|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.|
| 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.
|CORROZZERIA ZAGATO: CARS OF THE 'LIGHTNING Z' HONORED AT THE 19TH ANNUAL AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE'The cars wearing Zagato's 'lightning Z' badge have become classics and icons. On March 9, 2014 the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will honor the brilliance and creativity of Ugo Zagato and his heirs with a class of Zagato-bodied cars from the likes of Ferrari, Maserati, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Hispano-Suiza, FIAT, Rolls-Royce, Lancia, Lamborghini, MG, Bentley, Porsche, Spyker and even British supercar builder Aston Martin, for whom Zagato created their masterpiece, the landma....|
|Gooding & Company Presents Post-War Sports Cars at its Amelia Island AuctionSANTA MONICA, Calif. (February 21, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, announces that its annual Amelia Island Auction on March 7, 2014 will feature a selection of the most collectible and superior post-war sports cars to come to auction in recent years. Standouts include a 1964 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster barn find that has never previously been offered for public sale, one of the most original sur....|
| ‘CROSSING CONTINENTS': A YEAR OF GREAT DRIVING WITH BENTLEYBespoke Grand Touring with Bentley|
• Exclusive luxury experiences for 2014
(Crewe, England. 20 February 2014) Time behind the wheel of the consummate British Grand Tourer – the Continental GT – is always an enjoyable experience and Bentley is offering customers and driving enthusiasts a range of unique driving experiences in 2014; from exclusive luxury breaks to bespoke routes around the world designed by the company's driving experts.
The new luxury breaks are in partnership with ....
| JD CLASSICS' SUCCESSFUL 2013 SEASON OF HISTORIC RACING RECOGNISED WITH MULTIPLE PRIZES AT ANNUAL AWARDSJD CLASSICS' SUCCESSFUL 2013 SEASON OF HISTORIC RACING RECOGNISED WITH MULTIPLE PRIZES AT THE MOTOR RACING LEGENDS ANNUAL AWARDS|
◾The historic motor racing successes of leading classic car specialist JD Classics during the 2013 season recognised at the annual Motor Racing Legends Awards
◾JD Classics awarded the prestigious Stirling Moss Trophy for victories in its 1959 Lister Costin, plus further awards for significant Class wins in other JD Classics cars
| 2013 Bentley News HighlightsBentley SUV confirmed |
• Three new models unveiled
• Strong sales growth through first three quarters of 2013
• Company returns to motorsport with Continental GT3
(Crewe, England. 17 December 2013) 2013 has been a year of key landmarks and achievements for Bentley and its customers.
The company confirmed it will build the world's fastest and most luxurious SUV at its Crewe headquarters, creating a further 1,000 jobs at Bentley and its suppliers, as well as taking Bentley d....
|Tom Fritz Creates The 19Th Annual Amelia Island Concours D'elegance PosterThe posters for the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance have become collectible car art and the 2014 edition is no exception. Today the Concours revealed that the 19thannual event poster was created by famed hot rod artist Tom Fritz and honors Jochen Mass on the 25th anniversary of his victory in the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans driving his Mercedes-Benz Sauber C9. The beautiful piece takes creative cues from the first Amelia poster in 1996, well-known for honoring the record-setting drive of Sir Stir....|
| MINI AND THE X-RAID TEAM WILL LINE UP AT THE 2014 RALLY DAKAR WITH THE MINI ALL4 RACINGMunich (DE). From 5-18 January 2014, MINI will be lined up with eleven MINI ALL4 Racing, run by the X-raid Team, at the Rally Dakar. In 2012 and 2013 the MINI ALL4 Racing was the car to beat at the toughest marathon rally in the world. Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel won the most recent two Dakar editions at the wheel of the MINI ALL4 Racing of the Monster Energy X-raid Team.|
'Motorsport is in the DNA of MINI. Since its birth in the late 1950s, the MINI brand has been intrinsically associated....