Auctions America rounded out the 2015 auction year with its inaugural “boutique” sale at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, where collector car sales exceeded $5.4 million, including auction fees. Continue reading
A new collector car auction company has been organized in Reno, Nevada, with the goal of conducting a sale in 2016 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center during the popular Hot August Nights gathering of custom and classic cars. Continue reading
A pair of exceptional Mopar pre-production “pilot cars” from the new-model changeover year of 1970 – Plymouth ‘Cuda and Dodge Challenger R/T convertibles, each of them the first of their kind equipped with the 440 Six Pack engine option – will be auctioned by Mecum at the January sale in Kissimmee, Florida. Continue reading
As most collector car hobbyists know, it’s getting harder to find desirable vehicles at affordable prices as the values have risen so much in recent years. Continue reading
A 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Sportabteilung” Gullwing, the first of four factory-upgraded competition cars with a rich racing history that includes Stirling Moss behind the wheel, will be auctioned during RM Sotheby’s Driven by Disruption sale December 10 in New York City. Continue reading
Though it might seem like the ultimate no brainer for British car enthusiasts, the Jaguar E-type has been voted Best British Car ever in a worldwide poll run by the inaugural Classic & Sports Car – The London Show, which took place this past weekend at Alexandra Palace in London.
Bonhams’ auction of pre-1905 motorcars held before Sunday’s annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run resulted in total sales of £1.5 million ($2.3 million at the current exchange rate), led by a 1903 Clement Model AC4R Four-Cylinder Rear-Entrance Tonneau that sold for £415,900 ($641,500), including auction premium. Continue reading
Generally speaking, the 60-mile drive from central London to Brighton is no big deal. Due south, it usually takes about an hour and a half.
That is, unless you are driving a rickety horseless carriage from the dawn of motoring, in which case it takes considerably longer. If you get there at all. Continue reading
The strangely appealing Tatra T603 is yet another unique product from the Eastern Bloc, a hand-made Czech luxury car with a rear-mounted V8 designed for the elite of the Soviet-dominated society, such as Communist Party bigwigs, diplomats, military brass and industry leaders.
Rarely seen in this country, the Pick of the Day is a 1966 Tatra T603 that was on longtime display in a museum before being refreshed by a subsequent California owner and now listed on ClassicCars.com by a Missouri classic car dealer. Continue reading