Leake Car Auction Reaches $4.2 Million in Sales

Leake Auction Company just completed their Oklahoma City auction, racking up $4.2 million in sales and selling 70 percent of the cars. The auction was held in the Cox Pavilion at the OKC Fairgrounds, February 17-18. The top selling car was a 1968 Shelby GT500, selling for $165,000.

Other top selling cars were:  1958 Cadillac Eldorado selling for $80,000, a 1966 Plymouth Satellite Hemi selling for $70,000 and a 1970 Hemi Cuda selling for $70,000.

A record-setting crowd of car Read More

Kiawah Island Car Event to Showcase Classic, Antique and Collectible Autos

Are you a car enthusiast, or do you simply enjoy the beauty of automobiles past and present? Admire over 100 pristine cars at the 4th annual Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat on Saturday, April 21.

Car connoisseurs will gather from 1:30 until 4:30 p.m. at Night Heron Park on Kiawah Island to showcase collectible, antique, exotic and special interest cars at this complimentary event. Cars will be judged for a People’s Choice Award.

To kick off the weekend, a Read More

Bobby Unser Announced as Grand Marshall of 2012 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance

Three time Indy winner Bobby Unser will be the 2012 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance Grand Marshal. He will be on the grounds May 5-6, meeting participants and visitors, signing autographs and participating in the awards programs.

Mention the name Bobby Unser to the average person, and winning auto races instantly comes to mind. Unser, the older of the two famous racing brothers, established the family legend many years ago by capturing his first Indy 500 win in 1968, followed Read More

Blue-Chip Automobiles Set for RM’s Ocean Front Sale at Amelia Island

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, announced today its latest series of blue-chip automobiles set to cross the auction podium at its Amelia Island sale, March 10 in Florida.

Held in conjunction with the famed Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, the single-day sale will lift the gavel on more than 100 high-caliber automobiles, including ten examples expected to exceed $1 million.

“We’re thrilled to be returning to Amelia Island and continuing our strong track record Read More

Jaguars Roar at Shannons Sydney Sale

A stunning, period-faithful Jaguar C-Type ‘Recreation’ that had covered just 500 shakedown miles since its completion in 2003 was the top-selling vehicle at Shannons Sydney Summer Classic Auction on February 20, selling after keen bidding for $201,000.

Based on exact measurements taken from an original 1953 Le Mans C-Type that was in New Zealand for restoration some years ago, the one-owner vehicle was pursued by several enthusiasts before finding a new home with a floor bidder. The result was met Read More

Renowned Dingman Collection Joins RM’s Expanding 2012 Calendar

Building on its reputation as the specialists for private and estate collection sales, RM Auctions is delighted to announce the addition of The Dingman Collection to its expanding 2012 calendar. Scheduled June 8 – 9 in Hampton, New Hampshire, just 50 miles from Boston, Massachusetts, the upcoming sale is a continuation of RM’s highly successful Dingman auction in 2006.

The result of many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor and philanthropist, Michael Dingman, a former Ford Read More

Mecum to Host Inaugural Auction in Houston, Texas

Mecum Auctions is pleased to announce a two-day auction extravaganza, Texas style! The Largest Collector Car Auction Company rolls into Houston, Texas, for its inaugural event April 13-14, 2012.  The Reliant Center will accommodate over 600 vehicles all conveniently displayed under one roof.

A wide variety of vehicles will cross the auction block; highlights include longtime Houston businessman and collector Sterling McCall offering 25 cars from his “Old Car Museum”, such as a 1931 Cadillac V12 Roadster (Lot S98) Read More

Worldwide Promises Good Odds on Some Great Classics in Atlantic City

Atlantic City is once again set to play host to the biggest vintage car event on the east coast, as Worldwide Auctioneers gears up alongside G.Potter King for another epic weekend of auction action from February

24th -26th. Worldwide will offer a great line up of cars at the 11th annual Classics at the Trump Taj Mahal on the evening of February 24th, kicking the weekend off on an upbeat start with a hand-picked selection of motorcars presented in Read More

Ferrari Financial Services Signs on for Three Years as the Exclusive Financial Services Provider for Gooding & Company

Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is pleased to announce that it has just signed an exclusive, three-year agreement with Ferrari Financial Services, the iconic brand’s captive finance company.  Ferrari Financial Services offers a personalized finance program designed to purchase or lease all types of Ferraris.  The new agreement is an official continuation of Ferrari Financial Services’ presence at Gooding & Company’s auctions, which started in August Read More