|BONHAMS £1.2 MILLION VETERAN CAR SALE TRANSPORTS BOND STREET BACK IN TIME|
|Bonhams transported bidders back to the early days of motoring in its annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run Sale, held at 101 New Bond St on 4 November.
Now in its 13thth year, the event saw 90% of lots sold, realizing a total of £1.2 million, with starring lot the magnificent 1904 Renault Model U Type B 14/20HP Four-Cylinder, Swing-Seat Tonneau - sold to a European bidder in the room for £272,540.
One of the first four-cylinder Renaults built, this Model U, Type B (pictured) is powere...[Read more...]|
|LIVE STREAMING FOR SUNDAY'S BONHAMS VETERAN CAR RUN|
|• World's longest running motoring celebration available globally on YouTube|
For the first time in history, the captivating charm of the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox (6 November) will be streamed live to enthusiasts all around the globe.
Whether in Coventry or Cologne, Swindon or Sydney, viewers will be able to tune into YouTube to savour the magical atmosphere as more than 400 pioneering cars from the dawn of motoring participate in this year'...[Read more...]
|BONHAMS REVEALS STAR LINE UP FOR LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN AUCTION SALE|
|A rare 1904 Renault Type N-B that was owned by a French family for 60 years leads Bonhams traditional London to Brighton Run Sale of Veteran Motor Cars in London on 4 November. It is estimated at £250,000-280,000.
The car was one of the first four-cylinder Renaults built. The Type N-B was introduced by Louis Renault as part of a reorganization of the company's range of models following his brother Marcel's death in 1903. The Type N-B was a 14/20hp model powered by a conventional, four-cylind...[Read more...]|
|ORIGINAL ISOTTA FRASCHINI JOINS THE BONHAMS LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN|
|Italian motoring pioneer, once given by Mussolini to America, makes its first ever appearance in the UK
A unique veteran car that Italian dictator Benito Mussolini once donated to the Henry Ford Museum will be making a guest appearance as a special invited entry on the Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on Sunday, 1 November.
Historically significant, the 1901 Isotta Fraschini is chassis number one, the very first car to wear the famous 'IF' badge.
At that time the Milan-...[Read more...]|
|RM Sotheby's Sets New Collector Car Auction Benchmark with $172.9 Million Monterey Extravaganza|
|• RM Sotheby's generates highest ever total for a collector car auction: $172.9 million in sales at its flagship Monterey, California event
• 1964 Ferrari 250 LM claims top sale of the 2015 Monterey Car Week at a record $17,600,000
• Pinnacle Portfolio sets new auction benchmark for a single-day, single-vendor auction at $75.4 million
• RM Auto Restoration claims sixth Best of Show win at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
• Complete results available at www.rmsothebys.com...[Read more...]|