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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04 août 2012

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL "Gullwing" Coupe

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL "Gullwing" Coupe. ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 198.0405500707. Engine No. 198.9805500751. Body No. 198.040.5500687. Estimate: $850,000-$1,000,000 US 215 bhp (DIN), 240 bhp (SAE), 2,996 cc OHC inline six-cylinder engine with Bosch mechanical fuel injection and dry-sump oiling, four-speed all-synchromesh manual gearbox, independent front suspension with double wishbones, coil springs, and anti-roll bar, independent high-pivot swing-axle rear suspension... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2012

1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Drophead Coupe by Mulliner-Park Ward

1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Drophead Coupe by Mulliner-Park Ward. Photo Dave Teel ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. LSVB 451. Engine No. 475BS. Estimate: $250,000-$325,000 US 6,320 cc. OHV aluminum V-8 engine, four-speed automatic transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel power-assisted hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 123"   • One of only 75 examples built• Very well equipped, including air... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2012

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-Liter Roadster

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-Liter Roadster. Photo Jens Lucking ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 1E15457. Engine No. 7E13187-9. Body No. 4E7291. Gearbox No. EJ14291. Estimate: $140,000-$170,000 US 265 bhp, 4,235 cc DOHC inline six-cylinder engine, triple SU carburetors, fully-synchronized four-speed manual gearbox, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 96"  • A highly desirable, late Series I example; 4.2-liter engine... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2012

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. Jens Lucking ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 198 042 10 002582. Engine No. 198 98 10 002640. Estimate: $675,000-$775,000 US 235 hp, 2,996 cc single overhead cam inline six-cylinder engine, Bosch mechanical fuel injection, four-speed manual gearbox, coil spring independent front suspension, coil spring swing axle rear suspension, and four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5"  • Matching number example; ex-Ned Tanen• Regularly maintained by... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2012

1963 Porsche 356B 1600 S Cabriolet by Karosseriewerk Reutter

1963 Porsche 356B 1600 S Cabriolet by Karosseriewerk Reutter. Pawel Litwinski ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 157820. Engine No. 705118. Estimate: $125,000-$165,000 US 75 hp, 1,582 cc air-cooled flat four-cylinder engine, twin Solex 32 NDIX carburetors, parallel trailing arms front suspension with laminated torsion bars, rear swing axles with transverse torsion bars, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 82.7"  • Matching numbers; restored in original Slate Gray with... [Lire la suite]
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