Historic BMW Mille Miglia Race Car to Sell at RM Monaco

London (23rd February, 2010) − RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, announced today the consignment of one of the world’s most significant pre-war sports racing cars. The one-of-a-kind 1937 BMW 328 Mille Miglia ‘Büegelfalte’, chassis no. 85032, will make its auction debut at RM’s inaugural Sporting Classics of Monaco sale on 1st May, 2010 at the Grimaldi Forum.

“Our Monaco sale will feature some truly outstanding historic cars, but the totally unique nature of this Read More

Meadow Brook Event Announces New Developments for 2010

TROY, MI (February 24, 2010) – The world-renowned event previously known as the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance will now be using its legally recognized name, Concours d’Elegance of America, beginning with the 2010 event scheduled for July 25 at the Meadow Brook estate.

Founded in 1977, the Concours was originally operated by the Meadow Brook Hall and has been held on the grounds of the Meadow Brook estate, located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Read More

Leake Tops $3.9m in OKC

Tulsa, OK (February 23, 2009) – Leake Auction Company boasted sales of $3.9 million dollars at their Oklahoma City Collector Car auction held on February 19th and 20th. The auction was held on the OKC Fairgrounds in the Cox Pavilion this past weekend. Total bids exceeded $6.3 million. The top selling car was a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible selling for $137,500.

Car enthusiasts gathered to set their eyes on a collection of cars, including Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, Read More

Barrett-Jackson Announces Palm Beach Schedule

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Feb. 25, 2010 – The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has released a preliminary schedule of events for the 8th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach. The automotive lifestyle event will take place April 1-3, 2010, at the Americraft Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Barrett-Jackson will also host several gatherings in the days leading up to the auction, providing South Florida enthusiasts with more than a week of events surrounding the thriving Read More

Chubb Insurance to Sponsor Salon Privé Concours

World-leading specialist insurer, Chubb Insurance, has announced it will sponsor the 2010 Salon Privé Concours d’ Elégance, at the Hurlingham Club, on 21-23 July.

The agreement means the UK’s finest Concours competition will now be known as the “Salon Privé Concours d’ Elégance, in association with Chubb Insurance”.

Simon Mobey, UK & Ireland Personal Insurance Manager, Chubb Insurance, said: “Chubb is delighted to be sponsoring the Salon Privé Concours d’ Elégance. This is a unique event that celebrates Read More

Classy Chassis Concours Gearing up for Seventh Event

HOUSTON, TEXAS (February 22, 2010) – Car enthusiasts from coast to coast are gearing up for the 7th annual Classy Chassis Concours d’ Elegance set for Sunday, June 13, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the floor of Reliant Stadium in Houston.

Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children Houston/Galveston, the vintage car show will showcase more than 120 rare, beautiful and historical cars from across the country and will highlight the most significant American and European competition Read More

Mecum to Offer Rare Pontiacs at May Spring Classic

1963 Pontiac Catalina, lot S111, at Mecum
MARENGO, Ill. – Mecum Auction President Dana Mecum will offer his ultra rare collection of ’60s-era Pontiacs during the 23rd Dana Mecum Original Spring Classic Auction, May 19-23, 2010, in Indianapolis, Ind.

“As a passionate collector, I’m constantly fine-tuning what vehicles I seek out to purchase, as many of the Mecum customers can appreciate,” said Dana Mecum. “I started in the automotive business selling new Pontiacs with my dad, so the brand Read More

Gooding Announces Four Historic Consignments for Amelia

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (February 15, 2010) – Gooding & Company, the internationally-celebrated auction house, is delighted to announce four distinctive automobiles from the historic past of Porsche, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo for its first-ever Amelia Island Auction on March 12 in Amelia Island, Florida.

As part of the 70+ automobile auction, two cornerstone cars of Dr. Peter and Susan Williamson’s famed Bugatti Collection are being offered, a 1932 Bugatti Type 50 Cabriolet and a 1928 Bugatti Type 35C Grand Read More

American Excess for Sale at Shannons

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (February 15, 2010) – Believed to be the largest ‘no reserve’ collection offered at public auctioned for many years in Australia, it represents a now-retired Melbourne interior designer’s fascination with the excesses of American automobile styling in the cashed-up Post War period.

Spectacular American cars in the collection include three huge right hand drive Cadillacs – a 1960 Coupe de Ville in very good condition ($26,000-$34,000), a 1960 Series 62 Four-Window Sedan in original condition, but in need Read More

Huge Entry Confirmed for Phillip Island Festival of Speed

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (February 14, 2010) – A confirmed entry of over 500 competing vehicles for the third consecutive year has cemented the VHRR’s Phillip Islands Classic Festival of Motor Sport as one of the world’s great classic motorsport meetings.

The 48-event weekend programme includes capacity fields in most categories, headed by races for Group Sa, Sb and Sc Production Sports Cars that account for nearly 100 entries alone.

Faced with long reserve lists for the popular Group S category at Read More