Old Cars Weekly

RM Auctions’ Auburn Fall sale sees $21.7 million in sales

AUBURN, Indiana – RM Auctions celebrated a now 48-year Labor Day tradition with its annual Auburn Fall sale (August 30 – September 2) at the Auburn Auction Park in Indiana. The four day auction resulted in $21.7 million in total sales, with a strong 81 percent of all lots sold, representing a...

Auction giant Bonhams sold to new owners

  Epiris announced that Epiris Fund II, advised by Epiris LLP, has agreed the acquisition of auction giant Bonhams from private shareholders. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Founded in 1793, Bonhams is one of the world’s largest and most renowned auctioneers of automobiles, fine art and antiques, and jewelry. The...

Car of the Week: 1969 Ford Boss 429 Mustang

In 2013, Tom Marcucci told Kevin Manley of Kevin’s Klassic Cars in Cannon Falls, Minn., that he wanted a 1969 Boss 429 Mustang. However, it had to be a Raven Black “Boss 9” and it had to be an early model with the NASCAR-inspired S-code 429-cid V-8.

‘The Legend of Old Pacific: America’s Pioneer Road Trip’ at the National Packard Museum

National Packard Museum’s “Coffee & Donut” Educational Seminar returns on Saturday, September 15, 2018 The National Packard Museum will present “The Legend of Old Pacific: America’s Pioneer Road Trip” on Saturday, September 15, 2018. This lecture is part of the museum’s popular “Coffee & Donut” Educational Seminar Series. The seminar is...

‘An Evening with Donald Davidson’ at IMS Museum, Sept. 26

INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson will be the honored guest for the IMS Museum’s next “Distinguish Speaker Series” event, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Museum. Tickets must be purchased in advance; order tickets now as Davidson and his encyclopedic knowledge of Indianapolis 500 history is...

Muscle cars to star at Barrett-Jackson 2018 Las Vegas auction

  LAS VEGAS – Muscle cars will take the stage when Barrett-Jackson rolls into the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for its 11th Annual Las Vegas Auction, Sept. 27-29, 2018. The event will auction a wide range of classic and late-model muscle, including a ’68 rotisserie-restored Shelby GT350 custom fastback and the world’s fastest quarter-mile production...

Mecum Monterey 2018 Daytime Auction garners $47million in sales

  WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions saw a 38-percent increase in total sales at its 10th annual Daytime Auction held in Monterey, California. With quality, rarity and diversity punctuating the vast Mecum lineup, the 2018 auction hurdled past last year’s totals as overall sales reached an impressive $47 million and marked the...

European sportscars dominate Bonham’s Quail Lodge sale

Carmel, Calif. — Bonhams’ annual auction, held August 24th at Quail Lodge during the largest collector car week in the world, was a success. With 135 cars on offer, the garden party atmosphere in sunny Carmel Valley was the perfect setting for a sale that achieved a highly respectable sell-through rate of 82%...