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Stirling Moss on the move: Opens display at British museum and then heads to Amelia Island

Stirling Moss on the move: Opens display at British museum and then heads to Amelia Island

Stirling Moss may be 85 years old, but he certainly isn’t slowing down any on his travel schedule. Late last week, he was in England to open A Chequered History display at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, and this week he’s scheduled to be in Florida for various activities at the Amelia Island Concours […]

By March 9, 2015 Read More →
1940 ‘Mille Miglia’-winning BMW 328 at Amelia Island

1940 ‘Mille Miglia’-winning BMW 328 at Amelia Island

The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will feature a BMW 328 that holds a special, if somewhat peculiar place in the history of motorsport. The fabled Mille Miglia-winning 1940 “Mille Miglia” Il Gran Premio Brescia Della aerodynamic coupe bodied by Touring of Milan will be the anchor of the BMW 328 class at the Florida concours […]

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Silverstone showcases vehicles ripe for restoration at Practical Classics sale

Silverstone showcases vehicles ripe for restoration at Practical Classics sale

For the second year in a row, Silverstone Auctions will stage a sale in conjunction with the Practical Classics Restoration Show, March 28 in the National Exhibition Centre near the Birmingham Airport in England. Because of the nature of the show, Silverstone focuses its docket on barn finds and vehicles ripe for restoration while also […]

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Bonhams does $1.65 million with horse-drawn carriages

Bonhams does $1.65 million with horse-drawn carriages

Back on Christmas Day, we shared the news that Bonhams would stage its first Carriage Collection Sale, but we promised that Santa’s sled was not among those being offered. Well, the sale was held last week with all 150 lots selling for a total of $1.65 million. The top-dollar sale was $372,000 for the Royal […]

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Cassini’s Minerva best in show at Boca Raton concours

Cassini’s Minerva best in show at Boca Raton concours

Cadillac and the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang were the features of the ninth annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance in Florida, but it was a 1930 Minerva AL owned by Margie and Joseph Cassini III of West Orange, New Jersey that drove off with best in show honors at the event. Presented by Mercedes-Benz […]

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Princess’s Quattroporte among Coys auction highlights

Princess’s Quattroporte among Coys auction highlights

One of only eight such cars built with right-hand drive, the 1967 Maserati Quattroporte owned for 25 years by Princess Aly Khan, will be among the vehicles offered for sale Tuesday at Coys Spring Classics sale at the Royal Horticultural Society in London. The Quattroporte was ordered by French importer Agency Maserati and delivered to […]

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Reborn 1955 Jaguar D-type headed to RM Sotheby’s auction at Amelia Island

Reborn 1955 Jaguar D-type headed to RM Sotheby’s auction at Amelia Island

An evocative 1955 Jaguar D-type race car with a history of frozen-lake ice racing in Finland, a historic victory in the former Soviet Union, and a troubling split identity that was made whole again, is headed to auction this month at RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale. “Chassis XKD 530 offers a tale that is surely […]

National Corvette Museum offers ‘in Motion’ tours

National Corvette Museum offers ‘in Motion’ tours

Have you ever wanted to travel the United States and stop at places that were significant to automotive history but weren’t quite sure where how to go about it? The National Corvette Museum is offering several trips as part of its Museum in Motion tours. The first tour is quickly approaching and already sold out, […]

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Auctionata pleased with its second sale

Auctionata pleased with its second sale

Berlin-based online classic car auction house Auctionata held its second sale recently and reports that 36 of 43 vehicles were sold during the online bidding with six others listed as provisional sales yet to be closed. “We received a great deal of positive feedback from the classic cars community, which certainly gives us confidence in […]

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Britain’s new CCA stages its first auction

Britain’s new CCA stages its first auction

Classic Car Auctions, Britain’s newest classic car auction house, staged its first sale earlier this week. It posted $610,000 in sales with a 65 percent sell-through rate at an event held at the Silverstone racing circuit, where the cars were displayed in the Formula One racing garages. “It’s been fantastic to see so many enthusiasts […]

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