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Hollywood history plays role in Russo and Steele Scottsdale success

Lee Marvin's 1968 Shelby GT 500KR sold for $150,000.

The 14th annual Russo and Steele Scottsdale auction opened on Jan. 15 to magnificent weather and record attendance. As always, the collection was as diverse and eclectic as some of the attendees, this writer included. At a glance, the top … More »

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Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe first automobile to be recorded for Library of Congress

CSX 2287, one of six Shelby Cobra Daytona coupes, will be the first automobile to be documented by the HVA.

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (CSX2287) Makes History Again CSX2287 Becomes First Automobile Recorded Under U.S. Heritage Documentation Standards Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document America’s Automotive Treasures WASHINGTON — The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) … More »

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Bonhams reports their third Scottsdale auction the best yet

Lot 130: 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spider. Coachwork by Zagato. Sold for US$ 3,080,000 inc. premium.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Bonhams’ third annual auction during the Scottsdale Car Week was a smashing success, nearly doubling last year’s total and quadrupling that of the first year. More »

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Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale auctions exceed $49.4 million

1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail 021R (sold for $5,280,000). Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Eric Fairchild.

11 new auction records set at Gooding & Company’s two-day sale in 2014 Six cars sell above the $2 million mark and 13 cars sell above $1 million   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for … More »

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Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale tops $113 million

With Sales Exceeding $113 Million, Setting Company Record and Breaking World Records, Sir Stirling Moss, in 1955 300SL Gullwing, Crosses the Block in Third-Highest Selling Car at Barrett-Jackson 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction. (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson)

 HIGHLIGHTS: ·  1399  cars sold ·  Over $113 million gross sales ·  An estimated 300,000 attendees ·  14 vehicles sold to benefit various national and local charities   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced the … More »

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‘Art of the Build’ features rolling art at AACA Museum

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HERSHEY, Pa. – A new year will begin with an unusual display at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum from Jan. 24-April 27. A new featured exhibit The Art of the Build: Rods & Kustoms is a departure from … More »

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Arizona Concours d’Elegance celebrates successful inaugural event

Best of Show won by 1925 Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet de Ville (Bob Golfen) Photo)

The inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, Jan. 12, presented a selection of 75 magnificent automobiles for a highly successful first-time event, with winners announced for vehicle classes, special awards and Best of Show. More »

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Get your groove on with LeMay’s ‘Vee Dub: Bohemian Beauties’

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LeMay – America’s Car Museum, a non-profit organization chartered to preserve and interpret the history and technology of the automobile, has partnered with Volkswagen of America, Inc. to celebrate the brand’s rich history of innovative technology and elegant designs with the new “VeeDub – Bohemian Beauties” Exhibit. More »

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Henry Ford’s ‘Sweepstakes’ rides again

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Need your racing fix in the off season? Check this out! NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Carl Edwards takes the ride of a lifetime as he gets behind the wheel of Henry Ford’s first and only race car, Sweepstakes. More »

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Gene Simmons’ custom ’56 Ford F-100 ‘Snakebit’ to sell for charity

1956 Ford F100 "Snakebit." Photo courtesy Wheels of Dreams.

Gene Simmons’ “Snakebit,” a custom 1956 Ford F-100, will be sold at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Jan. 17 to raise funds for the new Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan in Canada. More »

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