The Benedict Castle Concours returns to Riverside, CA on March 28. The show takes place on terraced lawns surrounding a real castle! There will be more than 300 cars on display from every genre of the car hobby, from Duesenbergs and Packards to exotics, low-riders and hot rods. Learn more at www.crossroadscarshows.com.
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance takes place in mid-March, and this year there are four classic car auctions happening in the vicinity. Here is a roundup of some notable early consignments.
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance takes place this Sunday, March 15, and this year there are four classic car auctions happening in the vicinity. Here is our catalog roundup:
More than 60 SCM subscribers, friends and associates turned out for the fourth annual SCM Rétromobile reception on Wednesday February 4. Donald Osborne, SCM Editor at Large and principal of Automotive Valuation Services, and Ed Fallon of Cave Creek Classics hosted the event, which took place at the Café Jambon a la Broche at the Porte de Versailles Expo Centre in Paris.
With an ever more crowded schedule of previews, auctions, special displays and the lure of Paris Read More
Preliminary totals from this weekend’s Amelia Island sales are in!
RM Sotheby’s sales totaled $60.4m — a record for Amelia Island Auction Week. High-sale honors went to a 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet (pictured), sold at $6.4m. View all the sold prices here.
Sales totaled $26.9m at Gooding & Company. 76 of 85 lots sold (89%), and top honors went to a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 at $3.3m. View all the sold prices here.
At Bonhams’ first Amelia Read More
Three collector car auctions took place this past weekend in Paris. The most expensive lot was a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder (pictured above). Artcurial sold the car for a record $18.5m. Artcurial reported an 89% sell-through rate and $52m in total sales. View the Artcurial results here.
Congratulations to Jeff DeJoseph and Dowlin Mayfield, the winners of our book giveaway!
Mazda MX-5 Miata: Twenty-Five Years is a handsomely illustrated coffee-table book celebrating Mazda’s ground-breaking MX-5 Miata — the car that revolutionized the lightweight two-seater roadster market. Top Muscle features more than 150 jaw-dropping portraits of America’s rarest classics, along with in-depth histories of each vehicle.
We hope to see you at Amelia Island! Stop by any of our booths, meet the gang and check out our special renewal rates!
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance takes place March 13–15. Cars and Coffee at the Concours is on Saturday, March 14. Publisher Keith Martin returns to serve as a concours judge.
SCM will host a booth at the Concours and inside the Gooding & Company auction tent. The Gooding auction takes place Friday, March 13.
SCM Publisher Keith Martin is filming episodes of What’s My Car Worth? this weekend at Auctions America’s sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL. If you see Keith, be sure and introduce yourself. The sale runs March 27-29, and headliners include a 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante (AA estimate: $125k–$150k). View all the Fort Lauderdale consignments here. View the digital catalog here.
Auctions America has consigned a 1966 Jaguar XKE Series I 4.2 roadster for their Fort Lauderdale auction. The sale takes place March 27–29.
This car has been fully restored and features some upgrades for an improved driving experience on modern roads (Auctions America estimate: $250k–$290k). Read more here.