01 août 2011

1932 Packard 904 Individual Custom Dietrich Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton

 1932 Packard 904 Individual Custom Dietrich Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton ©2011 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 193514. Estimate: $1,000,000-$1,400,000 US. 120 bhp, 385 cu. in. L-head eight, four-speed manual transmission, solid front axle with leaf springs, live rear axle with leaf springs and four-wheel mechanically-actuated drum brakes. Wheelbase 147.5"- From the Lyon Family Collection- Highly desirable custom body by Dietrich, Inc. - One of only two examples known on the 904 chassis- Exceptional concours restoration... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2011

Rare Packard Tops RM's Sale at the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's

1932 Packard Twin Six Individual Custom Convertible Sedan. Photo: Shooterz.biz ©2011 Courtesy of RM Auctions PLYMOUTH, MICH.- A rare 1932 Packard Twin Six Individual Custom Convertible Sedan delivered new to famed American entertainer Al Jolson for $6,600, broke the magic million-dollar mark at RM Auctions’ St. John’s sale in Plymouth, Michigan yesterday, selling for $1,100,000 before a packed house. One of just two built and virtually unseen for nearly half a century, the sporting Packard with coachwork by Dietrich spurred a... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder by Scaglietti

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder by Scaglietti. Photo RM Auctions 260 hp, 2,999 cc DOHC four-cylinder engine, two Weber 58 mm DCOA/3 carburetors, dry sump lubrication, five-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with unequal-length A-arms and coil springs, de Dion rear axle with transverse leaf springs and trailing arms, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase 88.6" - Estimate: $2,500,000-$3,250,000 US - One of only 35 built, a matching-numbers example- Starring role in On the Beach, featuring Gregory... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1935 Bugatti Type 57 "Grand Raid" Roadster by Carrosserie Worblaufen

1935 Bugatti Type 57 "Grand Raid" Roadster by Carrosserie Worblaufen. Photo RM Auctions 135 hp, 3,257 cc DOHC straight eight, Zenith carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, front semi-elliptic springs, rear quarter-elliptic inverted springs, live axle, four-wheel mechanical brakes. Wheelbase: 130" - Estimate: $1,000,000-$1,300,000 US- One of only two Bugatti Type 57 roadsters bodied by Worblaufen in Switzerland- A unique design with extensive Swiss history- Discovered in France in 2000 and fully restored to exacting... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A by Sindelfingen

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A by Sindelfingen. Photo RM Auctions 180 hp, 5,401 cc, OHV supercharged straight eight-cylinder, four-speed manual transmission with pre-select on 3rd and 4th gear, independent front suspension by unequal length wishbones and coil springs, rear swing axles with trailing arms and coil springs, four-wheel vacuum-assisted hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 129.5" - Estimate: Available Upon Request- One of a limited few transitional 500 K-540 K Sport Cabriolet A models- 100-point... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Roadster by Sindelfingen

1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Roadster by Sindelfingen. Chassis No.105380. Photo RM Auctions 5,018 cc inline eight-cylinder supercharged overhead valve engine, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 129.5". Estimate: $4,000,000-$5,000,000 US- Offered from the Lyon Family Collection- 1935 Berlin Motor Show Car- Rare coachwork on desirable supercharged eight-cylinder Mercedes- Recent inspection by experts from Mercedes-Benz Classic GermanyAt the beginning of the Thirties it became apparent that... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster by Sindelfingen

1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster by Sindelfingen. Chassis No.408383. Photo RM Auctions 115/180 hp, 5,401 cc supercharged overhead valve inline eight-cylinder engine, five-speed manual transmission, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes, independent coil spring front and rear suspension. Wheelbase: 129.5" - Estimate: $3,500,000-$4,500,000 US- From the Lyon Family Collection- Very desirable five-speed transmission- Recent inspection by veteran experts from Mercedes-Benz Classic Germany- Delivered new to Horn brothers in... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster. Chassis No. 154140. Photo RM Auctions 5,401 cc supercharged overhead valve inline eight-cylinder engine with driver activated and gear driven Roots type supercharger, twin updraft pressurized carburetors, four-speed transmission with synchromesh on third and a dog clutch on fourth, independent wishbone coil front suspension, independent swing arm rear suspension, and four-wheel servo-assisted hydraulic drum brakes. Estimate:  Available Upon Request-Offered from the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1952 Chrysler D'Elegance Leads Sensational Concepts @ RM Auctions' Sale in Monterey

1952 Chrysler D'Elegance BLENHEIM, ON.- A design masterpiece by Virgil Exner and bodied by Ghia, this stunning 1952 Chrysler D’Elegance leads a host of sensational concept cars poised to cross RM’s Monterey auction podium next month, August 19 – 20 in California. Hemi-powered on a shortened New Yorker chassis, this stunning concept debuted at the 1952 Paris Motor Show; its display was so well-received that Ghia built an additional 25 examples. Today resplendent in its red metallic paint with a black and cream leather... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2011

Bonhams Unveils Exceptional 100 Car Line-Up For 19th Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The ex-Edith Field/Innes Ireland,1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupé Chassis no. LML 506 Engine no. VB6E/50/337; Estimate: £500,000 - 700,000. Photo Bonhams Bonhams is delighted to unveil an outstanding line-up of Sports, Competition and Touring cars for its 19th annual Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale, on 1 July 2011.Leading the pack is a very rare and handsome 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Cabriolet previously owned by that legendary British Grand racing character, Innes Ireland. Recently restored to concours condition, this DB2/4... [Lire la suite]
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