The aptly named “ICONS” sale by RM Sotheby’s in New York on December 6 brought $45.5 million for 27 cars sold, 11 that broke the million-dollar mark, stood high above the rest.
Looking to start the year on the right foot, RM Sotheby’s 18th annual Arizona auction is bringing style and power in equal measure to Scottsdale.
Every January, Arizona’s dry, salt-free climate brings automotive enthusiasts from around the world to Scottsdale for a week of shows, auctions, and seminars. As the first major event on the collector car calendar, Scottsdale showcases a quality of cars rarely seen off of a concours green.
Check out the most highly anticipated cars at the RM Sotheby’s Auction this year, hand-picked for you by industry professionals. Includes Modern, Classic, and even Prewar cars.
In 2010, philanthropist Peter Mullin established all 46,000 square feet of this museum as a celebration of the art and automobiles of pre-war France. The museum is filled with rare examples from marques like Talbot-Lago, Delahaye, and Bugatti, amounting to one of the largest collections of French automobiles from the pre-war era.
As the first production car to bear the Bugatti name in thirty-five years, the EB110 had big shoes to fill. The 560 horses produced by its 3.5L V-12 fit snugly into those French racing boots.
Since 1994, all 100,000 square feet of the Petersen Automotive Museum have occupied the well-travelled corner of Fairfax Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles’ famous “Miracle Mile.” The brainchild of the late Robert E. Petersen, the museum focuses on sharing his passion for the automobile and exploring its impact on American culture.
Attending Cavallino Classic should be considered mandatory for every Ferrari driver and anyone planning to become one. It should also be on the bucket list of every sports car enthusiast. The event, which is celebrating its 25th year, honors this great marque in an enjoyable, accessible way for owners, buffs and the general public.
RM Sotheby’s, which introduced a curated, art gallery-type presentation for classic automobile auctions with its “Art of the Automobile” sale in November 2013, is holding a second themed sale on December 10 at Sotheby’s New York (1334 York Avenue). Called “Driven by Disruption,” this auction will present a stellar, curated collection