Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin and Editor at Large Donald Osborne return to the Arizona Concours d’Elegance as co-emcees on January 24. The Concours takes place on the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore and is the kickoff to Arizona Car Week.
Saturday morning, January 23, the Phoenix Automotive Press Association holds their annual auction week preview at the Biltmore. At noon, veteran racers pay tribute to the Indy 500 with a drivers’ roundtable. J Mays, former head of Global Design for Ford Motor Read More
Arizona Car Week is now less than a month away. Here is a quick look at some of the top star cars:
Featured lots at RM Sotheby’s include a 1959 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder Prototype by Vignale (pictured). The sale runs January 28–29 in Phoenix. View all the consignments here.
Gooding & Company predicts a 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO will bring $2m–$2.4m when it crosses the block in Scottsdale. The two-day sale runs January 29–30. View all the consignments Read More
Sports Car Market will be everywhere during Arizona Car Week. If you see someone with an SCM name tag, be sure to introduce yourself.
Stop by our booth inside the Gooding & Company auction tent for special pricing on subscriptions and renewals.
The ACC Insider’s Seminar at Barrett-Jackson takes place Wednesday, January 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Admission is free. The panelists are noted collector Ken Lingenfelter, ACC Editor at Large Colin Comer, ACC contributor John L. Read More
Some very important cars are coming to market in January. Here is a quick roundup of notable consignments for Arizona Car Week:
Gooding & Company predicts a 1960 Ferrari 166 MM/195 S (pictured) will bring $5.75m–$6.4m when it crosses the block in Scottsdale. The two-day sale runs January 29–30. View all the consignments here.
Featured lots at RM Sotheby’s include a 1988 Porsche 959 “Komfort.” The sale runs January 28–29 in Phoenix. View all the consignments Read More
A 1956 Ferrari 290 MM fetched a staggering $28m at RM Sotheby’s December 10 “Driven by Disruption” sale in New York City. Other cars earning two-comma prices included a 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT at $14.3m and a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I cabriolet at $5.7m. Twenty-one out of 31 lots sold (68%) for a combined $72,534,000.
View the complete results here.
Donald Osborne, SCM Editor at Large and a regular on CNBC Prime’s Jay Leno’s Garage, will emcee the third annual SCM Scottsdale Insider’s Seminar. “A 2020 Vision of the Future” takes place Thursday, January 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Gooding & Company auction tent in Scottsdale, AZ.
Space is limited. Register here.
Join SCMer Ed Fallon of Cave Creek Classics for the annual SCM Rétromobile Reception. The reception will take place Wednesday, February 3, at 4:30 p.m. We’ll enjoy wine and refreshments at the Café Le Jambon à la Broche, located at the back of Exposition Hall A at Rétromobile. The reception will end at 6:00 p.m., an hour before the RM Sotheby’s auction. There will be shuttles from Rétromobile to Les Invalides, where the RM Sotheby’s auction takes place.
Publisher Martin and his daughter Alexandra attended the grand reopening celebration of the all-new Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles last Saturday night. Follow this link to see Martin’s pictures from the event. His thoughts on the new museum will be in the next issue of SCM.
Russo and Steele‘s Scottsdale auction takes place January 27–31. Over the event’s five action-packed days, Russo and Steele will feature a strong selection of European sports cars, American muscle, hot rods and customs. Featured early consignments include the following:
1966 Lamborghini 350GT
This outstanding early-production 350GT (pictured) has received multiple Best in Class awards at demanding concours. A comprehensive restoration portfolio details the work performed. Noted authority Mr. Bob Wallace attended to the mechanicals, brightwork was by Christensen Plating and Dubuque Trim restored Read More
Gooding & Company has consigned an array of Ferraris from renowned Beverly Hills collector Tony Shooshani for their Scottsdale auction, taking place January 29–30. From the legendary 250 GTs of the 1960s to the track-bred supercars of the 1990s and 2000s, this collection showcases the evolution in form, function, and performance engineering from Ferrari.
Read the full press release here.