|TIME-WARP FORD ESCORT TAKES CCA BACK TO THE 1970s|
|A very special 1979 Ford Escort Ghia, in time-warp condition and with less than 4,000 miles on the clock, will be offered at auction by Classic Car Auctions (CCA) at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 18th June.
Looking as immaculate as the day it left the factory 37 years ago, this car has a fascinating history. It was supplied new to its first owner by Garrings of Newbury in 1979 to be used on trips to his holiday cottage. Spending most of his time in London, the owner barely dr...[Read more...]|
|MECUM IN HOUSTON APRIL 9-11 WITH 1,000 COLLECTOR CARS AT AUCTION|
|• Three Featured Collections Including 45 Cars from Houston's Charlie Thomas|
WALWORTH, Wis. – March 12, 2015 – Following the historic sale of the 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype for $7 million in 2014, Mecum Auctions returns to Houston's NRG Park April 9-11 with 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, hot rods, Resto Mods and more set to cross the auction block.
The auction will feature three private collections including 45 cars offered by Houston's Charlie Thomas, the...[Read more...]
|Historic 1963 Chrysler Turbine Car to be Displayed at 2015 Canadian International AutoShow|
|•Rare prototype vehicle is powered by a turbine engine which runs on Kerosene, Diesel – or JP-4 Jet Fuel
•Chrysler Turbine Car to be displayed as part of the 19-vehicle Art and the Automobile auto show feature
•This running example was shipped directly from the historical collection of FCA US LLC in Auburn Hills, Mich.
•A total of 50 Ghia-bodied Turbine Cars were built between 1963 and 1964, loaned to members of the general public, but never put into series production
February 12, 2015...[Read more...]|
|RM Auctions and Sotheby's Stun the Market with Incredible $63 Million 'Art of the Automobile' Sale in New York|
|• RM Auctions and Sotheby's momentous Art of the Automobile auction generates $62,797,500 of sales in two hours of furious bidding
• Records tumble with the historic 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti achieving $14,300,000 while the stunning 1938 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Teardrop Cabriolet by Figoni et Falaschi sells for $7,150,000
• 93 percent of all lots sold to an international audience of bidders representing 17 countries
• Full results are available online at www.rmauctions.c...[Read more...]|
|Volkswagen Celebrates 60 Years Of The Karmann Ghia|
|◾Volkswagen Karmann Ghia prototype shown internally in 1953
◾Osnabrück-made sportster started the Volkswagen brand's move upmarket
Wolfsburg, August 20, 2013 – Thanks to the Karmann Ghia, Volkswagen had a car in the mid-1950s in its line-up that was positioned above the Beetle, allowing the company to appeal to a broader customer base. It is now 60 years since that prototype was shown internally, on the occasion of the Paris Motor Show. The car went into full production in 1955. Today...[Read more...]|