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More than a century later, famed Fiat S76 to race again

More than a century later, famed Fiat S76 to race again

The Fiat S76, which in 1911 was  the fastest car in the world — albeit unofficially — is scheduled to run for the first time in more than a century when it takes on the Goodhood Hillclimb at England’s famed Festival of Speed, June 26-29. Only a pair of S76s were built, primarily to take the flying-kilometer […]

By May 13, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams’ sale of Cox Collection totals $3 million

Bonhams’ sale of Cox Collection totals $3 million

Nearly 300 bidders from 16 countries participated in the Bonhams dispersal sale at the NASW Aviation Museum in Cape May, New Jersey, of the estate of the late dentist and aviator Ralph W.E. Cox Jr. The auction produced more than a million dollars, bringing the total for the Cox Collection to more than $3 million. […]

By May 13, 2014 Read More →
Ferraris lead RM’s record-setting $56.7-million Monaco sale

Ferraris lead RM’s record-setting $56.7-million Monaco sale

Anyone who has ever attended an RM auction with Max Girado at the podium knows the significance of what you are about to read: “It’s not often I’m lost for words,” said Girado, who is both RM auctioneer, and thus the face and voice of RM, and the managing director of the company’s European auction […]

Rare muscle cars rule at Mecum’s Indy auction

Rare muscle cars rule at Mecum’s Indy auction

Some major muscle will lift Dana Mecum’s 27th Original Spring Classic collector-car auction May 13-18 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, with a number of rare American performance icons rumbling across the block. This is Mecum’s big-dog auction, with nearly 2,000 classic and collector cars lined up for six days of bidding in the […]

By May 12, 2014 Read More →
Steve McQueen-owned Ferrari GTB/4 at RM auction

Steve McQueen-owned Ferrari GTB/4 at RM auction

‘When it comes to cars with celebrity provenance, it doesn’t get any better than a Ferrari owned by Steve McQueen.” So says Max Girardo, managing director of RM Auctions, Europe, in announcing that a coveted 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 originally owned by the “King of Cool” actor and car enthusiast would be offered at RM’s […]

Terminally rusted ‘barn find’ Ferrari Dino at auction

Terminally rusted ‘barn find’ Ferrari Dino at auction

“Barn finds” are all the rage at collector-car auctions. Dirty relics pulled from long-term storage have become an auction staple, with sought-after classic cars earning top dollar despite their derelict conditions. Ferrari Dinos are also hot. The V6-powered, mid-engine sports coupes have soared in value after spending years in the bargain basement. Today, they’re featured […]

By May 8, 2014 Read More →
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 →