13 juillet 2013

Juan Manuel Fangio's Mercedes becomes most valuable car ever sold at auction

The 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 Single-Seater breaks the following auction world records: Most valuable motor car ever sold at auction, Most valuable Formula 1 racing car ever sold, Most valuable Mercedes-Benz. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale today, when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864).  The car becomes the... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2013

Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles opens at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts

1934 Pierce-Arrow Silve Arrow Sedan. Collection of Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Photograph © 2013 Peter Harholdt. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles, an exhibition of unique and luxurious autos from the 1930s and ’40s. Sensuous Steel includes 18 automobiles and two motorcycles drawn from some of the most renowned car collectors and collections in the world. Organized by Guest Curator Ken Gross, former director of Petersen Automotive Museum,... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2013

RM Auctions and Sotheby's to showcase automotive artistry at exclusive New York sale

Leading early highlights for the sale is the stunning 1956 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MkII ‘Supersonic’, chassis AM300/1/1132 (est. USD1.5/2 million). The car’s first registered owners were newlywed New Yorkers Gail Whitney Vanderbilt and her husband, the record-setting water skier Richard C. Cowell, who took delivery directly from David Brown and were photographed with this car by Life magazine whilst living in the South of France. Darin Schnabel ©2013 Courtesy of RM Auctions NEW YORK, NY.- RM Auctions, in association with... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2013

Mercedes-Benz 190SL, 1962

Mercedes-Benz 190SL, 1962. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Châssis # 04010025020. Carte grise française. Estimation : 55 000 / 70 000 € Dévoilé sous sa forme définitive au salon de Genève 1955, le cabriolet 190 SL reprend la ligne générale du roadster 300 SL, mais se distingue par son allure moins agressive.Une silhouette pure et élancée, débarrassée de toute référence sportive destinée à séduire une clientèle aisée, privilégiant le bon goût et le confort. Une présentation impeccable et une finition de... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2013

One-of-a-kind DB4GT with Italian-built coachwork offered at Bonhams sale.

The complete ‘one-off’, which has been fully restored by Aston Martin, will go under the hammer in the manufacturer’s 100th anniversary year, and is expected to realise between GBP 2.8 million and 3.8 million. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A unique Aston Martin DB4GT that was the last off the production line and is the only one of its kind with coachwork by Italian design house Bertone will be offered for sale at the 14th annual Bonhams auction of Aston Martin and Lagonda motor cars at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, UK, on... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2013

RM Auctions announces stunning early highlights for biennial sale during the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Tourer by Barker. Photo: FLUID IMAGES. LONDON.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce a stunning series of early highlights for its eagerly awaited sale during the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend in Cernobbio, Italy, on the 25th of May.  Returning to the spectacular Villa Erba on the shores of Lake Como, the highly anticipated sale follows RM’s magnificent debut during the Concorso weekend in 2011, which saw... [Lire la suite]


20 septembre 2012

RM readies for highly anticipated Hershey sale

1931 Duesenberg Model J Dual Windshield ‘Barrelside’ Phaeton by LeBaron. Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions BLENHEIM, ON.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returns to Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 11–12 for its highly anticipated sale at the Hershey Lodge. A popular fixture on the global collector car calendar and a featured highlight of the AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet, the annual auction boasts a reputation for including outstanding Brass Era... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2012

Car first owned by 1940s screen icon Margaret Lockwood sold for £51,750 at Bonhams

The 1938 Delage D6-70 Tourer, in striking red-and-black paintwork, was purchased by the actress directly from the Delage stand at the 1938 Motor Show. Sold for £51,750. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The car bought new by 1940s star of stage and screen Margaret Lockwood (1916 – 1990) with one of her first film pay cheques was offered for sale at the Bonhams Beaulieu Sale in Hampshire on Saturday 8th September – one week before what would have been her 96th birthday. The 1938 Delage D6-70 Tourer, in striking red-and-black paintwork,... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2012

1938 Horch 853A Special Roadster by Erdmann & Rossi

1938 Horch 853A Special Roadster by Erdmann & Rossi. Photo Darin Schnabel ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 854275. Engine No. 852006. Commission no.3164. Estimate: $6,000,000-$8,000,000 US$ 120 bhp, 4,944 cc inline overhead cam eight-cylinder engine, four-speed sliding gear synchromesh transmission with overdrive, independent front suspension via upper A-arms and lower twin transverse leaf springs and chassis lubrication system, fully independent rear suspension with half shafts and... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2012

1957 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster by Karosseriewerk Reutter.

1957 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster by Karosseriewerk Reutter. Photo Ronnie Renaldi ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 83301. Engine No. 65352. Estimate: $190,000-$240,000 US 70 bhp (SAE), 60 bhp (DIN), 1,582 cc air-cooled, horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine, dual carburetors, four-speed manual gearbox in rear transaxle, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 82.7" • Matching numbers; recently freshened • Porsche Certificate of... [Lire la suite]
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