Leake Car Auction Posts $6.7 Million in Sales

The Leake Collector Car Show & Auction, home-based in Tulsa, OK, wrapped up a record-setting sale, reaching $6.7 million in sales and selling 58 percent of the cars. The auction was held in Dallas Market Hall, November 18-20. The top selling car was a 1968 Plymouth Barracuda B029, selling for $167,750 with the buyer’s premium.

Other top selling cars were: a 2011 Shelby GT500 selling for $96,250, a 1965 Ford Custom 500 at $83,600, a 2004 Aston Martin Read More

LAMA Announces Ex-Raymond Loewy Collection Studebaker Avanti R2 for Sale

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces Raymond Loewy’s personal Avanti Studebaker from 1963 will go up on the auction block on December 11, 2011 in the Important Modern Art & Design auction in Van Nuys, California.

This unique 1963 model, personally ordered by Loewy and handmade with custom detailing, carries the R2 supercharged engine. It was once sold at the McCormick’s Exotic Car Auction in Palm Springs (after Loewy’s death) in 1986. A model from the 1963-64 production is currently Read More

One of a kind 1967 Chevrolet Camaro “Cherokee,” Crosses the Block

This truly unique and one of a kind 1967 Chevrolet Camaro, known as the “Cherokee,” was pulled off of the assembly line in Norwood, OH and sent to the esteemed GM Design Center as a styling exercise for GM Design Chief, Bill Mitchell. The “Cherokee” convertible began its transformation with subtle exterior modifications which transformed the automobile into a fashion icon.

The 1967 Camaro “Cherokee” was featured as a “Camaro for the Street” in a 1967 issue of Hot Read More

Private Du Pont Museum Collection of Motorcycles Comes to Auction

Bonhams is extremely pleased to announce that it has been entrusted to represent what is regarded as one of the most important collections of motorcycles to come to market in years. From the prominent American family Du Pont, a name synonymous with a chemical empire, a luxury automobile manufacturer, and Indian motorcycle – America’s first motorcycle company, is a private museum collection three generations in the making.

Offered for the very first time, the collection of nearly 50 vintage motorcycles Read More

Mecum’s 2011 Grand Finale Auction in Kansas City

WALWORTH, WI. – Mecum Auctions will host their grand finale event for the 2011 auction season Dec. 1-3, 2011, at the Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo.

As the last auction for Mecum’s successful 2011 season, the Kansas City Auction will feature 750 collector cars on display indoors, and all under one roof, to create the ideal environment for buyers, sellers and spectators.  Included in the auction lineup is the Larry Pfaff Collection, an eclectic mix of Read More

World-Famous Lee Roy Hartung Collection Brings Global Collectors, Spirited Bidding to the Windy City

Auctions America by RM concluded its first full auction season on a strong note this past weekend, achieving over $3.95 million in total sales with 100% of lots sold at its highly-anticipated Lee Roy Hartung Collection sale in Glenview, Illinois (Nov. 3 – 5).

A labor of love carefully amassed over the past 50 years by Chicago collector, the late Lee Roy Hartung, the diverse collection spanned a broad range of Americana, from historic automobiles and motorcycles to bicycles, vintage Read More

Four Vehicles to be Sold for Charity during Dallas Auction

 Leake Auction Company just announced that four vehicles currently consigned to their Dallas auction will be sold at No Reserve for charity. A 1968 Corvette, a 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner, a 1958 Chevrolet Impala and a 2002, 26’ Eliminator Cat Boat will be sold, with the proceeds benefitting Cook Children’s of Fort Worth. The cars will be sold at 2pm on Saturday, November 19.  Leake’s annual Dallas car auction will be held November 18-20 in Market Hall.

Cook Children’s operates more Read More

America’s Car Museum to Host Display at Seattle Auto Show, Nov. 2-6

 LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), will feature three cars at the Seattle Auto Show – Wednesday, Nov. 2-6, at the newly renamed CenturyLink Field Event Center. This will be the fifth consecutive year ACM, the four-level, 165,000-square-foot facility that officially opens next June in Tacoma, has had a display at the auto show.

ACM will showcase a 1926 Marmon – fresh off the Pebble Beach Motoring Classic – a 1972 El Camino and a recently acquired A-1 Grand Prix Read More