LOS ANGELES (March 8, 2005) – The Petersen Automotive Museum will open its halls to a veritable who’s who of the automotive world during its annual Cars & Stars Gala on Thursday evening, May 12, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. The event will benefit the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation and its youth and education programs with a sit down dinner and live entertainment. The 2005 Gala will offer Hollywood A-listers, motor sports legends and automotive enthusiasts a tour of the high-octane Read More
H&H Classic Auctions’ two sales at last weekend’s (February 25/26/27) International Historic Motorshow, Stoneleigh Park, Warks, netted £1.6 million – a new record for this burgeoning sale house.
The star car lot, one of many ‘big cats’ to find new homes at this sale, was ‘CUT 7’, the famous ex-Dick Protheroe 1961 Jaguar E-Type Coupe. After strong bidding on the phone and from the packed floor, the hammer fell at £295,625, which is believed to be the highest price paid Read More
You have received this email because you have (or have had) one or more Abarth cars, or you want to have one…and you are reachable by electronic mail. Your name/email address was gathered because you’ve expressed interest in exploring an electronic method for sharing Abarth information, or you are friends with someone who has. During recent weeks, several of us who have spent a long time around Abarths and who communicate by email, have been developing an idea to electronically Read More
ATLANTA, February 23, 2005 — Porsche will be expanding its range of vehicles with the introduction of a new sports car based on the Boxster series in the 2006 model year. Positioned and priced between the 911 Carrera and the Boxster S, the new two-seat sports car, named the Cayman S, is aggressively styled to reflect its enhanced handling and more powerful engine. At the same time, highly efficient space utilization makes it one of the most practical sports cars Read More
The new Bentley Continental Flying Spur makes its international debut at the Geneva Salon on March 1 and will begin its global roll-out from April 2005. Sharing heart and soul with its highly successful stablemate, the Continental GT, the Continental Flying Spur is a four-door Grand Tourer born of a coupe.
The Worldwide Group are partners in The Houston Classic Auction and Concours d’Elegance. This event features a catalogue format auction of 100 fine automobiles and 12 fine wooden watercraft, and the 10th annual Wooden Keels and Classic Wheels Concours d’Elegance (www.keels-wheels.com). The event is held on Clear Lake at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas.
The event commences with a cocktail party Friday evening April 29 aboard 3 mega yachts. Saturday April 30th is the Concours preview and Read More
Keels and Wheels Concours April 30-May 1, 2005
Just announced: Grand Marshall Sir Stirling Moss
Marque: Ghia bodied Cars
Expecting 250 cars on display
The Tenth Annual “Keels & Wheels” Concours d’ Elegance will be held once again on the beautiful grounds of Lakewood Yacht Club, 30 minutes south of Houston Texas. The 2004 Concours will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.
We will display the very finest in automotive classics and exotics on the grass Read More
1979 Ferrari 400i Recovered Theft, nice car missing the engine. Going through Insurance Auto Auctions sale on Thursday 2-10-05 in Portland, Oregon. Contact Brian Purnell (C152bp@aol.com) if you need any additional information on this car.
Description from seller:
It arrived earlier this morning and I took it for a good test drive and shot about 70 or so detailed photos.
The car has been moved to our Service and Restoration center.
Those interested can contact me for additional photos and or to arrange for an inspection and test drive.
In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any additional questions or concerns of any nature. I look forward to Read More
ATLANTA, February 8, 2005 — Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, today announced details of the new Porsche museum in Zuffenhausen, a suburb of Stuttgart where the company has been based for more than 50 years. Intended to replace the current museum housed in a small building in the factory compound, design of the 50-million-Euro project, to be located adjacent to the factory on the main thoroughfare in the city, was awarded to Delugan Meissl architects of Vienna, Austria.