A 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Sports Saloon, which was owned by King Baudouin of Belgium, who reigned in Belgium from 1951 until his death in 1993, is to be sold at Bonhams’ Paris sale of Motor Cars at the Grand Palais on 5 February 2011. The car, which was supplied new to the King in February 1955, has attracted a pre-sale estimate of $312,235 – $374,682.
Participant Entry Request Forms Now Available
A diverse list of race groups for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion have been determined and entry request forms are now available online at www.MazdaRaceway.com. The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a cornerstone of the Monterey Classic Car Week held August 19-21, 2011 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
“We are keeping the event fresh with new race groups such as Can-Am,” said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “It was Read More
1935 Bentley 3.5 Litre
Chassis number: B-20-EF
Engine number: D-4-BB
This unique and interesting 1935 Bentley 3.5 litre was formerly the property of renowned politician, Richard Gavin Gardner Casey (1890-1976), Governor-General of Australia and life peer as Baron Casey of Berwick, Victoria.
The car has a custom built body by Diskon & Molyneux of Sydney to Casey’s own design. It is in outstanding condition with marvelous history and provenance including factory build record and order reference documents.
SCMer Hoffman Hibbett sent in an email that shows what can happen when you follow your heart when it comes to a special car:
“At the end of 1999, during the middle of the “Dot Com” boom, I thought that I now had some money which would allow me to get my dream car.
I like most classic cars, but I have always been a lover of cars from the 1960s. Even though I like muscle cars, I Read More
A Mercedes-Benz, once owned by ‘the King of Rock and Roll’ Elvis Presley, was sold by Bonhams yesterday (December 6, 2010) at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey for $126,500. Restored to a very high standard, this rare piece of Elvis Presley history attracted a great deal of interest and in the end it went to Germany.
Two other notable cars at this sale were a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Gullwing’ Coupe which sold for $692,058, and a magnificent 1913 Rolls-Royce Read More