Author: Auction News

High-Dollar Cars Lead Early Consignments for RM’s 25th Monterey Sale

BLENHEIM, Ontario (May 4, 2010) – Fresh on the heels of a highly-successful sale in Monaco last weekend, RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, has announced a magnificent roster of early consignments for its highly-anticipated Sports & Classics of Monterey event, August 13th – 14th in California. […]

RM Tops $45m in Monaco Debut

MONACO (May 2, 2010) − RM Auctions’ inaugural Sporting Classics of Monaco event held at the Grimaldi Forum on 1st May was a resounding success, achieving €33,235,917* ($45,101,139) in total sales and matching the highest dollar single-day collector car auction in history, also produced by RM**. The 86 per cent […]

Bonhams Adds David Swig as New U.S. Motorcar Specialist

San Francisco, CA – 30 April 2010 – Bonhams is delighted to announce that David Swig has been welcomed to the US Motoring Department team, augmenting the already renowned expertise of one of the world’s oldest and most capable auction houses. David Swig, a San Francisco native, is a lifelong […]

Russo and Steele Files Suit Against Tent Company

Scottsdale, AZ (April 29, 2010) — Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction, LLC filed suit against Tri-Rentals, Inc, in Arizona Superior Court citing negligence; gross negligence; breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing. Tri-Rentals, Inc. was the tent and rental company responsible for the construction and maintenance of […]

Concorso Ferrari to Take Over Pasadena in May

Pasadena, Calif. – April 20, 2010 – Colorado Boulevard will pulse with excitement when over 100 million dollars of the finest vintage and contemporary Ferraris will be on display Sunday, May 16, 2010 from 10am to 3pm for the Concorso Ferrari 2010. This free and open-to-the-public celebration will be the […]

Eigth Annual Kirkland Concours to Showcase Rolling Art

1939 Mercedes Benz 540 Autobahn Kourier Coupe, 2009 Best of ShowKirkland, WA – April 21, 2010 – The Eighth Annual Phil Smart Kirkland Concours d’Elegance is the Pacific Northwest’s premier concours event, showcasing more than 100 of the world’s most beautiful and rare examples of “rolling art” in a world-class […]

Coys Monaco Catalog Now Online

LONDON – April 21, 2010 – Coys has announced that the catalogue for the original Legende et Passion Coys Europe auction at the Espace Fontvielle on April 30th is now fully available online. In addition to the Motorcars, Coys Collectors will be offering a broad and varied selection of collectors […]

Tom Wallace Joins the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park Team

Photo: Richard Prince / GM RacingTom Wallace knows Corvettes. As a former Vehicle Line Executive for General Motors and Corvette Chief Engineer, he was at the wheel when the ZR1 Corvette was born, giving the world a 638 horsepower, 200+ mph, American-made super-car. Today, he’s working on a new chapter […]

BOSA Says Let the Pros Sell Your Car

Mentor, OH – Selling a classic car in today’s economy requires skills that only professional classic car dealers possess — such as determining value, preparing for sale and knowing how to reach the prospective buyer. “There’s more to selling a classic car than placing an EBay ad, running a classified […]