Upon hearing that a fastback coupe powered by a Ford big-block V8 sold for $173,600 at the Bonhams Quail Lodge auction in Monterey, you might think, “Must be a Shelby.” The car was, however, something completely different, yet distantly related: a 1971 AC 428 coupe.
The exciting effect of being surrounded by amazing cars and competitive bidders might have lead to Monterey sales taking in $343 Million.
Carroll’s Cobra Goes for Nearly $6 Million Auction action may have been a little cooler in Scottsdale last month, that was not the case in Kissimmee, Fla., where Mecum Auctions held its annual 10-day spectacle from Jan. 7-16. The $122.8 million total was the highest single-auction result in Mecum’s 34-year history. That take was spread […]
Ford vs Ferrari’s racecar sports hero Carroll Shelby is know for beating the racing establishment with simpler, less expensive and sometimes cruder machinery. He got his racing start driving other peoples’ cars and went on to build a business empire that has continued and grown beyond his death.
Supercar highlights this year include a McLaren Senna, Saleen S7, three Ford GT’s,two McLaren 650’s a SRT Viper GTS, and a Dodge Viper at the 49th edition of Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale.
Mecum’s first auction of the decade is happening now through January 12th. Get a preview of the auction with some of the most highly anticipate cars going up for auction, including classic and exotic, in a rainbow of colors.
“Ford v Ferrari” is a must-see movie; not just for serious car lovers. That’s the conclusion of Premier Financial Services’ staff, after watching the movie together on its opening day. Read our 5-star review. Then go see this thriller on the big screen, for the full effect.
Going into the weekend, there had been much buzz around two much-publicized “barn finds,” or more accurately, cars that had been evicted from a condemned garage earlier this year, a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB long-nose alloy coupe and a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster.
Over the course of seven days, thousands of vintage automobiles will cross the block in Scottsdale, sending ripples through the media and market. es will cross the block, sending ripples through the media and market. Topping the lists are two Jaguar D-Types, one offered from RM Sotheby’s and the other from Gooding & Company.