|Lancia Named 2016 Best of Show|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 21, 2016) — The 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance concluded with first-time entrant Richard Mattei lifting the top prize high overhead soon after his 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet was named Best of Show at the prestigious competition.
When the award was announced, it took Mattei a moment to grasp the accomplishment: 'I was just happy to be an entrant at Pebble Beach—and now to get an award, and not just one, but three!' His Lancia won its cl...[Read more...]|
|140 CARS GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT COYS BLENHEIM PALACE AUCTION|
|◾Daimler DB18 Drophead used by Churchill for campaigns in 1944 and 1949 to be sold at Churchill's birthplace
◾Ex-John Bolster Mini, raced at Goodwood's Members Meeting in 1960
◾The Jaguar Legend collection, fifteen Ferraris and much more
COYS return to the magnificent surroundings of Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and one of England's greatest palaces, with a sensational line-up of over 140 motor cars being offered at auction on July 2nd.
In addition, Coys will host...[Read more...]|
|RECORDS TUMBLE AT SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS' CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW SALE|
| ||A frenzied bidding war which resulted in a world record auction price for a 1985 Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1 of £60,188, helped Silverstone Auctions to a magnificent total of £4.4 million at its sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show this weekend.
In total, 80% of the 95 lots on offer were successfully hammered away in the two-day auction at the NEC, Birmingham.
Other fast Fords also proved extremely popular with the hundreds of buyers at the sale. A true time warp, 13,000 m...[Read more...]|
|'THE BEST CAR IN THE WORLD': 13 RARE ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS AT BONHAMS DENMARK SALE|
|It's a rare treat to own a Rolls-Royce, and quite a feat to own more than one. Henrik Frederiksen is the proud owner of an incredible thirteen Rolls-Royce motor cars, each to be offered at Bonhams single-owner Frederiksen Collection Sale, taking place 26 September.
Highlight of the series is the 1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost Skiff, estimate 7,200,000-9,200,000 DKK (£675,000-875,000). At over one hundred years old, the 40/50 H.P. Silver Ghost chassis is regarded by many as the model that...[Read more...]|
|JAGUAR AND FERRARI TAKE TOP HONOURS AS SALON PRIVÉ CELEBRATES MOST SUCCESSFUL EVENT YET ON 10TH ANNIVERSARY|
|◾1952 Jaguar XK120 Jabbeke Best of Show in Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elégance
◾LaFerrari overall winner in Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition
◾Outstanding line-up of cars paraded in front of 11,000 visitors at Blenheim Palace
Salon Privé has cemented its position as the UK's leading luxury classic and supercar show. The stunning display of vehicles in the Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elégance and the Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition wowed judges and guests alike on the beau...[Read more...]|