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Stirling Moss reunites with Mille Miglia-winning 300SLR at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Stirling Moss reunites with Mille Miglia-winning 300SLR at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance celebrates the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest racing victories in history – the record-breaking 1955 Mille Miglia run by Stirling Moss driving a Mercedes-Benz 300SLR – by reuniting the world-champion driver with the winning sports car at its March 2015 event. The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours will […]

By December 15, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Amelia Island Concours rounds up cowboy-cars class

Amelia Island Concours rounds up cowboy-cars class

Six guns and steer horns will be moseying into the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance next March as the 20th annual event says howdy to its latest featured class: Cars of the Cowboys. These were the unique custom cars that were designed for and driven by the great Hollywood Western stars of the past, from Tom […]

By September 4, 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 →
Porsches set pace as Gooding’s Amelia Island posts $30.9 million in sales

Porsches set pace as Gooding’s Amelia Island posts $30.9 million in sales

Gooding & Co. Amelia Island 2014 at a glance Total sales $30.9 million Catalog 88 automobiles Sell-through rate 89 percent High sale $3.63 million 1968 Porsche 907 ‘longtail’ Next 9 price range $990,000 to $3.3 million Next auction Aug. 16 at Pebble Beach, Calif. Gooding & Company has posted its official results for its Amelia […]

Third auction joins Amelia Island lineup

Third auction joins Amelia Island lineup

There’s a new kid on the auction block this year at Amelia Island, where Hollywood Wheels joins RM and Gooding & Company with a third classic car sale. Not that Hollywood Wheels is new to auction action. It’s been in business for going on a decade. And while this will be its first auction at […]

By February 28, 2014 Read More →
Amelia Island Concours celebrates the rare and unusual

Amelia Island Concours celebrates the rare and unusual

 On Sunday, March 9, the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance brings its showcase of 300 rare and exotic automobiles to the fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island at The Ritz-Carlton, Fla., for one of the most-beloved automotive events of the year. The full celebration of great automobiles on Amelia Island takes place over three […]

By February 27, 2014 Read More →
Long-term ownership cars emerge as a theme for RM sale at Amelia Island

Long-term ownership cars emerge as a theme for RM sale at Amelia Island

As Gord Duff, a car specialist for RM Auctions, got to talking about the various vehicles that will be offered at the company’s sale March 8 at Amelia Island, he stopped his words for a realization. “There’s a little bit of a theme going on with long-term ownership,” he said. “And it’s not just any […]

By February 25, 2014 Read More →
Motorsports stars align for Amelia Island Concours

Motorsports stars align for Amelia Island Concours

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has taken its place as one of the world’s great concours events, a result of Florida’s balmy winter weather, a gorgeous venue and an always-spectacular selection of 300 vintage and exotic automobiles. As well as showcasing the array of rare cars on Sunday, March 9, on the 10th and 18th fairways of […]

By February 12, 2014 Read More →
New events in Arizona and the California desert launch 2014 concours d’elegance calendar

New events in Arizona and the California desert launch 2014 concours d’elegance calendar

Another year of top-drawer concours d’elegance events across the nation is coming around again, including two brand-new ones added to the 2014 docket. The inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance starts off the January collector-car auction week in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area on Jan. 12, 2014, at the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix.  Long envisioned as a […]

By December 19, 2013 Read More →
Top 10 classic car auction highlights of 2013

Top 10 classic car auction highlights of 2013

Soon, we’ll start previewing the upcoming Arizona Auction Week events and the highlights of consignments at the various venues. But before we look ahead to 2014, we need to check the rearview mirrors and do a little review of the classic car auction year 2013. We’re limiting this top-10 list to auctions held in North […]

By December 17, 2013 6 Comments Read More →