|SHOW-STOPPING AUTOMOBILES AT RM SOTHEBY'S AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE SALE|
|• RM Sotheby's readies for its 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance sale, March 12 in Florida
• Star attractions: 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Cabriolet A and 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica LWB Coupe Aerodinamico lead roster of more than 90 blue-chip collector cars
• Sale features over a century of automotive design and styling, from Brass Era greats including a stunning Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost, to modern exotics represented by a highly-optioned 2014 Pagani Huayra
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|BONHAMS COMMENCE EUROPEAN AUCTIONS WITH IMPRESSIVE GRAND PALAIS SALE|
|Bonhams commence European motoring auctions for 2016 with an impressive variety of incredible collectors' motor cars at Grand Palais
Leading the charge, the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB, sold to a Parisien bidder in the room for €2,070,000 (£1,559,331) followed by the 1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV, sold for €609,500 (£459,136)
In 2016 Bonhams will host the newly announced Monaco Sale, taking place 13 May, and will return for the Chantilly sale, taking place 4 September
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|TWO OF AMERICA'S FIRST FORMULA ONE TEAM CARS, THE SCARABS, OFFERED AT BONHAMS REVIVAL SALE|
|The Reventlow Automobiles Inc.'s (RAI) Scarab Grand Prix single-seaters were the very first, home-grown, all-American team of Formula 1 racing cars. Bonhams is to offer two of these Formula 1 classics, along with their much-admired Fiat-Bartoletti transporter, at the Goodwood Revival Sale, on 12 September.
The Scarab racing team was the brainchild of Woolworth heir, Lance Reventlow. A youthful racing enthusiast, he learned to race in Mercedes-Benz and Porsche cars, mixed in social circles th...[Read more...]|
|LISTER MOTOR COMPANY LAUNCHES NEW 60th ANNIVERSARY BROCHURE AS THE ORDER BOOKS BEGIN TO FILL|
|• New 60th Anniversary Lister Jaguar brochure now available
• 50 per cent of 2014 production already sold
• First cars to be delivered in April, 2014
• Road-going variant to be offered at £259,000 + tax
• Race-going version to be £249,000 + tax.
Following the recently announced purchase of the Lister Motor Company in May 2013, the company is delighted to announce that it has now published its 60th Anniversary Lister Jaguar brochure, which fully outlines the specifications for its fantasti...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams to sell historic cars from double Le Mans-winning racing team|
|The world's most comprehensive collection of competition cars from Scotland's flagship team that won two consecutive Le Mans 24-Hour races in the 1950s is among early consignments for one of the first sales to be held at Bonhams' newly redesigned and refurbished London headquarters.
Scottish businessman and amateur racing driver David Murray founded Ecurie Ecosse in November 1951. From a humble garage in a cobbled Edinburgh mews, operating invariably upon a shoestring budget, this proudly Sco...[Read more...]|