|Bonhams smashes multiple world records at $32.7 million Quail Lodge motorcar auction|
|Bonhams 16th annual Carmel automotive auction – the longest running sale during the Monterey Peninsula Car Week – was a resounding success with a nearly 90 per cent sale-through rate and nearly $33 million realized.
The Bonhams pavilion, situated on the spacious western lawns of Quail Lodge in sunny Carmel Valley, hosted an incredibly busy viewing in a lovely garden party atmosphere. Buyers from around the world came to view some of the rarest and most important cars ever offered, which resul...[Read more...]|
|Important sports and racing cars join the astounding offering at Bonhams Quail Auction|
|The Prototype Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix is added to the line-up as the final call for entries is announced
The finest motorcars in the world continue to be added to what has fast become Bonhams' most anticipated US automotive event in recent years: the forthcoming Quail Lodge auction.
Leading the recent consignments is the very first Type 35 Bugatti – the prototype. This is in fact the very car in which Le Patron, Ettore Bugatti, debuted his seminal design at the Grand Prix of Lyon in 192...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz launches campaign for its dream cars|
|'Mercedes-Benz dream cars' is a combined concept for the Stuttgart-based manufacturer's sales and marketing activities around its coupé, cabrio and roadster model series. The campaign is currently being rolled out in its core markets. The dream cars include the new E-Class coupe and cabrio models, the SLK and SL sports cars, the CL as well as the CLS and the CLS Shooting Brake. Selected young classics such as the SL Pagoda round off the portfolio.
'We have always made automotive dreams come t...[Read more...]|
|'Motor Klassik Award 2013': Five Awards for Mercedes-Benz|
|• Victory in the categories 'Classics up to 1930', 'Classics 1947-1961', and '2012 Auction Car'|
• Classics of the future: G-Class wins in the 'Off-Roader' category and the CLS Shooting Brake wins for the 'Luxury Segment'
• More than 22,000 'Motor Klassik' readers voted for their favourite vehicles
The readers of 'Motor Klassik' classic car magazine have decided: in the 'Motor Klassik Award 2013' a Mercedes-Benz vehicle has won in all of five categories. 'In this vote, t...[Read more...]
|Coys Christmas No 1 - Second Year In a Row!|
|BMW 328 achieves highest single vehicle sale price (£494,600) for December Auction sales
Coys rounded off a highly successful year with their final auction of 2012, 'True Greats', on December 4th, at Westminster, London, with sale results now nearing £4 million, and many new record auction prices achieved for this year in the UK.
Among the many great cars sold, Coys' wonderful BMW 328 achieved a selling price of £494,600, also selling were both their Lamborghini Miuras for £421,800 and £2...[Read more...]|