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
More than 100 cars will cross the block on October 31 at Auctions America’s debut Hilton Head Island sale. Highlights include a 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC (AA estimate: $650k–$725k), a 1957 Ford Thunderbird F-code ($175k–$225k) and a 1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition (pictured above; $340k–$380k).
View all the consignments here.
Leigh and Leslie Keno bring a 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona N.A.R.T. competizione coupe to market at Rolling Sculpture — the brothers’ first classic car auction, taking place November 18–19 in New York City. View all the current consignments here.
Over the past 40 years, Leigh and Leslie Keno have gained worldwide acclaim for their passion for beautiful design, exquisite craftsmanship and impeccable provenance. Now, after a lifetime Read More
Bruce Wennerstrom, Co-founder and Chairman of the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, died on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Bruce and his wife Genia, who died in 2011, were the owners and directors of the Madison Avenue Sports Car Driving and Chowder Society, a club of automobile enthusiasts established in 1957 that meets monthly at Sardi’s Restaurant in New York City. The couple founded the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in 1996.
The family will announce plans for a memorial tribute in the near future. Read More
Come explore Portland’s unpaved streets and alleys with SCM this Sunday, October 25. The Urban Safari is limited to off-road vehicles of European descent. Team SCM will be driving the Safari Méhari and the Land Rover Defender 90! Sign up here.
Bonhams’ September 26 Frederiksen Collection sale in Denmark was the country’s highest-grossing auction ever. Sales totaled $21.1m, and 43 of 49 cars sold (88%). At $2.7m, 1930 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing Top Roadster was the most valuable car ever sold at auction in Denmark.
View the results here.
Barrett-Jackson will host a new auction in the Northeastern United States at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, June 23-25, 2016.
Mohegan Sun, one of the most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in North America, will host the three-day collector car auction and lifestyle event for visitors from around the world.
“As Barrett-Jackson has evolved into a global icon of the collector car hobby, our millions of fans across the world have asked for an event in the Read More
Silver returns to the Rose City this weekend for their twice-annual Portland sale. Stop by, check out the cool collectibles and pick up free copies of SCM and ACC. View the consignment list here.
And if you see someone wearing an SCM hat, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself.
Known as the “Preserving the Automobile” auction, Bonhams’ October 5 sale in Philadelphia focuses on authentic, historically accurate and unrestored motorcars. Headliners include three pre-Great War automobiles from America and Great Britain: a 1907 Stearns 60hp tourer (Bonhams estimate: $650k–$850k); a 1908 Rainer Model D 45/50hp tourer ($250k–$350k); and a 1913 Napier Type 44 six-cylinder tourer ($150k–$180k).
View all the consignments here.
Star cars at Bonhams’ September 26 Frederiksen Auction include a 1933 Maybach DS-8 Zeppelin Cabriolet (Bonhams estimate: $3m–$3.6m), a 1914 Mercedes 28/95 Phaeton ($1.5m–$2m) and a 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster ($980k–$1.4m). The sale takes place in Ebeltoft, Denmark. View all the cars here.