Author: Auction News

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 […]