Great Automotive Styling Set for RM’s Amelia Island Auction Stage

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is set to continue its strong track record in Florida, March 12, when it returns to the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel for its annual Amelia Island sale.

Now in its 13th year, the well-established auction will showcase over 100 quality motor cars, spanning a century of automotive design, from a wonderful series of early Brass Era cars to elegantly styled British and American road and racing cars Read More

RM Auctions Announces Early Highlights for Debut Sale at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Fresh on the heels of its announcement as the official auction house of the celebrated Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, RM Auctions has revealed two early star attractions for its debut sale on the picturesque Lake Como, Italy on the 21st May – a rare 1955 Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta by Pinin Farina, s/n 0490 AM, and an exquisite 1938 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Teardrop Coupé with coachwork by Figoni et Falaschi.

Representing the ultimate in exclusivity, style and performance, these notable Read More

Hurst Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Pace Car to be Auctioned for Charity at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

Highly Collectible Pace Car to Benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer


What: After successfully touring the United States the 2010 Hurst Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Pace Car is being auctioned for charity at this year’s Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Proceeds of the auction will benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, formedto support research towards the diagnosis, treatment and development of a cure for pediatric cancer, and to provide support and hope to children Read More

Collector of the Week: Bill Cash

Bill Cash, of Palos Verdes, CA, sent in—with some help from his family—the story of his 1967 Corvette:

Graduating high school in 1982, I was always somewhat of a motorhead. I had my share of muscle cars, motorcycles and a stack of car magazines.

Midway through my senior year,  I received my acceptance letter from college and at the time I was considering purchasing a 1958 Corvette from my auto shop teacher. I bought it, and of course, it was Read More

Bonhams to Sell Rare, Radial-Engined Megola Motorcycle in Paris Auction

“…probably the most unorthodox motorcycle ever made on a commercial basis…”

 Headlining the motorcycles consigned to Bonhams first sale at the Grand Palais, Paris is a rare, radial-engined Megola. Powered by a 640cc five-cylinder engine built into the front wheel, the Megola was described by motorcycling historian Erwin Tragatsch as “probably the most unorthodox motorcycle ever made on a commercial basis”. Only some 2,000-or-so were produced in Germany between 1921 and 1925, and today the few survivors Read More

Artcurial Motorcars at Retromobile: Sale of the Season

Important collectors’ motor cars, motorcycles, watches and automobilia including items from the private collection of Maître Hervé Poulain.

FRIDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2011

Salon Rétromobile – hall 7.3 – porte de Versailles – Paris

After their first two hugely successful sales last year, “Le Mans Classic’ in July and “Automobiles sur les Champs’ on 7 November, Artcurial Motorcars, established in 2010 and led by one of Europe’s most successful experts Matthieu Lamoure and assisted by specialist Pierre Novikoff, will hold the Read More

Barn-Find Shelby Cobra to See Light of Day at “Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale” Auction

Now flying under the Auctions America by RM banner, the three-day Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale sale returns to the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center March 4th, 5th and 6th 2011 with an impressive range of automobiles and motorcycles, including a barn-find 1963 Shelby Cobra (CSX 2080), estimate: $425,000 – $475,000.

With only two private owners from new and parked since 1981, the matching-numbers CSX 2080 is one of the most original Cobras in Read More

40th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction to Sell Historic Ambulance that Transported JFK

The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, “The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM”, will sell one of the most historically significant vehicles in U.S. history at its 40th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 17-23, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.  The 1963 Pontiac Bonneville ambulance (Lot #1277), which will sell at No Reserve, carried John F. Kennedy’s casket from Air Force One, after his assassination in Dallas.

“Not only did the ambulance transport JFK following his untimely death, it’s one of the Read More

Speed Extends Long-Running Relationship with Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions

On the eve of the 40th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collector Car Auction, SPEED and Barrett-Jackson Auction Company have agreed on a new deal, extending their long-running broadcast partnership through 2014.

“The Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions are cornerstones of SPEED’s automotive enthusiast programming,” said SPEED President Hunter Nickell. “Craig Jackson and his team continue to be tremendous partners, and this new deal is the direct result of a truly collaborative effort to find the best ways to deliver these larger-than-life Read More

John Lennon’s Ferrari 330 GT to Sell at Bonhams

A 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Coupe, which was the first car that John Lennon bought on passing his driving test in 1965, is to be sold at Bonhams’ Paris sale of Motor Cars at the Grand Palais on 5 February 2011. It has attracted a pre-sale estimate of $155,532 – 220,337.

Philip Norman recounts in his biography John Lennon – A Life: ‘In February 1965, John passed his driving test, an event that made headline news across the Read More