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Pomona hosts inaugural Street Machine Nationals

Pomona hosts inaugural Street Machine Nationals

A new event for street rod, pro-touring, custom and muscle car fans debuts March 22-23 when the O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine & Muscle Car Nationals takes over the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., bringing the popular Midwest car show to the West Coast for the first time. More than 1,000 performance machines and show cars are […]

By March 13, 2014 Read More →
Italian cars show and go at UK’s Brooklands circuits

Italian cars show and go at UK’s Brooklands circuits

The new Desert Concorso isn’t the only place Italian cars will be the featured attraction in the coming weeks. While the Concorso Italiano in the Desert is brand new, the annual Italian Car Day at the Brooklands museum and racing circuits in England stages its 28th annual show-and-go event May 3. The British event not […]

By March 13, 2014 Read More →
Corvette museum puts sinkhole survivors on display

Corvette museum puts sinkhole survivors on display

As work continues to stabilize the walls of the sinkhole and the spike-like red tower that soars with and through the roof of the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum, the five cars that have been removed from the hole have been put on display in the museum’s Exhibit Hall. Only four of the cars […]

By March 12, 2014 Read More →
Silver returns to Arizona for second sale of the season

Silver returns to Arizona for second sale of the season

Back in January, classic car collectors spent nearly $250 million at auctions in Arizona. Silver Auctions’ piece of that pie was a mere sliver — at $3.1 million it was less than 2 percent — and yet Mitch Silver was thrilled. “We were very, very happy with it,” the founder of Silver Auctions said as […]

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Amelia Island concours crowns 1937 Horch, 1958 Scarab as best in show

Amelia Island concours crowns 1937 Horch, 1958 Scarab as best in show

Sunny North Florida was not so sunny as the 19th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance weekend of car events began. The Amelia weekend essentially begins the year’s classic and collector car show season and is arguably the second most prestigious U.S. event of its kind behind the Pebble Beach showcase each August. The weather steadily improved […]

By March 11, 2014 Read More →
Variety of makes, models, ages — and prices — at Auction America’s Fort Lauderdale sale

Variety of makes, models, ages — and prices — at Auction America’s Fort Lauderdale sale

OK, classic car hobbyists, now that we’ve seen what those who play in the deep end of the market are doing, it’s time for the rest of us to plunge into the auction pool. “We’ve had the opening auctions at Arizona and Amelia Island with the high-dollar stuff, and now we’re starting the ‘average’ collector […]

By March 11, 2014 Read More →
Auctions America to sell Littlefield Collection of historic military vehicles

Auctions America to sell Littlefield Collection of historic military vehicles

In what figures to be the largest sale of historic military vehicles since 2012, Auctions America will sell at no reserve more than 100 World War I through Afghanistan-era vehicles from the Littlefield Collection. Also to be offered at the auction July 11-12 will be various parts and accessories collected by the late Jacques Littlefield. […]

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Horch, Scarab are best in show at Amelia Island

Horch, Scarab are best in show at Amelia Island

A 1937 Horch 853 cabriolet and a 1958 Scarab have been chosen as best in show at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida. Here are photos of the winners. We’ll be back soon with a complete report and photo gallery.

By March 10, 2014 Read More →
Pray Collection + cars with Hollywood history = record $35.9 million for RM’s Amelia Island auction

Pray Collection + cars with Hollywood history = record $35.9 million for RM’s Amelia Island auction

RM Amelia Island 2014 at a glance Total sales $35.9 million Catalog 91 automobiles Sell-through 97 percent High sale $6.6 million 1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Torpedo Roadster Next 9 price range $840,000 to $2.42 million Next auction May 10 at Monaco RM Auctions has compiled the official results for its 16th annual Amelia Island […]

By March 9, 2014 Read More →
Preliminary report: Pray Delahaye boosts RM’s Amelia Auction to $35.1 million

Preliminary report: Pray Delahaye boosts RM’s Amelia Auction to $35.1 million

A preliminary report provided to ClassicCars.com by Hagerty Insurance has RM Auctions sale Saturday at Amelia Island doing $35.1 million in business with a 97 percent sell-through rate. The overwhelming high-dollar individual sale was $6.6 million for a 1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Torpedo Roadster from the estate of Malcolm Pray, who owned the Figoni et […]

By March 8, 2014 Read More →