Final Countdown to RM and Sotheby’s “Art of the Automobile” Sale

This Thursday, November 21, RM and Sotheby’s “Art of the Automobile” sale takes place in Manhattan, NY. The headliners at this highly anticipated event include a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Scaglietti (RM estimate: $12m-$15m), a 1955 Maserati A6G/2000 Spyder by Zagato ($3.5m-$4.5m) and a  1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II “Supersonic” by Ghia ($1.8m-$2.4m).

View the complete consignment list here.

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America at Gooding Scottsdale

Gooding & Company have just announced a 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America for their upcoming Scottsdale sale. The Spider features coachwork by Pinin Farina and is equipped with factory Nardi kit and rare optional hard top. Gooding’s auction takes place January 17-18 at the Fashion Square Mall in Old Town Scottsdale. Visit www.goodingco.com for more information.

Sports and Racing Rarities Lead Early Highlights for RM’s Two-Day Arizona Sale

RM’s 2014 Arizona sale will now span two days, offering a handpicked selection of approximately 120 blue-chip motor cars.

“After what has been a record-setting and ground-breaking 2013 for RM, we’re already looking forward to continuing the momentum in the new year,” says Ian Kelleher, Car Specialist, RM Auctions. “The Arizona auctions have a history of providing a strong barometer for the season ahead, and RM’s 2014 Arizona sale is set to present a Read More

SCM January 2014 Cover Poll Results

This month’s cover poll was another close one. 47% of you chose Cover #2, the 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino berlinetta, just ahead of Cover #1, the 1975 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/TT/12, with 42%. Cover #3, the 1991 Lamborghini LM002 garnered 11% of votes and countless snarky quips. (Click to check out the comments, and add your own.)

We also asked which type of classic-car events you have attended in the past year. 18% of you attended a show and Read More

Acclaimed Artist Ed Mell Creating Trophies For Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Ed Mell, the renowned Arizona landscape painter and sculptor, has agreed to create the trophies for the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance. The concours will take place at the Arizona Biltmore Resort on Jan. 12, 2014.

An Arizona native whose distinctive modernist style and vision have made him one of the state’s most beloved artists, Mell is creating the trophies for the Arizona Concours using a Read More