Another Steve McQueen relic comes to auction this month when Mecum offers a 1912 Harley-Davidson X8E Big Twin motorcycle once owned by the film star.
Buyers paid more than $21 million for cars and motorcycles at Mecum Auctions’ inaugural sale in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in the company’s first foray.
Fifteen spectacular Porsches will be among 50 special European classics (plus a pair of all-American Chevys) offered during Coy’s auction at the famed Nurburgring track.
Imported classics, not made-in-Detroit cars, dominated sales at RM’s 20th anniversary Motor City Auction, where 77 percent of lots sold for a total of $7.4 million.
For the uninitiated, a classic car auction can seem a confusing array of fast-paced bidding and auctioneer harangues, plus mysterious tactics by veteran buyers and sellers.
Silverstone Auctions reached its highest-ever sales total this past weekend at the historic Silverstone racing circuit with more than £5 million ($8.5 million) worth of classic cars.
Classic car auction previews attract at least two groups of people: People with bidder numbers who are examining the cars before bidding on them, and the rest of us.
The Ferrari F40 is a rock star among the world’s supercars, and the one offered at Auction America’s California sale also has the provenance of being owned by an actual rock star.
Another fantastic Ferrari has been added to the auction docket with the announcement that the groundbreaking 1966 Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale “Tre Posti” will be featured.
Eva Peron’s 1951 Cadillac limousine will be among the cars offered at Silverstone Auction’s Salon Prive’ sale, scheduled for September 4 in England.