Author: Auction News

Champion Abarth to be Offered at Quail Auction

San Francisco – 16 July 2010 –- Bonhams is delighted to announce that the history-making 1961 Abarth 1000 GT Bialbero Cunningham Team car will join Bonhams’ impressive list of competition cars at its annual auction at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California, this August. Replete with an impressive pedigree, this diminutive […]

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Achieves New Land Speed World Record

Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. announced that the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport achieved a new land speed world record for production cars, on the proving grounds of the Volkswagen Group at Ehra-Lessien (nearby its headquarters at Wolfsburg). In the presence of the German Technical Inspection Agency (TÜV) and a representative of […]

Passport Transport Returns to Private Ownership in Management Buy-Out

St. Louis, Missouri (June 29, 2010) – It was announced today that the Managing Director of FedEx Auto Transport, a division of FedEx Custom Critical, Inc., together with a small investment group had completed a buy-out of the company, returning it to the name which FedEx purchased from founder Robert […]

Significant Examples of Italian Performance and Design to be Offered at Gooding & Company’s 2010 Pebble Beach Auction

SANTA MONICA, CA – July 2, 2010 -– Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the esteemed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is delighted to announce five outstanding Italian consignments for its August 14th & 15th Pebble Beach Auctions. Spanning two important decades of Italian automotive design, these style and […]

RM Purchases Former Kruse Auction Park

Rob Myers, Chairman and Founder of Canadian-based RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, today announced the purchase of the 235-acre auction park located in Auburn, Indiana by a subsidiary of RM from long-time automobile auctioneer, Dean V. Kruse**. As part of the company’s overall expansion plans, Myers […]

The 1971 AMC Javelin Mark Donohue Championship Winning Trans Am Race Car Will Be Sold at Russo and Steele’s 10th Anniversary Monterey Auction Event

Monterey, CA – June 30, 2010 – Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this August 12-14, 2010 in Monterey, California located at the epicenter of historic, downtown Monterey, Russo and Steele has expanded to a three evening auction. Russo and Steele is known for offering some of the highest quality, most luxurious […]

Mecum St. Paul Auction Totals More Than $2.4m

Marengo, IL — A 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 with less than 24,000 miles was the top seller at the recent Mecum St. Paul Auction, June 18-19, 2010, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The 454/450 HP 4-Speed muscle car crossed the block at $72,500. Held in conjunction with the Minnesota […]

2010 BLOOMINGTON GOLD JUDGING SCHEDULE

2010 marks Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA’s 38th show. In 2010, the show will, once again, be held at Pheasant Run Resort June 24-27, 2010. St. Charles is west of ChicagoLand in Northern Illinois.  Bloomington Gold is the longest running continuous national Corvette show and it has set the standards by […]

Rare cars for Private Treaty at Sotheby’s Australia

Sotheby’s Australia is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of ’57 FAC’ – the ex-Paddy Hopkirk 1963 Works Austin Healey 3000 Mk II Sebring 12-Hour competition car by Private Treaty . In beautiful condition, ’57 FAC’ was in its original Sebring racing colours and a very important […]