Cox Collection Joins Bonhams’ May Auction Calendar

Bonhams will offer the Dr. Ralph W.E. Cox Jr. Collection at auction on May 10 in Cape May, New Jersey. The aviation pioneer’s intriguing collection includes such rarities as a San Francisco cable car, a Baldwin steam locomotive and a JB1 Buzz Bomb, in addition to fine antique automobiles, carriages, automobilia and aviation parts and accessories, and even a few musical machines. At Bonhams’ recent Scottsdale Auction, two of Dr. Cox’s most famed automobiles — a 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Read More

Motostalgia Offers 1955 Porsche 356 “Pre-A” Cabriolet Continental

A 1955 Porsche 356 “Pre-A” Cabriolet Continental (Motostalgia estimate: $365k–$405k) will cross the auction block on May 2 at Motostalgia‘s auction in Seabrook, TX. The car has matching serial numbers on its drivetrain and body panels, and it comes with original Certificate of Origin, Kardex, tool kit and owner’s manual. Read more about the car here. View all the current consignments here.

HHI Motoring Festival Names 2014 Pinnacle & Honored Collectors

The 2014 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will include major international names in automotive collecting and racing when the event returns for its 13th annual celebration Oct. 24 – Nov. 2. Among those names are esteemed collectors Joseph and Margie Cassini and William and Christine Snyder, selected respectively as this year’s Pinnacle and Honored Collectors. The Cassinis and Snyders, along with their award-winning collections, will be featured in the Motoring Midway, Nov. 1 and 2, 2014 Read More

Italian Greats Swell the Ranks at RM Monaco

Recent highlights at RM’s upcoming Monaco sale on May 10 include a 1956 Maserati 450S Prototype, a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C, a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Cabriolet Series I, a 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS and a 2006 Ferrari 575 GTZ by Zagato.

Staged during the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend, the single-day sale will present a superb roster of more than 80 handpicked, blue-chip automobiles, including seven vehicles with pre-sale estimates in excess of €1m ($1.372m).

World-class Ferraris Read More

American Muscle Comes to Dan Kruse San Antonio

This Saturday, March 29, Dan Kruse Classics‘ San Antonio sale gets underway. There will be a broad selection of American muscle, including a 1971 Dodge Challenger with 340 V8 (pictured), a 1970 Plymout Road Runner with new 440 Six Pack, a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 fastback with blueprinted 302 roller motor, and a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro coupe with 327 and 4-speed, restored to stock specs. See all the consignments here.

Meet Keith Martin at Desert Concorso

Keith Martin will join Desert Concorso as Master of Ceremonies at this weekend’s inaugural event. Martin has been the emcee for sister event Concorso Italiano for 14 years.

Also joining the Desert Concorso as co-Master of Ceremonies will be famed automotive historian and writer Michael Lynch. Lynch, who has authored several important automotive books, has also been on stage at the Concorso Italiano for several years and will lend his gravitas to the proceedings. Both Martin and Lynch will share Read More

Record $20.7m Total at Auctions America Fort Lauderdale

Auctions America had its most successful performance to date in South Florida this past weekend, generating $20,778,250 in total sales with 72% of all lots sold (355/493) at its 12th annual Fort Lauderdale auction. The high sale was a 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra at $825,000. With memorabilia included, the total exceeded $21m.

Held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, the three-day sale continued the company’s strong track record in South Florida, attracting its strongest attendance to date Read More

Auctions America Lifts Gavel on Littlefield Military Collection

Auctions America has been selected to present one of the largest and most diverse sales of historic armored military vehicles and accessories ever staged: the world-famous Littlefield Collection. Scheduled July 11—12 in Portola Valley, California, the historic armor sale will lift the gavel on more than 200 lots, including 108 vehicles from World War I through to the Gulf War, along with a full day of specialty parts and accessories.

Celebrated as one of the world’s largest private Read More

Legends of the Autobahn Concours Moves to the Nicklaus Club Monterey for 2014

The BMW Car Club of America, the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, and the Audi Club of North America have announced the new location of the annual Legends Of The Autobahn concours d’elegance.

On Friday, August 15, during the famed Pebble Beach Concours week, the largest club event on the Monterey peninsula will take place at the prestigious Nicklaus Club-Monterey in Monterey, California. The new venue will provide the growing event the much-needed Read More