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1970 Hemi ‘Cuda with just 81 miles heads for auction

1970 Hemi ‘Cuda with just 81 miles heads for auction

Dream on, Hemi fanatics, because Mecum has a muscle car coming to auction that’s the stuff dreams are made of. The car is special enough, an all-original 1970 Plymouth 426 Hemi ‘Cuda coupe in immaculate condition. But what puts this ‘Cuda over the top is that it has never been restored. Because why would it […]

By April 25, 2015 Read More →
Iconic 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider joins RM Sotheby’s Italian auction

Iconic 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider joins RM Sotheby’s Italian auction

A pristine 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider, one of just 16 “open headlight” versions produced, headlines RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba auction May 23 during the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy. The recent consignment of perhaps the most-iconic of all Ferrari road cars leads a […]

By April 24, 2015 Read More →
‘Barn-find’ Bentley soars to $1.1 million sale

‘Barn-find’ Bentley soars to $1.1 million sale

In what the Barons auction house described as “frenzied bidding,” a distressed “barn-find” 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental fastback sedan sold for a remarkable $1.1 million this week at the Sandown Park sale in Surrey, England. The Bentley sale is the highest price ever achieved at Barons, which had bids coming in from all over the […]

By April 24, 2015 Read More →
300SL ‘gullwing’ tops Coys at Techno-Classica sale

300SL ‘gullwing’ tops Coys at Techno-Classica sale

British auction house Coys termed “massive” the 8 million euros ($8.59 million) in sales at its annual auction at the Techno-Classica classic car show in Essen, Germany. “Both the market in general and ourselves were truly hearted to the great response… with all but a handful of cars selling to a large array of international […]

By April 24, 2015 Read More →
Leake draws overseas interest for its $6.3 million Dallas auction

Leake draws overseas interest for its $6.3 million Dallas auction

Leake Auction Company’s new partnership with high-end online auction house Proxibid drew bidders from seven foreign countries to Leake’s second annual Dallas auction last weekend. “This is only the second year for our spring auction and we exceeded our sales goals,” said Leake president Richard Sevenoaks. “Our new relationship with Proxibid proved to be very […]

By April 23, 2015 Read More →
Cruisin’ Nocona again features Vicari auction

Cruisin’ Nocona again features Vicari auction

The third annual Cruisin’ Nocoma classic car weekend is scheduled for May 7-9 in the historic north Texas town, and again the event includes an auction, this year of some 300 vehicles by the Louisiana-based Vicari Auction Company. Nocona was known for producing baseball gloves and cowboy boots, but like so many communities fell on […]

By April 23, 2015 Read More →
‘Fast and Furious’ 1993 Supra stunt car goes to auction

‘Fast and Furious’ 1993 Supra stunt car goes to auction

Fans of The Fast and The Furious movies can get in on the extreme action when the actual 1993 Toyota Supra stunt car used throughout the 2001 film comes to auction next month. Special designed and built for The Fast and The Furious by movie-prop and special-effects veteran Eddie Paul at The Shark Shop in […]

By April 22, 2015 Read More →
Low-mileage ‘barn find’ Jaguar E-Type headed to auction

Low-mileage ‘barn find’ Jaguar E-Type headed to auction

Yet another amazing British “barn find” comes to auction next month, a single-family-owned 1973 Jaguar E-type roadster that has been stashed away for more than a quarter century and has just over 7,700 miles on its odometer. The Series II E-Type with V12 engine and manual transmission will be offered in all its dusty glory […]

By April 22, 2015 Read More →
Barrett-Jackson scores $22 million Palm Beach sale

Barrett-Jackson scores $22 million Palm Beach sale

Herbie Goes to Palm Beach could have been the title of Barrett-Jackson’s 13th annual Florida auction, where 98.3 percent of the cars sold for a total of $22 million (including auction fees), and a genuine Love Bug used in the Disney movie series set a world record for a Volkswagen beetle sold at auction. More […]

By April 21, 2015 Read More →