Jimmie Johnson NASCAR Race Winner at AA Hilton Head Island

Auctions America expects this Hendrick Motorsports 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR racer to fetch $150k–$175k when it comes to auction on October 31. The takes place on Hilton Head Island.

Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson raced this car (Hendrick Motorsports Chassis #48-267) five times during the 2003–2006 seasons. In these five races this car never finished outside the Top 10. Johnson captured a win at the 2005 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway in this car as well as two Read More

ACCers Display for Free at Festivals of Speed Orlando

The 10th annual Festivals of Speed returns to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando on December 4. ACC and SCM subscribers are invited to display their cars, free of charge, in a special display area. To redeem this offer, register online, and type “SCMM” after your name.

Festivals of Speed showcases the elite in both vintage and contemporary automotive, aircraft, watercraft and motorcycle design alongside the world’s most luxurious brands. For more information on Festivals of Speed, please visit festivalsofspeed.com or Read More

$275k Expected for Prize-Winning 1953 Corvette at Auctions America Hilton Head Island

A show-winning 1953 Chevrolet Corvette rocks the stage at Auctions America Hilton Head Island on October 31. AA expects the car to fetch $225k–$275k. Other important lots include a 1948 Chrysler Town & Country convertible ($100k–$125k) and a 1954 Oldsmobile 98 Starfire convertible ($70k–$80k).

View all the current consignments here.

This Unrestored Hemi ‘Cuda Will Sell Without Reserve!

An unrestored 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda with original engine, original paint and less than 17,000 miles is sure to capture headlines when it sells without reserve on October 24. The ‘Cuda is just one of 101 cars on offer at Worldwide Auctioneers’ sale of the Ron Brown Estate Collection, taking place in Fredericksburg, Texas. The collection is offered entirely without reserve.

View all the cars here. View the memorabilia here.

Barrett-Jackson Announces New Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun

Barrett-Jackson will host a new auction in the Northeastern United States at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, June 23-25, 2016.

Mohegan Sun, one of the most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in North America, will host the three-day collector car auction and lifestyle event for visitors from around the world.

“As Barrett-Jackson has evolved into a global icon of the collector car hobby, our millions of fans across the world have asked for an event in the Northeast,” Read More

Countdown to RM Sotheby’s Hershey

RM Sotheby’s annual Hershey sale is all about the pre-war heavy iron. The auction takes place October 8–9 in Hershey, PA. Star cars include a 1932 Packard Twin Six Individual Custom Sport Phaeton in the style of Dietrich (RM Sotheby’s estimate: $375k–$475k), a 1933 Pierce-Arrow Twelve Convertible Coupe Roadster ($350k–$400k), and a 1923 Duesenberg Model A Sport Phaeton ($225k–$275k). 

View all the consignments here. View the digital catalog Read More

The Most Expensive American Cars of Monterey Car Week

The numbers from Monterey Car Week are shaping up, with combined sales totaling $395m. Here is our roundup of sales figures and top American cars from each auction house:

RM Sotheby’s reported Monterey sales exceeding $167m — the highest-grossing collector car auction of all time. A 1910 American Underslung Traveler Toy Tonneau was the most expensive American lot at $1.8m. View all the sold cars here.

Sales at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction totaled $128m. Read More

Show-winning 1966 Shelby GT350 Heads to Russo and Steele Monterey

An exceptionally well restored 1966 Shelby GT350 crosses the Russo and Steele auction block at their Monterey auction, taking place August 13–15. On the show field, this GT350 is one of only two Shelbys to earn the following elite awards:

  • SAAC National Convention Division I Concours Premier Award (perfect authenticity score)
  • Mustang Club of America (MCA) Grand National Thoroughbred Division Gold Award (twice)
  • MCA Authenticity Award (only open to Silver or Gold Thoroughbred Division winners)

No other 1965/66 Read More