Leake’s Dallas Spring Auction Totals $4.1 million

A 1954 Chevrolet Corvette roadster was high sale at $96,800 at Leake’s Dallas Spring auction from April 15-17 at Dallas Market Hall. A total of 497 lots crossed Leake’s two-lane auction block, and 59 percent of them sold.

Leake debuted its new auction set, which features two lanes of cars, hard walls, LED screens, effect lighting and new graphics.

Other top sellers were:

A 1968 Shelby GT350 at $91,300

A 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback at $79,200

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Ferrari 275 GTS/4 NART Spyder Stars at RM Sotheby’s Monaco Sale

An ultra-rare 1968 Ferrari 274 GTS/4 NART Spyder will cross the block at RM Sotheby’s Monaco Auction on May 14, 2016.

This Ferrari is one of 10 built, and it is a very valuable car. According to SCM’s Platinum Database, the most recent sale of a Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spyder happened at RM Auctions’ Monterey Auction on August 17, 2013, when Chassis 10709 sold for $27.5 million.

This car is Ferrari Classiche certified and is a matching-numbers car.

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Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance

SCM Publisher Keith Martin will serve as emcee during the 21st Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance on April 23-24 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas.

Keels & Wheels is the largest classic car and vintage boat show in the United States. This year’s concours will feature one-of-a-kind concept cars in the field of 185 classic cars and 80 wooden boats.

Tickets are $25 online and $35 at the gate. Read more.

Rare Best-in-Show Cars Returning to Pinehurst Concours

The first three Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance Best in Show cars are set for an encore appearance.

Spectators at the April 30 concours will see:

A 1919 Pierce-Arrow Model 66 A-4 Tourer, which won in 2015.

A 1931 Cadillac 452A, which won in 2014.

A 1938 Steyr 220 Glaser Roadster, which won in 2013.

About 250 collector cars and motorcycles are expected to adorn the fairways of Pinehurst Resort. Read More.

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BMW Car Club of America offers Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Tickets/Membership deal

If you buy a three-day Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion ticket from the BMW Car Club of America you will automatically get a free one-year membership.

This is a savings of $48, which makes it one of the screaming deals of this year’s Monterey Car Week. The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion takes over Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from August 18-21. Read more. 

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to celebrate BMW’s 100th anniversary

A record number of BMWs are set to take part in the historic races at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion from August 18-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Out of a 550-car grid made up of vehicles from Bugatti, Morgan, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari, 64 cars will be of BMW heritage.

BMW North America will be competing, with many of the cars seen in the Living Legends Garage heritage display. Read More

Auctions America Fort Lauderdale sales reach $20m

Auctions America’s April 1-3 sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL, saw 70 percent of lots sold, and total sales reached $20 miilion.

A 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona was top sale at $649,000. A 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S brought $506,000.

A lot of new money was in the room, as 40 percent of the bidders were new to Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale sale.

“We’re very happy with the results of our 14th annual Fort Lauderdale sale, which was Read More

Barrett-Jackson sales top $23.2 million at Palm Beach

Barrett-Jackson‘s 14th Annual Palm Beach auction hit some big numbers over the weekend:

More than $23.2 million in sales.

More than 65,000 people on the scene.

First-time bidders made up 42 percent of all bids, and the sell-through rate was 96.3 percent.

High sale was Lot 423, a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, which brought $550,000.

Barrett-Jackson’s Supercar Showcase made a big splash. Lot 401, a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition with less than 5 miles on the Read More

Two Porsche Carrera GTs lead Barrett-Jackson Supercar Slate

Two Porsche Carrera GTs —one 2004 car and one 2005 car — will shine under Barrett-Jackson’s supercar spotlight during the April 8-10 auction in Palm Beach, FL.

The 2005 Carrera GT (Lot 400) has less than 2,800 miles on the clock.

The 2004 Carrera GT (Lot 428) grabs attention with its 5.7-liter V10 engine — and it’s very rare to see two of these supercars cross the block at one auction. Read More at http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Reader/supercar-showcase-set-to-bring-serious-horsepower-to-the-2016-barrett-jackson-palm-beach-auction/