07 mars 2016

1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A

Lot 141, 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Chassis no. 408388. Engine no. 10124019.32 408388. Estimate €2 million - 2.6 million (£1.5 million - 2 million). Photo: Bonhams. 5,401cc OHV Supercharged Inline 8-Cylinder Engine115bhp or 180bhp with Supercharger Engaged4-Speed Manual Transmission4-Wheel Independent Suspension 4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum BrakesOutstandingly handsome example of Sindelfingen coachworkHigh-quality older restoration that presents... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2016

1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Cabriolet

Lot 145, Featured at the Paris Auto Show Ex-Richard Croxton Adams, 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Cabriolet. Coachwork by Carrosserie J. Saoutchik. Chassis no. 123696. Engine no. 102405.38 123696. Estimate €6 million - 7 million (£4.6 million - 5.4 million). Photo: Bonhams. 5,018cc OHV Supercharged Inline 8-Cylinder Engine100bhp or 160bhp with Supercharger Engaged4-Speed Manual Transmission4-Wheel Independent Suspension 4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum BrakesExquisite and rare coachwork... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2016

1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Cabriolet C

Lot 121, 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Cabriolet C. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Chassis no. 113715. Engine no. 113715. Estimate €800,000 - 1.2 million (£620,000 - 930,000). Photo: Bonhams. 5,018 cc OHV Supercharged Inline 8-Cylinder Engine100bhp or 160bhp with Supercharger Engaged4-Speed Manual Transmission4-Wheel Independent Suspension 4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum BrakesRare and correct exampleHigh-quality coachwork by SindelfingenHigh-quality restoration that presents wellLegendary... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2016

Bonhams returns to Stuttgart with a mighty million euro Mercedez-Benz Model K

Lot 112, A rare supercharged 1926 MERCEDES-BENZ 24/100/140 PS MODEL K La Baule Transformable. Coachwork by Jacques Saoutchik. Chassis no. 35426. Engine no. 60616. Estimate €800,000 - 1.2 million (£620,000 - 930,000). Photo: Bonhams. STUTTGART.- Bonhams’ return to Stuttgart for the annual single-marque Mercedes-Benz sale will be led by the magnificent 1928 Mercedes-Benz Model K 6,240cc Supercharged Torpedo Transformable. With its superb Saoutchik transformable coachwork, it is estimated at... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2016

One of the world's most desirable collector cars comes to Bonhams auction

1937 Bugatti Type 57Sc Sports Tourer. Coachwork by Vanden Plas. Chassis no. 57541. Engine no. 29S. Estimate of $11 - $13-million. Photo: Bonhams. Bonhams announced the addition of an extremely important motorcar to its second annual Amelia Island Auction next month – a 1937 Bugatti 57SC Sports Tourer with one-off coachwork by Vanden Plas. Well researched and documented by marque experts, this extremely desirable sports tourer – chassis number 57541 – is regarded by many as the greatest and most collectible... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2016

Show-stopping automobiles at RM Sotheby's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Sale

 Star attraction: 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Cabriolet A. Est. $3,000,000 - $4,000,000. Photo: Darin Schnabel © 2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's. BLENHEIM.- RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, will celebrate its 18th annual sale at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance next month by lifting the gavel on more than 90 show-stopping automobiles. The carefully curated roster—a group comfortably spanning over a century of automotive styling and design—is... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2016

Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Bodywork designed by Figoni & Falaschi, Delahaye, 135M Competition Coupe, 1936, the Patterson Collection. Image © 2008 Peter Harholdt. HOUSTON - Today's automotive manufacturers strive for economy and efficiency, but there was a time when art and elegance reigned. Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940celebrates the cars and motorcycles designed during this iconic period. Bodywork built by LeBaron Incorporated, Packard Motor Car Company, Twelve Model 1106, 1934, collection of... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2016

H&H one of only five auction houses to sell a car for more than $10M brings two special cars to London

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SL. Reg Number: SYR 16F - Chassis Number: 11304322003932 - Engine Number: 12998222001497. Estimate: (£) 100,000 - 120,000. © H&H Classics LONDON.- H&H Classics will feature another beautiful car on their stand at the London Classic Car Show (ExCel18-21 Feb) – a Mercedes 250SL sports car from the 1960’s will join a racing E-Type Jaguar. Both cars will be sold at the H&H Duxford sale later this year in Cambridgeshire on April 20th. “The 1967... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

Rare 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder steals the show at RM Sotheby's Paris sale

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder by Wendler. Chassis no. 550-0068. Sold for €2.744.000. Courtesy RM Sotheby’s/Rémi Dargegen. PARIS.- RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returned to Place Vauban for its third annual Paris sale. A highlight of the world-famous Rétromobile week, the auction achieved €19,035,550* ($20,843,927 US) before a standing-room-only crowd. With active bidding from global collectors representing 24 countries, the result was a... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2016

Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster realizes $9.9 million to set new Arizona auction record

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster by Sindelfingen. Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2015 Courtesy of RM Sothebys. PHOENIX, AZ.- A 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster sold for an outstanding $9,900,000 at RM Sotheby’s Arizona Biltmore sale in Phoenix tonight to enter the history books as the most valuable automobile ever sold during the famed Arizona auction week. The previous record for an automobile sold in Arizona was held by a Ferrari 250 LM, which garnered $9.625 million at RM’s 2015 Arizona Biltmore... [Lire la suite]