“Stunner” BMWs to Appear at Legends Concours

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

In Memoriam: Sergio Pininfarina

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

Bonhams Smashes World Record Prices for Bentley and Rolls-Royce in $34.4 million Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale

‘Birkin’ Bentley at $7.87 million is most expensive British car ever sold at auction, while ‘Corgi’ Rolls-Royce sells for record $7.3 million. Overall sale realizes $34.4 million in seven hours

The eyes of the world were on Bonhams on Friday 29 June as its Goodwood Festival of Speed sale broke several world records on its way to $34.4 million in the festival’s 20th anniversary year.

Leading the pack was the ex-Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin 1929 4 ½ Litre Read More

Fiat 500 55th Anniversary Reunion at Concorso Italiano

Fiat is pleased to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of the Fiat 500.  And what better way to honor this iconic model than a gathering of classic and modern Fiat 500s at Concorso Italiano!

Owners of Fiat 500 cars built between 1957 through the mid-1970s are encouraged to bring out their car regardless of condition – a clean car is all we ask.  We also welcome current Fiat 500s to take part in the gathering Read More

Renowned Dingman Collection Achieves $9.8 Million at Auction

RM Auctions reaffirmed its reputation as the specialist for single-vendor sales on the weekend (June 9–10), generating more than $9.88 million* in sales, with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in New Hampshire.

Characterized by a superb assortment of Americana, the Dingman Collection represented many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor, and philanthropist, Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Company director for over 21 years. In total, the weekend’s Read More

Highlights from the 17th Annual Keels & Wheels

Nearly 12,000 people gathered on the lush grounds of Lakewood Yacht Club to get an up close look at some of the most pristine, classic automobiles and vintage wooden boats in the United States at the 17th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance. The 2012 event was co-hosted by the Antique and Classic Boat Society-Southwest Chapter. In addition, the event raised significant funds for Boys & Girls Harbor. To date, Keels & Wheels has donated more than one million dollars Read More

Italian Bicycles Join the Festivities at Concorso Italiano

Many say Italians are at the vanguard of bicycle design and engineering. After all, bicycles have long been associated with Italy, with the oldest bicycle company, Bianchi, originating from Italy in 1885.

This year, Concorso Italiano will host a display for Italian bicycles. Welcoming all Italian bikes, from the early 1900s to current models, attendees are invited to witness the transformation and honing of these non-motorized transporters over the decades.

Concorso Italiano will take place August 17, 2012 from Read More

2012 San Marino Motor Classic Wows Again

It was quite the breathtaking scene Sunday at Lacy Park. Car enthusiasts – young and old – walked the green lawns of Lacy Park to appreciate the oasis of immaculate cars. This year’s “Best In Show” trophy went to Tony Vincent’s 1939 Delage D8-120 Cabriolet.

Top honors were awarded to nine cars:

• Best In Show 1939 Delage D8-120 Cabriolet
• Mayor’s Trophy 1930 Bugatti Type 46
• Meguiar’s Trophy 1930 Cadillac Model 452 V16 Roadster
• Pasadena Read More

1934 Triumph Dolomite 8C 2400 Grand Sport Roadster Takes Best in Show at 2012 Classy Chassis Concours d’Elegance

John Ridings Lee of Dallas, Texas took home best in show for his 1934 Triumph Dolomite 8C 2400 Grand Sport Roadster this past weekend at the Classy Chassis Concours d’Elegance. If you missed this year’s show, be sure to mark your calendar for next year, and watch ClassyChassis.org for pictures and highlights from the 2012 Concours.

Worldwide’s Fifth Annual The Auburn Auction to be Held at the National Auto and Truck Museum

In recent years, Worldwide Auctioneers has established its annual catalogue event, The Auburn Auction, as an integral part of the Labor Day festivities at the long standing Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Weekend. This year the fifth annual event will be at the heart of the action, with today’s announcement that The Auburn Auction will take place in the historic setting of the National Auto and Truck Museum (NATMUS), housed in the former factory L29 Cord building of the legendary Read More