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The first of two annual Auctions America Auburn auctions rolls cars across the block on May 5-7. Over 500 cars are expected.   Lots to watch include a 1968 Shelby GT500 estimated at $110k-$125k, a 1962 Chevrolet K10 pickup estimated at $50k-$60k, a 1948 Chrysler Town & Country convertible pegged at $100k-$125k, and a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 estimated at $250k-$260k.    See Auctions America's complete list of cars to be sold here.
Sure-thing sales at Worldwide’s April 22-24 Houston Classic Auction include a 1965 Shelby Cobra 289, a 1932 Ford V8 roadster, a 1960 Corvette “Big Brake” fuelie, a 1967 Shelby Cobra 427, a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, a 1968 Shelby GT500KR convertible, and more. In total, 47 no-reserve lots will cross the block in Montgomery, TX, and in each case, the last bidder standing will take them home.   View all the lots here, and read Worldwide's catalog here.

Auctions America Totals $20m in Fort Lauderdale

Written by Tuesday, 05 April 2016 10:32
Auctions America saw a strong start to its 2016 auction season this past weekend (April 1–3), generating $20 million* in sales with 70 percent of all lots sold at its 14th annual Fort Lauderdale event. Widely respected and celebrated as South Florida’s premier collector car show and auction, the multi-day event enjoyed strong attendance, with bidders hailing from 41 states across the U.S., along with 18 countries, including Japan, Brazil and Australia. Reflecting a continued enthusiasm and interest in the hobby, nearly 40 percent of bidders represented new clients to Auctions America. “We’re very happy with the results of our…

MAG Auctions to Headline 30th Hot August Nights

Written by Tuesday, 05 April 2016 10:11
A new company will be spearheading the auction and exhibition portions of Hot August Nights (HAN), launching in 2016 for the popular classic car event’s 30th anniversary in Reno, Nevada. Motorsport Auction Group (MAG) will not only take hold of the auction gavel for the first time between August 4 and 6, 2016, but they’ll also present an array of automobiles and product vendors in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. In addition to the indoor car auction with a multitude of automotive-related vendors and exhibitors, the new auction company will produce and promote a three-day event in conjunction with Hot August Nights that will…

Meet Keith Martin at La Jolla

Written by Tuesday, 22 March 2016 13:27
The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance takes place Sunday, April 10. Publisher Keith Martin returns for his sixth year as emcee. If you're attending the event, be sure to introduce yourself.

No-reserve Muscle Cars at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

Written by Thursday, 17 March 2016 14:24
Barrett-Jackson's sale in West Palm Beach, FL runs April 8–10. Most of the consignments are offered without reserve, including a 1969 Pontiac Trans Am Ram Air III (pictured), a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 RS and a 1972 Oldsmobile 442. View all the consignments here.
A 1948 Tucker 48 (pictured — Auctions America estimate: $950k to $1.25 million) heads the lineup at Auctions America's April 1–3 sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Other star cars include a 1953 Chevrolet Corvette roadster ($180k–$220k), a 1965 Shelby GT350 ($350k–$450k) and a 2005 Ford GT ($300k–$325k). View all the consignments here.

Final Amelia Island Roundup

Written by Tuesday, 08 March 2016 10:38
Amelia Island Car Week has arrived. Here is our final roundup of star cars from the five Amelia Island auctions: A one-off 1932 Ford Model 18 Edsel Ford Speedster modified by Edsel Ford rolls to the auction block at RM Sotheby's on March 12 (pictured above; RM Sotheby's estimate: $1.2m–$1.4m). View all the lots here. View the digital catalog here. Gooding & Company predicts a 1940 Buick Super estate wagon will bring $275k–$325k when it comes to market on March 11. View all the lots here. Bonhams offers a 1934 Diamond T 406 Deluxe Express truck without reserve at their March 10 auction (Bonhams estimate: $60k–$80k). View all the lots here.…

Meet the ACC Gang at Amelia Island

Written by Tuesday, 08 March 2016 10:30
If you’re attending the Amelia Island festivities this week, be sure to come and see us. ACC and SCM host a booth at the Gooding & Company auction tent on Thursday and Friday, March 10 and 11, and at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, March 13. Publisher Martin returns as a concours judge. He has judged at Amelia for more than 20 years. For detailed information on Amelia Island events — and many more excellent concours, auctions and rallies — read our Spring Insider’s Guide.

Amelia Island's American Headliners

Written by Tuesday, 23 February 2016 15:42
The collector car world turns its attention to Amelia Island, FL during the second weekend in March for the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Here is our roundup of star cars from the five Amelia Island auctions: A 1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro Trans Am racer roars to the auction block at RM Sotheby's on March 12 (pictured above; RM Sotheby's estimate: $900k–$1.2m). View all the lots here. View the digital catalog here. Gooding & Company predicts a 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 roadster will bring $950k–$1.1m when it comes to market on March 11. View all the lots here. Bonhams offers an outrageous, trophy-winning 1950 Buick custom called "Truly…
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