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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16 juin 2011

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupe @ RM's Monterey Sale

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupe. Photos RM Auctions © 2011 RM Auctions Chassis No.198.0405500621 2,996 cc OHC inline six-cylinder engine with “sport” camshaft, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5"- Just two California-based owners from new; one of only 1,400 built - Includes original Rudge wheels, belly pans, fitted luggage, “sport” camshaft and more- Comprehensively restored and recently detailed by Kevin Kay Restorations - An iconic design... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2011

The 1970 Porsche 911S "Le Mans" - Steve McQueen @ RM's Monterey Sale

1970 Porsche 911S "Le Mans" - Steve McQueen. Photos RM Auctions © 2011 RM Auctions Chassis No.9110301502 200 DIN horsepower @ 6500 rpm, 7,300 rpm redline, 2,195 cc / 133.9 cubic inch horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine, five-speed manual transmission, independent front and rear suspension. Wheelbase: 102.4"- Delivered new to Steve McQueen on the set of the iconic motorsport movie Le Mans - Highest available specification offered by Porsche for street models- Invoiced and assigned by the Property Master for use during... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2011

Rare 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Grand Raid Roadster Set For RM's Monterey Sale

Among notable entries set to cross the auction podium during the two-day sale is the exquisite 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Grand Raid Roadster MONTEREY, CA.- RM Auctions is set continue its reputation for offering automobiles of exceptional quality when its annual Monterey, California sale gets underway August 19 – 20, featuring one of the most spectacular rosters of motor cars ever presented in auction history. Among notable entries set to cross the auction podium during the two-day sale is the exquisite 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Grand Raid... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2011

Stunning Line-Up of English Automobiles Go Under the Hammer @ RM Auctions

  1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage Coupé. Photo RM Auctions LONDON.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for quality automobiles, is now on the countdown to its inaugural sale at London’s Salon Privé luxury car show and Concours d’Elegance on 23rd June, 2011. The sale, which is only open to British-built automobiles, has attracted fifty-seven stunning examples of ‘Quintessentially English’ cars including some significant collections of Aston Martin, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce automobiles. Max... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2011

"L’Art de l’automobile. Chefs-d’œuvre de la collection Ralph Lauren" @ Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Jaguar XK120 Roadster, 1950. Collection Ralph Lauren © Photo Michael Furman Une exposition rendant hommage à l’automobile n’est pas tout à fait une première dans l’histoire de l’institution. En 1970, Les Arts Décoratifs présentaient une sélection de voitures de compétition « Bolides Design ». Un jury particulier issu du monde de l’art et du design avait alors été constitué autour de François Mathey pour composer cette exposition, Les designers 30e Colombo, Roger Talion, Pio Manzu, les artistes Jean-Paul Riopelle, Jean Tinguely,... [Lire la suite]


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