|RM Sotheby's to Shine Spotlight on Striking Pair of Italian Prototypes in Monterey|
|• RM Sotheby's prepares for triumphant return to Monterey, California, August 14-15
• The pinnacle of collector car auctions, multi-day sale to lift gavel on approximately 150 blue-chip collector cars
• Early highlights include a pair of Italian-built prototypes: the first Maserati Ghibli Spyder, and the original U.S.-specification Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Prototype
• Additional early attractions include a 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 'Periscopio'; a rare 1973 Nissan Skyline H/T 2000GT-R...[Read more...]|
|MECUM ROGERS' CLASSIC CAR MUSEUM AUCTION RESULTS|
|Feb. 27-28 Auction Hammers $9.5 Million in Sales to Benefit Arts and Education
Walworth, Wis. – March 3, 2015 – Mecum's offering of Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection of 230 cars brought standing-room-only crowds of more than 3,000 bidders and spectators this past weekend. The auction held in Las Vegas achieved $9,529,350 in hammer-price sales, proceeds which benefited The Rogers Foundation, supporting arts and education in Southern Nevada.
Beverly Rogers, wife of the ...[Read more...]|
|JAGUAR XE CONFIRMED AS NAME FOR COMPACT SPORTS SEDAN|
|◾The Jaguar XE will be an all-new compact premium sports sedan that will arrive in the United States in 2016
◾This sedan will expand the Jaguar lineup to reach a new generation of automotive enthusiasts and luxury buyers
◾The Jaguar XE will be an advanced, efficient and refined design featuring an aluminum intensive unibody
◾This will be the first Jaguar product built on the company's new advanced aluminum architecture
◾The Jaguar XE will be the first vehicle powered by the new Ingenium high...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CARS' GLOBAL SALES UP 4.6 PER CENT – EIGHT CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF GROWTH|
|◾Global sales of 29,948 cars, up 4.6 per cent versus February last year
◾Positive developments in Europe, China and overseas
◾New product launches at the Geneva Motor Show to further drive growth
Global sales at Volvo Cars increased 4.6 per cent in February compared to the same month last year, driven by sturdy growth in China, a positive performance in Germany, the Netherlands and Japan and continued strength in Sweden. Sales have now increased for eight consecutive months.
China was Vo...[Read more...]|
|Buyers in abundance for another strong sale at Brooklands|
|Amidst some speculative recent market results, the heat was on Historics, but with Brooklands bathed in sunshine, the classic and sports car auctioneer again delivered another strong sale. In total 60 of 103 vehicles were seen away for a sale ratio of 58% and a final sale figure of £1,159,070.
As pre-sale publicity predicted, Bentley's blazed a trail, with the star of the show an R-Type Coupé by Abbott of Farnham, which sold for £100,000. A 1937 4¼ litre Sports Special sold for £47,500, wh...[Read more...]|