Collector of the Week: Loren Hulber

Loren Hulber sent in an email about his 2009 Callaway Corvette:

I am a long time subscriber to SCM and Corvette Market, and growing up in Detroit made me a “car guy” my entire life.  Now living in Pennsylvania, I have a collection of about a dozen cars including classics, sports cars, hot rods, muscle cars and motorcycles.  I have had many Corvettes, and when the latest ZR1 was rumored, I immediately went to my local Chevrolet dealer and Read More

Highlights Announced for RM’s “Quintessentially English” Sale at Salon Privé

RM Auctions, has announced a selection of notable highlights for its forthcoming ‘Quintessentially English’ sale, at the Salon Privé luxury car show and Concours d’Elegance, 23rd June, 2011.

Held at the stunning Syon Park estate in West London, the recently-launched summer sale will lift the hammer on a host of great British marques, including Aston Martin, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce among others.

 Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Europe says, “We have pulled together a collection of very interesting and significant Read More

Third Annual Concorso Ferrari Announced

Ferrari Club of America’s Southwest Region (FCA SW) will host the celebrated 2011 Concorso Ferrari on the famed Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif., on May 22, 2011.  Approximately 140 of the finest classic and contemporary Ferraris will adorn the boulevard during the Sunday event, including the very rare 1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta, s/n 0515 GT from the famed design house of Carrozzeria Zagato.

“This will be our third year hosting the Concorso Ferrari at this wonderful site,” Read More

Countdown to Dana Point Concours d’Elegance

Dana Point, Calif., will be the epicenter of automotive heritage and luxury during the 29th Annual Dana Point Concours d’Elegance, June 24-26, on the Monarch Beach Golf Links at the prestigious St. Regis Monarch Beach.  The three-day celebration will feature an impressive array of activities for automotive enthusiasts of all ages, including an art exhibition, Vintage Automobile Auction by EG Auctions and more than 250 classic cars competing in the Concours.

“The 2011 Dana Point Concours d’Elegance is Read More

Mecum Announces New Dallas Auction

Event to Feature 600 Collector Cars Oct. 7-8 at Dallas Convention Center

MARENGO, Ill. – Dana Mecum is excited to announce his action-packed Mecum Auction events are coming to Texas with the launch of a new Dallas Auction, Oct. 7-8, 2011 at the Dallas Convention Center.

Internationally recognized as a leader in selling high-performance collector cars and memorabilia, Mecum Auctions will offer 600 classic and collector cars during the two-day event.  The auction will be broadcast nationally on the Read More

Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation Receives Gift of $100,000,000 From Margie Petersen and the Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation

Steven E. Young, Chairman of the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation’s Board of Directors, announced today that the Museum Foundation has received a gift of approximately $100,000,000 from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation.

This donation is comprised of a substantial unrestricted financial gift, a matching challenge, the 300,000 square foot building that the Museum has occupied since it opened in 1994, and an important collection of cars assembled by the late Read More

Prime Corvettes to Cross the Carlisle Block This Weekend!

50,000 gearheads will descend on the annual Carlisle mega-event, happening Wednesday, April 27 through Sunday, May 1. Auctions America by RM has been tapped to handle the auction portion, and among the prime consignments are a huge number of Corvettes. 

Featured lots include a 1964 327/375 Fuelie convertible with a 4-speed, power brakes, power windows, and woodgrain wheel and a 1965 327/375 Fuelie coupe in Nassau blue with blue upholstery and original knockoffs.

Carlisle is such Read More

Carlisle is a Color!

Red, White and Carlisle Blue! The Carlisle name, representative of Corvettes at Carlisle, is one of two new additions to the color palate for the upcoming 2012 Corvette model year.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania and the Corvette brand have been tied together since the initial Corvettes at Carlisle event in 1982. Since then, millions of Corvette enthusiasts have flocked to Pennsylvania’s Automotive Capital to witness “America’s Sports Car” on display. Annually the Corvette showfield hosts more than 5,000 cars covering all eras Read More

Fireside Chat at Spring Carlisle

CARLISLE, PA – Join Carlisle Events Co-Founder Bill Miller and 25+ year employee Diane Vaughn at Spring Carlisle on Saturday, April 30 at 1 p.m. for the annual “Fireside Chat.” If you’ve ever wondered how Carlisle Events got its start in 1974 or what direction the company is headed, this is a must-attend session.

Bill and Diane will address those seated in the grandstand and share stories from the history of Carlisle Events. Additionally, they will cover topics related to Read More

Feature Your Car On “What’s My Car Worth?” at Spring Auburn

Selling your car at Auburn on Saturday or Sunday?

If you’re going to have a car for sale at Auction America’s Spring Auburn event May 13-15, we’ve got a special SCM insider’s opportunity for you.

What’s My Car Worth,” now in its third season, is looking for cars that will be crossing the block on Saturday or Sunday to feature on the show, which is hosted by SCM Publisher Keith Martin.

If your car is Read More