The high sale at Artcurial‘s seventh Sur Les Champs sale on November 2 was a 1964 Aston Martin DB5, sold at $1.26m. Sales totaled $7,709,598, with 80% of all lots sold. This brings Artcurial’s 2014 motorcar totals close to $66m, representing an increase of 67% over the previous year.
Note: a previous Artcurial press release reported an incorrect price for Lot 234, a 1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 Targa, and an incorrect sales total. The correct price is $313,678. Sales Read More
More than 125 cars will sell without reserve at RM’s two-dale sale of the Sam Pack Collection. The auction takes place November 14-15 in Dallas, TX. View the catalog here.
Barrett-Jackson will officially launch the Barrett-Jackson Collection Showroom with an open house on November 14-15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The facility, located in Old Town Scottsdale, will bring the Barrett-Jackson experience to the community beyond the four auctions held across the country each year. The showroom will feature a rotating selection of premium vehicles which embody the Barrett-Jackson brand. Prior to the opening of the Barrett-Jackson Collection Showroom, vehicles of this caliber could only be found Read More
Bonhams has announced the consignment of a very special and historic competition Ferrari to its auction in Scottsdale, Arizona next January: the 1966 Ferrari 275 Gran Turismo Berlinetta Competizione Scaglietti – class winner of the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours, 1969 Spa-Francorchamps 1000 Km and 1969 Imola 500 Km under Scuderia Filipinetti.
From the day it was delivered new to legendary race team owner Georges Filipinetti of Geneva, Switzerland, this automobile – chassis number Read More
The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, is ready to host a record number of special guests at the upcoming event. One of North America’s most respected collector car authorities will be on hand to steer memorable conversations and present awards on the HHIMF main stage.
Keith Martin, founder and publisher of Sports Car Market and American Car Collector magazines and co-host of Velocity Read More
Leake‘s recent advertisements showed incorrect dates for their Dallas auction. The correct dates are November 21-23. View all the consignments here, including a 1934 Bugatti Type 51.
Bonhams‘ October 31 sale in London takes place in conjunction with the world’s longest-running motoring event: the London-to-Brighton Veteran Car Run. To qualify, cars must be built before 1904. SCMers Monte Shelton and Bob Ames are attending and will provide a first-hand account of the event. This year a 1902/03 Panhard et Lavassor 15HP is estimated to bring $970k-$1.1m. View all the consignments here.
Rick Case Alfa Romeo has announced that they are taking delivery of the first 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C in the United States and will donate the mid-engine supercar for a live charity auction. The auction takes place at the 55th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 30.
“We’re thrilled to offer this exclusive opportunity for qualifying charities to benefit from the auction of the first 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C delivered in the United States at the 55th Read More
RM Auctions celebrated the annual AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet October 9–10 with its best Hershey performance to date: $14,074,250 in total sales with a very strong 93% of all lots sold. Top seller was John Moir Jr.’s 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster at $1,100,000.
Generated by the sale of 157 vehicles and select memorabilia before a packed auction room, results from the two-day sale were driven by numerous spirited bidding contests both in the room and over the phones. Read More
Find out Keith Martin’s secrets to buying high, spending too much and selling low in this 30-minute exclusive interview with Mark Greene of CarsYeah.com. Martin talks about Sports Car Market was founded, how at its darkest moment he tried to sell it for $1,500 with no takers, and how the company grew into what it is today. Click here to start listening, or get it from iTunes here.