|A DECADE OF STYLE: MAGNIFICENT MERCEDES OF THE 1930S LEADS BONHAMS SALE|
|Bonhams Mercedes-Benz sale is led by fashionable automobiles of the sensational 1930s, headed by a rare 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Cabriolet, estimated at 6,000,000-7,000,000.
The 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Cabriolet was displayed at the 1935 Paris Auto Show as a mere chassis, and despite its stripped down state, was purchased straight off the stand. This swift acquisition was down to some good-natured rivalry between friends, Dr. Charles Crocker, and Lawrence Copley Thaw, which resulted ...[Read more...]|
|JANUARY 23RD BOOK SIGNING WITH ROB DICKINSON OF SINGER VEHICLE DESIGN|
|'One More than 10: Singer and the Porsche 911' Comes to Burbank's Autobooks-Aerobooks – Original '69 'Brown Bomber' on Display
LOS ANGELES – January 19, 2016 – For those that have ever wondered exactly what goes on 'behind the scenes' at Singer Vehicle Design -- the little restoration shop in Southern California that's provided a re-birth of sorts to old and tired Porsche 964s -- there's a perfect opportunity to see for yourself and keep the secret on your coffee table. Rob Dic...[Read more...]|
|1953 FERRARI 375 MM SPIDER LEADS LATEST HIGHLIGHTS FOR RM'S MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR MONTEREY SALE|
|• RM Auctions secures a championship-winning 1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider competition car for its flagship Monterey, California, sale, August 16–17, after single ownership for 45 years
• Also announced are a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, a 1958 Lister-Jaguar 'Knobbly' Prototype, and a 1960 Aston Martin DB4GT
• Sale held during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance motoring week features no less than 25 automobiles estimated to fetch in excess of $1,000,000 each
• Complete list of en...[Read more...]|
|ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES RECORD SALES IN COMPANY'S 108 YEAR HISTORY|
| ||•3,575 cars delivered to customers in 2012, the highest annual sales in the 108-year history of the marque and the third consecutive record year.
•Sales growth reported across many regions worldwide.
•Bespoke content at highest-ever levels.
•Expansion into new markets – Rolls-Royce motor cars are now sold in more than 40 countries worldwide.
•United States overtakes China to regain number one regional position.
•Rolls-Royce reaffirms position at pinnacle of British luxury goods manufac...[Read more...]|
|McLaren F1 Supercar Headlines Bonhams' Carmel Auction, Which Realizes in Excess of $13 Million|
|Sports and competition cars grab pole position at Bonhams' new location on the Quail Lodge grounds
International bidders assembled in the Bonhams tent, aided by telephone, absentee and online bidding, to create a truly competitive atmosphere at Bonhams 15th annual sale – the longest running sale of an international auction house during the Monterey Car Week.
In addition to the sale of the ex-GTC Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren F1 GTR 'Longtail' FIA GT Endurance Racing Coupe other headli...[Read more...]|