1932 Ford “Fusion” Great 8 Contender

“Fusion” is a 1932 Ford Roadster that was hand formed/rolled out of aluminum and steel. A one-off creation designed and built by Hot Rods By Great in Lake Bluff, Illinois. “Fusion” is the first Uni-body constructed Street Rod ever built. This one-off roadster was built to compete for the “Ridler Award.” After making the “Great 8” the car was completely refurbished into what you see today. Click here to read more about this car and preview other upcoming offerings from Read More

Select Motorcycles from Michael Jordan Motorsports Join Starting Grid at Auctions America by RM’s Las Vegas Sale

Auctions America by RM will raise the green flag on a winning line-up of competition motorcycles from the esteemed Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) race team when its inaugural Las Vegas Premier Motorcycle Auction gets underway Jan. 12 – 14, 2012, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Founded by NBA legend and Hall of Famer Michael Read More

Bloomington Gold To Relocate in 2013

Event officials announced today that they will hold their last event at Pheasant Run in 2012 and introduce an updated event in Champaign County in 2013—Bloomington Gold’s 40th  Anniversary.

 

“Although it will be hard to beat the beautiful fairways of Pheasant Run, input from Corvette owning customers wanted more opportunity for socializing and driving events as part Read More

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company Hires JMPR as Agency of Record

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, organizer of The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, has engaged JMPR Public Relations to handle its national and international public relations outreach and media relations initiatives.

 Held every January for the past 40 years, Barrett-Jackson conducts the world’s largest collector car auction and is looked to as a market barometer for the entire year, including industry trends such as vehicle popularity and values. Barrett-Jackson also holds major auctions in Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, Nev. Read More

The Moretti Estate Collection of Packard Twelves Drives More Hollywood Glamour to Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale Auctions

Gooding & Company, the world’s leading auction house for collectors of rare and exceptional cars, announces that it will be presenting an exciting collection of Packard Twelves at its 2012 Scottsdale Auctions on January 20 & 21: six extraordinary automobiles from the estate of Thomas A. Moretti, the beloved and respected Packard Twelve collector.  The centerpiece of Moretti’s collection is an extremely rare 100-point 1932 Packard Twin Six Coupe formerly owned by Hollywood legend Clark Read More

Extraordinary Milhous Collection Prepares for Final Encore

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, is proud to be offering one of the world’s finest private museums, the Milhous Collection, during a multi-day sale, February 24 – 25, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida.

The result of over five decades of judicious collecting by brothers Bob and Paul Milhous, the extraordinary collection features an unparalleled series of mechanical musical instruments, automobiles and collectibles, handpicked from around the world and representing the ‘best of the very best’.

In February, after playing Read More

Concours d’Elegance Will Feature Pioneer Car Class

Concours Car Selection Chair, Brian Joseph announced the debut class, Pioneer Cars pre-1900. The cars invited to show in this class will have been manufactured before 1900. Interestingly, steam, internal and external combustion and electrical motors had all been attempted by the late -1800s. Joseph said, “Displaying cars built this early will give the public an idea of the rich history of motor cars.” 

An 1899/1900 Orient Autogo with a De Dion Bouton engine and Forecar Kit is registered Read More

Mecum Tops $12 Million in Kansas City

Mecum ended the 2011 auction season on a high note, with record sales, consignments and attendance for their Kansas City Auction, Dec. 1-3, 2011, at the Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo.

More than 800 vehicles crossed the auction block with a 70% sell-through rate. Total sales topped $12.3 million, which encompasses total hammer sales of more than $11.6 million plus Mecum’s low 6% buyer’s premium on vehicles.

“This year’s grand finale was the Read More