Breaking News: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Now Scheduled for Saturday, March 11

The 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is now scheduled for this Saturday — March 11.

Weather forecasts call for a sunny, beautiful Saturday — and a 100-percent chance of heavy rain on Sunday, so organizers moved the Amelia Concours d’Elegance ahead one day.

According to a press release from the Amelia Island Concours of Elegance:

The Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11.

Cars & Coffee at the Concours is scheduled for 9 Read More

Hollywood Wheels’ Amelia Island Star Cars

Hollywood Wheels is pulling out all the stops during Amelia Island Week. Auctions, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Resort, are scheduled for Friday and Saturday afternoon. Here are three of Hollywood Wheels’ star cars:

1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

The award-winning 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet was built by Frank Kurtis of Kurtis-Kraft and constructed with an aluminum body from Paul Omohundro and His Drop Hammer Tooling Company. This car helped establish Frank Kurtis. Auction estimate: $200,000 to $250,000.

 1972 Porsche 911 Read More

May 2017 Cover Poll

Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we’d like to know which one is your favorite. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers help determine the content of our magazine. Voting ends Wednesday, March 8, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about SCM, regarding either the print magazine or our electronic newsletter, please post them in the comments section below.

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Ferrari 166 MM Completes RM Sotheby’s Stellar Offering at Amelia Island

RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is thrilled to unveil the final highlight for its forthcoming Amelia Island sale: the exceptionally pure, matching-numbers 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, chassis no. 0058 M. Offered from one of America’s leading car collections, the revered 166 MM rounds out a stellar lineup for RM’s two-day sale at the Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton, 10 – 11 March.

The 1950 Ferrari 166 MM, chassis no. 0058 M, comes to Read More

Iconic and Legendary 1957 Jaguar XKSS Headlines Gooding & Company’s Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is thrilled to announce a sensational 1957 Jaguar XKSS at the company’s Amelia Island Auction on March 10. The illustrious model has always been highly sought after; famed actor and racer Steve McQueen had to have one and was often seen racing around in his beloved XKSS. One of the ultimate road and racing cars from the 1950s, this beautifully presented Jaguar Read More

RM Sotheby’s Paris Totals $29.4m

RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment quality automobiles, has enjoyed a spectacular night in Paris in which the company achieved a gross sale total of $29,410,230 (€27,576,400)* – the best ever result for its Rétromobile week sale.

The star lot of the night was the beautiful 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3, one of the most important and coveted of all pre-war Grand Prix cars. Campaigned by Scuderia Ferrari during the 1934 and 1935 seasons, it was driven Read More