|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...]|
|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...]|
|RM Secures One-Of-A-Kind Ferrari and Talbot-Lago For its Monterey sale|
|RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce two new headline attractions for its highly anticipated Monterey, California sale, August 17–18: a spectacular 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport Berlinetta and a flawless 1938 Talbot-Lago T23 Teardrop Coupe.
On display at the company's sale in Monaco this week (May 11–12), both automobiles represent the pinnacle of exclusivity and style. The extraordinarily rare 410 S, chassis 0594 C...[Read more...]|
|Auctions America 2012 Auburn Spring Auction Offers Full Range of Convertibles|
|Just in time for summer fun, Auctions America by RM will offer an array of open-air collector cars during its June 1-3 Auburn Spring auction,including a one-of-a-kind concept car that cost Ford Motor Co. more than a half-million dollars to produce. During the three-day event, more than 600 American muscle cars, Classics, foreign sports cars and hot rods will cross the block at the historic Auburn Auction Park, the company's national headquarters in Auburn, Indiana.
'It's that time of year wh...[Read more...]|