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Custom cars are changing the auction landscape

The C1-RS had its picture taken a lot at the SEMA Show this year. Many hand-fabricated parts are made of aluminum or carbon fiber. The car was a hit and an award winner at the 2012 Milwaukee Autorama.

Rob Williams, general manager of The Auto Collections in Las Vegas, says that the highly modified ’67 “Eleanor” Mustang shown on lobby posters for the Las Vegas attraction is the most popular car it has ever displayed in its 31 years. It is the actual car that actor Nicolas Cage drove in the Touchstone Pictures remake of “Gone in 60 Seconds.” The modified Mustang symbolizes how the old-car hobby is changing today. More »

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RM’s Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale generates $11.5M

Top-sellers - 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500-KR Convertible (left) and 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible (right) pictured in front of the 1918 Herschell-Spillman 32’ Carousel (Photo by Eugene Robertson © 2012 courtesy RM Auctions)

RM Auctions generated more than $11.5 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its John Staluppi “Cars of Dreams” Collection sale in Florida. More »

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Final countdown to Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale

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Anticipation is building for RM Auctions’ presentation of the renowned John Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale this Saturday. The high profile, single-vendor sale will lift the gavel on a remarkable assortment of American automobiles and more than 60 lots of memorabilia. More »

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