|THE 2016 BONHAMS LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN WILL MARK THE 130TH BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST AUTOMOBILE|
|The 'Benz Patent Motorwagen' took its first, faltering, steps in 1886… but the rest is history
The 2016 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run – the world's longest running motoring event – will celebrate inventor Karl Benz's 130-year old patent, granted on January 29th 1886, and the early days of German motoring when the annual pilgrimage of veteran cars makes its way to the south coast in November.
The Benz Patent Motorwagen (patent number 37435) was a two-seater, three-wheele...[Read more...]|
|GOODYEAR NAMES 31ST HIGHWAY HERO|
| ||• Truck Driver Rescues Fellow Trucker Who Fell From Burning Rig|
• That Was Suspended Over Freeway Overpass
AKRON, Ohio, March 27, 2014 – A truck driver who rescued another trucker who had fallen from a burning tanker truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass has been named the 31stGoodyear Highway Hero.
Chosen from four finalists, Ivan Vasovic of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., today accepted the 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award during the Mid...[Read more...]
|Simon Cowell, Gene Simmons & Others Partner With Craig Jackson For Scottsdale Auction|
|Barrett-Jackson Welcomes Celebrities and Vehicles Affiliated with Film '2 Fast 2 Furious' Featuring the Late Paul Walker, Steven Tyler, Gene Simmons, the Late Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant, Michael Schumacher, the Late James Gandolfini, Chad Kroeger and Film 'Driving Miss Daisy'
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 — Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today the lineup of celebrity affiliated vehicles that will cross its auction block in Scottsdale as wel...[Read more...]|
|Extremely Rare 166 Inter Berlinetta, Ferrari's First Road Model, to Headline Russo and Steele's Highly Anticipated Monterey Auction Event|
|Throughout its storied history, California's Monterey Peninsula has played host to a pantheon of the greatest competition-inspired road cars ever conceived and built. This year, Russo and Steele's outstanding early consignments for Monterey will include a truly significant offering in the form of Ferrari's very first road-going Sports/GT series, the 166 Inter. Only 37 were produced in all, with just eight – exemplified by the striking Berlinetta offered here, numbered 037 S – fitted with elegant...[Read more...]|
|FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR HISTORICS|
|• Stanley Steamer takes centre stage for spring sale|
Brooklands will provide the backdrop for the ultimate MPV – built long before the category was even invented – when a 1917 20hp Stanley Mountain Wagon crosses the 'block' on Saturday March 9th for Historics' spring sale.
Having sold their dry plate photographic business to Eastman Kodak, twin brothers Francis E. Stanley and Freelan O. Stanley decided to set up the Stanley Motor Carriage Company in order to manufacture steam powe...[Read more...]