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Are you looking for the latest in classic car news? Recent auction results? Our Pick of the Day? Commentary from our staff of editors and reporters? Please click here to go to news.ClassicCars.com, our new site where we’ve moved all the stories and photography you’ve come to expect on our Blog site, but with many […]

By July 22, 2015 Read More →
Alloy Ferrari 250 GT raises ante for RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey

Alloy Ferrari 250 GT raises ante for RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey

Once again, the auctions of Monterey Classic Car Week next month appear to be a Ferrari wonderland of fabulously rare and valuable sports cars and race cars that wear the prancing horse. Seven- and eight-figure sales should be plentiful, as they were during last year’s Ferrari lovefest. Here’s another one to watch: RM Sotheby’s has […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →
Bentleys highlight offerings by Barons in Britain

Bentleys highlight offerings by Barons in Britain

Now into the next chapter of its history, British auction house Barons anticipates its biggest sale ever July 28 at Sandown Park, where more than 80 vehicles will be open for bidding. Barons was established in 1998 by Laurence Sayers-Gillan, a former racer, racing team owner, singer, songwriter, jazz/rock/blues dummer and Jaguar specialist who retired […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →
Amelia Island Concours to honor Pegaso sports cars

Amelia Island Concours to honor Pegaso sports cars

The 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has chosen the exotic Spanish marque Pegaso to be featured during its March 2016 event, concours official have announced. Pegaso, a manufacturer of trucks and buses, built just 84 sports cars during a seven-year run in the 1950s, but their advanced design, high performance and unique style had […]

By July 20, 2015 Read More →
Race cars to fire up start of Monterey Classic Car Week

Race cars to fire up start of Monterey Classic Car Week

The events of Monterey Classic Car Week start Friday, August 7, when 30 vintage race cars roar through the streets of downtown Monterey for a motorsports car show, giving spectators a close-up taste of the competition that will take place at nearby Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The diverse collection of competition cars – including a […]

By July 20, 2015 Read More →
Coys does nearly $9.4 million at Blenheim Palace sale

Coys does nearly $9.4 million at Blenheim Palace sale

Coys recent classic and collector car auction in conjunction with the Blenheim Palace Concours d’Elegance posted sales of nearly $9.4 million, led by a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL “Gullwing” coupe that went for more than $1.4 million and a 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe that sold for more than $1.194 million, a record for such […]

By July 20, 2015 Read More →
Delahaye 135M with Figoni et Falaschi coachwork to be offered at Rick Cole’s Monterey auction

Delahaye 135M with Figoni et Falaschi coachwork to be offered at Rick Cole’s Monterey auction

Coachbuilders Figoni et Falaschi created some of the most evocative automobiles of the Classic Era, their flowing streamlined designs most often adorning the greatest luxury and performance cars of the day. The Delahaye 135M Narval, completed in 1947, is one such masterwork, an over-the-top example sold to the president of an Ohio ladies footwear company. […]

By July 17, 2015 Read More →
HVA’s Model T visits ACD Museum

HVA’s Model T visits ACD Museum

The Historic Vehicle Association is going on a cross-county tour, following the same route as Edsal Ford when he and friennds traveled from Detroit to San Francisco in 1915. The HVA version is a 34-day, 2,400-mile road trip celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition and long-distance automobile travel by Americas. The first […]

By July 17, 2015 Read More →
Automobile Quarterly name, archives offered for sale

Automobile Quarterly name, archives offered for sale

If you can find someone willing to part with it, a complete set of Automobile Quarterly, the hard-cover “magazine” published from 1962 (starting with Volume 1, No. 1) into 2012 (ending with Volume 52, No. 1), will cost you around $4,000. So just imagine what the price might be to buy the magazine itself, including […]

Arizona Concours to host Andrea Zagato

Arizona Concours to host Andrea Zagato

The Arizona Concours d’Elegance, an exclusive celebration of fine automobiles at the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort, has announced that Andrea Zagato will be an honored guest at the January 2016 event that will spotlight Carrozzeria Zagato with its own featured class: Coachwork of Zagato. One of the most famous and esteemed Italian design houses, Zagato […]

By July 16, 2015 Read More →