|Italian thoroughbreds to feature prominently at Bonhams Quail Lodge auction|
|Numerous iconic and desirable models from Ferrari, Lancia, Lamborghini and more contribute to growing anticipation for this approaching sale
San Francisco – Bonhams is delighted to announce its impressive assembly of Italian sports cars for its fast approaching 16th annual Carmel motorcar auction on August 16th.
After announcing earlier this spring the consignment of some truly exceptional and noteworthy Italian cars – most notably the one-off 1954 New York Auto Show, 1953 Fe...[Read more...]|
|Next Generation European Compact Car From Nissan To Be Manufactured By Renault In Europe|
|Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the replacement for the current Nissan Micra compact car will be manufactured at a Renault plant in Europe. Due to start production in 2016, the vehicle will be exported across Europe's left-hand drive markets.
Under the Nissan Power 88 six-year business plan, the company will launch, on average, one new model every six weeks for the duration of the plan. Consequently, available capacity across the relevant plants in the Nissan manufacturing networ...[Read more...]|
|Coys True Greats London Sale|
|Coys round off their 2012 auction calendar with their world-famous True Greats sale of important collectors cars, classic film posters and the Keeler Collection of rare models.
With some 400 lots coming under the auctioneer's hammer on 4th December, this sale offers a superb choice of entries for any car collector.
Among the great entries include two Lamborghini Miuras, a rare Aston Martin DB5 Vantage in left-hand drive, accompanied by its sister models a DB4 and a DB6, and from Germany a be...[Read more...]|
|A Piece of Hollywood and Jaguar History|
|Clark Gable's 'Best in Class' 1949 XK120
This weekend, a very special XK120 graced the judging field at the 62nd Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance. This particular XK120 is significant, not only because it was named 'Best in Class,' but because its first owner was none other than Hollywood icon Clark Gable, a devoted Jaguar enthusiast.
Gable's XK120, chassis No. 670003, was judged 'Best in Class' in the 'Postwar Sports Open' category. The car is owned by Mr. Jeff Lotman, of Los Ang...[Read more...]|
|Cherished Classics From The Pettit Collection Will Be Offered Without Reserve|
|• The 1929 Duesenberg 'Blue J' and 11 collector cars from the William A. C. Pettit, III Collection will be sold at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions|
• Estate Proceeds will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children®-Tampa
Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is honored to present the finest automobiles of the William A.C. Pettit, III Collection at its Pebble Beach Auctions on Aug...[Read more...]