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Mystery solved, and World War I veteran Cadillac takes its place on the National Historic Vehicle Registry

Mystery solved, and World War I veteran Cadillac takes its place on the National Historic Vehicle Registry

It took nine years, but “he solved a mystery.” This is how Christie Lassen explains her husband’s quest to discover the story of a car that he bought and which now has become the fourth vehicle included in the new National Historic Vehicle Register, a project of the Historic Vehicle Association and the U.S. Department […]

Misselwood Estate provides ocean view for its concours

Misselwood Estate provides ocean view for its concours

Cars, art and fashion combine for the fifth annual Misselwood Concours d’Elegance from July 26-27 at the Misselwood Estate overlooking the ocean in Beverly, Massachusetts, on Boston’s historic North Shore. The event begins Saturday with a morning driving tour. Sunday, gates open at 10 a.m. Lorraine Roy fashion shows take place at noon and 1:30 […]

By July 24, 2014 Read More →
Eva Peron’s Cadillac limousine on the block at Silverstone’s Salon Prive

Eva Peron’s Cadillac limousine on the block at Silverstone’s Salon Prive

Eva Peron’s 1951 Cadillac limousine will be among the cars offered at Silverstone Auction’s Salon Prive’ sale, scheduled for September 4 in England. “It’s rare that a car with connections to some of the most important figures in history is offered on the market and so it’s a privilege to offer it for sale,” said […]

By July 24, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams Big 10: Nine other historic Ferraris join the GTO for sale at The Quail

Bonhams Big 10: Nine other historic Ferraris join the GTO for sale at The Quail

Early this month, Bonhams announced that it would offer — and at no reserve — a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO at its classic car auction in August at The Quail Lodge on the Monterey Peninsula. At that time, it also said the GTO would be joined by nine other historic Ferraris going to that sale […]

By July 23, 2014 Read More →
‘Reborn’ 1963 Corvette Z06 race coupe going to Mecum auction in Monterey

‘Reborn’ 1963 Corvette Z06 race coupe going to Mecum auction in Monterey

A 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Z06 race car with a storybook tale of loss and rebirth will be up for auction during Mecum Auctions’ Monterey sale in August. The Z06 was originally owned by Oakland, California, racer Paul Reinhart, who was a powerful force among Corvette competitors during the late 1950s and early 1960s. In […]

RM makes it the Motor City auction for event’s 20th anniversary

RM makes it the Motor City auction for event’s 20th anniversary

RM, the classic car auction and vehicle restoration company, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. In many ways, the company has come a very long way since Rob Myers started restoring cars in a wooden, single-car garage, staging major auctions of marketplace significance in North America and Europe. But while traveling far and wide, […]

By July 23, 2014 Read More →
One of world’s rarest competition Ferraris headed to RM auction in Monterey

One of world’s rarest competition Ferraris headed to RM auction in Monterey

An astoundingly rare and valuable 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale, one of just three prototypes built, has been announced by RM Auctions as the marquee car for its Monterey sale in August. The competition coupe goes to the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance week amid a flurry of auction announcements for incredible, historic Ferrari race […]

By July 22, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams’ sale at Mercedes museum totals more than $16 million

Bonhams’ sale at Mercedes museum totals more than $16 million

With nearly 50 vehicles selling for more than $16 million, the inaugural Bonhams auction at the Mercedes-Benz Museum goes down as a rousing success. “Today’s sale demonstrated the fantastic diversity and engineering excellence available from the Mercedes-Benz classic motor car range,” said Malcolm Barber, Bonhams co-chairman. “We’re delighted to have placed a marker in the […]

By July 17, 2014 Read More →
Military vehicles bring more than $10 million at Auctions America’s Littlefield Collection sale

Military vehicles bring more than $10 million at Auctions America’s Littlefield Collection sale

Even though special permits will be required to transport several of the lots away from the auction venue, very competitive bidding from an international group of collectors marked the Littlefield Military Collection auction staged by RM’s Auction America division. Some 98 percent of lots sold for a total of $10.24 million. The top-dollar sale of […]

By July 17, 2014 Read More →
Detroit’s concours promises to rev up its show field

Detroit’s concours promises to rev up its show field

If you want stodgy, you might want to steer clear of the Concours d’Elegance of America later this month. Oh, sure, the 300-vehicle showcase will include the usual array of American and European classics. And, yes, there will be an entire class of Model J Duesenbergs. This being Detroit’s own concours, there also will be […]