The 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica short-wheelbase cabriolet is one of just seven built | RM Auctions photos
The 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica short-wheelbase cabriolet is one of just seven built | RM Auctions photos
The 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica short-wheelbase cabriolet is one of just seven built | RM Auctions photos

The annual Amelia Island series of classic car auctions along with the Concours d’Elegance has begun! Stay up to date with this year as we take on the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and bring you coverage of the car auctions taking place, including Bonhams, RM, and Gooding & Co., and Hollywood.

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Post-block sales boost RM Southeby’s to 100 percent sell-through at Amelia Island It turns out that the RM Sotheby’s classic car auction at Amelia Island was even better than reported. At the auction, Max Girado hammered all but two of 101 lots “sold.” But that was on the block. RM Sotheby’s reported Thursday that both of those lots sold in post-block deals, which the auction company says… Read more

You can do the laid-back approach, or go full bore – like I did – at Amelia Amelia Island Concours week is one of the greatest car events in the world. One of the best features of Amelia, in contrast to Monterey and others, is that everything is pretty close, rarely do you need to drive more than five minutes to anything as many of the activities take place at the Ritz… Read more

Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Almost like Moses parting the Red Sea, Stirling Moss gently guided the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, No. 722, down the fairway and through the crowd of spectators last weekend during the 20th Anniversary of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Where else could you see one of history’s great drivers behind the wheel… Read more

Amelia Island Concours shines with great cars, huge crowds and Stirling Moss The first car I encountered on the grass of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was the 1954 Jaguar D-type that a young Stirling Moss drove at Le Mans, where he… Read more

With $101.15 million in sales, Amelia auction show strong pulse for classic car market We like to say that major auctions, especially those held in close geographic and chronological proximity, provide an opportunity to take the pulse of the… Read more

Cord, Alfa Romeo win Amelia Island best of show awards A pair of pre-war favorites won best of show trophies Sunday at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance: A 1930 Cord L-29 designed by the legendary Brooks… Read more

RM Sotheby’s posts strong $58.9 million in sales at Amelia Island auction Preliminary results from the RM Sotheby’s auction Saturday at Amelia Island show sales of $59.8 million. Ninety eight of 101 lots sold on the block, led by… Read more

Eye Candy: Cars and Coffee at Amelia Island It was Everyman’s day Saturday at the Ritz with car clubs and collectors from all around the Jacksonville area converging on The Club Gold of Amelia Island to show off their automotive pride and joys to an appreciative crowd that gets in for free. The annual Cars and Coffee at the… Read more 

Eye Candy:Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Every year, it’s like the circus comes to town in Fernandina Beach when the fantasy cars of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance roll in… Read more 

Andy’s personal picks at RM sotheby’s Amelia auction RM Sotheby’s celebrates its 15th year at Amelia Island and the cars on display are some of the nicest we have seen at this sale. Not only are top-tier cars… Read more

What caught my eye at Amelia Island Select auction The Amelia Island Select collector-car auction put on by Hollywood Wheels is a two-day affair that spans two sides of the market. Friday’s sale was an all-Porsche… Read more 

Reserves not met limit Gooding to $24.1 million in preliminary numbers at Amelia Even before the final hammer dropped on Gooding & Company’s auction Friday on Amelia Island, one of the cars that didn’t sell on the block — a 1973 Porsche… Read more

What I’d like to take home from Gooding auction European sports cars reign at Gooding & Company’s Florida auction at Amelia Island, including a rich collection of 17 Porsches and 15 Ferraris, as well as… Read more

Classics dominate as Bonhams makes its Amelia Island debut with $13.8 million sale The auction action at Amelia Island began Thursday with Bonhams’ debut sale, which posted… Read more

Historic ‘time capsule’ Maserati racer to Gooding sale A groundbreaking 1950s Maserati sports racing car driven by some of the greatest names in motorsport history headlines Gooding & Company’s… Read more

Rare Fiat 8V Vignale Coupe featured at Gooding auction One of the stars of the 1952 Geneva Motor Show was something new and innovative from Fiat, the 8V Coupe, a car that boasted… Read more

Amelia Island calls for my first Florida concours weekend The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is often called the Pebble Beach of the East, which pays homage to the Monterey granddaddy-of-all U.S. concours… Read more

Stirling Moss on the move: Opens display at British museum and then heads to Amelia Island Stirling Moss may be 85 years old, but he certainly isn’t slowing down any on his travel schedule. Late last week, he was in England… Read more

1940 ‘Mille Miglia’ – winning BMW 328 at Amelia Island  The 20th Annual Island Concours d’Elegance will feature a BMW 328 that holds a special, if somewhat peculiar place in the history of motorsport…Read more

Reborn 1955 Jaguar D-type headed to RM Sotheby’s auction at Amelia Island  An evocative 1955 Jaguar D-type race car with a history of frozen-lake ice racing in Finland, a historic victory in the former Soviet Union, and a troubling split identity…Read more

Stirling Moss book to debut at Amelia Island Concours  The honored-guest appearance of legendary race driver Stirling Moss at the Amelia Island Concours will be highlighted by the debut of his new book…Read more

Preserved 1930 Cord L-29 Town Car joins Bonham’s Amelia Island auction  Bonhams has landed an exceptional true classic for its inaugural auction in March at Amelia Island, FL: A rare 1930 Cord L-29 Town Car recently rediscovered…Read more

Exotic Lancia rally racers star at Amelia Island Concours  A group of four significant Lancia rally cars that raced in the grueling World Rally Championship will headline a featured class at Amelia…Read more

Amelia Island Concours raises up orphan concept cars  The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will present a unique class of Orphan Concept Cars of the 1950s and early sixties…Read more

Rare 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet being sold for charity at RM’s Amelia Island auction  One of the most valuable automobiles ever offered at an Amelia Island auction – a rare 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica short-wheelbase cabriolet...Read more

Porsche 914s, East and West Coast Hot rods featured at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance  Another sign of the generational shift in collector cars:  The Amelia Island Concours has announced that the once-humble Porsche 914 will be among the honored marques…Read more

Stirling Moss reunites with Mille Miglia- winning 300SLR at Amerlia Island Concours d’Elegance  Amelia celebrates the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest racing victoris in history – the record-breaking 1955 Mille Miglia run by Stirling Moss driving a Mercedes-Benz 300SLR…Read more


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