Low-Mile Originals Join Auctions America Fort Lauderdale

Auctions America has announced a selection of rare, low-mileage cars for its annual Fort Lauderdale sale, taking place March 14–16. The offerings range from a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette to a 2006 Ford GT.

With only 4,038 built during production from 2004-2006, the Ford GT is a highly sought-after supercar. Auctions America will offer two examples in Fort Lauderdale: a 2005 Mark IV Red Ford GT featuring only 346 miles, and a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition, one of only Read More

Cover Poll Results Are In

Results are in for the March/April 2014 cover survey.

Your favorite by a fair margin was Cover #1, the 1968 Ford Mustang “Bullitt” Tribute, with 45% of votes, followed by Cover #3, the 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda (29%) and Cover #2, the 1929 Ford Dick Flint roadster (27%).

More than 90% of you watch auctions on television, nearly 20% have bought or sold a car at auction in the past year, and 10% of you plan to attend Hot August Read More

Colin Comer Chairs GTO and Muscle Car Classes at Milwaukee Masterpiece

Noted automotive author, collector and ACC Editor at Large Colin Comer will serve as the Class Chair for the Muscle Car and GTO classes at the 2014 Milwaukee Masterpiece.

“We’re pleased to have Mr. Comer as Chair of these two special classes this year,” said Leon Flagg, Chairman, The Milwaukee Masterpiece. “Colin’s expertise in the Muscle Car market and his stature in U.S. and international car-collecting circles is impressive. What’s more, his knowledge and enthusiasm for the GTO is well Read More

McCormick’s Offers Vector Supercar

Among the offerings at McCormick’s February 21-23 Palm Springs auction is one of 18 Vectors ever built, with only 2,100 original miles. Other notable lots include a 1958 Volkswaven 23-window Samba bus, a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS and a 1940 Packard Series 1801 Model 1392. View the full list of lots on offer here.

The auction opens Friday, February 21, Read More

$253m! The Arizona Totals Are In!

Arizona auction week has come to a close, and the numbers are massive. Here is our run-down of totals and high-sales for the week:

Barrett-Jackson sold 1,401 out of 1,405 cars for $110,439 total. High sale was a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe, sold at $3,850,000 — the most expensive American car of Arizona auction week (pictured above).

Gooding & Company sold 110 cars out of 118 for $49,461,550 total. High American sale was a 1929 Duesenberg Model J dual cowl Read More

1963 Shelby 289 Cobra Leads Lineup at Auctions America Fort Lauderdale

Auctions America will lift the gavel on a rare, freshly restored 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra when its highly anticipated Fort Lauderdale sale returns to South Florida, March 14-16, 2014. Coming off the company’s most successful year ever in 2013, this first collector car auction of the 2014 season will feature more than 450 American and European classics and sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs, catering to a broad range of automotive tastes and budgets.

With a Read More

Arizona Catalog Roundup

Arizona Car Week is right around the corner. Here’s our auction catalog roundup:

Among the Salon Collection headliners at Barrett-Jackson is a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette convertible race car. See Barrett-Jackson’s full car list here.

Russo and Steele will sell a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in Scottsdale. See Russo and Steele’s full car list here.

The American consignments at RM include a 1930 Duesenberg Model J “Disappearing Top” Convertible Coupe. See RM’s full car list here.

Gooding & Read More