The best week of the year is here! Here is where you can find us on the Peninsula:
August 16-19: Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction. Visit our booth!
August 16: Join Publisher Martin and Andy Reid during tours of selected auction cars at Gooding & Company and Bonhams. Publisher Martin will lead the Gooding & Co. tour, while Reid will lead the Bonhams tour. For more information, visit www.sportscarmarket.com/monterey2017
August 17: Join Andy Reid on tours of selected Read More
Procrastination is easy during the lazy days of summer, but the biggest week in car collecting is roaring up on us. Have you checked out all the catalogs and started researching the cars?
We thought so. Here are the links to all the Monterey Car Week auctions:
Gooding & Company
Russo and Steele
Lincolns, Woodies and classic Minis will take center stage when the Forest Grove Concours d ‘Elegance returns for its 45th year on Sunday, July 16, on the historic, tree-shaded campus of Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Honoring a Century of Lincoln Motors cars, the Concours will feature pre-war and post-war Lincoln automobiles. Special classes include Mini from 1959-2000 and wood-bodied automobiles.
Keith Martin and Donald Osborne return as emcees. Donald will be signing his new book “Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Read More
RM Sotheby’s has announced an all-Ferrari auction, to take place September 9th at the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy.
This new sale, held during Ferrari’s 70th anniversary celebration, will offer some of the greatest collectible Ferraris available today — all of them with the coveted Ferrari Classiche certification.
This is not the first time the two companies have worked together — in 2007, 2008 and 2009, RM hosted the “Leggenda e Passione” Ferrari and Maserati auctions, also held at the Read More
A 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Coupe was high sale at $3,780,000, as RM Sotheby’s totaled $28.5 million during the May 27 Villa Erba sale.
The auction, RM Sotheby’s fourth Villa Erba sale, was held in conjunction with the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on the shore of Lake Como, Italy.
RM Sotheby’s 2015 Villa Erba sale totaled $29.8 million.
A 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante prototype was the second-highest sale of the 2017 Villa Erba auction at $3,402,000.
A 1993 Porsche Read More
The Pebble Beach Concours, which typically takes place on the third Sunday in August, has announced it will take place a week later in 2018. The concours will be held August 26, 2018.
This one-time move makes room for the United States Amateur Championship, which will be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links from August 13 to 16, 2018.
Concours Chairman Sandra Button said in a press release, “Pebble Beach Resorts began with a scenic drive, and golf soon Read More
Russo and Steele auctions usually start with waves of fog, power-chording rock anthems and a light show that can be seen from Earth orbit.
But, at least for some bidders, Russo and Steele’s big show will glow from a tiny screen.
Russo and Steele has partnered with Auction Mobility to offer a real-time online bidding system that also includes video streaming, catalogs with lot notifications.
The system, which is available from iTunes and Google Play Stores, also has an Read More
A 2012 Ferrari 458 GTD race car sold for $462,000 — doubling its pre-sale estimate — and was high sale at Auctions America’s May 11-13 Auburn Spring sale.
All told, Auctions America sold 83 percent of the offered lots — for a total of $10.2 million.
The massive Level 5 Motorsports Collection attracted a lot of attention — and a lot of first-time Auctions America bidders.
A 1941 Packard One-Eighty Convertible Victoria by Darrin was second-highest sale at $360,00. Third Read More
When you think of a production run of one million cars, you think of a Detroit assembly line and Chevy Impalas or Ford Mustangs.
But Porsche just built the millionth Porsche 911 — a Carrera S in Irish Green. Porsche built the first 911 in 1963.
“54 years ago, I was able to take my first trips over the Grossglockner High Alpine Road with my father,” said Dr. Wolfgang Porsche in a press release. “The feeling of being in a Read More