20 janvier 2014

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider sets new Arizona auction record at RM's $45.5 million sale

 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider by Scaglietti. To be auctioned on Friday, January 17, 2014. Sold for $8,800,000. Photo: Ben Majors © 2013 Courtesy of RM Auctions. PHOENIX, AZ.- RM Auctions kicked off its 2014 auction season on a fantastic note once again this week, realizing an impressive $45,563,450 million in sales* with 85 percent of all lots sold at its 15th annual Phoenix, Arizona sale.  Within a beautiful setting and stunning presentation at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, the results represent a... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2013

1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spider. Coachwork by Zagato

1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spider. Coachwork by Zagato. Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 10814356 - Engine no. 10814356 1,752cc DOHC Supercharged Inline 6-Cylinder Engine.Single Dual-Throat Memini Carburetor. 85bhp at 4,500rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 2.4 million - 2.7 million (€1.7 million - 2 million) *Superior example of the legendary 6C 1750 Zagato Spider*Unparalleled authenticity with original body, engine and driveline*Outstanding 100-point restoration by the renowned... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2013

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster with Hardtop

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster with Hardtop. Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 198042-10-002795 - Engine no. 198980-10-002846 2,996cc SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection. 222bhp at 5,800rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission.4-Wheel Independent Suspension.4-Wheel Disc Brakes. Estimate US$ 1 million - 1.25 million (€720,000 - 900,000) *Desirable, early disc brake 300SL*Matching numbers example*Known ownership history since new*Excellent restoration by Robert Platz of Precision Motorworks*Offered with both hard and... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2013

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C. Coachwork by Scaglietti-Design by Pininfarina

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C. Coachwork by Scaglietti-Design by Pininfarina. Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 08327. Engine no. 08327 3,285cc SOHC V12 Engine. 6 Weber Carburetors. 305bhp at 7,600rpm. 5-Speed Manual Transaxle. 4-Wheel Independent Suspension. 4-Wheel Disc Brakes. Estimate: US$ 2.2 million - 2.6 million (€1.6 million - 1.9 million) Desirable factory delivered six-carburetor, torque tube, long nose 275 GTB *Very genuine, low mileage and matching numbers example*Expertly restored in original color combination*History researched... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2013

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe. Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 198040.5500594 - Engine no. 198980.5500621 2,996cc SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection. 212bhp at 5,800rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Independent Suspension. 4-Wheel Drum Brakes. Estimate: US$ 1.1 million - 1.4 million (€800,000 - 1 million) Exceptional example of the iconic Gullwing*Matching numbers example*Fresh repaint by Pollock Automotive *A highlight car at recent Concours showings *Serviced and maintained by Gullwing... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2013

North Carolina Museum of Art presents Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed

Porsche GT3R Hybrid race Car Prototype, 2010. RALEIGH, NC.- The North Carolina Museum of Art opened its first-ever design exhibition, bringing together the largest and most diverse group of Porsche automobiles ever on display in a U.S. art museum. Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed features 22 automobiles that together trace the evolution of the singular Porsche design aesthetic from its inception in the 1930s through the present day. Porsche by Design is organized by guest curator Ken Gross, renowned automotive journalist and... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2013

Mercedes-Benz

Inside Ralph Lauren's Garage. Vanity Fair
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31 juillet 2013

RM Auctions continues strong track record in Michigan at annual St. John's sale

1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual-Cowl Phaeton in the style of Murphy. Sold for $682,000. Photo: Courtesy of RM Auctions. BLENHEIM, ON.- RM Auctions continued its strong track record in Michigan over the weekend, with a highly successful single-day sale at the Inn at St. John’s, July 27, in Plymouth. The auction in America’s automotive heartland lifted the gavel on a total of 77 automobiles, two boats, and one motorcycle, generating more than $7.7 million in sales with a strong 90 percent of all lots sold.  Top honors... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2013

1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider leads latest highlights for RM's multi-million-dollar Monterey sale

1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider by Pinin Farina. Est. Available Upon Request. Monterey 2013. Photo courtesy RM AUCTIONS BLENHEIM. ON.- Reinforcing its reputation as the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, RM Auctions announced the latest premiere offerings for its flagship two-day sale in Monterey, California, August 16–17, during the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week.  With no less than 25 cars estimated to achieve in excess of $1,000,000 each,... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2013

RM Auctions confirms second London sale day with announcement of the "Ultimate Mercedes-Benz Collection"

1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Cabriolet C. Photo: Courtesy of RM Auctions LONDON.- RM Auctions has announced today that it has consigned a spectacular single-owner collection of 74 historic Mercedes-Benz cars to its London event. Known as “the Ultimate Mercedes-Benz Collection”, it will go under the hammer during a dedicated sale day on Sunday, 8th September, making the well-established London auction in Battersea a two-day sale for the first time in its seven year history.  With the wonderful Laidlaw Collection, including seven... [Lire la suite]


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