Featured Offerings at 2014 RM Monaco Sale

1966 Ferrari Dino 206 S Spider Side

The RM Auctions Monaco 2014 sale will be held 9-10 May at Le Sporting on the Côte d'Azur in Monaco. Sports and racing cars will be featured at the two-day, biennial RM Monaco auction staged the same weekend as the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. “As a mecca of motorsport history, our Monaco auction is a consistent favourite among clients and staff alike,” says Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Europe. "This year, we … [Read more...]

Ex-Graham Hill Lotus 49B at 2014 Bonhams Goodwood

Ex-Gold Leaf F1 Lotus 49B raced by Graham Hill

A Lotus 49B once piloted by Graham Hill will be offered, for the first at auction, during the 2014 Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed sale, scheduled for Friday, June 27th at Goodwood House in Chichester, UK. James Knight, Bonhams Motoring Director said, “By every standard, Colin Chapman’s Lotus 49 concept is an absolute landmark in Formula 1 design. It simply raised the bar for every rival manufacturer, and its … [Read more...]

Headline Entries at 2014 Mecum Houston

1964 Ford GT40 Prototype

A strong selection of sports and racing cars are among the headline offerings at the 2014 Mecum Auctions Houston sale, scheduled for April 10-12 at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas. Mecum’s third annual event will see 1,000 cars cross the auction block, ranging from American and European racer cars, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes. A 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype GT/104 (Lot S147.1) will be featured at the 2014 … [Read more...]

Porsche Competition Cars at Gooding Amelia Island 2014

1959 Porsche 718 RSK 718-023

Gooding & Company looks equipped to impress the Porsche faithful during their 2014 Amelia Island auction, scheduled for Friday, March 7th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida. Alongside their cover car, the 1968 Porsche 907 Longtail that won the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1968, Gooding is offering six other competition Porsches at their 5th annual Amelia Island sale. David Gooding, President … [Read more...]

BMW Collection at Gooding Amelia Island Auction 2014

BMW Collection Offered

A single-marque collection of BMW automobiles will headline the 2014 Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction, scheduled for Friday, March 7th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida. This collection is composed of more than 15 cars, representing BMW design from the 1950s to 1980s. Highlights include a 1957 BMW 507 Series II, a 1980 BMW M1 and a 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL among other V-8, Neue Klasse and … [Read more...]

Porsche 907 at 2014 Gooding Amelia Island

1968 Porsche 907 Longtail

A 1968 Porsche 907 LH will be featured at the 2014 Gooding and Company Amelia Island Auction, scheduled for Friday, March 7th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida. The 907 Langheck (LH) or Longtail version, chassis 005, is one of only seven Longtails built for the 1968 racing season. Finished in white Porsche livery, and one of only two extant, the prototype Porsche is estimated to sell for $3,500,000 - … [Read more...]

Early Entries at 2014 RM Auctions Amelia Island Sale

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

A 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster originally owned by the actress Natalie Wood is among the headline consignments for the 2014 RM Auctions Amelia Island sale, scheduled for Saturday, March 8th at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. As the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, the 16th annual RM Amelia sale will feature more than 80 automobiles, with an emphasis on sports and … [Read more...]

Ferrari 375 Plus Featured at 2014 Bonhams Goodwood

1954 Ferrari 375 Plus 0384 AM at Mille Miglia (photo: Marcel Massini)

An ex-Scuderia Ferrari 375 Plus will headline the 2014 Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Auction, scheduled for Friday, June 27th at Goodwood House in Chichester, Sussex, UK. Philip Kantor, Bonhams head of motor cars for mainland Europe, said, “We are honoured to have been chosen to sell this wonderful car, which represents a key early stage in the Ferrari racing legend. It is very rare indeed for a Ferrari team … [Read more...]

Headline Entries at RM Auctions Paris 2014

2008 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP

A selection of sports and racing cars will be offered at the 2014 RM Auctions Paris sale, scheduled for 4–5 February at Place Vauban during the week of Salon Retromobile. In addition to the previously announced Harburg Competition Car Collection, RM's inaugural sale in France will feature two endurance motor sport cars, a 2008 ex-Works Peugeot 908 HDi FAP and a 1982 Rondeau M482 Le Mans GTP. … [Read more...]

Hans Wurl Joins Gooding & Company

Hans Wurl

Hans Wurl is joining Gooding & Company as Automotive Specialist, joining Gooding's team of specialists that includes David Brynan, Paul Hageman, Garth Hammers and David Gooding. Based in Seattle, Wurl has served as advisor to noted collectors and participated in collector car events around the world. David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company, commented, “We are thrilled to have Hans join our team … [Read more...]

Pray Collection at 2014 RM Amelia Island

1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Roadster Front

A selection of automobiles from the Malcolm Pray Collection will be among the headline offerings at the 2014 RM Auctions Amelia Island sale, scheduled for Saturday, March 8th at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida. The sale of 17 cars comes after the passing of Malcolm Pray in August 2013. “Malcolm has been a part of the RM family for over 20 years and our entire team is honored to present a … [Read more...]

McLaren F1 GTR at 2014 Gooding Scottsdale

1997 McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail

A 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail will headline the 2014 Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction, scheduled for January 17-18 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona. The sale starts at 11 a.m. each day. David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company, said, “We have a celebrated history of offering unique, rare to market McLaren cars. During our Pebble Beach Auctions in 2013, Gooding & Company … [Read more...]

Ferrari California Spider at 2014 RM Auctions Arizona

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

A 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider will headline the 2014 RM Auctions Arizona sale, scheduled for January 16–17, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix. The 15th annual sale will see more than 120 motor cars cross the auction block. The 11th of 50 long-wheelbase California Spiders ever constructed, this matching numbers and factory covered headlamp example was delivered new through importer … [Read more...]

Headline Consignments at 2014 Bonhams Scottsdale

1951 Ferrari 212 Export Touring Berlinetta

A 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Touring Berlinetta and 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spider are among the featured offerings at the 2014 Bonhams Scottsdale Auction, scheduled for Thursday, January 16th at the Westin Kierland Resort in Arizona. The 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Touring Berlinetta, chassis number 0088 E, is better known as "The Tailor's Car." It was delivered new to Italian tailor and racing … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Featured at 2014 Gooding Scottsdale

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing-blk

A selection of post-war Mercedes-Benz will be among the featured offerings at the 2014 Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction, to be held January 17-18 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona. Among the 20 Mercedes-Benz examples spanning nearly four decades, notable consignments include a 300 SL Gullwing barn find that has never been offered for public sale and an award-winning 300 SL Roadster. David … [Read more...]