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Bonhams to feature Supercars at Quail Lodge Auction

Multiple, rare examples of Europe’s finest supercars spanning four decades grace one of the most anticipated auctions of the year San Francisco – In the world of sports and racing cars few models stir the imagination like those of the supercar category. And this year Bonhams will offer for sale several of the finest...

A 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet that shone on the Pininfarina stand at the Geneva car show of the same year will star at the Greenwich Concours International. Photo credit: Bearded Mug Media (PRNewsFoto/Greenwich Concours d'Elegance)

Greenwich Concours gears up for 20th Anniversary shows

GREENWICH, Conn., PRNewswire — The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance hosts its annual Concours Americana on Saturday, June 4th and Concours International on Sunday, June 5th, 10am-5pm both days, at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT. More than 100 exceptional automobiles and motorcycles spanning more than 100 years will grace the show field...

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Bonhams to offer 1931 Bugatti Type 51 racer

SAN FRANCISCO – Bonhams has announced an early headliner to its Quail Lodge Auction in August – the 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix two-seat racer previously owned and campaigned by Earl Howe and driven by Tazio Nuvolari. Purchased new by one of the most famous privateer racers in history, Francis Curzon, the 5th Earl...

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‘Barn Find’ Shelby GT350 goes to auction

New York _ Bonhams recentlyannounced the consignment of a unique car to its classic automobile auction in June: a recently discovered 1966 Shelby GT350 “Carry-Over” car. When new, the powerful GT fastback was used as a demonstration and competition car by the Ford dealership of Framingham, Mass. After being sold and logging a total...

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A hybrid car made in America 100 years before the Prius

Bonhams to offer the one-and-only landmark 1896 Armstrong Phaeton Hybrid at its Amelia Island Auction on March 10th New York – With the dawn of the automobile America was among the vanguard in terms of innovation, and few places were more a hotbed of motoring development than New England. In 1896 the Armstrong Company...

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1937 Bugatti 576SC Sports tourer up for auction

Ultimate pre-war supercharged rarity will be offered at Bonhams’ Amelia Island Auction March 10 NEW YORK – Bonhams announced a noteworthy addition to its second annual Amelia Island Auction next month – a 1937 Bugatti 57SC Sports Tourer with one-off coachwork by Vanden Plas. Chassis number 57541 is regarded by many as one of the...

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Amelia Island Schedule

March 10: Bonhams’ The Amelia Island Auction will be held at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island. Early highlights include a 1924 Bentley 3-Liter Red Label Speed Model tourer, 1933 Maserati 8C 3000 Biposto, 1957 Ferrari 275GTB/4, 1960 Maserati 3500GT Spider and Bob Lutz’s 1935 Riley MPH Two-seater sports car. Learn more...

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Evel Knievel bike up for sale at Bonhams Las Vegas auction

The 1976 Harley-Davidson XL 1000 was customized by Bud Ekins specifically for the Hollywood movie in which Knievel played himself fighting Mexican drug dealers. Owned by Warner Brothers, the motorcycle was purchased from the studio after filming by Los Angeles-area Harley dealer Dick Hutchins and has been displayed ever since.   It’s an incredible...

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Pre-War Italian and British Sports Cars at Bonhams

Race-documented Maserati with provenance from Fagioli and Nuvolari, plus Riley and Bentleys from the Willem van Huystee Collection to feature at the March 2016 sale in Florida Bonhams’ second annual auction will be held Thursday, March 10th at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club (conveniently located near the municipal airport) on Amelia Island in Florida. Bonhams...