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Shelby Daytona Coupe is first to gain historic status

Shelby Daytona Coupe is first to gain historic status

  Score another win for the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, which has become the first historically significant automobile recorded under the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation. Like a historic building, the Cobra Daytona and its records are to be preserved in perpetuity. The first of six Cobra Daytonas built 50 […]

By January 23, 2014 Read More →
Mecum heads into final days of huge Florida auction

Mecum heads into final days of huge Florida auction

  Mecum’s massive classic-car auction at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla., continues through Sunday, Jan. 26, with more than 3,000 cars, trucks, motorcycles and what-have-you offered during the nine-day super sale. There were also more than 3,000 pieces of automobilia to be sold. Highlighted by an enviable collection of Corvettes – including a couple […]

By January 23, 2014 Read More →
Vintage racers to provide 24-hour Daytona time capsule

Vintage racers to provide 24-hour Daytona time capsule

Three vintage racing groups will join forces later this year to stage the first 24-hour race for historic cars in North America. The Classic 24 at Daytona will be held November 12-16 at Daytona International Speedway, where a 3.56-mile course includes parts of the famed high-banked oval and an infield road circuit. “Daytona is considered […]

By January 22, 2014 Read More →
Record-breaking car to fire up for first time since 1962

Record-breaking car to fire up for first time since 1962

If you happen to be in England on January 29, you might want to visit the Beaulieu, the National Motor Museum, where the engine in Sir Malcolm Campbell’s world land speed record-breaking Sunbeam 350hp will be started for the first time in more than 50 years. In 1924, the car reached a then-record 146.16 miles […]

By January 22, 2014 Read More →
Insuring not just classic cars, but a future for the hobby

Insuring not just classic cars, but a future for the hobby

McKeel Hagerty is on a mission to do more than merely insure classic cars. He wants to insure the future of the classic car hobby. He recently was speaking to a group of car collectors and reminded them that there is “that one guy who knows how to make this one thing” you need for […]

By January 20, 2014 Read More →
Arizona auctions total $248.6 million in sales, 11-percent increase vs. 2013

Arizona auctions total $248.6 million in sales, 11-percent increase vs. 2013

Editor’s  note: Throughout Arizona Auction Week, we have brought you daily results as reported to us by Hagerty Insurance, which staffs each of the venues and tracks the sales. These are raw results witnessed by Hagerty and may not include any post-sale transactions. The figures do include the buyer’s premiums. Sunday, January 19 Overall from […]

By January 19, 2014 Read More →
Barrett-Jackson enjoys $51.9-million in Saturday sales

Barrett-Jackson enjoys $51.9-million in Saturday sales

Editor’s  note: Throughout Arizona Auction Week, we’ll be bringing you daily results as reported to us by Hagerty Insurance, which staffs each of the venues and tracks the sales. These are raw results witnessed by Hagerty and may not include any post-sale transactions. The figures do include the buyer’s premiums. Saturday, January 18 Overall from […]

By January 19, 2014 Read More →
Barrett-Jackson, Gooding, RM each exceed $20 million in Friday sales

Barrett-Jackson, Gooding, RM each exceed $20 million in Friday sales

Editor’s  note: Throughout Arizona Auction Week, we’ll be bringing you daily results as reported to us by Hagerty Insurance, which staffs each of the venues and tracks the sales. These are raw results witnessed by Hagerty and may not include any post-sale transactions. The figures do include the buyer’s premiums. Friday January 17 Overall from […]

By January 18, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams posts a pair of $3-million sales in Arizona

Bonhams posts a pair of $3-million sales in Arizona

Editor’s  note: Throughout Arizona Auction Week, we’ll be bringing you daily results as reported to us by Hagerty Insurance, which staffs each of the venues and tracks the sales. These are raw results witnessed by Hagerty and may not include any post-sale transactions. The figures do include the buyer’s premiums. Thursday, January 16 Overall from […]

By January 17, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
Auctions America opens with online memorabilia auction

Auctions America opens with online memorabilia auction

Auctions America opens its 2014 season January 24-25 in Auburn, Ind., but you don’t have to worry about cold winter weather if you want to bid. That’s because this auction is designed to be conducted primarily online, though you also can bid by telephone, Proxibid or even on-site. No cars will cross the block at […]

By January 17, 2014 Read More →