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...]

British Offerings at 2015 Gooding Pebble Beach Sale

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible (photo: Brian Henniker)

A selection of English automobiles will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 Gooding Pebble Beach sale, to be staged August 15-16 in Pebble Beach, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. The entries include a 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback with ties to James Bond creator Ian Fleming, Tyrone Power’s one-of-a-kind 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Two-Seater Drophead Coupe with coachwork … [Read more...]

Works Jaguar C-Type at 2015 RM Monterey

1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight

A 1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight, chassis number XKC 052, will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 RM Monterey auction, to be held August 13–15 in California during Monterey Classic Car Week. XKC 052 is the first ever offering of a Works Lightweight example at public auction. The second of just three factory lightweight C-Types built and clothed entirely in thin-gauge aluminum, XKC 052 boasts a … [Read more...]

Le Mans Winner at Gooding Pebble Beach 2015

1982 Porsche 956 (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

The Porsche 956 that won the 1983 Le Mans 24 Hours will be among the headline entries at the Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 auction, scheduled for August 15-16 in Pebble Beach, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. The 956 was developed for the new Group C regulations by engineer Norbert Singer and developed by Porsche in-house at their motorsport facility in Weissach. The 956 and its successor, … [Read more...]

Headline Ferraris at Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta

A pair of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015 auction, scheduled for Friday, August 14th on the grounds of the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. Among the Ferrari consignments, the 1959 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta has to be the standout entry. Offered from an American collection, chassis number 1519 GT is one of the … [Read more...]