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Monterey Auctions Total $58m

The preliminary numbers are in: 2020’s Monterey sales have totaled $57,997,150 — closer to 2004’s $48m than 2019’s $245m. With 2020’s traditional Monterey events canceled, three of the auction houses that typically run Car Week auctions shifted to online bidding and held events close to their typical Monterey dates: RM […]

Gooding & Co Achieves Over 14.4m at Geared Online

Gooding & Company, the auction house revered for selling the world’s most desirable and prized collector cars, garnered $14,497,443 at its inaugural Geared Online auction on August 7th. The auction house achieved a 71% sales rate from 55 of 77 lots sold, with five vehicles selling over $1 million. Gooding & […]

RM Sotheby’s SHIFT/MONTEREY Auction Finishes with $30.4m in Sales

This past week, RM Sotheby’s further reinforced its position as the world’s leading auction house of fine collector cars, as it grossed $30,412,810 in its Online Only: SHIFT/MONTEREY sale and established the highest price ever achieved for a car sold in a dedicated Online Only collector car auction. The incredible 2001 Ferrari […]

McPherson College’s “Wheels of Change” Webinar Starts June 25

McPherson College is starting “Wheels of Change: How the Automobile Shaped Our Lives,” a six-week summer series webinar on on the people, innovations and the art that helped shape the automotive industry. This webinar features car insiders from around the country. The first webinar is June 25 at 12 p.m. […]

Leake Auctions Cancels Tulsa Auction

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Leake to cancel its June 26-27 Tulsa Auction. “The health and safety of our customers and employees is our first priority,” said Gary Bennett, General Manager of the Leake Auction Division. “So, instead of an in-person auction, we our focusing all our efforts on our […]

Audrain Automobile Museum to Display Begovich Collection

As part of its mission to “Preserve, Celebrate and Share Automotive History,” the Audrain Automobile Museum in Newport, RI, is thrilled to announce that the Nicholas Begovich Collection has been acquired for future display. Comprising 14 post-war sports and grand touring cars, the collection represents the vision, fascination and lifetime […]

RM Sotheby’s Adds 288 GTO to Online Only: Driving Into Summer Auction

RARE FERRARI 288 GTO LEADS ROSTER OF ITALIAN SPORTS CARS COMING TO RM SOTHEBY’S ONLINE ONLY: DRIVING INTO SUMMER AUCTION BLENHEIM, Ontario (5 May 2020) – RM Sotheby’s has announced the latest highlights for its Online Only: Driving into Summer auction, a time-based online sale set to open for bidding […]

Barrett-Jackson Announces Online-Only May Auction

Starting on May 8, Barrett-Jackson will auction at least 75 collector cars and 250 pieces of automobilia during an online-only auction. The auction will end on May 17. “No other company connects the collector car community like Barrett-Jackson,” said Craig Jackson, Barrett-Jackson chairman and CEO. “Over the last nearly 50 […]

RM Sotheby’s Joins Porsche to Auction Special 911

RM Sotheby’s and Porsche are gearing up to auction the last 991 Generation Porsche 911 — a one-of-1,948 911 Speedster with just 20 miles on the clock. According to a RM Sotheby’s press release, the GT Silver Metallic car is fitted with a 4.0-liter, naturally aspirated flat six engine developing […]

RM Sotheby’s Online-Only Palm Beach Auction Totals $13.7 Million

RM Sotheby’s Palm Beach Auction — quickly switched to an online-only format in response to the Coronavirus pandemic — was a rousing success, with a sales total of $13.7 million and more than 900 bidders from 44 countries. The sell-through rate was 69 percent. The auction opened for online bids […]