Celebrated Classics of the Last Century to be Offered at the Ohio Summer Classic Car Auction

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Curtis Turner USAC racecar
Akron, Ohio – June 9, 2009 — Classic Motorcar Auctions is pleased to announce the Ohio Summer Classic Car Auction will be held August 29 and 30 at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron, Ohio.

This auction, the first classic/collectible event of its kind held in Ohio, will boast more than 250 classic vehicles ranging from Model Ts to the cars of the ’60s and ’70s. Classic cars already consigned Read More

Veteran and Vintage Motor Cars and Motorcycles Draw Global Interest at Bonhams’ Sale of the Ward Brothers Collection

The Boat Tent at Henley-on-Thames was packed with international connoisseurs and collectors for the Bonhams dispersal sale of the Ward Brothers’ Reserve Collection on Saturday, July 18.

With interest on a global level, total sales reached in excess of $3m and successful buyers came from no less than fifteen different countries. The sale embraced land, sea and air transport, although it was the cars and motorcycles specifically from the Ward Brothers’ Collection which set the pace.

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Countdown Underway to 30th Anniversary Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance Weekend

Rare 1953 Fiat 8V Ghia Supersonic to be shown at Meadow Brook
Troy, MI, July 20, 2009 -? In less than two weeks car collectors and automotive aficionados from around the continent will descend on Rochester, Michigan to enjoy an exceptional motoring weekend in the heart of the American automotive landscape when the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance and RM Auctions each celebrate 30th anniversaries July 31 to August 2 on the grounds of the historic Meadow Brook Hall.

The Read More

Bring Your Corvette to Monterey!

Corvette Market magazine invites you to bring your Corvette to Monterey during the historic week! By special arrangement with Concorso Italiano, there will be an exclusive hosted Corvette corral, with its own hospitality tent. Corvette Market will provide commemorative T-shirts, and there will be trophies awarded for “Best C1” through “Best C6” and “Best of Corvettes at Concorso.” CM Publisher Keith Martin, who is the emcee of Concorso Italiano, will visit the corral during the lunch hour.

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Muscle Flexed at Shannon’s First MotorEx Auction

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (July 17, 2009) – Shannons’s first auction at Meguiar’s MotorEx on Sunday (July 12) resulted in high public interest and strong sales, with nearly 70% of all vehicle and memorabilia lots selling on the hammer for total sales of around $580,000.

Some of the best results at the Sydney Showground sale came from the wide selection of Australian and American Muscle Cars in the sale.

The top-selling vehicle lot was a rare left hand drive factory big-block 1970 Read More

Keno Family to Sell Vintage Jag at RM Monterey

BLENHEIM, ONTARIO (July 16, 2009) – American antiques experts, authors and television hosts, Leigh and Leslie Keno are no strangers to the spotlight, regularly sharing their expertise with the American public as furniture appraisers on the popular tv series Antiques Roadshow. This August, it will be their family’s beloved 1938 Jaguar SS 100 Roadster 3 ½ litre taking center stage as it is offered without reserve at the highly anticipated Sports & Classics of Monterey auction in California, presented by Read More

AFAS Member Jay Koka to Debut New Work at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA (July 15, 2009) – Automotive Fine Arts Society member Jay Koka will again showcase his talent during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance with two new masterpieces, “Flashing Lights” and “Hey, Nice Car.” The paintings will be shown at the 24th annual AFAS exhibition, sponsored by Lincoln, at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® on August 16, 2009. The AFAS is comprised of automotive artists from all corners of the globe who create subjects in a variety of mediums Read More

Bonhams’s Ward Bros. Sale Perfect Shopping for London-Brighton

LONDON, ENGLAND (July 17, 2009) – Bonhams is delighted to announce that The Ward Brothers’ Collection – one of Europe’s foremost groups of early automobiles – will be on sale at 2pm on Saturday 18th July at Henley-on-Thames.

The brothers, Toby and Daniel, have a motoring heritage and have, between them, amassed a unique collection of early vehicles which they actively campaign both nationally and abroad. The sale includes a series of outstanding lots, highlights of which include a 1901 Read More

Protect Your Classic While It’s Parked

LAKELAND, FLORIDA (July 14, 2009) – Collector and classic car owners often invest a good deal of time and money in restoring their collectibles and protecting them from hazardous elements while driving. However, many owners may not realize the dangers that lurk even when their collectible isn’t moving. Heacock Classic, a leading provider of collector car insurance, knows the importance of caring for a vehicle even when it’s in park and offers a few simple “defensive” parking techniques to help Read More

Alfa Sizzles at Concorso Italiano

Many have probably seen the announcement of the special offer for Alfa owners. So far more than 75 owners have registered their Alfas at Concorso Italiano—with more coming. The owners’ response to the restored Concorso Italiano is tremendous. Not only will we be having a special ceremony to honor Jay Leno with the Concorso Hall of Fame award, we are also having as our special guests Lilli Bertone and Bertone designer Michael Robinson. Keith Martin, long–time Alfa owner, publisher of Read More