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Early Aston Martin luxury four-seater offered at Silverstone sale

Early Aston Martin luxury four-seater offered at Silverstone sale

A 1937 Aston Martin 15/98 2L Long-Chassis Tourer, an example of the company’s original luxury-class four-seat touring car, will be offered for sale May 23 at the May Sale by Silverstone Auctions. The auction will be held at the Silverstone racing circuit in England. Aston Martin was known for its sports cars and racing success, […]

By May 13, 2015 Read More →
Rally Historico Transpeninsular out to recapture historic days

Rally Historico Transpeninsular out to recapture historic days

“The reason for the classic car focus is to create an event that recaptures the lost days of road racing,” said Michael Satterfield, editor of thegentlemanracer.com  who will be racing in a 1962 Austin Healy in the Rally Historico Transpeninsular, a 1700-kilometer rally June 19-21 from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Satterfield is also […]

By May 13, 2015 Read More →
1964 Pontiac Banshee concept going to auction

1964 Pontiac Banshee concept going to auction

One of the most-famous what-might-have-been tales in General Motors history is that of the 1964 Pontiac Banshee concept car. The stylishly aerodynamic and lightweight fiberglass sports car, code-named XP-833, was designed under the guidance of the visionary John Z. DeLorean, then head of the Pontiac division, as a modestly priced competitor to Ford’s wildly successful […]

Auburn sales totals drop far from 2014 numbers

Auburn sales totals drop far from 2014 numbers

Auctions America’s annual Auburn Spring sale reported more than $5.5 million in transactions last weekend, with 77 percent of 350 vehicles going to new owners. However, those figures were well off the mark compared to the same sale last year, when 760 cars were offered and totals reached a record $19.1 million with nearly 83 […]

Inaugural Ramapo concours, drive set for June 6-7 weekend

Inaugural Ramapo concours, drive set for June 6-7 weekend

The inaugural Ramapo Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for the June 6-7 weekend with the concours on Saturday and a drive on Sunday. The event takes its name from Ramapo College, which takes its name from the Ramapo Mountains near the border between northern New Jersey and “upstate” New York. The college is located in Mahwah, […]

By May 12, 2015 Read More →
Artcurial preparing for post-barn found Paris auction

Artcurial preparing for post-barn found Paris auction

So what do you do after you stage a record-breaking Retromobile auction featuring the Baillon Collection of 59 barn-found vehicles? If you’re Artcurial Motorcars, you get ready for your annual Automobiles sur les Champs sale at the historic Theatre du Rond-Point on the Champs Elysees in the center of Paris, where some 70 classic cars […]

By May 11, 2015 Read More →
High horsepower at Britain’s Royal Ascot race course

High horsepower at Britain’s Royal Ascot race course

Royal Ascot, traditional home of British horse racing, will be the venue for Coys’ annual Ascot classic car auction May 16. More than 70 classic vehicles will be offered for sale. According to Coys, the featured offerings include a 1956 Lotus Eleven Series 1 in Le Mans specification, an Alfa Romeo TZ2 with coachwork by […]

By May 11, 2015 Read More →
Colton Ferrari sale to benefit British lifesavers

Colton Ferrari sale to benefit British lifesavers

Two classic Ferraris from the estate of British collector Richard Colton will be offered at the H&H Classics auction October 14 at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, Cambridgeshire, with proceeds earmarked for England’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Colton’s requested that the money generated by the cars’ sale be used to build a new lifeboat […]

By May 10, 2015 Read More →
Bonhams annual Aston Works auction sets record

Bonhams annual Aston Works auction sets record

The 16th annual Aston Martin Works Sale by Bonhams was the largest yet with a record $15,875,314 in transactions Saturday, with two cars selling for more than $2 million each. Those were a 1966 DB5 convertible in Vantage specification that brought $2,350,090 and a 1962 DB4 Series IV Vantage convertible that sold for $2,332,827 (prices […]

By May 9, 2015 Read More →
Registration open through May 23 for Hot Rod Power Tour

Registration open through May 23 for Hot Rod Power Tour

Registration remains available through May 23 for the 21st annual Hot Rod Power Tour, which this year travels June 6-13 from Madison, Wisconsin to Baton Rouge, Louisana. But the tour gets a kickoff on June 5 when the RingBrothers and Painless Performance host the pre-tour party at the RingBrothers’facilities in Spring Green, about an hour […]

By May 9, 2015 Read More →