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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 […]

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 […]

The 50 Most Influential Production Cars — Part I

SCM’s editors have put together a list of the 50 cars we think are the most influential ever built. These are the cars that changed the world in one way or another, either through what they accomplished or what they represented. This week we’ve listed out our first 25; next […]

Sports Cars and Exotics at Auctions America Fort Lauderdale

Auctions America predicts a one-owner 1981 BMW M1 (pictured) will bring $500k to $600k when it comes to market at their April 1–3 Fort Lauderdale sale. Other headliners include a 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe ($675k to $725k) and a 1930 Bentley “Blue Train” re-creation ($600k to $650k). View all […]

Meet Keith Martin at the Kiawah Island Motoring Festival

Publisher Keith Martin heads to South Carolina in April for the Kiawah Island Motoring Festival. The three-day event includes a motoring tour on Friday, April 15, a free show for club cars on Saturday, April 16, the concours on Sunday, April 17, and more. Publisher Martin returns as emcee of the concours. View […]

Reggie Jackson Acquires Ownership in Rick Cole Auctions

Rick Cole Auctions has announced that baseball Hall-of-Famer Reggie Jackson has acquired an ownership interest in the company. Mr. Jackson, a decades-long car enthusiast and avid collector, joins company founder Rick Cole and President Terry Price as a full partner in the firm. The three have known each other for more than 30 years. Said Price, […]

Meet Keith Martin at La Jolla

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance takes place Sunday, April 10. Publisher Keith Martin returns for his sixth year as emcee. Stop by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center booth and pick up a complimentary copy of Sports Car Market.

First Look: Early Headliners at Dragone’s Greenwich Weekend Sale

Dragone predicts this year’s Greenwich Weekend sale will be their biggest auction to date. The sale takes place June 4 in Westport, CT. Notable early consignments include a 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS supercharged cabriolet by Castagna (pictured), a 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport and a 1991 Ferrari 348 by […]

Amelia Island Auctions Hit Record $126m Total

Preliminary sales totals out of Amelia Island sit at a record $126m — up 24% from last year’s $102,044,750* — and that figure is sure to swell over the coming days as additional sales are announced. Selections from The Jerry Seinfeld Collection earned a combined $22,244,500 at Gooding & Company, and a […]