This year at Amelia Island, Bonhams will lift the gavel on nearly 120 collector cars spanning automotive history from the dawn of motoring to the mid-2010s, including vehicles from several noted collections. Industry experts selected their favorite cars of the group, including a Porsche, Aston Martin, Jaguar, and even a prewar Bugatti.
Take a look at 10 great cars that anyone would love to find with a bow on them this holiday season. Features new, late-model and classic exotic cars, including Ferrari’s, Porsche’s, and even a Jaguar.
The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 offers unassailable proof of the strength of character, an unquantifiable trait that has defined this marque since the David Brown era revved up in the 1950s.
A DB7 offers an astonishingly accessible route to driving an Aston Martin modern classic. Designed by Keith Helfet, the F-Type body became the DB7 thanks to work by Ian Callum, then head of TWR Design. The results looked fantastic.
The Aston Martin DB2 arrived in 1950 after customers shunned Aston Martin’s first car under David Brown ownership, the four-cylinder 2-Liter Sports. While it was not officially called DB1, it took on that unofficial label when Aston’s next car was called DB2.
Lifelong car enthusiasts, the Keno brothers started getting their hands dirty restoring cars with their father at a young age. Over the years, they have collected, judged and raced vintage automobiles. As they do with antiques, the Keno brothers express a preference for originality. Their passion has been on display for over a decade.