|Amelia Island Concours : Best in Show|
The 21st Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance showcased over 250 vehicles which bravely ventured onto the show field under weather reports that threatened heavy downpours. In an effort to avoid the inevitable rain, the awards ceremony was truncated and just the Best in Class and other major award winners were invited to drive in front of the judges to receive their award. This shortened scheduled worked perfectly, and the cars and spectators remained dry. At the end of the show, the tw...[Read more...]|
|70 CARS ON OFFER IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS' RESTORATION SHOW SALE|
|70 cars will be going under the hammer in Silverstone Auctions' sale at the Practical Classics Restoration Show and Classic Car Show taking place this Sunday 6th March at the NEC, Birmingham.
The auction offers the opportunity to purchase an eclectic range of cars including some of the finest classics and modern supercars through to exciting barn finds and restoration projects.
Headlining the sale is a very special, limited edition 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0, one of only 600 examples ma...[Read more...]|
|INDUSTRY 4.0 - DIGITALISATION AT MERCEDES-BENZ|
| ||• The Next Step in the Industrial Revolution|
February 26, 2016 -- The automobile industry is facing fundamental changes. Alongside the electrification of the powertrain, autonomous driving and the development of new markets, it is above all digitalisation that is driving this process of change. This combination of the physical and digital is often referred to as 'Industrie 4.0'. Networking the entire value chain in real time is already more than just a vision for Mercedes-Benz. ...[Read more...]
|A Piece of Hollywood and Jaguar History|
|Clark Gable's 'Best in Class' 1949 XK120
This weekend, a very special XK120 graced the judging field at the 62nd Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance. This particular XK120 is significant, not only because it was named 'Best in Class,' but because its first owner was none other than Hollywood icon Clark Gable, a devoted Jaguar enthusiast.
Gable's XK120, chassis No. 670003, was judged 'Best in Class' in the 'Postwar Sports Open' category. The car is owned by Mr. Jeff Lotman, of Los Ang...[Read more...]|
|Cherished Classics From The Pettit Collection Will Be Offered Without Reserve|
|• The 1929 Duesenberg 'Blue J' and 11 collector cars from the William A. C. Pettit, III Collection will be sold at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions|
• Estate Proceeds will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children®-Tampa
Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is honored to present the finest automobiles of the William A.C. Pettit, III Collection at its Pebble Beach Auctions on Aug...[Read more...]