Scottsdale

Worldwide plans 2nd Scottsdale Auction

  Worldwide Auctioneers is setting the stage for its second annual Scottsdale Auction on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Among the highlights on the menu will be aa 1966 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Drophead Coupe with distinctive open coachwork by Mulliner Park Ward and documented provenance. Also confirmed for the sale is a 1938 Mercedes-Benz...

10 questions with Peter Kumar of Gullwing Motor Cars

By Brian Earnest Peter Kumar has been working in the car business since he was 14 years old and began running his own dealership in 1988. The inventory at his Gullwing Motor Cars operation in Astoria, Queens, is a testament to Kumar’s work ethic and his love for old iron. His...

Gateway Classic Cars opens Scottsdale showroom

O’ Fallon, IL — Gateway Classic Cars announced the opening of its sixteenth (16th) US location in the Scottsdale / Phoenix market. In September 2017, the company is adding 41,000 square feet of indoor showroom space in an upscale, climate controlled facility located at 22275 North 23rd Ave. in Deer Valley,...

Worldwide Auctioneers Scottsdale 2017

  Mitchell Carlson & Roy Velander, reporting   Scottsdale, AZ – Joining the Arizona auction fray in January this year was Worldwide Auctions. Set up in a defunct auto dealership near downtown old Scottsdale, they were the second of the seven venues to sell cars during the week, conducting their sale...

Magnum P.I. Ferrari up for auction this week

The 1984 Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole driven by Tom Selleck in the fourth season of the hit show “Magnum P.I.” will be auctioned this week (Thursday, January 19) as part of Bonhams’ Scottsdale Classic Car Auction. 1984 FERRARI 308 GTS QUATTROVALVOLE Coachwork by Scaglietti – Design by Pininfarina VIN. ZFFUA13A4E0051941 Engine...

1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition coming to Scottsdale

Exceedingly well preserved and documented championship-winning example and one of the most original of the 12 built San Francisco – Bonhams announced that an exceptional competition racing car will be up for sale at its Scottsdale auction in January. Complimenting the German and Italian examples already consigned, this newest addition represents the very best of...

Leo Gephart: one of the hobby’s earliest icons

On April 17, the hobby lost one of the men who made car collecting what it is today. It was Leo Gephart who was the driving force to creating auctions in Arizona every January and Auburn, Ind., each Labor Day weekend. Gephart was also the man who brought professional transport services...

Hollywood history plays role in Russo and Steele Scottsdale success

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 dollar cars were a 1966 early production Lamborghini for $742,000, a...