive was arrested Wednesday on charges he ran an elaborate Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of more than $200 million to help fund a lavish lifestyle, including a $250,000 revamp of his luxury home’s garage. A federal grand […]

Benchmark 1965 Vette Brings $188,000 at Mecum Kansas City Auction

A 1965 Corvette Convertible 396/425 HP, 4-speed with coveted Bloomington Gold Benchmark status recently sold for $199,280 during the Mecum Kansas City Auction.  The well-preserved Rally Red big block joined a crop of Corvettes that sold to eager bidders during the two-day auction, which reported total gross sales of $6.998 […]

RM Auctions totals $24 Million in Amelia Island Sale

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, continued its record-breaking sales run in Northeast Florida over the weekend, posting a remarkable $24.3 million* in total sales with a strong 96% of all lots sold at its 13th annual Amelia Island sale to claim the top […]

Auctions America by RM Totals 17.2m in Ft. Lauderdale

Auctions America by RM posted $17,248,846** in total sales at its annual Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale auction event this weekend. The top seller, a barn-find 1963 Shelby Cobra (chassis no. CSX 2080), changed hands for $467,500 and represents a unique opportunity to make a direct comparison between the rise […]

Rare Stutz Auto Collection to be Auctioned

  Bonhams is very pleased to announce the sale of the largest collection of Stutz motorcars and spares to be offered in more than a decade. The renowned Don and Lynette Short Collection of important brass-era automobiles will be auctioned at the Port Townsend Aero Museum near Seattle, Washington, on […]

Collector of the Week: Patrick Glenn

Patrick Glenn sent in an email telling the story of his 2007 Corvette Z06: I have owned my 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 since I bought it new in late 2006. This is the finest road car I have ever owned. It is the first car that I have never wished had […]

Barnfind Bentley R-Type and Preservation-Quality Aston Martin DB4 Selected for Gooding & Company’s Amelia Island Collector Car Auction

Gooding & Company, the world’s leading auction house for collectors of rare and exceptional cars, announces that it will present more than 85 vintage and modern collector cars at its Amelia Island Auction in a few weeks on March 11.  Recent consignments include an extraordinary barnfind 1955 Bentley R-Type Continental […]

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 […]