The original car that inspired the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in "Smokey and the Bandit" will be up for sale soon. | Photos courtesy David Martino and Rick Deiters

Car that inspired ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ Trans Am heading to auction

Promotional vehicle once thought destroyed currently owned by 85-year-old woman

Articurial gets Malcolm Campbell’s Bugatti, Jane Fonda’s Ferrari for Retromobile sale

Artcurial, France’s major classic car auction house, has announced two of the headline vehicles to be offered at its Retromobile Salon sale February 6, 2015 in Paris.

Barrett-Jackson yet to decide on schedule for Scottsdale 2017

Craig Jackson said Saturday that he has yet to determine just when on the calendar his company’s annual Scottsdale sale will be held in January 2017.

‘1,000 Horsepower’ is theme for Auctionata’s September sale

‘1,000 Horsepower” is the title of Auctionata’s next collector car sale, schedule for September 10.

Leake does $4.1 million on busy auction weekend

Sandwiched geographically between the big Mecum Auction in Houston and the semi-annual Branson Auction in Missouri, Leake Auction Company’s spring Dallas sale posted $4.1 million.

Kapow! The original Batmobile is for sale again

Remember all the hoopla that accompanied the sale of the original Batmobile at Barrett-Jackson?

Germany’s Auctionata enters classic car marketplace

We have another new entry in the classic car auction business:

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016: 1963 Pontiac Catalina ‘Swiss Cheese’

The Collingwood Motors “Tonto VI” 1963 "Swiss Cheese" Catalina may share the same external envelope as every other Catalina of similar vintage.

BMW 507, Z8 join 1952 Gordini on Chantilly auction docket

Bonhams sale at the chateau scheduled for June 30

Mecum back in Vegas with another motorcycle auction

Mecum launches its inaugural summer motorcycle auction in Las Vegas this weekend, with about 600 vintage collector bikes consigned for the three-day event.