Three legendary Hemi drop-tops from the golden age of muscle cars will rumble across the block during Mecum Auctions’ sale January 15-24 in Kissimmee, Florida. Continue reading
Led by a Rothmans-liveried MG Metro 6R4, more than 60 classic road and racing cars will be offered for sale at Coys auction held January 16, 2016, in conjunction with the annual Autosport International celebration in Birmingham, England. Continue reading
Well, that was different: Bonhams staged a special auction, complete with a 56-page catalog, to sell just one vehicle, though for a very special reason. As it turned out, for 596,482 special reasons. Continue reading
The original “push-me-pull-you” Studebaker coupe had car buyers scratching their heads when the wraparound rear window appeared in 1947 as a styling option. The common observation: you couldn’t tell whether it was going forward or backward.
Mighty Mopar muscle cars from the Ted Lindsten collection will cross the block at no reserve in January during Russo and Steele’s collector car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Continue reading
If you stop and think about it, a lot has happened within the classic car world during the past dozen months. Continue reading
In August, organizers of the annual Silverstone Classic vintage racing weekend announced plans to feature the 50th anniversary of the Can-Am Challenge Cup Series at their 2016 event. Now, four months later comes word that the Silverstone Classic’s pair of Can-Am races will comprise the final round of a three-venue Can-Am 50 Interserie Challenge being organized by Masters Historic racing.
The earlier events will be held at two other historic British racing circuits, Brands Hatch and Donington Park Continue reading
How often are you going to find a classic car with concours credentials and an asking price of only $21,500?
But that’s the case with this 1939 Chrysler Royal Windsor Towne Coupe, which the private seller in St. Clair, Michigan, notes was invited to the Meadowbrook Concours d’Elegance a few years ago as part of a “special interest” grouping of cars with art deco design. Continue reading
So, you want to drive a classic car but don’t want the bother with its care or maintenance, or the cost to purchase it in the first place or even to insure it.
Well, Mercedes-Benz may have what you’re looking for. The German automaker’s Daimler Business Innovation department has launched its first Legends Classic Car Club of Mercedes-Benz — sorry, it’s based at MB HQ in Sindelfingen, Germany — but the plan is to roll out other such classic car-sharing clubs at various international locations. Continue reading
Turbos, Targas and Speedsters. 300 SLs. Italian stallions. Even a “Batmobile.” All of them will be among the German and Italian sports cars offered at Bonhams’ fifth annual Scottsdale auction, scheduled for January 28, 2016, at the Westin-Kierland resort.
While noting that it is still accepting consignments for the one-day sale, Bonhams listed many of the European sports cars already on the docket. Continue reading