|80 years ago: victory by the Mercedes-Benz W 25 in the International Eifel Race gave birth to the legend of the Silver Arrows|
|•The silver-coloured body of the W 25 gave this nickname to the racing cars from Mercedes-Benz
•Successful new development by Mercedes-Benz for the750-kilogram racing formula
•Manfred von Brauchitsch drove the W 25 to victory and established a new track record for Nürburgring
It was a debut in sparkling silver, and it ended with shining gold: the first race at Nürburgring with the completely newly developed Mercedes-Benz W 25 racing car on 3 June 1934 was won by Manfred von Brauchitsch with...[Read more...]|
|MECUM TOPS $18.6 MILLION IN CHICAGO|
|Walworth, WI - October 15, 2013 -- The windy city welcomed Mecum Auctions with an exceptional sale and enormous crowds at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend. With 965 cars crossing the block throughout the three-day event, 615 hammered sold for a 64 percent sell-through rate and $18,634,223 in sales. The one-of-a-kind personal driver of Corvette's original designer Harley J. Earl led auction sales with a hammer price of $1.5 million.
Chicagoland was...[Read more...]|
|History Rolls into Hershey for RM's Annual Pennsylvania Sale|
|• Final countdown underway to RM's annual Hershey, Pennsylvania auction, held October 10 – 11 during the historic AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet
• Two-day sale features 116 vehicles, with an emphasis on Brass and Classic Era motor cars
• Sale entries led by a rare, award-winning 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster
• Auction also features number of vehicles steeped with local Pennsylvania history
• Digital catalogue now available online at rmauctions.com
BLENHEIM, Ontario (S...[Read more...]|
|Hublot Masterpiece Mp 05 'Laferrari'|
|50-day power reserve: A World Record power reserve for a hand-wound Tourbillon wristwatch.
Movement 100% designed, developed and produced by the Hublot Manufacture engineers and watchmakers
We are in the world of the exceptional. The MP-05 'LaFerrari' represents a very special series, entirely designed and developed by the Hublot Manufacture engineers and watchmakers in tribute to 'LaFerrari'.
In a demonstration and testimony that lives up to the car, it has achieved a historic ...[Read more...]|
|BUICK TURNS 110: 11 HIGHLIGHTS OF 11 DECADES|
|Buick vehicles today are built in state-of-the-art facilities around the world. The Enclave luxury crossover's Lansing Delta Township plant was the industry's first LEED Gold-certified manufacturing facility. The brand has evolved in many ways since 1903, when the first Buick was hand-built in a small barn behind David Dunbar Buick's Detroit home. Here are 11 top highlights from Buick's first 11 decades:
• Through the end of 2012, Buick has sold more than 43 million vehicles. That's the equiv...[Read more...]|