As if a standard Lotus Esprit crossing the auction block isn’t rare enough, this one is a definite one-of-a-kind after starring in the James Bond 007 flick The Spy Who Loved Me. Continue Reading...
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A rare 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Berlinetta Competizione by Pininfarina was sold at a recent RM Auctions at Villa Erba for a cool $12.7 million (€9.856.000). Continue Reading...
One of Britain’s most iconic vehicles, owned by one of its most iconic stars, will be heading to RM Auctions in London estimating to fetch an impressive $482,880 – $611,650 (£300,000-£380,000). Continue Reading...
The oldest surviving car sold by Ford Motor Company will be heading to RM Auctions in Hershey, Pennsylvania on October 11th, 2012. Continue Reading...
One of the rarest Porsches ever made will be heading to RM Auctions in Monterey on August 18th, and is estimated to fetch anywhere from $1.25 million to $1.4 million. Continue Reading...
This year’s RM Auctions at Monterey is arguably going to be one of its best ever, as the most successful Chevy Corvette race car is now joining the the lot. Continue Reading...
Heading to the 2012 RM Auctions at Monterey will be a rare opportunity to own an Audi R8 Le Mans Prototype race car. Continue Reading...
A pair of highly coveted Ford GT40s will be heading to the Monterey RM Auctions event on August 17-18th, 2012, including the famous camera car used in Steve McQueen’s Le Mans film. There’s no denying that the GT40 is one of the world’s most respected and legendary race vehicles ever created, but the 1968 Ford GT40… Continue Reading...
One of the most stunning classics that has ever been seen will be heading to RM Auctions in August at Monterey. Continue Reading...
The Lancia Stratos isn’t just one of the world’s rarest cars, but one with an iconic cult following like no other. In total, 492 Stratos are believed to have been built, with the majority of them being competition or Rally race cars. The Stradale variant of the Stratos was built for the street, a requirement… Continue Reading...
The world’s most exclusive Ferrari is heading to RM Auctions on May 12, and could be yours for an estimated price of $1.7 to $2.2 million. Ferrari only produced 30 of its 860-hp FXX Evoluzione supercars and this particular example has only had one owner and has always been kept at the Ferrari factory’s Corse… Continue Reading...
RM Auctions will have a 2007 Peugeot 908 Le Mans race car up for auction on May 12 with an estimated selling price between $1.9 million and $2.4 million. Powered by a 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine, the legitimate race car has over 700-hp mated to a six-speed sequential manual paddle-shift gearbox. The chassis consists of… Continue Reading...
The late Paul Newman will be remembered by automotive enthusiasts worldwide, though perhaps in varying ways by different people. Whether it was being a friend and rival to Steve McQueen, or racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans in Barbour’s Porsche 935, or being the oldest driver at age 70 to be part of a… Continue Reading...
The Jaguar XJ220 is a rare collector’s item on its own, having only produced 350 units. But few are aware that Jaguar had produced a XJ220S variant with Tom Walkinshaw Racing in order to homologate their XJ220C race cars for competition. Only six XJ220S were ever created, and one of them is now heading to… Continue Reading...
Originally owned by Lee Iococca, this Ferrari F40 is heading to RM Auctions with less than 300-miles on the odometer and could fetch anywhere from $650,000 to $750,000. The iconic Ferrari supercar was built for Iacocca while he was the chief executive at Chrysler. The F40 was created to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary and was… Continue Reading...
It’s quite surprising how the perceived value of an object skyrockets strictly based on its previous owner. This classic 1970 Porsche 911S with 112,000 miles on the odometer sold on Friday night in Monterey for $1.2 million thanks to the fact that it used to belong to Steve McQueen and was used in the opening… Continue Reading...
Have you ever gone to an auto show and fell in love with a concept car? Yes, we have too, so no need to feel embarrassed. However, if you have the means, you can possibly own two concept cars shown by Ford in the last decade. We are talking about the 2001 Ford Thunderbird Sports… Continue Reading...
What does the Shah of Iran, Ava Gardner, Stirling Moss and Tony Curtis have in common? They all had a FACEL Vega FV4 Typhoon coupe. Now you can bid to have your very own at the RM Auctions event on July 30th. The event will take place at The Inn at St. John’s, in Plymouth,… Continue Reading...
A 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six often referred to as the Ghost Car is to be auctioned July 30 at the RM Auctions St John’s sale in Plymouth, Michigan. This unusual car’s exterior is made of Plexiglas body panels making it transparent. Plexiglas was a relatively new material in 1939, and supplier Rohm & Hass replicated each of the car’s… Continue Reading...
This very special 1957 four-cylinder Ferrari 500 is one of the latest additions to the RM Auctions docket at the upcoming Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este where the car is expected to fetch between $3.5 to $4.5 million. This Ferrari 500 TRC (Testa Rossa Type-C) Spider was the first Ferrari to bear the Testa Rossa name for… Continue Reading...
Ever wondered what the Chevrolet Corvair might have looked like if the Italian’s had designed it? The answer would have looked like the Testudo concept. Designed by a young Giorgetto Giugiaro at Bertone, the car was first revealed at the 1963 Geneva Motor Show. Its styling shows that many car companies took notice and incorporated… 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...
Pre-estimates had this car going for between $2,750,000 to $3.500,000), but when the gavel went down for the final time, the price was listed at a staggering $4,290,000! Continue Reading...
If you’ve seen Le Mans, you’ll remember the opening sequence with a lovely slate-grey Porsche 911 that Steve McQueen drives through the countryside. Now, here’s the chance to own that same car. McQueen liked the 1970 Porsche 911S so much that he bought it after the movie was completed and shipped it to California, where… Continue Reading...