Ferraris at 2014 Gooding Pebble Beach Sale

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

The 2014 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction will be held August 16-17 at the Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The official auction of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will feature a selection of Ferrari street and race cars, including a 1961 250 GT SWB California Spider, a 1962 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, a 1969 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione, a 1959 250 GT Series I Cabriolet, a 1964 250 GT Lusso … [Read more...]

Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale at RM Auctions Monterey 2014

1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale (photo: Darin Schnabel)

A 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale will be featured at the 2014 RM Auctions Monterey sale, scheduled for August 15-16 in downtown Monterey, California. The headline attraction for RM Auctions’ Pebble Beach Classic Car Week auction will comfortably achieve eight-figures when it crosses the podium in California next month. The first of three 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciales, chassis 0670 was built by Ferrari for FIA … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 GTO Auction – Boys Will be Boys

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3851 GT

Bonhams has recently announced that it will offer Ferrari 250 GTO s/n 3851 at its Quail Lodge auction, scheduled for August 14-15, 2014 at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The GTO is one of a number of Ferraris from San Marino's Maranello Rosso collection recently acquired from the estate of Fabrizio Violati. Bonhams will also offer another nine of the Maranello Rosso Ferraris at Quail … [Read more...]

New Mecum Auctions Event in Harrisburg

1970 Dodge Hemi Coronet R/T

Mecum Auctions will conduct its first-ever auction in Harrisburg on July 24-27, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center with an estimated 1,000 collector cars expected to cross the auction block Thursday through Saturday and 200 motorcycles on Sunday. Featured consignments at the debut Mecum Harrisburg sale include a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible (Lot S145), a selection of more than a … [Read more...]

Further Offerings at 2014 Gooding Pebble Beach

1955 Aston Martin DB3S (photo: Brian Henniker)

A selection of consignments with strong provenance will be offered at the 2014 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction, scheduled for August 16-17 at the Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. These entries at Gooding's 11th annual Pebble Beach sale include a 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet with one-off Pinin Farina coachwork (estimate: $5,000,000 - $7,000,000), the first production 1954 Mercedes-Benz … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 GTO Offered at 2014 Bonhams Quail Lodge

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3851 GT

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO will headline the 2014 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction, scheduled for Friday, August 15th at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. Offered at no reserve, the GTO will undoubtedly become the most valuable automobile ever sold at auction when it crosses the block during Monterey Classic Car Week. … [Read more...]

Ferrari 410 Sport at 2014 Rick Cole Monterey

1955 Ferrari 410 Sport 0592CM

A 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport will headline the 2014 Rick Cole Auctions Monterey event, scheduled for August 14-17 during Monterey Classic Car Week. As one of the four 410 Sports originally built for the Carrera Panamericana, serial number 0592CM is being offered publicly for the first time in its 59-year history. The auction of the 410 Sport, together with approximately 35 other cars, will be headquartered at the … [Read more...]

Porsche 917 at 2014 Gooding Pebble Beach Auction

1969 Porsche 917K, chassis 917-024

A 1969 Porsche 917K from the film Le Mans will be among the headline entries at the 2014 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction, to be held August 16-17 at the Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The 1969 Porsche 917K on offer, chassis 917-024, played a large role in the film Le Mans that also featured a cast of racing stars, including actor Steve McQueen, and a host of race cars. Chassis 917-024 … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at 2014 Gooding Pebble Beach Auction

1956 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America (photo: Brian Henniker)

A trio of sports cars presented for sale for the first time in decades are among the headline offerings at the 2014 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction, scheduled for August 16-17 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in California. Highlights include one of the last Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider Americas built, a Mercer Series 5 Raceabout owned by the same family since 1945 and a 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra. David … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 LM Featured at RM Auctions Monterey 2014

1964 Ferrari 250 LM in motion (photo: Pawel Litwinski)

A 1964 Ferrari 250 LM will be among the featured Italian offerings at the 2014 RM Auctions Monterey sale, to be held August 15–16 in downtown Monterey, California. The 1964 Ferrari 250 LM on offer at RM's Monterey auction was the 19th of 32 examples built. Completed in July 1964, serial number 6045 was sold new through Luigi Chinetti Motors to Modern Classic Motors in Reno, Nevada, for personal use by dealership … [Read more...]

Headline Offerings at RM St. John’s 2014

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Victoria by Waterhouse (photo: Darin Schnabel)

The RM Auctions St. John's 2014 sale will be held July 26th in Plymouth, Michigan. Serving as the official auction of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's, RM’s 20th annual Motor City auction is set to offer a full range of American classics, with many having been conceived and built in Detroit. Headlining the 2014 RM Auctions Motor City sale is a 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Victoria, chassis … [Read more...]

Ferrari 275 GTB at Rick Cole Monterey 2014

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competiton

A 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competitizione Clienti will be offered at auction for the first time in the automobile’s nearly fifty-year history at the 2014 Rick Cole Monterey Auction, scheduled for August 14-17 during Monterey Classic Car Week. Built as a special order for American Ferrari patron Alfred Ducato, s/n 7477 is one of ten 275 GTBs built as part of Maranello’s effort to homologate the 275 GTB as the successor … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at 2014 RM Monterey Sale

1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype

A 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype, chassis GT/108, will be among the headline offerings at the 2014 RM Auctions Monterey sale, scheduled for August 15–16 in downtown Monterey, California. The first of four GT40 roadsters, GT/108 served as a development/demonstrator vehicle for Ford and Shelby American. Completed by Ford Advanced Vehicles in March 1965, GT/108 was tested at Silverstone by John Whitmore and Dickie … [Read more...]

Headline Offerings at 2014 Artcurial Le Mans Classic

AC Cobra 289 finished 18th overall at the 1964 24 Hours of Le Mans

Artcurial Motorcars returns as the official collectors car auction of Le Mans Classic 2014, scheduled for Saturday 5 July at the Le Mans circuit in France. For one weekend every second year, Le Mans comes to life with a race over 24 hours that celebrates the circuit’s legendary history. Around 450 cars and over 1,000 drivers will compete in an event that draws more than 100,000 spectators. This year marks the … [Read more...]

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB at 2014 RM Monterey

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB4 (photo: Tim Scott)

A 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 delivered new to Steve McQueen will headline the 2014 RM Auctions Monterey sale, scheduled for August 15-16 at the Portola Hotel and Monterey Convention Center in California. Finished in a shade of metallic gold called Nocciola, the Ferrari 275 GTB/4 on offer, chassis 10621, was special ordered by Hollywood Sport Cars for Steve McQueen in 1967, while he was filming The Thomas Crown Affair. … [Read more...]