RM Sotheby’s to Auction 230-Car Elkhart Collection

Presenting over 230 motor cars, 30 motorcycles, trucks, trailers and select memorabilia and equipment offered almost entirely without reserve, RM Sotheby’s Elkhart Collection sale will take place on the weekend of 1-2 May at the stunning collection facility in Elkhart, Indiana, offering an exciting cross section of marques and models.

The culmination of decades of careful and targeted collecting of some of the finest motorcars by a single owner, the Elkhart Collection comprises some of the most exceptional marques and models Read More

Edwardian Rolls-Royce Highlights Gooding’s Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company, the esteemed auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce an extraordinary antique automobile with a prize-winning restoration for the company’s 11th annual Amelia Island Auction to be held on March 6, 2020. Exemplifying rolling art in its finest form, this classic car from the legendary marque radiates sophistication and style.

1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Torpédo Phaeton (Estimate: $2,700,000 – $3,500,000)
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RM Sotheby’s Presents Six Cars From the Keith Crain Collection at Amelia

RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, has announced important Pre-War Classic entries from the esteemed Collection of Keith Crain for its 22nd annual Amelia Island auction. Set for 6-7 March at the Ritz-Carlton, the collection comprises six highly desirable cars—offered entirely without reserve — and is led by a rare Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupe by Murphy.

A major figure within the automotive publishing industry and a seasoned collector, Mr. Crain has amassed a Read More

Gooding & Co Presents “Passion of a Lifetime” Collection in London

Gooding & Company, the internationally recognized auction house, is honored to reveal the automobiles comprising the company’s first-ever London sale, “Passion of a Lifetime,” at Somerset House in central London on 1 April 2020.

These stunning cars hail from one of the world’s most revered private collections and represent the culmination of decades of research, dedication, and a meticulous commitment to bring together the most coveted and valuable examples of European sports and racing automobiles of the 20th century.

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Russo and Steele Scottsdale Tops $10m

It was a homecoming to remember. Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions kicked off its 20th anniversary year in Scottsdale. The most exciting collector car auction in the world, returned to its original location just south of the North 101 Freeway and Scottsdale Road.

“This was the picture-perfect location for Arizona Car Week,” said Drew Alcazar, auction president and CEO of Russo and Steele. “The excitement at returning to this spot was palpable as night after night the Read More

Leake’s Scottsdale Auction Totals $18.4m

During its inaugural Scottsdale, AZ auction, Ritchie Bros.’ Leake Auctions sold hundreds of vehicles for $18.4 million, including post-block sales. The four-day event was held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and attracted thousands of people. 

“It was an amazing event, and we couldn’t have done any of it without the support of our wonderful consignors, bidders, spectators, sponsors, and vendors,” said Gary Bennett, General Manager of the Leake collector car auction division of Read More

UPDATE: Arizona Auctions Total $249.5m

This year’s Arizona Auctions have wrapped, and the numbers are in: In 2020, the combined total in the desert was $249.5m.

Barrett-Jackson was again the highest seller in Arizona, this year amassing $137.3m from over 1,900 cars. That total includes $7.6m achieved for nine charity lots. The highest selling non-charity lot of the auction was a 2017 Ford GT, sold for $1,485,000, followed by another GT that made $1,182,000.   

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Achieves $137.3m

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, kicked off its “Road to 50” – a year-long celebration toward the company’s 50th Anniversary – with its largest and most successful auction in its 49-year history. The celebrity-filled Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on January 11-19, 2020, boasted its largest docket ever, with a record number of bidders vying for over 1,900 vehicles that sold for more than $129.7 million, while over 1,200 pieces of automobilia brought in more than $3.7 million and $7.625 Read More

Rétromobile Catalogs Now Online

With Scottsdale now behind us, it’s time to look forward to Rétromobile, which is just a few short weeks away. 

Rétromobile is one of Europe’s largest automotive gatherings, with cars, parts, and memorabilia all for sale at the Paris Expo at the Porte de Versailles from February 5 through 9. Additionally, if you’re an auction buyer, it’s the place to be — some of the world’s premier collector cars are here, available via several globally-recognized Read More