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Reborn Carlisle Auctions scores $3.2 million sale

Reborn Carlisle Auctions scores $3.2 million sale

The return of Carlisle Auctions to the Spring Carlisle Swap Meet and Car Corral reached a $3.2 million result for its April 24-25 collector-car auction, with 72.5 percent of the 300 cars sold on the block. Held during a sparkling spring weekend that provided a welcomed break after an unusually hard Pennsylvania winter, the Carlisle […]

Son of DAT: Nissan showcasing part of its heritage at Carlisle Import celebration

Son of DAT: Nissan showcasing part of its heritage at Carlisle Import celebration

Photos by Randy Sweetman courtesy Nissan North America Last year, to support Peter Brock’s appearance at the Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals, Nissan North America took the Brock Racing Enterprises-liveried Datsun 510 that’s part of the automaker’s historic collection and hauled it from the basement of the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville to the Carlisle […]

By May 7, 2014 Read More →
Keith Richards’ Ferrari Dino goes to auction

Keith Richards’ Ferrari Dino goes to auction

The stars are aligned for the no-reserve sale of a low-mileage 1972 Ferrari Dino 246GT at Coys’ May 9 auction in Monaco because the sports coupe comes with the highest order of rock ‘n roll celebrity provenance. This Dino was originally owned by none other than Keith Richards, legendary guitarist for the Rolling Stones, who […]

Indy Speedway celebrates classic cars

Indy Speedway celebrates classic cars

There was a time when Indianapolis’ claim to being America’s “Motor City” seemed every bit as strong as Detroit’s. Sure, Detroit had Henry Ford and his Model T, but Indy had Duesenberg and Stutz and Marmon and National and others who specialized in luxury vehicles, plus a group of major, what now would be referred […]

By May 5, 2014 Read More →
Sam Posey to talk about forgotten racing series

Sam Posey to talk about forgotten racing series

The car he initially raced may have been among his least favorites, and the series in which he raced may have been motorsports’ best-kept secret, but that won’t stop Sam Posey from sharing stories about the F5000 series at the International Motor Racing Research Center at Watkins Glen, New York. Posey — racer, architect and […]

By May 5, 2014 Read More →
400-plus Scotti Collection on the block at Auburn

400-plus Scotti Collection on the block at Auburn

How long does it take to transport more than 400 classic cars from Montreal to northwest Indiana? “We’ve been transporting cars since December,” Auctions America car specialist Gord Duff said in late April of the John Scotti Collection that will be offered at no reserve during the annual Auburn Spring sale. Scotti owns more than […]

By May 2, 2014 Read More →
Auctions America scales up Auburn Spring auction

Auctions America scales up Auburn Spring auction

Auctions America holds what figures to be its largest Auburn Spring event May 8-10 with around 900 collector cars crossing the block, including the highly anticipated sale of the John Scotti Collection of more than 400 choice vehicles. All of the Scotti cars are offered at no-reserve. Other highlights of the sweeping Auburn, Indiana, auction include […]

By May 2, 2014 Read More →
Real, pseudo Cadillacs top Leake auction at Dallas

Real, pseudo Cadillacs top Leake auction at Dallas

Leake’s revived Dallas Spring auction posted $5.5 million in sales with 64 percent of the 434 lots going to new owners. “As the collector car market continues to thrive, Dallas has become an emerging market for new collectors,” Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company, said in a news release. “This is the first Dallas […]

By May 2, 2014 Read More →
’69 Boss 429 Mustang tops Mecum’s KC auction

’69 Boss 429 Mustang tops Mecum’s KC auction

Mecum Kansas City 2014 Total sales $8.7 million Catalog 574 automobiles Sell-through 65 percent High sale $260,000 for a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 427 Next 9 price range $59,000 to $107,000 Next auction Indianapolis, May 13-18 Mecum’s annual Kansas City spring auction of classic cars posted a sell-through rate of 65 percent and total sales […]

By May 1, 2014 Read More →
Meyers Manx marks 50th birthday with honors

Meyers Manx marks 50th birthday with honors

A 50th anniversary party for the original dune buggy, the 1964 Meyers Manx, highlights the Historic Vehicle Association’s inaugural Cars at the Capitol automotive heritage celebration this weekend at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The first Manx, known as “Old Red,” was hand-built by Bruce Meyers in his Newport Beach, California, garage and will […]

By May 1, 2014 Read More →