|WORLD RECORDS TUMBLE AT BONHAMS' INAUGURAL $14-MILLION AMELIA ISLAND AUCTION|
|Pre-war American cars sell strongly while models from Alfa Romeo, BMW and Porsche make world auction records
Amelia Island, Florida – The much-anticipated addition to the Amelia Island Car Week – whose cornerstone is the renowned Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance – was Bonhams' inaugural motorcar auction, held Thursday, March 12th at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. And what a resounding success it was!
The perfectly situated venue was teeming with motoring aficionados and a l...[Read more...]|
|Past Winners Come Up Big at the Eleventh Annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance|
|The premier winners, the coveted 'Best of Show' and 'People's Choice' awards along with the 'Most Outstanding Car - Pre-1948' and 'Most Outstanding Car - Post-1948' were chosen today for the prestigious Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, held at the historic Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn.
Sunday's Concours d'Elegance top honor, 'Best of Show,' was awarded to a 1938 Jaguar ss Coupe owned by Frank and Milli Ricciardelli of Monmouth Beach, NJ. The Ricciardell...[Read more...]|
|Citroen Shifts Into Racing Gear For 2012 Goodwood Festival Of Speed|
|•New Citroën Racing driver, Thierry Neuville, will be putting DS3 WRC through its paces on the hill climb & Forest Rally Stage
•Hot blooded 256bhp DS4 Racing concept making its UK premiere on the Citroën stand
•New Citroën DS5 taking part in the Moving Motor Show
Citroën is showcasing the very best of its stylish flair, 'Créative Technologie' and racing pedigree at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed with the DS3 WRC in action; the UK premiere of DS4 Racing concept and a display of th...[Read more...]|
|The Champion in Touring Car Racing : The BMW M3|
|In August 1985, a rumour surfaced in motor magazine Auto-Deutschland which emanated from a new sports car. An A Group Car from BMW that was a thoroughbred racing car according to the rules but was also to be produced in a version licensed to drive on open roads for everyday use. Speculation about this dream car that could take to normal roads and was intended for the 'Most dynamic among BMW 3 Series drivers' was right on target. But the pundits missed the mark about the motor-sport car by a mile...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams Monaco sale|
|Now in its 26th year, Bonhams celebrated sale 'Les Grandes Marques à Monaco' will be held at the Musée des Voitures du Prince, Monte Carlo on the 11th May and will once again be under the patronage of the Grimaldi Family. The sale also coincides with the biannual Monaco Historic Grand Prix, the focal point for historic motor racing enthusiasts during May.
Highlights from the Sale include examples from Bugatti, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati and Facel Vega.