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Bonhams’ Monterey Car Week in review

  Carmel, Calif. – Bonhams’ 22nd annual collector car auction last week during Monterey Car Week, held in conjunction with the prestigious Quail Motorsport Gathering, was a two-day sale that offered 217 cars and achieved a respectable sell-through rate of 76% resulting in over $32-million total.  The highlight of this globally attended sale...

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta sells for $8.1million

  MONTEREY, California – The final night of RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in California concluded on August 18th and was led by the late-production, matching numbers Classiche-Certified 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, which achieved $8,145,000. Chassis no. 3359 GT, with coachwork by Scaglietti, it is one of only 40 steel body...

You can buy the Bullitt that McQueen couldn’t

Steve McQueen couldn’t buy the Mustang he drove in the movie “Bullitt,” but now you can.   Mecum announced on Aug. 14 at its Monterey auction that it would offer the “hero” 1968 Mustang GT from the motion picture “Bullitt” at its 2020 Kissimmee (Fla.) sale, to be held Jan. 2-12....

McQueen’s “Thomas Crown Affair” Dune Buggy going to auction

Carmel, California – Bonhams will be offering at auction the car in which Steve McQueen took Faye Dunaway on an exhilarating, white-knuckled ride in the 1968 movie The Thomas Crown Affair.    Like the car chase on the streets of San Francisco in Bullitt, the ride on the beach of Massachusetts in Thomas Crown is the...

Saratoga Automobile Museum auctioning off custom ride for a good cause

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The Saratoga Automobile Museum and Double H Ranch announced a new partnership between these two venerable organizations, culminating with the auction of a 2008 Ford Ravenhawk Roadster. The Ravenhawk will be auctioned off at the museum’s third annual Saratoga Auto Auction, taking place at the Saratoga Performing...

The ‘Elvis Roadster’ up for sale

  Los Angeles, California –  Kruse GWS Auctions announced the hot rod known as the “Elvis Roadster” will be auctioned for the first-time ever. The hot rod is a one-owner car and has never been offered for sale publicly or privately. The one-of-a-kind car is among the items up for grabs...