19 février 2016

Show-stopping automobiles at RM Sotheby's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Sale

 Star attraction: 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Cabriolet A. Est. $3,000,000 - $4,000,000. Photo: Darin Schnabel © 2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's. BLENHEIM.- RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, will celebrate its 18th annual sale at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance next month by lifting the gavel on more than 90 show-stopping automobiles. The carefully curated roster—a group comfortably spanning over a century of automotive styling and design—is... [Lire la suite]

07 février 2016

Rare 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder steals the show at RM Sotheby's Paris sale

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder by Wendler. Chassis no. 550-0068. Sold for €2.744.000. Courtesy RM Sotheby’s/Rémi Dargegen. PARIS.- RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returned to Place Vauban for its third annual Paris sale. A highlight of the world-famous Rétromobile week, the auction achieved €19,035,550* ($20,843,927 US) before a standing-room-only crowd. With active bidding from global collectors representing 24 countries, the result was a... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2016

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pinin Farina

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pinin Farina. Sold for $1,650,000. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 2153 GT - Engine no. 2153 GT - Body no. 29798 240 bhp, 2,953 cc SOHC 60-degree V-12 engine with three Weber 36 DCS two-barrel downdraught carburetors, four-speed synchromesh manual transmission with overdrive, independent front suspension with unequal-length upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, an anti-roll bar, and Koni hydraulic shocks, solid rear axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs, trailing arms, and... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2015

Johnnie Walker heir's Aston Martin DB5 offered at Bonhams' Bond Street Sale

The ex-Rob Walker. 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon. Estimate £400,000 - 450,000 (€570,000 - 640,000). Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- The most famous of all ‘James Bond’ Aston Martins, a 1964 Aston Martin DB5, will be offered at Bonhams Bond Street Sale, taking place on 6 December. The motor car was originally owned by Johnnie Walker heir and celebrated motor-racing figure, Rob Walker. Walker’s elite status in motor racing history began when he founded the most successful privateer team in... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2015

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina. Estimate $700,000 - $850,000 © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s. 300 bhp, 3,967 cc SOHC V-12 engine with three Weber 40 DCZ/6 twin-choke downdraft carburetors, five-speed manual rear-mounted transaxle, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5 in. Offered from the estate of Donald C. Mann Original matching-numbers engine Fewer than 8,000 documented actual miles Single-enthusiast ownership from 1969 to 2013 Fully equipped with air conditioning... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2014

Fabulous Ferraris and beautiful Bugattis take centre stage at RM AUctions' London sale

1938 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux. Chassis no. 57701. Engine no. 494. Est. £595,000-715,000. Photo: Neil Fraser ©2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions. LONDON.- Now in its ninth year, RM Auctions’ annual London sale, has gained a reputation for bringing a world-class collection of cars to market, offering a broad selection of vehicles to cater to a diverse range of automotive tastes and budgets. From imposing Edwardians to modern era supercars and modest market investments to magnificent million-pound automobiles, RM’s London sale... [Lire la suite]

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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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]
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]
03 septembre 2010

Bonhams Returns To Reims-Gueux Grand Prix Circuit With An Exciting Line Up Of Cars

1996 Aston Martin Sportsman Estate Car. Chassis no. 79007. Estimate: €400,000 - 500,000 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Selection of Aston Martins spanning 40 years amongst top lotsAfter the success of last year's auction, Bonhams is pleased to announce the second sale of Fine Motor Cars and Automobilia at the 'Weekend de l'Excellence Automobile' held on the former site of the French Grand Prix circuit of Reims-Gueux on Saturday 11th September 2010.Amidst the rich history of the site, the weekend event celebrates classic cars and... [Lire la suite]
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