The glossy Monterey catalogs are piling up here at SCM headquarters. Here are six headliners that we’re keeping our eyes on:
RM Auctions will offer the ex-Hotchkis Racing 1986 Porsche 962 IMS GTP (pictured above, RM estimate: $800k–$1m) at their sale in downtown Monterey. The auction takes place August 15–16. View the RM online catalog here.
A 1956 Maserati 250F (Gooding estimate: $4m-$6m) is among the featured cars at Gooding & Company‘s Pebble Beach Read More
Our free Monterey pocket guide, brought to you by Alan Taylor Company Inc., is now online. It contains a map, event timeline, and auction details in one compact package. Read it online here, or click here to view it as a pdf, which you can download or print.
The Oregon Region Porsche Club of America‘s 2014 Northwest Passage (sponsored by SCM) takes place July 31-August 3. Keith Martin will be on the drive, along with SCM Contributors John Draneas and Michael Pierce. The event is sold out, but you can read about last year’s tour here.
Auctions America California takes place July 31-August 2 in Burbank. Among the highlights is a 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa by Pininfarina. View all the consignments here.
Keith Martin and the SCM gang will be everywhere during Monterey Car Week. If you see Keith or anyone wearing an SCM logo, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself.
Keith hosts the 13th Annual SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar on Saturday, August 16 at 9 a.m. The Insider’s Seminar takes place inside the Gooding & Company auction tent and will feature a panel discussion by the SCM experts. The topic is “A Value-Driven Road Map of the Market — Which Turns Read More
SCM Publisher Keith Martin will be one of three American Judges at theChantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille event, taking place September 7 in Chantilly, FRA. Judged classes include:
The Interwar Period Sports & Racing Cars
The Great French Bodyworks from the ’20s and ’30s
British Chassis & Italian Bodyworks
The Design Years: the ’60s & ’70s Concept Cars
The Untouched Cars
With near-perfect weather, the 36th Annual Concours d’Elegance of America at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth welcomed continuous crowds all day on Sunday, July 27. This was the fourth year of the concours. More than 250 vehicles were on display for the public under blue skies. The Concours brought great diversity to the show field this year, featuring Jet-Age pickups, vintage drag bikes, and the work of designer Virgil Exner along with the American and European Read More
The Monterey heavy-hitters are stacking up. Here is our roundup of the current headliners:
RM Auctions will offer a 1964 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale by Scaglietti(pictured above) at their sale in downtown Monterey. The auction takes place August 15–16. View the current RM consignments here.
A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider (Gooding estimate: $13m–$15m) headlines Gooding & Company‘s Pebble Beach sale. The auction takes place August 16–17. View the Read More
A very rare 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet with Pinin Farina coachwork has joined the lineup for Gooding & Company’s August 16-17 Pebble Beach Auctions.
The Tipo 256 was a special competition version of the 6C 2500 SS from Scuderia Ferrari in Modena for the 1939 racing season. This car was immediately transformed into a road car after purchase. Pinin Farina built the body from a Count Mario Revelli de Beaumont design. Piero Dusio, founder of Cisitalia, was a Read More
Artcurial‘s July 5 auction in Le Mans, FRA, realized a total of $17,751,048. A third of the cars sold for over €100,000 ($135,942), and 82% of lots found new owners.
TOP TEN PRICES OF THE SALE:
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster with hard top
1964 AC Cobra 289 Mk II
1991 Ferrari F 40
1967 Lamborghini 400 GT
1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 MK III Cabriolet
1973 Porsche 911 2,7 L Carrera RS
1968 Read More