Bonhams Supercar Collection Totals $23.4m in Switzerland

Bonhams made a successful return to Switzerland on Sunday, September 29, with The Bonmont Sale, raising more than $23,435,000 for charity from the sale of the “Supercar Collection” – 25 supercars, hypercars and luxury motor cars.

The star of this collection, an ultra-rare Lamborghini Veneno, was sold for $8,292,4347 — a world record auction price for the marque.

Taking place in the picturesque and exclusive surroundings of the historic 12thcentury abbey at the Bonmont Golf and Country Club, the auction of the Supercar Read More

RM Sotheby’s The Forests Collection to Benefit Environmental Charities

RM Sotheby’s will present a diverse group of modern and future classics dubbed “The Forests Collection” at its annual London sale, with all proceeds going to the Trillion Trees initiative, a charitable partnership whose mission is to connect funders with forest conservation ventures, and inspire the world to protect and restore one trillion trees by 2050.

The Trillion Trees initiative combines the efforts of the World Wide Fund for Nature, BirdLife International, and the Wildlife Conservation Society, three of Read More

Leake Auctions to offer John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Collection Without Reserve in Scottsdale

Leake Auctions has secured a select group of vehicles from internationally recognized collector John Staluppi. Nearly 120 of his vehicles will sell without reserve during Leake’s auction in Arizona, January 15-19, 2020. The Ritchie Bros.-owned company has partnered with Salt River Fields at Talking Stick for its multi- day auction.

John Staluppi’s passion for cars began as a teenager when he bought his first car, a 1962 Corvette, at the age of Read More

Three Apollo GTs Headline Worldwide’s Old Car Museum Auction

Worldwide is gearing up for another significant no-reserve private collection auction this October in Corpus Christi, Texas, with an offering of over 200 collector cars and 100 pedal cars. Headlining the sale is a trio of three Apollo GTs, including the very first Apollo GT Coupe and Spider ever produced. The Corpus Christi Old Car Museum Auction is scheduled for October 4 and 5 at the American Bank Center Convention Center, right on the Gulf Coast shoreline in downtown Corpus Christi.

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RM Sotheby’s Saragga Collection Totals $11.2m

RM Sotheby’s offered the incredible, single-owner Sáragga Collection, entirely without reserve on September 21. A packed venue saw the sale gross $11,241,142, featuring 127 cars representing all budgets and eras of the collector car market. The Sáragga Collection was offered from a location on the owner’s estate, and hundreds of buyers filled the room to secure cars from this unique sale near the stunning beach resort region of Comporta. The room was enthusiastic and highly animated throughout the sale, with Read More

Ex-Le Mans Bugatti Type 55 Consigned to Bonhams Grand Palais

One of the most important Bugatti sports cars of the marque’s golden era, to be offered as a highlight in the 2020 Bonhams Grand Palais Sale in Pariswas unveiled today to the world’s media at a preview of the Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale.

The 1932 Bugatti Type 55– chassis no. 55221 – which started life as a works entry in that year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, co-driven by two of France’s finest and most charismatic racing drivers of the Read More

Barrett-Jackson Brings Supercars to Sin City

Barrett-Jackson will offer an impressive selection of supercars at its 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, October 3-5, 2019. Among the supercars set to star on this year’s Las Vegas Auction block are Lamborghini, Dodge, Ford and Ferrari, including a stunning 2019 488 Spider convertible (Lot #749) presented with a Nero DS finish.

“There’s a tangible excitement that fills the room whenever a supercar crosses the auction block,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO Read More

Private Collections Headline RM Hershey

RM Auctions is delighted to present two significant private collections, The Muckel Collection and The Complete Collection of Jack Dunning, at its 13thannual Hershey sale, held on Thursday 10 October and Friday, 11 October during the Antique Automobile Club of America’s (AACA) Eastern Division Fall Meet. Rich in early automotive history, these collections join the previously announced Merrick Auto Museum Collection at the Pennsylvania auction.

TheMuckel Collectionfocuses on the early decades of motoring, featuring eight significant Brass Era vehicles known today Read More

Monterey Car Week Digital Auction Catalogs

Right now is a good time to scan all the Monterey Car Week auction lots — planning ahead is fun — so here are the links for each one:

Mecum Auctions Monterey Auction, August 15-17

Russo and Steele Monterey Auction, August 15-17

Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction, August 15

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction, August 15-16

RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction, August 15-17

Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction, August 16-17

Mercedes and Ferrari Top 24th Amelia Island Concours

Arturo Keller’s 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Autobahn Courier took the Best of Show Concours d’Elegance award at the Amelia Island Concours on Sunday. The car is the only one of its kind, designed for high-speed Autobahn cruising. It has had just two owners from new — Keller is the second owner.

Best of Show Concours de Sport went to Brian and Kim Ross’ 1957 Ferrari 335S. It had been driven in period by racing legends, including Stirling Moss and Phill Read More