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Record Sales at Amelia Island 2015

Preliminary totals from this weekend’s Amelia Island sales are in! RM Sotheby’s sales totaled $60.4m — a record for Amelia Island Auction Week. High-sale honors went to a 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet (pictured), sold at $6.4m. View all the sold prices here. Sales totaled $26.9m at Gooding & Company. 76 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Another Successful SCM Rétromobile Reception

More than 60 SCM subscribers, friends and associates turned out for the fourth annual SCM Rétromobile reception on Wednesday February 4. Donald Osborne, SCM Editor at Large and principal of Automotive Valuation Services, and Ed Fallon of Cave Creek Classics hosted the event, which took place at the Café Jambon […]

SCMers Invited to Show Their Cars at Festivals of Speed

  SCMers are invited to display their cars at the Festivals of Speed, taking place Saturday, March 14 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. FOS display the cars right on the fairway at the resort. The event features onsite cafes, smooth jazz, wine bars and cocktail bars placed on the fairway. Cars do […]

First Look: Arizona Auction Week Breaks $270m

Auction houses have begun to report sales from Arizona Auction Week, and the cumulative $270m total has already eclipsed last year’s record $253m. These numbers do not include post-block deals still in the works or sales figures from Russo and Steele or Silver Auctions. Barrett-Jackson sold more than 1,611 vehicles, […]

Arizona Star Cars

Arizona Auction Week has arrived! Here is our star car roundup with links to all the online catalogs: At their Phoenix sale, RM will offer a 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Europa Boano “Low Roof” Alloy coupe (pictured above; RM estimate: $1.75m-$2.25m). RM’s sale takes place January 14-16. View all the RM […]