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.

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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

Bonhams Paris Totals $16.2m

Bonhams, the international auction house, took over the magnificent Grand Palais to showcase and auction an enviable selection of their finest motorcars, motorcycles and automobilia at their Grandes Marques du Monde sale yesterday, 9th February.

The star of the show was undoubtedly the 1935 Aston Martin Ulster ‘CML 719’, which drew countless admirers during both the preview and the sale. With an outstanding provenance and racing history including a 5th place in its class at the 1935 Le Mans 24H, Read More

Spring Carlisle Fires Up in April

It’s car show season at Carlisle!  The 2017 Carlisle Events season schedule is two events in and with 10 remaining; the real fun starts April 19 as Spring Carlisle takes over the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.  This five-day extravaganza welcomes 100,000 guests from around the world, all looking for something, be it automotive related or collectible.  Spring Carlisle runs April 19-23 and includes the always popular swap meet, a car corral and a three-day collector car auction, powered once more by Read More

Race Cars Roar to Gooding Amelia Island

Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce an enticing lineup of race cars headed to the Amelia Island Auction on March 10. Racing enthusiasts and collectors will not want to miss these celebrated examples cross the auction block next month.

1989 Mazda 767B  
(estimate: $1,800,000-$2,400,000)
Mazda and rotary enthusiasts consider the 767B to be the most iconic race car to ever come out Read More

Paris Auctions Total $81.3m

Paris was the epicenter of the collector car world this past week, as RM Sotheby’s, Artcurial, and Bonhams all held auctions alongside the annual Retromobile show. Total for this year’s events: $81.3m.

RM Sotheby’s brought $29.4m, led by a a 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 that sold for $4.2m. Read more here.

At Artcurial, the 1966 Ferrari Dino 206 P Berlinette Speciale achieved a high sale of $4.6m, leading the $35.7m total. See the results here.

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