29 juillet 2014

Fabulous Ferraris and beautiful Bugattis take centre stage at RM AUctions' London sale

1938 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux. Chassis no. 57701. Engine no. 494. Est. £595,000-715,000. Photo: Neil Fraser ©2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions. LONDON.- Now in its ninth year, RM Auctions’ annual London sale, has gained a reputation for bringing a world-class collection of cars to market, offering a broad selection of vehicles to cater to a diverse range of automotive tastes and budgets. From imposing Edwardians to modern era supercars and modest market investments to magnificent million-pound automobiles, RM’s London sale... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

Bonhams to sell 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet

The 1957 Turin Show, Ex-Carlos Kauffman. 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet. Coachwork by Carrozzeria Pinin Farina. Chassis no. 0759 GT. Engine no. 0759 GT. Photo: Bonhams. The magnificent Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Cabriolet destined for Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale is a very early, stylish example, and only the eighth of some 40 units ever built. Having spent its life in Italy and Venezuela, it now travels to California for the highly anticipated auction, with an estimate of $6.5 million... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2014

Bonhams to offer ex-1930 Mille Miglia class winning OM 665 SS MM Superba at Goodwood Revival

1930 OM 665 SS MM Superba. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- The historically significant 1930 OM 665 SS MM Superba is to be offered at Bonhams Goodwood Revival auction on Saturday 13th September 2014.  Boasting an impeccable competitive career, the pre-war sports racing car began life with class winning success in the gruelling Mille Miglia 1000 mile race around Italy in 1930. It continued with entries in a number of the most noted endurance races of its day including the Targa Florio and Tourist Trophy. Perhaps lesser known... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2014

Bonhams celebrates inaugural Mercedes-Benz auction with €12 million sale

A 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K special roadster featuring unique period coachwork, sold at €3.1 million (£2.5 million), with proceeds to benefit Cancer and Alzheimer’s charities. Photo: Bonhams.  STUTTGART.- With almost 50 cars consigned from clients around the world, and models of the marque spanning over 100 years, the Bonhams Mercedes-Benz sale was a resounding success - with an incredible €11,855,925 (£9,417,870) total.  A 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K special roadster featuring unique period coachwork, sold at €3.1 million... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2014

Bonhams offers one of the earliest surviving Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullwing' Coupes

The ‘Gullwing’ being offered is chassis serial ‘4500019’, whose eventful past includes being the model-launch vehicle displayed by Daimler-Benz at the 1954 Paris Salon de l’Automobile exhibition; the 1955 London Motor Show car displayed at Olympia; and the 1955 ‘Autocar’ magazine road-test car. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- At its inaugural Mercedes-Benz Sale on 12 July at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, Bonhams is to offer at auction one of the earliest surviving and most significant of all Mercedes-Benz 300SL... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2014

MG TD - 1951 N° Châssis: 11029

MG TD - 1951 N° Châssis: 11029. Photo FRANCE EXPERTISES ENCHERES-STANISLAS MACHOÏR Estimation: 25 000 € - 30 000 € Morris Garage est spécialisé dans les petites voitures de sport. Sa lignée DS T avec les A, B, C, D, F est certainement la plus belle réussite de la marque. En 1949, apparait la nouvelle TD, qui sera produite jusqu'en 1953 avec des innovations importantes: suspension avant indépendante, freinage hydraulique, nouveau châssis. La TD, va connaitre un immense succès, surtout aux USA. Avec la TF, et la... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2014

Beautiful Bentleys and a 'Rambo Lambo' amongst highlights for sale at Bonhams

1927 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer. Photo Bonhams LONDON - With a brace of coach-built Bentleys leading the sale, a fully representative line-up of vintage, classic and rare motor cars go under the hammer on April 28th at Bonhams Collector's Motor Cars and Automobilia Sale, at London's RAF Museum, Hendon. The Bentleys are a 1927 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer, £100,000-150,000 and a 1956 Bentley S-Series Continental Sports Saloon, estimated at £280,000-340,000. 1956 Bentley S-Series Continental Sports Saloon.... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2014

A tale of two Mercedes: Cars with unique pasts announced for Bonhams Mercedes-Benz Sale

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A Chassis no. 130946. Photo: Simon Clay STUTTGART.- Bonhams announced two additions to its inaugural Mercedes-Benz Sale on 12 July at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.  A 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet with a swinging Parisian past, estimated at EU €1.8-2.4 million, and an early WW1 period 22/50hp Mercedes from 1915 with an estimate of EU €650,000-750,000, are two of the latest consignments to the Sale, which will feature a choice selection of some 40 motor cars manufactured... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2014

1955 Jaguar D-Type is top lot at RM's inaugural Paris auction generating € 17.7 million in sales

1955 Jaguar D-Type €3,696,000.00. Photo: Simon Clay ©2013 Courtesy of RM Auctions.  PARIS.- RM Auctions announced the highly successful results of its debut sale in Paris on the 5 February, 2014, posting a total sales figure of €17,701,680, with 80 percent of all lots sold.  The star of the night was the truly wonderful 1955 Jaguar D-Type, part of the Harburg Collection, which sold for €3,696,000, establishing a new world record for a D-Type at auction. Chassis XKD 520, which boasts an extensive early racing history, was... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2014

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster avec son hard-top d'usine

Même propriétaire depuis 1972, 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster avec son hard-top d'usine. Châssis n° 198.042.8.500.075. Estimation €650,000 - 850,000 (£540,000 - 700,000). Photo: Bonhams. Conçue pour marquer le retour de Mercedes-Benz à la compétition internationale après la guerre, la 300SL fit ses débuts à la Mille Miglia 1952 où elle termina aux 2e et 4e places au général. Suivirent des victoires à la Carrera Panamericana et au Mans et la 300SL fut prête à entrer dans la légende du sport automobile. Les... [Lire la suite]
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