Scarab Collection at Bonhams Goodwood Revival 2015

1959 Scarab Formula 1 Single-Seater, 1959-Type Scarab Formula 1 Single-Seater and the Scarab Formula 1 Team Transporter

The Reventlow Automobiles Inc.’s (RAI) Scarab Grand Prix single-seaters were the first, home-grown, all-American team of Formula 1 racing cars. Bonhams will offer two of these Formula 1 classics, along with their Fiat-Bartoletti transporter, at the 2015 Goodwood Revival auction, to be held 12th September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, England. The Scarab racing team was the brainchild of Woolworth … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s London 2015 – Auction Preview

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Tour de France Motion

The 2015 RM Sotheby's London auction will be staged 7 September at Battersea Evolution, with close to 80 cars being offered from a 1925 Renault Model 45 Tourer to a 2006 Porsche Carrera GT. Marques as varied as Abarth, Bandini, Bizzarini, Cisitalia, De Tomaso, Ferves, Moretti and Talbot-Lago are all represented, and sit alongside a selection of vehicles from Ferrari, Aston-Martin, Porsche, Maserati and Jaguar. Max … [Read more...]

New Keno Brothers Auction in New York City

Keno Brothers Automobile Auction

Leigh and Leslie Keno, the brothers widely known for their appraisals on the Emmy-nominated PBS television show ‘Antiques Roadshow’, announced ‘Keno Brothers Fine Automobile Auctions’, their new venture in the automobile marketplace. Their inaugural auction, entitled ‘Rolling Sculpture’, will launch in the midst of the art auction season with an event in New York City on Thursday, November 19, 2015 in a showroom … [Read more...]

Featured Ferraris at 2015 Mecum Monterey

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

A selection of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 Mecum Monterey auction, to be held August 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in Monterey, California. Mecum's 7th annual Monterey Classic Car Week sale will feature more than 25 cars from the Italian marque, including a 1968 Ferrari 330 GTS, 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB ‘Short Nose’ and 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L 'Lusso’. The 1968 Ferrari 330 GTS … [Read more...]

New Auctions America Sale at Hilton Head Concours

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

Auctions America will hold a new collector car auction on Hilton Head Island as part of the 2015 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance. The sale, featuring approximately 100 vehicles, will be held on Saturday, October 31, at the Motoring Festival's host hotel, the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort. Donnie Gould, president of Auctions America said, “We are thrilled to partner with the Hilton … [Read more...]

One-off Ferrari SWB at Gooding Pebble Beach 2015

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta "Sharknose" Speciale by Bertone

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta "Sharknose" Speciale with coachwork by Bertone and a 1934 Packard Twelve 1108 Sport Sedan with coachwork by Dietrich will be offered at the Gooding Pebble Beach 2015 auction, to be held August 15-16 in Pebble Beach, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. Gooding & Company said the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale is "quite possibly the most important 250 GT … [Read more...]

Corvette Collection Offered at Mecum Monterey 2015

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster with less than 4,000 miles

The Ed Foss Low-Mileage Corvette Collection will be featured at the Mecum Monterey 2015 auction, scheduled for August 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in California during Monterey Classic Car Week. The Collection includes 26 of some of the lowest-mileage and most original examples of America’s sports car in existence. From the 27th 1953 Roadster produced with less than 4,000 miles on its odometer, to a … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 Tour de France at RM Sotheby’s Monterey 2015

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Tour de France (photo: Patrick Ernzen)

RM Sotheby's seemingly saved the best for last when announcing the 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Tour de France, chassis 0557GT, as the final headline attraction for its flagship 2015 Monterey sale, to be held August 13-15 in Monterey, California during Pebble Beach Classic Car Week. This 250 GT Berlinetta is the actual car that instituted the ‘Tour de France’ nomenclature following its overall … [Read more...]

One-off Maserati Prototype at Bonhams Chantilly 2015

Maserati Boomerang at Geneva Motor Show

A signature concept car of the 1970s, the Maserati Boomerang was a one-off prototype unlike anything seen before. Using geometric shapes and ruler straight lines, its angular style made a strong statement at the 1971 Turin Motor Show. Now the Boomerang will be offered for sale at the Bonhams Chantilly 2015 auction, scheduled for 5th September at Chantilly Arts and Elegance on the grounds of Château de Chantilly in … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Comp at 2015 RM Monterey

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione (photo: Patrick Ernzen)

A 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 RM Sotheby's Monterey sale, scheduled for August 13-15 in Monterey, California during the Pebble Beach Classic Car Week. Chassis number 1773GT is the latest featured consignment from The Pinnacle Portfolio, a group of 25 vehicles to be offered during a single-vendor sale on Thursday, August 13. “When it comes to SWB … [Read more...]

Steve McQueen Porsche 930 at Mecum Monterey 2015

1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera special ordered for Steve McQueen

The 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera special ordered by Steve McQueen will be among the headline offerings at the Mecum Monterey 2015 auction, scheduled for August 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in California during Monterey Classic Car Week. The 930 Porsche was the last car custom-ordered by the late movie star. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Porsche will be donated to McQueen’s alma mater, … [Read more...]

Headline Ferraris at 2015 Gooding Pebble Beach

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

A trio of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 Gooding Pebble Beach sale, scheduled for August 15-16 in Pebble Beach, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. The offerings at Gooding's 2015 sale will include a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider, 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II Coupe and 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast. The 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider on offer, … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Returns to New York in 2015

2006 Lamborghini Concept S, chassis 001

RM Sotheby's will return to New York City on November 18, 2015 for the second iteration of its Art of the Automobiles sale. The upcoming auction will shine a spotlight on "cutting-edge automotive design", lifting the gavel on approximately 30 automobiles and select memorabilia. The November sale follows in the footsteps of RM’s 2013 NYC event. The first major collector car auction to be held in Manhattan in over … [Read more...]

Racing Porsches Offered at Gooding Pebble Beach 2015

Gooding Pebble Beach 2015 Race Car Collection (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 auction will feature three works Porsche competition cars and a private collection with nine sports and racing cars. The entries include a 1960 Porsche RS60 campaigned by the factory team at Le Mans, Sebring, Nürburgring, and the Targa Florio. The RS60 is the star of this Texas-based collection comprised of nine postwar sports and racing cars, spanning over 40 years and … [Read more...]

Bonhams Offers Frederiksen Collection

Henrik Frederiksen Collection

Bonhams will offer the Henrik Frederiksen Collection on Saturday 26 September 2015 at the home of the owner in Denmark. The single-owner sale will feature predominantly pre-war motor cars, including Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Lagonda and Maybach. “Mr. Frederiksen has spent several decades building this outstanding collection, so it’s a great privilege for Bonhams to have the opportunity to offer these … [Read more...]