|PRISTINE VOLVO P1800ES SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE AT BONHAMS AUCTION|
|Bonhams Auctioneers has sold a 1973 Volvo P1800ES Sport Wagon for the record sum of 92,400 USD. It was at an auction at the Greenwich Concours d´Elegance in Connecticut, USA that the Swedish classic with just 13,000 miles on the odometer was sold. 'As far as we know, this is a new world record for a classic Volvo', a representative for Bonhams said.
This P1800ES has spent its entire life in Keene, New Hampshire, and been used very little by its three owners, the first of them keeping the car ...[Read more...]|
|Extremely Original 'Holy Grail' 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible at Russo and Steele's 2016 Arizona Auction Event|
|Scottsdale, Arizona (November 24, 2015) – While Oldsmobile is believed to have created the first true American 'muscle car' with the release of its 303 V-8 Rocket 88 in 1949, it was not until 1964 that it returned to the concept with the 442 option, derived from the 'Police Apprehender Pursuit' package on the intermediate F-85 Cutlass. Signifying the car's four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission and dual exhaust, the '442' designation announced a serious performance car wit...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Best of Show|
The Concours d'Elegance of America, established in 1978, featured over 300 significant automobiles on the beautiful green at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. This year's featured classes included Vintage Bentley, Auto Show '55, Bonneville Streamliners, and Dream Cars of the 1980s.
Best of Show winners at the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America was awarded to a 1929 Duesenberg Model J owned by Charles Letts, Jr. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 1937 Bugatti 57...[Read more...]|
|Thomas Scott Collection of Classic American Automobiles to be On Offer at No Reserve at Russo and Steele's 2015 Monterey Collector Automobile Auction Event|
Scottsdale, Arizona (July 18th, 2015) – Thomas Scott is an accountant and entrepreneur from Athens, Georgia who has had a love for all things automotive for as long as he can remember. He possesses a lifetime of passion for buying, selling and working on classic American cars.
'I started out with the muscle cars — the Mopars, the Cobra Jet Mustang, the Chevelle,' Scott says. 'Those are cars that everybody recognizes — they're widely popular and very tradeable.' However, as S...[Read more...]|
|RAM LAUNCHES 2015 HEAVY DUTY MODELS WITH A TRIFECTA OF CLAIMS: BEST-IN-CLASS POWER, TOWING CAPACITY AND PAYLOAD CAPACITY|
|◾New Cummins 6.7-liter calibration adds 15 lb.-ft. of torque, edging out even Class 4 pickup competitors to a best-in-class 865 lb.-ft.
◾2015 Ram 3500 crushes the competition with up to 30,000 pounds of SAE J2807-spec. towing capacity, beating the closest competitor by nearly 1.5 tons
◾2015 Ram 2500 holds best-in-class 17,970 pounds of towing capacity, while adhering to SAE J2807 test criteria
◾New best-in-class payload of 7,390 pounds (Ram 3500)
◾Ram maintains credibility and customer confi...[Read more...]|
|LOCKED-AND-RELOADED: NEW 2015 DODGE CHARGER PURSUIT|
|◾All-new exterior styling for 2015 Charger Pursuit further draws on its late-1960s heritage, while infusing a more aggressive and visually lightened look with sleeker styling
◾Upgraded driver-focused cockpit is a mobile command center with world-class materials, police-duty upgrades and all-new state-of-the-art technologies
◾Charger Pursuit V-8 and V-8 AWD models deliver 370 best-in-class horsepower for best-in-class acceleration performance needed for police-fleet duty, including 0-to-60 mph ...[Read more...]|