The Sam Pack Collection Comes to Market

Respected car collector and celebrated Texas businessman Sam Pack will share a lifelong passion for great automobiles with the collector world on November 14-15. RM Auctions, in association with Auctions America, lifts the gavel on more than 130 of his prized motor cars during a single-vendor sale in Dallas, TX.

Well-known and highly respected in the automotive industry, Sam Pack’s museum collection represents more than a dozen years of dedicated acquisition. It also reflects Pack’s lifelong love affair Read More

Bonhams’ Biggest-Ever Goodwood Revival Sale Achieves $25m

With 106 motor cars and 172 lots of automobilia, Bonhams‘ September 13 Goodwood Revival Sale was the most successful yet, achieving an all time high of $25m.

Racing ahead, the famous Lagonda LG45R Rapide Sports Racing Two-Seater, or ‘EPE 97’ as it’s popularly known, set a new world record. Arguably the most visibly recognizable pre-war sports racing car, the sale highlight achieved $2.5m.

In its racing life, ‘EPE 97′ was a Fox & Nicholl Team Car and competed Read More

“Race Through the Decades” Celebrates 60 Years of Ferrari in the U.S.A.

On Sunday, October 12, Ferrari will commemorate its 60th Anniversary in the U.S. with “Race Through the Decades: 1954–2014,” a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans, collectors and owners alike to see one of the finest collections of classic and racing Ferraris ever assembled. Hosted on Rodeo Drive by Ferrari’s Chairman, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, this exhibition will be free and open to the public, and will feature the cars that have created the legend of Ferrari in the United States.

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Maranello Rosso Ferraris Complete Bonhams Goodwood Revival Run List

The annual Goodwood Revival will feature its largest-ever Bonhams auction, with 106 motor cars and 172 lots of automobilia. The sale takes place September 13 at Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester, U.K.

Ten Ferraris plus 10 recently announced Abarths are included in the sale, completing Bonhams’ famed Maranello Rosso Collection consignment.

A 1991 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta is a highlight of the sale, estimated at $650k–$1m. This European specification, left-hand-drive model was ordered by Fabrizio Violati on October 15, 1987, at Read More

1956 Ferrari 250 GT TdF and 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra Headline RM London

Two significant competition cars headline RM‘s annual London sale, taking place September 8 at Battersea Evolution: a 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione ‘Tour de France’ and a 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra. These two competition greats lead a roster of more than 70 blue-chip automobiles at the exclusive RM evening sale.

Ferrari’s illustrious history is punctuated with so many iconic models that it takes a car of particular pedigree to be regarded as one of the most Read More

Corrected Dates For Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival

The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will take place October 24 – November 2. Jaguar Is the Honored Marque for the 2014 Festival. With nearly 80 years since the SS Jaguar name first appeared, the marque has far-reaching appeal and a wide breadth of history.

Both Motoring Festival venues will honor the contributions Jaguar has made to the automotive industry: Hutchinson Island’s The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa (Savannah Speed Classic) and Hilton Head Island’s Port Read More

Final Results From Monterey: $428m

The six auctions of Monterey Car Week have released their official sales totals, and the numbers are the biggest we’ve ever seen: $428m for 828 cars sold, which averages out to $517k per car. That’s a 39% increase beyond the $308m of Monterey Car Week 2013 and a 28% higher average price, although just 5% more cars were sold. Collector car values are definitely still on the rise.

Here are the overall sales figures for each auction. The November issue of Read More

First Look: Preliminary Monterey Sales Total $400m, and a Post-War Ferrari Wins Pebble Beach Best of Show

Preliminary reports put the cumulative sales of Monterey Car Week 2014 at a whopping $400m, with 745 cars sold out of 1,235 offered — growth of 30% over last year’s cumulative $308m, and a bump in average sold price to $536k from $405k. The overall totals are sure to increase, once post-block sales are concluded. Also, these overall figures do not include numbers from Rick Cole, but we expect to receive that information shortly.

Watch this space for official final Read More

Bonhams Sells Ferrari 250 GTO for $38m!

A Ferrari 250 GTO hammered sold for $34,650,000 at day one of Bonhams‘ Quail Lodge sale. Including the 10% buyer’s premium, the GTO was $38,115,000.

Today’s sale consisted of the 10-lot Maranello Rosso Collection. The Collection sold for a combined $65,945,000. About 100 more cars will cross the block on Friday, August 14.

Watch this space for full Monterey auction results throughout the week.

Eight Zagatos to be Shown Together for the First Time at Concorso Italiano

Monterey, Calif. (August 5, 2014) – In honor of Zagato Atelier’s 95th Anniversary Concorso Italiano, known as the world’s largest showing of exotic Italian cars, announced today that it will display eight stunning Zagato Atelier Contemporary Collectibles on Aug. 16 at the Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, Calif. This will be the first time these cars have ever been shown together.

This exquisite grouping of one-of-a-kind cars will be shown at Concorso Italiano as part Read More