Martin L. Swig, a longtime SCMer, creator of the California Mille and one of the great West Coast car guys, died July 3 in Sausalito, CA.
He was 78.
Swig was a car guy since he could walk. He got his driver’s license at age 14, and he became well-known for his road antics around the family home in Palo Alto, CA, where Read More
Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce that it will present four magnificent motorsport legends – a 1928 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports “Bobtail” team car, the 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype 104, a 1955 Ferrari 857 Sport and a 1960 Porsche RS60 Spyder – at its Pebble Beach Auctions on August 18 and 19, in association with the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Read More
Artcurial Motorcars renews its partnership with Le Mans Classic, one of the most famous historic endurance events in the world, for a second consecutive sale, to be held July 7, 2012. Some 130 important collectors’ and competition cars will come under the hammer of auctioneer and former racing driver Herve Poulain.
To download a pdf of the full announcement, click here.
The Vicari Auction Company will offer more than 400 classic and muscle cars up for sale during their 16th annual Biloxi Auction, Oct. 12-13, 2012, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi, Miss.
A range of collectible automobiles will cross the auction block, giving enthusiasts a variety of vehicles to suit their tastes. Among the cars Vicari will auction is a rare, numbers matching M Code 1969 Corvette, which features a prototype M coded engine block built Read More
Legends of The Autobahn will mark the American debut of both the Zagato Coupe and the M8. It may well be the ONLY opportunity to view these cars in the U.S.
In addition to the new M6 coupe and convertible scheduled to appear at the BMW CCA Legends Of The Autobahn concours during Monterey Auto week in August, BMW CCA executive director Frank Patek has confirmed two more special cars: the BMW Zagato coupe which recently caused a sensation Read More
Sergio Pininfarina, an auto design genius who helped create the 1984 Ferrari Testarossa, the 2002 Ferrari Enzo, the 2003 Maserati Quattroporte and the 1996 Peugeot 406 coupe, died on Tuesday.
He was 85.
Pininfarina led Pininfarina, the car design and manufacturing company his father, Gian Battista “Pinin” Farina, founded in 1930.
Pininfarina was born in 1926 and joined the family company after earning a degree in mechanical engineering. He became Pininfarina’s CEO in 1966 after his father’s death.
Under Pininfarina’s Read More