Growing Interest in Japanese Collector Cars Driven by Nostalgia, Racing Heritage

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Growing Interest in Japanese Collector Cars Driven by Nostalgia, Racing Heritage
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Picture a classic car in your head: likely it’s an American icon like a late ‘60s Mustang or even earlier like a ‘50s Fairlane. Maybe your taste is a bit more exotic and you’re imagining a classic Ferrari or even a British sports car like an MG or Triumph. Continue Reading...

Ford Shelby GT500 Custom Heading to Charity Auction

Ford Shelby GT500 Custom Heading to Charity Auction
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A custom, one-off Ford Shelby GT500 will be auctioned off on September 22nd by the Henry Ford Health System with its proceeds to benefit the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute at Henry Ford Health System. Continue Reading...

Government Seized Vehicles Auction Includes Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Lamborghini

Government Seized Vehicles Auction Includes Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Lamborghini
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Welfare, food stamps and a revolving door of sex scandals are among the many things the U.S. government provides its citizens on a regular basis, but you might be pleased to know they have a hand in used exotic car sales too. Continue Reading...

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Owner’s Manual Sells for $8,200

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Owner’s Manual Sells for $8,200
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Losing an owner’s manual isn’t a big deal anymore. All the information you need is available online, either from the manufacturer or other people who dealt with the same problem, which is why paying $8,200 for such a thing might seem absurd. Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Reventon Expected to Sell for Over €1M

Lamborghini Reventon Expected to Sell for Over €1M
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Staggeringly expensive, one of only 20 Lamborghini Reventóns will be auctioned this summer in the U.K. with an expected selling price of at least €1 million. Continue Reading...

Ayrton Senna’s Autographed Formula 1 Steering Wheel Up For Auction

Ayrton Senna’s Autographed Formula 1 Steering Wheel Up For Auction
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Adoration for Ayrton Senna was rekindled after Asif Kapadia’s film “Senna” came out in 2010, creating a new following among younger racing enthusiasts and inspiring a fresh group of Formula 1 fans. Continue Reading...

Dale Earnhardt ‘Intimidator’ Impala Raises $22,000 for Charity

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Dale Earnhardt ‘Intimidator’ Impala Raises $22,000 for Charity
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Classic Bentleys, Studebakers, Mustangs and more crowded an auction house this weekend to be sold, but one car stood out among the pack: a late model Chevrolet Impala SS.  Surprising as that might be given the host of exotics it sat with, the Impala is among a special few “Intimidator” editions that have all but… Continue Reading...

Gulf McLaren F1 GTR Longtail Headed to Auction – Retro Resale

Gulf McLaren F1 GTR Longtail Headed to Auction – Retro Resale
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The Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren F1 GTR Longtail will be sold at the upcoming Pebble Beach Auction from August 16 through 17 at Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, Calif. As collectable cars go, the F1 is one of the most sought after cars in the world and this Longtail variant will undoubtedly fetch an astronomical… Continue Reading...

Win a Trip to Nürburgring to Spend Time with Glickenhaus Ferrari P4/5C

Win a Trip to Nürburgring to Spend Time with Glickenhaus Ferrari P4/5C
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James Glickenhaus captured our attention with his extravagant Ferrari P4/5 race car and is now offering enthusiasts a chance to experience it first hand. Teaming up with The Possibility Project, Glickenhaus is hosting an auction with some of the best prizes an automotive enthusiast can ask for. Be quick though, bidding closes on March 24th at… Continue Reading...

Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Maybach Raises Disappointing $60,000

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Car enthusiasts probably cringed during Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Otis” video as the duo mangled a Maybach 57, but the joke seems to be on them now. The irreverently-altered Maybach was supposed to bring between and estimated $100,000 and $150,000 at auction. That money was meant to go, at least in part, to the Save the… Continue Reading...

Elton John’s 1965 Jaguar XKE Fetches $130,000 at Auction

Elton John’s 1965 Jaguar XKE Fetches $130,000 at Auction
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A 1965 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Series I Roadster that Sir Elton John formerly owned just fetched around $130,000 (£82,140) at a recent Oxford, England auction. The British roadster was purchased by Elton John back in 1987 before he sold it at an auction in 2001 alongside other vehicles he owned. Even though it’s obvious that… Continue Reading...

Ayrton Senna Memorabilia Auction Shatters Initial Estimates

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Ayrton Senna Memorabilia Auction Shatters Initial Estimates
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Weeks ago, we mentioned Ayrton Senna’s original 1991 Championship season racing suit and racing helmet were placed for auction at the Race Retro Sale of the Silverstone Auction held in the UK. Initial estimates for the rare racing memorabilia speculated a handsom $66,000 for the helmet and $31,000 for the suit. Apparently, the figure wasn’t… Continue Reading...

Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Maybach Up For Auction To Benefit Save the Children -Video

Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Maybach Up For Auction To Benefit Save the Children -Video
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Although Daimler has announced the discontinuation of the Maybach brand, young money ballers, shot-callers now have the opportunity to bid on what’s arguably the most notorious Maybach of all. Starring in the Jay-Z and Kanye West “Otis” music video, the chopped “Mad Max” Maybach will be put on the block by auction house Phillips de… Continue Reading...

Most Expensive Bentley Ever to Sell at Bonhams Auction

Most Expensive Bentley Ever to Sell at Bonhams Auction
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Dominating Le Mans during the 1920’s with its powerful, rugged, and reliable Bentley Blower, the British automaker from Crewe established itself as one of the earliest names in motorsports. This June, Bonhams’ Goodwood will offer a rare red 1929-32’Bentley 4 1/2-Liter for auction. According to experts, the Bentley is expected to reach bids as high… Continue Reading...

Ayrton Senna Helmet and Racing Suit Up For Auction

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Ayrton Senna Helmet and Racing Suit Up For Auction
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Last December, an auction provided a rare opportunity for racing fans and cinema buffs to bid on Steve McQueen’s original Gulf livery racing suit worn in the movie “Le Mans.” In case you missed out or couldn’t afford the $800,000 price tag, a new opportunity to own a piece of motorsport history has arisen. Thanks to… Continue Reading...

Devon GTX Sells For Serious Discount at Barrett-Jackson

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Devon GTX Sells For Serious Discount at Barrett-Jackson
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There are only two Devon GTX supercars in the world. One of them was up for sale at the most recent Barrett-Jackson auction and it sold for a ticklishly low price. The chromed-out version of the Dodge Viper that promised individuality to its lucky owner came to a hard halt when Dodge stopped producing the Viper… Continue Reading...

Last Lamborghini Diablo Heading to Barrett-Jackson Auction

Last Lamborghini Diablo Heading to Barrett-Jackson Auction
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The #40 of 40 Special Edition Lamborghini Diablo 6.0L VTs ever built will be going up for sale at the upcoming Scottsdale, Arizona Barrett-Jackson auction. Sporting only 12-miles on the odometer, this limited edition Diablo (the last of the final edition Diablos) is practically new. The 6.0L VT SE Diablos featured a V12 powerplant with… Continue Reading...

First 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 to be Sold At Barrett-Jackson Auction

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First 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 to be Sold At Barrett-Jackson Auction
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Barrett-Jackson will be carrying on a tradition by selling the first Ford Shelby GT500 at the upcoming Scottsdale, Arizona auction on January 15-22, 2012. In 2006, Ford sold its first Ford GT exotic supercar at a Barrett-Jackson auction and in 2007, the first Shelby GT500 was also auctioned off. The tradition continued in 2008 with… Continue Reading...

Back To The Future III Delorean Sells For $541,200

Back To The Future III Delorean Sells For $541,200
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An iconic car from an iconic movie just sold for a pretty hefty price. The Delorean that was featured in the movie Back to the Future III (that’s the one where they travelled back to the Wild West) was auctioned off for $541,200. The sale, which took place last weekend at the Icons of Hollywood… Continue Reading...

Steve McQueen’s Le Mans Racing Suit Auctioned For $984,000

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Steve McQueen’s Le Mans Racing Suit Auctioned For $984,000
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A rare combination of Hollywood and racing history, the Gulf livery racing suit that Steve McQueen wore for the movie Le Mans was sold in a California auction for a steep $800,000. After fees and taxes are taken into account, the total sum is actually $984,000. With the exception of an automobile, this is the… Continue Reading...

Dan Wheldon eBay Charity Auction Launched; Proceeds To Dan Wheldon Family Trust Fund

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Dan Wheldon eBay Charity Auction Launched; Proceeds To Dan Wheldon Family Trust Fund
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In light of talented racing driver Dan Wheldon’s tragic death, and the family he has left behind, fellow racing driver Graham Rahal first announced that he would auction off the helmet, gloves, and shoes worn during the Las Vegas 300 to raise money to help the Wheldon family through this difficult time. Following Rahal by… Continue Reading...

Final Mitsubishi Eclipse Headed to Auction to Benefit Japan Disaster Relief

Final Mitsubishi Eclipse Headed to Auction to Benefit Japan Disaster Relief
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Mitsubishi certainly had a great run with its sporty Eclipse model, but unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. The last Eclipse ever produced will be auctioned off by Mecum as a 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe SE with a 3.8L V6. It is a special-edition Eclipse custom built by Mitsubishi Motors North America… Continue Reading...