15 juin 2015

1959 Jaguar XK 150 Cabriolet

1959 Jaguar XK 150 Cabriolet. Estimation : 100 000 € / 130 000 €. Photo Aguttes Kilométrage : 2000 km au compteur - Motorisation : 6 cylindres - Cylindrée : 3 400 cm3 - N° de châssis : S838207BW - Carte grise française / French registration  Une superbe 150 entièrement restaurée. La version la plus aboutie des XK. Un cabriolet d’une beauté intemporelle  « L’ultime évolution du mythe Jaguar »  Ultime évolution de la série des XK, c’est en mai 1957 que Jaguar lance la 150... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2015

1922 Mercer Series 5 Raceabout

1922 Mercer Series 5 Raceabout. Photo RM Sotheby's. 70 bhp, 298 cu. in. L-head inline four-cylinder engine with single updraft carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, live-axle suspension with semi-elliptical leaf springs and shock absorbers, and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 132 in.  For 1915, Mercer, the most famous American performance name of the decade, introduced its first all-new model since its founding five years prior. The Series 5, as it was aptly named, would remain in... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2015

1932 Auburn Twelve Custom Phaeton Sedan

1932 Auburn Twelve Custom Phaeton Sedan. Photo RM Sotheby's. Chassis no. 1572. Serial no. 12160A 2572 H Model 12-160A. Est. 200 bhp, 520 cu. in. horizontal-valve V-12 engine, three-speed manual transmission with Columbia electric overdrive, two-speed Dual Ratio rear axle, solid front and live rear axles with semi-elliptical leaf springs, and front-wheel vacuum-assisted hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 133 in.  E.L. Cord was one to look the Great Depression in the face and smile. For 1932, his team at Auburn... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2015

1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Speedster by LeBaron

1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Speedster by LeBaron. Photo RM Sotheby's. Chassis no. M8-43-CY17A. Engine no. 30360 As Stutz increasingly developed its single-cam inline eight-cylinder engine in the late 1920s, they also experimented with reaching back to their performance past, building bodies to suit the new engine’s heat. “Semi-custom” offerings were led by two speedster bodies from coachbuilder LeBaron, a two- and four-passenger, both with racing-style “cut-down” front doors and, on the four-passenger... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2015

Bonhams to offer 1973 Porsche 911S owned by 'father of pop art' Richard Hamilton

1973 Porsche 911S 2.4-Litre Coupe. Estimate £250,000 - 300,000 (€350,000 - 420,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A 1973 Porsche 911S 2.4-litre Coupé, owned for more than 30 years by ‘father of pop art’ Richard Hamilton, will be offered at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale, taking place on 26 June in Goodwood, Chichester. Hamilton thought that the car’s shapely curves were a ‘perfect’ design. Purchased new by Hamilton in 1973, it remained with the artist for three decades before passing it into the care... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2015

RM Sotheby's Motor City sale celebrates automotive design and engineering from across the decades

1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 Cabriolet D. Est. $275,000 - $375,000. Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2015 Courtesy of RM Sothebys. BLENHEIM, ON.- RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, returns to Michigan, July 25, for its annual Motor City sale. A longstanding summer tradition for collectors, the well-established Michigan auction has carved a reputation over the past two decades as one of the leading events honoring the American automobile. This year’s event – a featured... [Lire la suite]


04 mai 2015

Bonhams Aston Martin sale offers Peter Ustinov's rare 1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV

Sir Peter Ustinov in the 1962 DB4 Series IV Vantage Convertible (lot 247). Photo Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams Aston Martin Sale features more than 50 motor cars and 170 lots of automobilia. It is the largest sale in Bonhams 16-year history at Aston Martin Works. “This year’s sale features a selection of significantly rare left-hand drive Aston Martins from the David Brown era. At the time, only a small number of left-hand drive models were produced by the luxury marque, making the models incredibly rare. This year’s... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

The Supercharged BUGATTI 57C Cabriolet at Greenwich Concours d'Elegance 31 May 2015, Greenwich Concours d'Elegance Auction

The ex-Miles Coverdale. 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Convertible. Coachwork by Gangloff Chassis no. 57748. Estimate US$ 900,000 - 1.1 million (€840,000 - 1 million). Photo: Bonhams Bonhams announce the consignment of a very special Bugatti for its end of May motorcar auction in Greenwich, Connecticut: a supercharged 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet with coachwork by Gangloff. Introduced in 1934, the Type 57 represented a new era for the company under the direction of Jean Bugatti, son of 'Le Patron', Ettore... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé with sliding steel sunroof

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé with sliding steel sunroof. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €475,000 - 575,000 (£350,000 - 420,000). Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 188.014-7500020 - Engine no. 199.980-6500131 Right from the marque's creation in 1926 by the merger of Daimler-Benz and Mercedes, Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the-range models have ranked in the forefront of the world's greatest automobiles. Throughout the 1950s the company's flagship model was the 300S, a luxurious Grand Tourer in the tradition of the... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet A

One of only 203 examples produced. 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet A. Estimate €450,000 - 550,000 (£330,000 - 410,000). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 188-010-4500019 - Engine no. 188.920- 3500380 More expensive than the 300 SL sports car and almost double the price of the contemporary top-of-the-range Cadillac, the Mercedes-Benz 300 S was one of the world's most exclusive automobiles. It is also historically significant as one of Mercedes-Benz's first all-new designs of the post-war era, debuting in the autumn... [Lire la suite]
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