Bonhams expects a 1962 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet to fetch $1.5m–$1.8m when it comes to market in London on December 6. Other heavy hitters on offer include a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing ($1.5m–$2m), a 1929 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre tourer ($610k–$760k) and a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 coupe ($610k–$690k).
View all the consignments here.
The 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance raised $1,900,461 for charity. The amount was announced at a luncheon honoring the charitable partners of the Concours.
“While we strive to set the bar high for concours everywhere, celebrating great automobiles and the people behind them, we also want to do our best for the local community,” said Bill Perocchi, CEO of Pebble Beach Company. “Our goal each year is to raise a substantial sum of money to help people in need, and Read More
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.
Other notable lots include a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR, a 1956 Porsche 356A cabriolet and a 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante with manual transmission. View all the consignments here.
No fewer than 100 cars will sell without reserve at Leake’s Dallas sale, taking place November 20–22. No-reserve highlights include a 1963 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint, a 1967 Bentley T1 and a 1967 Nissan Patrol.
View all the no-reserve lots here. View the full run list here.
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