Over $300M Spent at 2013 Monterey Classic Car Auctions

Over $300M Spent at 2013 Monterey Classic Car Auctions
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This weekends Concours d’Elegance in Monterey California raised quite a few eyebrows. Not only did we catch the debut of stunning cars like the BMW M4 concept and the Cadillac Elmiraj concept, classic collectors were given the chance to lay down cash on some of the most exotic cars in the world.  Continue Reading...

‘Black’ Corvette Collection Going Under the Hammer at Bloomington Gold

‘Black’ Corvette Collection Going Under the Hammer at Bloomington Gold
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The auction, scheduled to take place at the Pheasant Run Resort on East Main Street in St. Charles, IL on June 24-25, will see each car in the collection, which comprises a black Corvette from every year from 1954 to 1969, offered at no reserve. Continue Reading...

Rare Ford GT40 Prototype Expected to Fetch Over $3.6 Million at Auction

Rare Ford GT40 Prototype Expected to Fetch Over $3.6 Million at Auction
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A very rare 1965 Ford GT40 prototype is being featured at RM Auctions and is to be sold May 21st. The GT40 is just one of five roadsters that were built. This particular model, the GT/111, entered into the Targa Florio rally where it had numerous engine problems. Its 4.7-liter V8 was only firing on… Continue Reading...

One-Off Grabber Blue Boss 302 Mustang Heading to Barrett-Jackson

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Ford has decided to paint one of it’s hot new 444 horsepower 2012 Boss 302s in the famed hue, and auction the car at Barrett-Jackson’s Westworld event. Continue Reading...

Very First Dodge Charger Headed to Auction

Very First Dodge Charger Headed to Auction
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In 1999 it was acquired by noted dream car collector Joe Bortz who had it restored at no expense. In fact Bortz went a step further and had one of the original, hand built Hemi engines installed, thus creating the car’s ‘should have been’ original configuration. Continue Reading...

Demand for Mercury Models Rising in Collector Car Circles

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Demand for Mercury Models Rising in Collector Car Circles
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And prices seem to reflect a growing demand for Mercurys on the auction circuit. Not too long ago, a 1969 Cougar (an XR7, not an Eliminator), went under the gavel for almost $100,000. Continue Reading...

Mecum Sells McDorman Collection for $7 Million

Mecum Sells McDorman Collection for $7 Million
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Not only is that impressive in itself, but so was the collection of cars he amassed, some 150 prime machines, including a fistful of Corvettes. Continue Reading...

RM Auctions to Sell-Off One of the World’s Largest Muscle Car Collections

RM Auctions to Sell-Off One of the World’s Largest Muscle Car Collections
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Now, 55 cars in the collection are to be sold at auction, RM putting together a single vendor sale in Gainsville, GA on November 13. Continue Reading...

Bidder Reneges on $700,000 Bugatti Veyron Purchase at Barrett-Jackson [video]

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Bidder Reneges on $700,000 Bugatti Veyron Purchase at Barrett-Jackson [video]
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“First, he said he didn’t bid, then he said he was ‘trying to help,’” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of B-J. “The bottom line is, he said he wouldn’t buy it and we booted him.” Continue Reading...

Camaro Convertible Sells for Over $200,000 at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

Camaro Convertible Sells for Over $200,000 at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas
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What was interesting, is that apart from the first and second highest priced cars that sold – a 2008 Bugatti Veyron ($770,000) and 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren ($412,500); the other three were General Motors products. Continue Reading...

Gooding & Co. Monterey Auction Nets $64.6 Million in Sales

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Gooding & Co. Monterey Auction Nets $64.6 Million in Sales
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The highest priced sale of the weekend went to a 1959 Ferrari 250 Long Wheelbase California Spider, a Competizione racer that sold for a whopping $7, 260,000. Continue Reading...

Bing Crosby’s Aston Martin DB6 Up for Grabs at Mecum Monterey

Bing Crosby’s Aston Martin DB6 Up for Grabs at Mecum Monterey
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he DB6 is an original left-hand drive example and sports its original interior, but has been the subject of a major refurbishment, including new wire wheels and tires. Continue Reading...

Rare Trans Am Mustang Up for Grabs at Russo and Steele in Monterey

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Rare Trans Am Mustang Up for Grabs at Russo and Steele in Monterey
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It’s also significant in being the only 1969 Trans Am Mustang to be raced both by Bud Moore and Team Shelby. Continue Reading...
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