|Trackside Triumph British Marques Steal The Show At Bonhams Goodwood Sale|
|Bonhams third Goodwood Members' Meeting sale took place today, 19 March, and saw success from start to finish with an 80% sell rate and a total of £5,616,480. The top lot, a 1961 Aston Martin DP214 Replica GT Competition Coupé realised £551,667.
British cars performed particularly well on home turf, with 7 out of the top ten lots coming from UK marques. A 1924 Bentley 3-Litre Red Label Speed Model Tourer achieved £281,500 and the ex-David Hobbs 1965 Lola T70 Mk1 Spyder sold to a telephone bid...[Read more...]|
|BONHAMS £1.2 MILLION VETERAN CAR SALE TRANSPORTS BOND STREET BACK IN TIME|
|Bonhams transported bidders back to the early days of motoring in its annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run Sale, held at 101 New Bond St on 4 November.
Now in its 13thth year, the event saw 90% of lots sold, realizing a total of £1.2 million, with starring lot the magnificent 1904 Renault Model U Type B 14/20HP Four-Cylinder, Swing-Seat Tonneau - sold to a European bidder in the room for £272,540.
One of the first four-cylinder Renaults built, this Model U, Type B (pictured) is powere...[Read more...]|
|BONHAMS REVEALS STAR LINE UP FOR LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN AUCTION SALE|
|A rare 1904 Renault Type N-B that was owned by a French family for 60 years leads Bonhams traditional London to Brighton Run Sale of Veteran Motor Cars in London on 4 November. It is estimated at £250,000-280,000.
The car was one of the first four-cylinder Renaults built. The Type N-B was introduced by Louis Renault as part of a reorganization of the company's range of models following his brother Marcel's death in 1903. The Type N-B was a 14/20hp model powered by a conventional, four-cylind...[Read more...]|
|Andy Warhol'S 1979 Bmw M1 Art Car To Be Center Piece At Saratoga Automobile Museum|
|• BMW History and Heritage on four wheels and two on display from May – November, 2013|
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 17, 2013… Andy Warhol's 1979 BMW M1 Art Car will be the center piece of the exhibition 'BMW – The Ultimate Driving Machine', which opens this weekend at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. The exhibition will also feature the BMW 3.0 CSL which won the Daytona 24 Hour race in 1976. The exhibition, which features a retrospective of BMW cars and motorcycles, will run until ...[Read more...]
|Concours Dealer Super Car Class At The Concours d'Elegance of America|
|WHAT IS A 'DEALER SUPER CAR?'
In the muscle car world, the term 'Dealer Super Car' has specific and very important meaning. There are basically two distinct types, one considerably more valuable and desirable.
Original Dealer Built Super Cars: The cream of the crop built to order for a customer through a new car dealership and sold new. Yenko Chevrolet, Nickey Chevrolet, Mr. Norms Grand Spaulding Dodge, Baldwin-Motion and Royal Pontiac are some of the most recognized.