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...
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Now, some 35 years after the show ended, the car scheduled to make an appearance at the Chelsea Auto Legends Show, which takes place next month in London, UK. At the same time, it’ll also be offered for auction online, via Robson Kay. Continue Reading...
Said Aston was once owned by racing driver Innes Ireland and is believed to be one of just two such examples ever built. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
Eight of the original 12 Futurliners are known to still exist today and this one, being offered by Auctions America on behalf of noted GM Motorarama car collector Joe Bortz. Continue Reading...
Fair had been asked by the Texas attorney general’s office to supervise the cleaning out of some storage units; imagine to his surprise when, amid all the junk found in one of them, he came across a 1966 Shelby G.T.350! Continue Reading...
In 2006, the car, chassis GT/111 re-surfaced once again and was restored the following year. Since then it has made various appearances at vintage racing events around the world, including the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
Built using an original AC body from Britain, it was completed for Carroll Shelby personally and along with the car the winning bidder will receive original paperwork verifying ol’ Shel as the car’s original owner. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
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...
“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...
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...
Although despite the state of economy, Leake Auctions expects a fairly healthy number of buyers. Continue Reading...
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...
The car has never been titled and currently displays less than 4000 miles on the odometer. Continue Reading...
McDorman; a long time car collector, enthusiast and Chevrolet dealer, amassed a collection of more than 150 cars over the years, including a number of highly prized Corvettes. Continue Reading...
While Des Moines might not have the glamor of the big Scottsdale and Monterey auctions, it proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that there’s still a budget for just about everybody in the classic car hobby Continue Reading...
The top selling cars struggled to fetch much more than a quarter million dollars – the best performer being a 1970 Chevelle SS 454 convertible (similar to the car pictured above). Continue Reading...
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...
It’s also significant in being the only 1969 Trans Am Mustang to be raced both by Bud Moore and Team Shelby. Continue Reading...