Silverstone predicts a 1991 Jaguar XJ 220 showing just 5,782 miles will bring between $455k and $530k at the NEC Classic Motor Show Sale. The auction takes place November 14–15 in Birmingham, U.K.
SCM Publisher Keith Martin is going to New York City for The Keno Brothers‘ “Rolling Sculpture” auction. Martin will attend the preview and symposium on Wednesday, November 18, and the auction on Thursday, November 19. The symposium is titled “At the Crossroads of Art, Engineering and Technology, the Many Facets of Historic Automobiles.” Panelists include SCM Contributors Murray Smith and Archie Urciuoli. (Urciuoli’s “Collecting Thoughts” appears in the December issue of SCM.) Find the detailed schedule at the bottom of Read More
Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin and Editor at Large Donald Osborne return to Desert Concorso as co-emcees on November 15. The sale takes place in Palm Springs, CA. To learn more, buy tickets or register your car, visit www.desertconcorso.com.
The award classes for Desert Concorso 2015 are:
- Best All-around Sport GT Car
- Gianni Agnelli Award, presented to the car with the best Fiat-derived engine
- Best Mid-engine Ferrari V8
- Best Front-engine V12
- Best Mid-engine V12
- Enzo Ferrari Award, presented Read More
Simon Hope, founder and managing director of H&H Classics — a long-established U.K. classic car auction house — will headline a new concept in classic and luxury car auctions in a landmark partnership with the Keno Brothers in New York.
“We needed to assemble a world class team,” said Keno Brothers COO Bradley Farrell. “I was put in charge of assembling that team and there was no question in my mind that Simon Hope should be the Read More
Auctions America expects this Hendrick Motorsports 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR racer to fetch $150k–$175k when it comes to auction on October 31. The takes place on Hilton Head Island.
Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson raced this car (Hendrick Motorsports Chassis #48-267) five times during the 2003–2006 seasons. In these five races the car never finished outside the Top 10. Johnson captured a win at the 2005 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway in this car, as well as Read More
The consignment list for Keno Brothers’ November 19 “Rolling Sculpture” sale in New York City continues to grow. Photos and details are now unlocked for a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 (pictured above, Keno Brothers estimate: $950k–$1.6m) and a 1966 DB6 Vantage ($600k–$725k).
View all the current consignments here. Watch a video of the DB6 below.
RM Sotheby’s has secured an ex-works 1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti, chassis 0626, for its “Driven by Disruption” sale, taking place December 10 in New York City. Built for racing legend and five-time World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio to compete in the 1956 Mille Miglia, 0626 was driven by a “who’s who” of motorsport in period. Career highlights include 1st overall in the 1957 World Championship Buenos Aires 1000 KM. Fully documented and never crashed, 0626 is one Read More
The 10th annual Festivals of Speed returns to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando on December 4. SCM subscribers are invited to display their cars, free of charge, in a special SCM display area. To redeem this offer, register online, and type “SCMM” after your name.
Festivals of Speed showcases the elite in both vintage and contemporary automotive, aircraft, watercraft and motorcycle design alongside the world’s most luxurious brands. For more information on Festivals of Speed, please visit festivalsofspeed.com Read More
SCM Editor at Large Donald Osborne returns to TV with a regular feature, “Assess and Caress With Donald Osborne” on the new CNBC primetime series, “Jay Leno’s Garage.” This new series of eight hour-long episodes, produced by Original Productions for the network, follows legendary super-enthusiast Leno as he explores “all things automotive including classic cars, super cars, restoration projects, road tests, investments and the inner workings of the car collectors’ market.”
The last two are obviously very much Read More