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$18.5m 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder Leads Paris Sales

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. A 1963 […]

Meet the SCM Gang at Amelia Island

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 […]

1966 Jaguar XKE Series I 4.2 Roadster at AA Fort Lauderdale

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.

Sotheby’s Acquires 25% Ownership Interest in RM Auctions

Sotheby’s has acquired a 25% ownership interest in RM Auctions, which will now be known as RM Sotheby’s. This long-term investment comes as the more than $2 billion market for the finest automobiles continues to grow, presenting increasing opportunities for both companies. Sotheby’s and RM have previously collaborated on successful sales in […]

SVRA and Motostalgia Partner for June 12 Auction at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Motostalgia is now the Official Auction Company of the SVRA. The partnership kicks off with an exclusive collector car auction at the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational on June 12. This joint venture will provide the true enthusiast the opportunity to enjoy two of the most exciting experiences in motorsports: auctions and […]

The Andrews Collection: “The Best of That Little Bit of Everything”

RM Sotheby’s presents the Paul and Chris Andrews Collection in Fort Worth, TX, April 30–May 2. The collection includes some of the finest and rarest cars the hobby has ever seen. As part of an effort to downsize their collection to a more manageable level, the father and son team […]

“My Classic Car” Star Dennis Gage Joins Keels & Wheels as Grand Marshal

Dennis Gage, the mustachioed host of Velocity’s “My Classic Car,” will be Grand Marshal at the 2015 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance. The concours takes place May 2-3 in Seabrook, TX. SCM Publisher Keith Martin returns as emcee. Gage will be on the grounds meeting participants and visitors, signing autographs and […]

Jim Mushett Automotive Illustrator

We’ve recently gotten to know SCMer Jim Mushett, and he sent us some of his automotive illustrations. Jim will create custom art, including sketches, marker renderings and black-and-while illustrations of your collectible car. You can find his work at https://sites.google.com/site/bigjimscustomconcepts/.

The Benedict Castle Concours Returns

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 […]

Countdown to Amelia Island

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: Bonhams hosts their first Amelia Island auction this year on March 12. Featured early consignments include a 1992 Ferrari F40 (Bonhams estimate: $1.2m-$1.4m). View the catalog here. […]