|Extremely Original 'Holy Grail' 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible at Russo and Steele's 2016 Arizona Auction Event|
|Scottsdale, Arizona (November 24, 2015) – While Oldsmobile is believed to have created the first true American 'muscle car' with the release of its 303 V-8 Rocket 88 in 1949, it was not until 1964 that it returned to the concept with the 442 option, derived from the 'Police Apprehender Pursuit' package on the intermediate F-85 Cutlass. Signifying the car's four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission and dual exhaust, the '442' designation announced a serious performance car wit...[Read more...]|
|INAUGURAL MECUM DENVER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION EXCEEDS $12 MILLION IN SALES|
|• 396 Cars Hammer Sold in Just Two Days Before a Standing-Room-Only Crowd|
WALWORTH, Wis. – July 1, 2015 – Mecum Auctions' first-ever Denver-area auction brought enthusiasts flocking to the Colorado Convention Center leading to standing-room-only crowds both days, June 26-27. With 396 cars sold, a 66-percent sell-through rate was achieved and overall sales totals reached $12,003,418.
'We were excited to bring the Mecum Auction action to the Denver area, and the reception fr...[Read more...]
|Auburn Spring Brings National Spotlight Back to Classic Car Capital of America.|
|• Final preparations underway for Auctions America's largest Auburn Spring sale to date, May 8 – 10 at the historic Auburn Auction Park
• NBCSN (NBC Sports Network) to carry exclusive, in-depth programming of the sale, May 8 - 10
• Latest auction highlights range from a highly original 1939 Packard Twelve Touring Cabriolet to a 2006 Dodge Viper SRT-10 VOI.9 Edition Coupe
• Event weekend also features a car corral and swap meet, along with the AACA's Special National Spring Meet
• Digita...[Read more...]|
|1964 Nurburgring 1000 Kilometers: Survive for One Last Victory|
|During the late 1950s, Richie Ginther would begin a relationship with John von Neumann and this partnership would result in one of the most dominant periods of American sportscar racing in which Ginther and Porsche would be virtually unbeatable. Nearly a decade later, that same combination would again join forces to provide one more moment of glory.
By the mid-1950s Porsche had developed its 550. This was a small car more than capable of dominating its class and consistently able to challenge...[Read more...]|
|TOPLINE COLLECTORS PLACE SPOTLIGHT on SPEED'S BARRETT-JACKSON BROADCAST FROM SCOTTSDALE|
|• TOPLINE COLLECTORS PLACE SPOTLIGHT on SPEED'S BARRETT-JACKSON BROADCAST FROM SCOTTSDALE|
• 'LOST' SHELBY DUAL PROTOTYPE, HAGERTY GIVEAWAY & SALON COLLECTION HIGHLIGHT 39 HOURS OF LIVE COVERAGE
The 42nd annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale (Ariz.) Collector Car Event, the first of four set for live coverage in 2013, kicks off the auction season in grand style as some of the world's most sought-after machines cross the block starting Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.