|BONHAMS OFFERS THE BEST OF BRITISH WITH THE GORDON WILLEY MOTOR CAR COLLECTION|
|Bonhams is pleased to announce the sale of the Lancashire-based Gordon Willey collection of 12 rare and valuable collectors' motor cars.
Of the collection, five will be sold at Bonhams annual Bond Street Sale, taking place at Bonhams global headquarters at 101 New Bond Street on 6 December. The remaining seven motor cars will be offered at Bonhams' December Sale, taking place at the Hendon RAF Museum on 10 December.
The multi-million-pound collection includes an astonishing seven ...[Read more...]|
|The powerhouse of the 124 model series: A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E|
|Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series - and has long been one of the brand's most desirable 'young classic' models.
A modest appearance, at first glance – this is one side of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E. Only the somewhat more voluminous wings, the slightly lower body and a modified front apron with inset fog lamps ...[Read more...]|
|CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE ARRIVES IN SCOTLAND – FILM FROM HIGHLAND TOUR – DAYS 1 AND 2|
|◾More than 50 incredible cars embarked on the Concours of Elegance Highland Tour to mark the opening of the car show at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on 4 September
◾Entries include His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent in a 1937 Bentley 4¼ Vanden Plas Tourer, Sir Jackie Stewart in a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, Dario Franchitti and Zak Brown in a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTS and many more
◾The first of three exclusive films covering the event in Scotland is released today
Scotland, 3 ...[Read more...]|
|Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction Preview|
|Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, will hold its annual Amelia Island Auction on Friday, March 7 on the Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
David Gooding, President and founder: 'Originality was the driving force behind our Amelia Island Auction. As always, our specialists have a keen eye for effective preservation of blue chip category cars. Many of the outstanding examples we selected for this sale are excellent ...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Honors Top Down Driving In Sunny Amelia Island|
|Florida's sunny weather is creating the perfect back-drop to honor the 50th anniversary of the famed Mercedes-Benz 'Pagoda,' SL which takes center stage during this week's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 8-10, 2013.
The launch of the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1963 caused quite a sensation. Mercedes-Benz had presented the motoring world with this single successor to the extremely successful 300 SL (W198) and 190 SL (W121).
The Daimler-Benz design team a...[Read more...]|