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Mecum realizes $12 million in sales at its inaugural Denver auction

Mecum realizes $12 million in sales at its inaugural Denver auction

Mecum Auctions’ ability to find success in new geographic areas continued last weekend with its inaugural Denver Collector Car Auction, which counted 396 cars sold — at a 66 percent sell-through rate — and overall sales of more than $12 million. “We were excited to bring the Mecum Auction action to the Denver area, and […]

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Museums celebrate Fourth of July weekend

Museums celebrate Fourth of July weekend

You can celebrate this Fourth of July at the World of Speed in Wilsonville, Oregon, where every car in the museum will have its hood up in a 93-car salute to America. Additionally, the museum’s curatior will rev up two cars from the collection — a 1979 Markley-Bruins Top Fuel dragster and the 1995 Jeff […]

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Nissan North America to celebrate 28th annual ZCON

Nissan North America to celebrate 28th annual ZCON

Nissan North America celebrates the 28th annual International Z Car Convention, or Zcon, enthusiasts invited to participate July 7 on a 220-mile cruise, the #NismoRoadTrip, from the Nissan headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee, to a Beale Street celebration in downtown Memphis. The cruise will travel via Tennessee byway roads. Prior to the 9 a.m. departure, a […]

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Marie Callas’ limos among family cars headed to Artcurial’s Monte Carlo auction

Marie Callas’ limos among family cars headed to Artcurial’s Monte Carlo auction

Eleven cars from the estate of the Callas family, including a pair of limousines purchased in 1967 by acclaimed opera singer Marie Callas, will be offered for sale July 20 when Artcurial Motorcars stages an auction at the Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo. Maria Callas ordered the pair of Mercedes-Benz 600 limos to carry her […]

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Bonhams to auction major private collection of predominantly pre-war classics in Denmark

Bonhams to auction major private collection of predominantly pre-war classics in Denmark

Now in his 70s and with his wife and road-trip traveling companion, Vivi, dying earlier this year, Henrik Frederiksen has contracted Bonhams to sell most of his amazing collection of predominantly pre-war automobiles. Early estimates are that the auction of about 48 of Frederiksen’s classic cars will produce $40 million in sales when it is […]

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1928 Gardner Model 85 Sport Roadster showing at 2015 Milwaukee Masterpiece

1928 Gardner Model 85 Sport Roadster showing at 2015 Milwaukee Masterpiece

One of the vintage cars being shown at the 2015 Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance on August 23 is a 1928 Gardner Model 85 Sport Roadster.  The rare car is owned by namesakes Bob and Kim Gardner of St. Paul, Minnesota, who say that taking the car to the concours is like bringing along a family […]

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Best of Japan on display at Simeone museum

Best of Japan on display at Simeone museum

Eighteen of the greatest Japanese sports cars will be on display at the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia as part of a special exhibit, the Best of Japan, which runs July 5 to 19. This is the first time the Simeone has hosted an exhibit featuring Japanese cars. Some of the featured cars in the […]

It’s Movie Car Madness at Bloomsberg Nationals

It’s Movie Car Madness at Bloomsberg Nationals

Movie Car Madness, a special indoor display of iconic cars from television programs and movies, will be part of Carlisle Events’ annual Bloomsburg Nationals, scheduled for August 14-16 at the Bloomsberg Fairgrounds in Bloomsberg, Pennsylvania. A Mayberry police car from The Andy Griffith Show is slated to participate as well  KITT from Knight Rider, an […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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