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Hilton Head expands motoring festival with auction, historic aircraft expo

Hilton Head expands motoring festival with auction, historic aircraft expo

Barely into its teenage years, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance is maturing nicely. In early June, it announced a new Aero Expo and Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala to celebrate the history and future of aviation, and Tuesday it joined Auctions America in adding a classic and collector car auction to its […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
Three British greats headed to Gooding sale in Monterey

Three British greats headed to Gooding sale in Monterey

Three pieces of British royalty with celebrity connections will be up for auction in August during Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach sale. The auction, which takes place August 15-16 at the Equestrian Center adjacent to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, offers a collection of top-drawer collector cars during the annual sale, which last year soared […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
Jaguar C-type Works Lightweight set for RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey

Jaguar C-type Works Lightweight set for RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey

One of the most legendary Jaguar race cars, the 1953 Jaguar C-type Works Lightweight, will be offered at RM Sotheby’s Monterey, California, auction in August, marking the first time any of the three original works Lightweights have been at public auction. Chassis No. XKC 052, the second one built, finished fourth overall in the 24 […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
E-Code Thunderbird among online auction cars

E-Code Thunderbird among online auction cars

Five cars, including a 1957 E-Code Ford Thunderbird and a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS convertible, are part of an Antiques, Cars, Tiffany’s auction being conducted Sunday by Constantine & Pletcher through Invaluable. Constantine & Pletcher is a Pittsburgh-based auction house specializing in estate sales. Formerly known as Artfact, Invaluable, founded in Boston in 1989, claims […]

By June 27, 2015 Read More →
Aston racer, Stirling Moss’s own Porsche pace Bonhams sale at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Aston racer, Stirling Moss’s own Porsche pace Bonhams sale at Goodwood Festival of Speed

With a pre-war Aston Martin racer selling for more than $4.5 million and Stirling Moss’s own Porsche RS-61 Spyder going for nearly $3 million, Bonhams annual auction Friday at the Goodwood Festival of Speed posted some $26.75 million in total sales. “We’ve had another phenomenal sale at Goodwood with excellent figures achieved across the board […]

By June 27, 2015 Read More →
Artcurial continues its success with barn-found vehicles at record-setting les Champs auction

Artcurial continues its success with barn-found vehicles at record-setting les Champs auction

Artcurial claimed six auction-record prices and an 80 percent sell-through for its eighth annual Automobiles sur les Champs sale this week at the Theatre du Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees in Paris. “Artcurial Motorcars’ specialty, the discovery of cars that have remained in private ownership for many years, once again attracted international collectors,” Mathieu Lamoure, managing director […]

By June 24, 2015 Read More →
‘Woodie’ tops H&H Classics Rolls-Royce sale

‘Woodie’ tops H&H Classics Rolls-Royce sale

The auction staged last weekend by H&H Classics in conjunction with the annual concours and rally by Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club did £1.4 million in sales ($2.21 million) at Burghley House in Lincolnshire, England. The highlight of the sale was the approximately $255,000 paid for a 1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, formerly owned by the future Edward […]

By June 24, 2015 Read More →
Silverstone Auctions announces Competition Car Sale

Silverstone Auctions announces Competition Car Sale

Only racing cars will be offered at Silverstone Auctions’ special Competition Car Sale, scheduled July 23 as one of the events comprising the Silverstone Classic, which is being billed as the “world’s biggest classic motor racing festival.” The new Competition Car Sale is an addition to the schedule which since 2011 has included an auction […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →
Le Mans-winning Porsche 956 going to auction at Gooding’s Pebble Beach sale

Le Mans-winning Porsche 956 going to auction at Gooding’s Pebble Beach sale

One of the most-significant Porsche race cars of all time, the revolutionary 956 that won the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be offered at auction by Gooding & Company during its Pebble Beach sale in August. The 1982 Porsche 956, chassis 003, had the most victories of the 10 such endurance racers Porsche built […]

By June 22, 2015 Read More →
Jochen Rindt’s F2 racer headlines Auctionata sale

Jochen Rindt’s F2 racer headlines Auctionata sale

The 1967 Brabham BT23-5 driven by future Formula 1 champion Jochen Rindt, headlines the docket for Auctionata’s next online sale, scheduled for June 26. The car is considered the most successful Formula 2 racer ever and carried Rindt to victory nine times during the 1967 season. The car has been restored and a minimum bid […]

By June 22, 2015 Read More →