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

Carroll Shelby, Creator of Iconic Shelby Cobra, Dies at 89

Carroll Shelby has died.
The automotive icon whose innovation and influence spanned more than a half-century was 89.
Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market and American Car Collector, commented, “Carroll Shelby will be forever remembered as the man who single-handedly took the fight to Ferrari and beat them at their own game on their own race tracks. His spirit, his ingenuity and his ever-present sense of humor will be missed.”
Shelby’s Read More

RM Breaks $43m at Monaco

RM’s preliminary totals from this weekend’s Monaco sale look impressive, with more than $43.4m in sales with 87 percent of all lots sold. Bidders represented 33 countries around the world, and 34% of bidders were first-time clientele.

The top ten sales are as as follows. Prices include 12% buyer’s premium. Watch this space for full results.

1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider: $6,523,776

1966 Ferrari 2065 S Dino Spyder: $3,261,888

1952 Ferrari 225 Spot Spyder “Tuboscocca:” $3,261,888

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Read More

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