Bonhams Offers Longnose Alloy 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB at London Sale

A 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy-bodied Berlinetta is to star in Bonhams‘  New Bond Street auction, carrying an estimate of £1.5m-£2m ($2.3m-$3.1m). The sale takes place November 30.

James Knight, Bonhams International Motoring Director, said: “This is a wonderfully original, long-term preserved, Ferrari 275 ‘Longnose’ Berlinetta offered from the Maranello Rosso Collection. It is one of the finest examples of its type that we at Bonhams have ever had the privilege to offer.”

From 1964 to 1968 almost Read More

Sam Pack Collection Surpasses $11.5 million

Total sales for this weekend’s Sam Pack Collection auction surpassed $11.5 million with 100% of all lots sold and numerous lots exceeding expectations. RM Auctions with Auctions America presented the sale in Dallas, TX.

The top 20 sales were as follows:

1967 Shelby 427 Cobra – $1,292,500.00

1963 Shelby 289 Cobra – $880,000.00

2006 Ford GT – $418,000.00

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Roadster – $341,000.00

1969 Shelby Read More

Arizona Concours d’Elegance Adds Two New Events

The Arizona Concours d’Elegance has added two new featured events: an insider’s look at Arizona’s famous collector-car auction week and a panel discussion with acclaimed race car designers. Both forums happen on Saturday, January 10, 2015, in the Arizona Biltmore’s Grand Ballroom. The concours itself takes place Sunday, January 11, on the Biltmore’s landscaped inner lawns.

First up is the Phoenix Automotive Press Association’s annual auction week preview. A panel of collector-car experts will discuss the trends of Read More

First AZ Highlights From Gooding and RM

The countdown to Arizona Car Week has already begun.

Gooding has consigned a 1956 Maserati A6G/2000 coupe, recently discovered and last road-registered in 1969 (pictured above; Gooding estimate: $750k-$900k). Gooding’s sale takes place January 16-17 in Scottsdale. View all the Gooding consignments here.

A trio of iconic supercars leads RM’s early Arizona entries: a 1988 Porsche 959 “Komfort” (RM estimate: $900k-$1.1m) a 1990 Ferrari F40 ($1.15m) and a 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT Read More

Artcurial Paris Totals $7.9m

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

Announcing the Barrett-Jackson Collection Showroom

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

Le Mans Class-Winning Scuderia Filipinetti Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Joins Bonhams Scottsdale Auction

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

Keith Martin Onstage at the Hilton Head Island Concours

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