|Coys Christmas No 1 - Second Year In a Row!|
|BMW 328 achieves highest single vehicle sale price (£494,600) for December Auction sales Coys rounded off a highly successful year with their final auction of 2012, 'True Greats', on December 4th, at Westminster, London, with sale results now nearing £4 million, and many new record auction prices achieved for this year in the UK. Among the many great cars sold, Coys' wonderful BMW 328 achieved a selling price of £494,600, also selling were both their Lamborghini Miuras for £421,800 and £260,000. Achieving a sale price for the the beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster of £433,000 and £382,600 for an extremely rare Aston Martin DB5 Vantage, to mention only a few of the many notable prices achieved. The very sporting Bentley Mk VI Countryman Woody estate by Radford made £73,480, and the charming Talbot-Darracq offered by Coys directly from the estate of Bill Boddy sold for £18,880. The barn discovery original Fiat 508 Mille Miglia sold to an English collector for £62,280, with the matching number original body Bentley 4 ¼ selling for £100,000. Two final notable results were the sale of one of the finest Riley Imps offered to the market in recent times for £85,200, and a beautiful 4 ¼ Overdrive Bentley with unique continental coachwork, selling for £80,000. In addition to the great prices for motor cars, Coys' bumper collection of rare film posters and the Keeler Collection of fine models and related automobilia achieved over £200,000, nearly 80% over estimate across the board. Coys are delighted to end their 2012 calendar of auctions with such a highly successful sale, and look forward to what they believe will be an even better year in 2013, starting with their sports and racing car auction at the Autosport International show, the largest in Europe, on January 12th at the NEC. Entries are stil invited for this sale.|
| A very special annual: Mercedes-Benz Classic Life #1•More than 200 pages of reading matter and photos for fans of the brand |
•A look back at the Classic events of 2013
•Music to match: vinyl record with eight jazz tracks is enclosed
Stuttgart. – 'Mercedes-Benz Classic Life #1' is a new publication which has been created in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Classic. premiummedia GmbH from Reutlingen is responsible for the form and content. The lavishly designed book can be ordered with immediate effect at www.mbclassiclife.com, from 14 Ap....
| JD CLASSICS TO PROVIDE OFFICIAL 2014 MILLE MIGLIA JAGUAR TECHNICAL SUPPORTIN BRIEF|
◾JD Classics providing the official 2014 Mille Miglia technical support to participating Jaguars
◾Two qualified JD Classics technicians to follow Mille Miglia route in a fully-equipped service vehicle
Maldon, Essex – 2 April 2014: Leading classic car specialist JD Classics will be providing the official 2014 Mille Miglia technical support and parts for all Jaguars and Jaguar-powered competition cars participating in this year's Mille Miglia endura....
|STRIVING FOR VICTORY AND PERFECTION: BMW GROUP CLASSIC AT TECHNO CLASSICA 2014Munich / Essen. Techno Classica takes its place as the world's largest and most important gathering on the vintage, classic and recent classic calendar once again this year, with more than 1,250 exhibitors from 30 countries presenting their vehicles and products in the 20 halls and open-air space at the Essen show grounds. BMW Group Classic welcomes visitors to the show days from 26 – 30 March 2014, as Hall 12 is again set aside exclusively for a fascinating retrospective of the BMW, MINI....|
| Techno Classica 2014: more than 30 racing cars to celebrate 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor racing history•Cars that were the heroes of magical moments put their stamp on this high-powered, most comprehensive show presentation|
•With more than 30 vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Classic presents motor racing history in all its unique breadth and depth
•120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport in the focus of the leading international classic motor show
120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor racing history have produced a timeline of extraordinary victories which since 1894 also stand for outstanding innovations ....
| Selected Entries at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Span 81 Years of Racing History• Cars Run Gamut from a 1911 National 40 to a 1992 Mazda RX-792P GTP|
MONTEREY, Calif., March 19, 2014 — The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is likened to a museum that springs to life each August on the Monterey Peninsula. And this year is no exception as 550 historic and period-correct race cars have been accepted to compete in 15 race groups over the four-day gathering, August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The oldest car accepted is Brian Blain's 1911 National 40....
| Techno Classica - EssenTechno Classica, Essen - Featuring Ferrari, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar and Porsche, amongst numerous other high-quality marques|
The Coys Europe team return on Saturday 29th March to Techno Classica Essen, for another significant European auction of high quality classic historic and collectors motor cars.
Set against the backdrop of one of the world's most important classic motoring shows, Coys Techno Classica Essen features a broad selection, from the 1912 Lancia Ep....
| VICARI AUCTION ANNOUNCES 2 RARE 1971 LS6 CORVETTESTo Be Offered At Cruisin' Nocona Auction|
NOCONA, TX. – A rare find indeed, the Vicari Auction Company recently uncovered a rare survivor 1971 LS6 Corvette convertible in a southern Alabama garage in pristine condition. The 1971 LS6 Corvette is very likely the best documented, lowest mileage, original LS6 Corvette to become available in years. Also joining the convertible, is a restored Brands Hatch Green LS6 Coupe. Both will cross the auction block at Vicari's 2nd Annual Crui....
| JACKIE COOPER'S FERRARI 410 SUPERAMERICA HEADED TO AMELIAFilm and TV star Jackie Cooper's 1956 Pininfarina Ferrari 410 Superamerica will anchor the 'Ferrari Production 1950-1964' class at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.|
The year 1956 was a good one for Ferrari, on and off the track. The Modenese firm won both the Formula 1 and the World Sportscar Championships in 1956. As a bonus, the Italian marque won Enzo Ferrari's favorite race, the open road Mille Miglia, a brutal 1000 mile high speed lap of the Italian peninsula.