Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2014 – Auction Results

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction 2014 was held August 16-17 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California, resulting in total sales of $106 million and an 88% sell-through rate. A total of 30 cars sold for over $1,000,000 and 16 new auction records were set at two-day sale. David Gooding, President of Gooding & Company, said, “In addition to the many record setting prices, our … [Read more...]

Bonhams Quail Lodge 2014 – Auction Results

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

The Bonhams Quail Lodge 2014 Auctions were held Thursday, August 14th and Friday, August 15th on the grounds of the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California, resulting in $108 million in total sales and a 92% sell-through rate. Held in connection with the Quail Motorsport Gathering, the 17th Bonhams sale held during Monterey Classic Car Week featured the 10-car Maranello Rosso Collection on Thursday and more than … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Monterey 2014 – Auction Results

1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale

The RM Auctions Monterey 2014 auction was held August 15-16 at the Portola Hotel and Monterey Convention Center in Monterey, California, resulting in $143.4 million in total sales and a 91% sell-through rate. RM's flagship auction, held annually during the Monterey Classic Car Week, ranks as the highest grossing collector car auction of all time, breaking the previous record set by RM in 2013. In addition, the … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2014 – Best of Show Winner

Best of Show 2014 winner: Jon Shirley's 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe (photo: Rolex / Tom O’Neal)

A 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington won Best of Show at the 64th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, August 17, 2014 on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links at Pebble Beach Resorts. History was made at an event which arguably makes history every year. The choice of the Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was not a total surprise given its … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Class at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held Sunday, August 17th at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. More than 200 automotive treasures lined the 17th and 18th holes of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Every year on the third Sunday in August, the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto one of the best … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano 2014 – Photo Gallery

Dinos at Concorso Italiano

The Concorso Italiano 2014 was held Saturday, August 16th on the fairways of the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, California. The 100th Anniversary of Maserati and the Cars of Zagato were featured at the 29th annual Concorso Italiano, which saw more than 300 cars and motorcycles of Italian origin on display. After five years at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, this year’s event returned to Seaside’s Bayonet … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider and Ferrari 365 California Spider

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 was held Friday, August 15th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The 12th annual 'Quail' celebrated sports and racing automobiles and motorcycles, with participants and guests enjoying wonderful food, drink and camaraderie among like-minded enthusiasts in a garden party setting. The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 honored 100 years of Maserati, … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 GTO Breaks Auction Record

Ferrari 250 GTO

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $38,115,000 (£22,843,633, €28,528,626) at the Bonhams Quail Lodge 2014 Auction, held Thursday, August 14th at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The sale price for the GTO broke the all-time auction record set only last year by the 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R that Bonhams sold for £19,601,500 (USD $29,650,095) at their Goodwood Festival of Speed sale. Bidders … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2014 – Photo Gallery

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider

The Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance 2014 was held Thursday, August 14th, starting and ending at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The 17th annual scenic 75-mile trip around the Monterey Peninsula, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, was open to vehicles that are participating in the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, August 17th. This year saw over 150 historic … [Read more...]

New Bonhams Amelia Island Auction

1911 EMF #33 driven by Jack Tower in the Tiedeman Cup, Savannah, Georgia, 27 November 1911

Bonhams announced that it would hold its first-ever auction in Amelia Island, Florida to conincide with the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The inaugural auction will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island. A 1911 EMF Model “30” Factory Racer will be among the headline offerings at the new Bonhams Amelia Island Concours auction. This genuine pre-First World War … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia OM 665 SS at 2014 Bonhams Goodwood Revival

1930 OM 665 SS Superba

A 1930 OM 665 SS Superba 2.3-Litre Supercharged that won its class at the Mille Miglia will be featured at the 2014 Bonhams Goodwood Revival auction, scheduled for 13 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, UK. After winning its class and finishing fifth overall at the Mille Miglia around Italy in 1930, the impressive OM continued with entries in a number of the most noted endurance races of its day … [Read more...]

Headline Offerings at 2014 RM Auctions London

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Tour de France (photo: James Mann)

A 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Tour de France and a 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra will be among the featured offerings at the 2014 RM Auctions London sale, scheduled for 8 September at Battersea Evolution on the banks of the River Thames in central London. These two competition cars lead a roster of more than 70 automobiles at the RM evening sale. The Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione on … [Read more...]

Auctions America California 2014 – Auction Results

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

The Auctions America Southern California sale was held July 31 to August 2, 2014 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, resulting in $17.5 million in total sales and 63% of all lots sold. Auctions America’s second annual entry into the Los Angeles market featured more than 400 automobiles and a selection of motorcycles and memorabilia. … [Read more...]

1969 Gulf Porsche 917 – Profile and Photos

1969 Porsche 917, chassis 017/004

A 1969 Gulf Porsche 917, chassis 017/004, will be shown at several events during the 2014 Monterey Classic Car Week. This special Porsche 917 will be shown at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue on Tuesday, August 12, McCall Motorworks Revival on Wednesday, August 13th and in the Porsche Pavilion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from Thursday, August 14th through Sunday, August 17th. A special era in the history of … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2014 – Preview

Rob Walton's 1957 Maserati 450S was a fan favorite at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion (photo: Tim Scott)

For one week each August, the Monterey Peninsula in California is transformed into the epicenter for the classic car community. Regardless of the name -- the Monterey Classic Car Week, Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Concours Week, Holy Car Week or just Car Heaven -- the events that make up the week are among the most important on the historic automotive calendar and 2014 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]