Join Donald Osborne, Keith and Wendie Martin and SCM Blogger Alex Martin-Banzer for the annual SCM reception at Rétromobile. We’ll meet at the Café Le Jambon à la Broche for wine and refreshments on Wednesday, February 6 at 5:30 pm. To RSVP, send an email to Donald Osborne. See you there!
Calling all Steve McQueen fans! Auctions America will lift the gavel on a 1951 Chevrolet Styleline DeLuxe Convertible, formerly owned by ‘King of Cool’ Steve McQueen, when its highly anticipated Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale sale returns to South Florida, March 22 – 24, 2013.
Resplendent in its yellow exterior with stainless moldings and leather interior, the stylish Chevrolet was driven frequently by the ‘King of Cool’ in the final movie of his illustrious career, The Hunter. It is Read More
Miles Collier — artist, investor, philanthropist, noted authority on historic automobiles and SCM contributor — was named the recipient of the 2012 Bob Akin Award by the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series.
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers, is selected by Akin’s son Bobby, RRDC Read More
The Charles H. Brown Collection will be offered at the Bonhams sale at the Grand Palais in Paris on Thursday 7th February.
A single-owner collection charting the evolution of the automobile over more than seven decades from the turn of the century will be offered for sale at the Bonhams auction at the Grand Palais in Paris on Thursday, February 7.
The Charles H. Brown Collection, which is estimated to realize in the region of $1.75m, encompasses 18 Read More
For the last two years, the highlight of the Rétromobile show has been the auction sale organised by Artcurial Motorcars, which provides thrills and surprises. In front of a crowd of 3,000, the most desirable cars on the planet parade across the stage like the stars of Hollywood or Haute Couture, under the gavel of former racing driver Maître Hervé Poulain.
The talented Artcurial Motorcars team, headed by Matthieu Lamoure, took last year’s sale to new heights, achieving an Read More
Philadelphia, Pa. – The Simeone Automotive Museum will present a special show, “The Saab Spirit Lives On,” from February 23rd to March 17th. The exhibit will feature 18 cars from the collection of Bill Jacobson, owner of Sports Car Service of Wilmington, Delaware.
The show will kick off with a Launch Party on Friday, February 22nd, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Guest of honor for the event will be John Moss, Senior Instructor for Saab, who will share Read More
Scottsdale, Arizona (January 24, 2013) – Russo and Steele’s 13th Annual Sports and Muscle Auction event’s atmosphere was electrifying; especially Saturday. With the showmanship known only to Drew Alcazar, CEO and co-owner of Russo and Steele, Drew made the announcement of two new auction events, Newport Beach and Las Vegas, growing the company by 100% in 2013.
From European sports, American muscle, hot rods and customs, this year’s auction event held an impressive lineup of cars apt Read More
Building upon over 13 years of success Russo and Steele is growing by 100% with the addition of two new auction events in 2013. The expansion to Newport Beach and Las Vegas in 2013 is a critical step for the auction company and its business growth. Drew Alcazar, owner of Russo and Steele, stated “Both Scottsdale and Monterey have matured to what we feel exemplifies the Russo and Steele experience. Adding these two new auction events to our mix Read More
For the first time in 64 years the first Cadillac to wear the name “Coupe de Ville” will make a public appearance. The site for this historic re-debut is the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 10, 2013.
Charlie Wilson was the CEO of General Motors from 1946 through 1953 and President Eisenhower’s Secretary of Defense from 1953 through 1957. When Wilson left GM in 1953, the corporation gave him an extraordinary gift honoring his long service. What Read More
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that its highly anticipated 5000 series, which featured more than 50 unique and rare automobiles, including the company’s famed Salon Collection, generated more than $29.2 million at the company’s iconic Scottsdale auction on January 19, 2013.
Preliminary overall sales results, including the 5000 series, are reported at $109m (a 17% increase over last year’s event), with 1,343 cars sold and over 310,000 in attendance, a 15% increase).
The top seller within the Read More