Mecum Auctions Offers the Salmon Brothers Collection, June 16, 2012

Mecum will offer a collection of nearly 140 American collector cars spanning a full century of automotive history ranging from a 1908 Maxwell (Lot S71) to a 2008 Roush-powered Ford Mustang (Lot S140). All vehicles will be sold at No Reserve, June 16, 2012 at the Salmon Brothers “Car Barn” in North Little Rock, Ark.

Twin brothers and Arkansas natives, Tom and Don Salmon, have spent well over half a century amassing an incredible collection of classic and collector automobiles Read More

$35m For Most Expensive Car Ever

Bloomberg reports that the apple-green 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO built for Stirling Moss has sold for $35m—a world record price, eclipsing the previous $30m to $34m reportedly paid for a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic in 2010.

American collector Craig McCaw, of Seattle, WA, purchased the car in a private transaction from Dutch-born businessman Eric Heerema. McCaw made his fortune when he sold his company, McCaw Cellular, to AT&T for $11.5 billion in 1993.

Heerema purchased the car a Read More

RACV Motorclassica Presents the Original Supercar from the Original Supermodel

RACV Motorclassica, Australasia’s premier award-winning Concours d’Elegance and Classic Motor Show is pleased to announce details of its Collector Car Auction.

Already consigned to this exciting and integral element of RACV Motorclassica is the ex-Lesley ‘Twiggy’ Lawson, 1969 Lamborghini Miura S. According to the accompanying paperwork from Automobili Lamborghini, the car “was indeed sold by us to Twiggy through our U.K. Importers in 1969”. It was delivered to the Daily Express’s “The Face of ‘66” in her chosen colour Read More

Exclusive Monaco Highlights Video from RM

Held during the same weekend as the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, RM’s two-day auction generated an impressive $43 million. The sale boasted several new auction records and the spectacular results rank this sale as one of the most successful collector car auctions ever staged in Europe as well as RM Europe’s highest grossing sale to date.

View the exclusive highlights video here.

BMW Zagato Concept Unveiled at Villa d’Este

CERNOBBIO — The 2012 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este has introduced the BMW Zagato Coupé — a combined effort from the time-honored Milanese coachbuilder Zagato and BMW.

Zagato has worked in close collaboration with BMW to create an exciting and emotionally charged coupé in the finest tradition of automotive workmanship. The BMW Zagato Coupé embodies the unbridled fascination of cars and fuses the design DNA of the two companies into a fresh and desinctive whole. This one-off model is the Read More

Historic Le Mans Racers Bring History to Life at Dana Point Concours

Historic Le Mans racers and some of the most famous collectible car marques in the world will be featured during the 30th anniversary Dana Point Concours d’Elegance® on June 23-24, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in Dana Point, Calif. As part of a field of more than 250 American and European autos, the event will honor “Legends of Le Mans: Racing in the ‘60s,” as well as the 50th anniversary of Shelby American. Enthusiasts will enjoy a Read More

Countdown to RM’s Highly Anticipated Dingman Collection Sale

 
 
Following a highly successful weekend in Monaco, RM Auctions is looking ahead to its next major event – the highly anticipated Dingman Collection sale on June 9-10 in Hampton, NH.

  

Concorso Italiano to Feature the Nuccio

Come and see the incredible, over the top concept car to be presented by Bertone at this year’s Concorso Italiano event in celebration of Bertone’s Centennial Anniversary.

The “Nuccio”, based on a famous mid-engine V8 Chassis, was one of the stars of the Geneva and Beijing Auto shows and now is coming to Monterey.

According to Design Director, Michael Robinson, “the Nuccio not only takes its wedge-shaped concept from the spectacular Lancia Stratos Zero of the 70s, but goes far Read More

Inaugural Concours d’Elegance of Texas Deemed a Massive Success

Last weekend, the award winning La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Montgomery played host to the biggest and most prestigious classic car weekend in Texas, welcoming thousands of visitors through its gates for the inaugural Concours d’Elegance of Texas, a highlight of The Houston Classic Weekend. Concours organizers had promised a spectacular gathering of world class cars at a world class venue, and they definitely delivered, assembling a superb selection of rare and exotic motorcars, historic military machinery, sports Read More

Auctions America by RM’s 2012 Auburn Spring Auction to Offer the Company’s Largest Private Collection of Memorabilia to Date

The historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, will become a giant treasure chest of automotive memorabilia June 1-3 when Auctions America by RM offers the largest private collection of high-quality scale models, fine art paintings, original signs and rare vintage mascots the auction company has ever consigned. In addition to the thousands of “automobilia” items, which will all sell to the highest bidders during the three-day Auburn Spring auction, more than 600 American muscle cars, Classics, foreign Read More

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