British auction house Coys has added two more sales to its 2015 schedule. The first will be a sale on September 6 of pre-1974 Porsches in conjunction with the Porsche Classics at the Castle event at Hedingham Castle in Essex, UK. The other, September 26, will be staged with the Frankfurt Motor Show, where Coys […]
Let me state from the start that I love low-production British car brands. Aston Martin, Jensen, Alvis and Morgan are all brands that I hold dear to my heart. The biggest problem of many of the cars from these marques is that they tend to be quite expensive when compared to their higher-production counterparts from […]
For the 67th year, England’s automotive Heritage Centre will host the Vintage Motorcycle Club Banbury Run, the largest gathering of pre-1931 motorcycles and three wheelers in the world, scheduled this year for June 21.
Stunning Pinnacle Portfolio of post-war sports cars bumps RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction to three days
The classic car auction empire that is RM Sotheby’s just keeps getting bigger. Ian Kellehrer, car specialist for the classic car auction house, just announced at Sotheby’s headquarters in New York City that RM Sotheby’s has consigned to the flagship Monterey sale one of the largest and most significant single-owner collections ever to be offered […]
This year marked the 20th anniversary for the Greenwich Concours and event founder Bruce Wennerstrom was on hand all weekend to help usher in his baby’s next decade. The classic car hobby owes him a debt of gratitude for starting this event and keeping it going for these many years. It is the only concours […]
Heavy rain did not deter attendance last weekend as Bonhams staged its eighth annual Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Auction, where sales totaled nearly $8 million. “We are very pleased with the results,” Rupert Banner, director of business development for Bonhams Motoring Department said in a news release. “Our sale proved once again that good quality offerings […]
German online auction house Auctionata wanted to do something unique, so it staged a sale including only 1950s and ’60s American cars. “This era of American automobile history stands for roaring engines, tailfins, and chrome on each trim,” the company said in announcing the sale held earlier this week. “With the auction ‘Classic Cars — […]
Last weekend, Britain’s national motor museum at Bealieu held its first Simply Pink rally to support breast cancer awareness. The event encompassed a colorful display of vehicles in every shade of pink, ranging from pale pink to bright fuchsia. Many drivers and passengers even dressed up in pink.
One of the last pieces of hot-rod artwork to roll out of the late Boyd Coddington’s famed California shop, a custom 1932 Ford Model B, will be presented for auction at Russo and Steele’s upcoming sale in Newport Beach, California. Coddington, who died in February 2008 at the age of 64, was famous for the […]
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, known as “the world’s largest motoring garden party,” has added a special category dedicated to the motorsport of drifting for its June 25-28 event in the UK. Headlining the all-new “Catch my Drift?” category is “Mad” Mike Whiddett and the famed Ken Block, along with other top athletes in the […]