The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has added two new events to the calendar for Pebble Beach Automotive Week: the Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum presented by Credit Suisse and the Pebble Beach Classic Car Expo. Forum speakers include SCM Publisher Keith Martin and SCM Contributor Miles Collier.
Pebble Beach RetroAuto, now in its tenth year, will change locations to help anchor these new offerings.
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RM Auctions has announced more highlights for its 20th annual Michigan sale, taking place July 26 in Plymouth. The firmly rooted Motor City sale, the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, is a staple on the North American collector car calendar, and it has carved a reputation over the past two decades as one of the leading events honoring the American automobile.
RM’s Motor City auction is set to offer a full range Read More
SCM and ACC Contributor Ken Gross will receive two prestigious awards this year: He’s being honored by the Automotive Hall of Fame with a Distinguished Service Citation, and his 2013 book, Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles, has earned him the International Motor Press Association’s coveted Ken Purdy Award. Read more on Hemmings.
Auctions America is gearing up for its sale of the Littlefield Collection, one of the most important collections of historic military vehicles and accessories ever to be offered at auction. The collection, comprised of 114 vehicles and more than 200 parts and accessories, represents nearly every era of 20th century combat. The sale takes place in Portola Valley, California, July 11-12. All hammer proceeds from the sale will benefit the Collings Foundation, a non-profit educational facility (501C-3).
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Mecum has canceled their auction at Bloomington Gold, the annual Corvette event taking place June 27-29 in Champaign, IL. The auction company posted this statement on their website:
As the number of successful auction events on the Mecum calendar continues to grow, the Corvette collecting community has regularly been opting to buy and sell Corvettes at other Mecum auction locations in their respective regions throughout the country as a matter of convenience. Mecum now holds auctions Read More
RM Auctions will offer one of the most significant Ford GT40s in existence, the 1965 Ford GT40 roadster prototype, at its flagship Monterey sale, taking place August 15–16 in California.
As one of only a select group of prototypes built, and the first of only four GT40 roadsters, GT/108 holds an important place in history as a development/demonstrator vehicle for Ford and Shelby American. Completed by Ford Advanced Vehicles in March 1965, GT/108 was tested at Silverstone by Read More
Bonhams held two impressive auctions this weekend for a combined total of more than $18m. The top lot at the 15th annual Aston Martin sale in Newport Pagnell, U.K., was a 1970 DB6 Mk II Volante, pictured above and sold at $1,273,284. The sale totaled $14,258,075 among 44 cars sold.
At the Spa sale in Francorchamps, Belgium, a 1976/1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Group B Michelotto was the high sale at $843,771. Forty-six cars sold, totaling $4,546,195.
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RM Auctions will lift the gavel on Steve McQueen’s 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 at its flagship Monterey sale, August 15-16.
Sporting a distinctive shade of metallic gold called Nocciola, the vehicle on offer, chassis 10621, was special ordered by Hollywood Sport Cars for Steve McQueen in 1967 while he was filming “The Thomas Crown Affair.” McQueen, known for lightly customizing his cars, sent the car to be repainted Chianti Red prior to taking possession. He also requested that Read More
The Tenth Annual Microcar Meet, known as the GPNWMME (Great Pacific Northwest Microcar Minicar Xtravaganza), will be held July 11-13 at LeMay — America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, WA. A full weekend of activities has been planned, including a Saturday Island Hopping drive to Vashon and Maury Islands. Access to both is via car ferries. The LeMay showfield is the ideal place to hold the Micro and Mini car show on Sunday, July 13. This site can easily Read More