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
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.
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
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
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
Preliminary totals from Coys’ May 11th, Legends et Passion Monaco sale have reached $6.15m.
Top sales include a 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III drophead coupe for $1.48m, a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing for $873,396 and a 1958 Lotus 15 finding a new home for$366,173.
See Coys for additional information.
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’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
Last weekend saw the 11th annual Houston Classic Auction get off to a flying start at its upscale new venue, La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Montgomery, Texas. The Versailles Ballroom of the award winning resort was packed throughout the nine- hour sale on Saturday, May 5, when an arresting selection of 119 handpicked motorcars went under the hammer, along with an eclectic collection of memorabilia from the Paul J. Meyer Estate Collection. The auction recorded over 85% of Read More
Car enthusiasts from the Pacific Northwest and beyond are invited to celebrate Mercedes-Benz on July 15. The 40th annual Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance will honor Mercedes-Benz as the featured marque with a special display showcasing 60 years of the Mercedes SL. From the iconic 1952 300SL ‘Gullwing’ coupe that won at Le Mans, to the all-new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550, this event brings to life the shining stars of automotive history.
The Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance features more than 300 Read More