Goodwood has its Festival of Speed. Bonhams has its Festival of Bidding. And the bidding was intense Friday as bidders escalated the numbers until the “Fearsome Four-Nine,” sold for a very significant $18.2 million.
The stars are aligned. One of the world’s most-desirable vintage race cars is heading to auction at Pebble Beach with near-mythical provenance.
How’s this for provenance? A Ferrari first raced by Carroll Shelby is being offered at auction for the first time in its 59-year history.
The stunning, record-setting sale of a 1971 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda convertible for $3.5 million was a strong highlight for Mecum’s inaugural Seattle auction this past weekend.
Now that the 24 Hours of LeMans is finished for another year, we can turn our attention to the Le Mans Classic, a vintage racing weekend that will include some 500 historic racing cars.
In 1983, the U.S. was just emerging from the automotive weariness of the 1970s. The Arab oil embargo had made everybody leery of gas supplies and rising prices.
Oscar India is not a city on the Asian subcontinent, nor a character in some Bond, James Bond movie. It’s the nickname for a group of 1982 Aston Martin V8 Vantage automobiles.
An exceptionally rare and original 1971 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda 4-speed convertible soared to a record-breaking sale with a winning bid of $3.5 million Saturday at Mecum’s first Seattle auction.
We've all seen motorcycle “projects” stored in various boxes, a wheel here, gas tank over there, the engine propped up against the wall.
For the first time in its nearly 50 years of existence, the 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competitizione Clienti will be offered for auction at the Rick Cole Auction this summer at Monterey, California.