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. Read More
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 Read More
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.
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.
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.
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, Read More
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 Read More
A 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Fuelie previously owned by Mötley Crüe lead vocalist Vince Neil headlines McCormick’s February 27–28 sale in Palm Springs, CA. Other star cars include a frame-off-restored 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, a 1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVille and a 1948 Packard station wagon.
View all the consignments here.
The numbers from Arizona Auction Week are firming up. Combined totals from all five Arizona sales came to $251,802,843. This represents a decline of 15% from last year’s $294,426,923.
Barrett-Jackson sold 1,481 out of 1,490 cars (99%), and sales totaled $103,403,610, down 21% from last year’s $131,246,800. Three “Serial One” Corvettes — a 1955, a 1956 and a 1957 — took high-sale honors when they sold as a one-lot package for $1,815,000. View all the sold prices here.
The most expensive American car Read More