Mercedes-Benz, through its Mercedes-AMG performance division, has launched a new AMG GT coupe, after discontinuing the successful original 2015-2023 model. The king of the hill in that original run was the AMG GT Black Series, a track machine with few peers. For those who put down a deposit for the hyper-limited $2.7 million AMG Project One hypercar, Mercedes also offered the opportunity to buy an AMG GT Black Series Project One Edition for nearly $400,000. Just 25 were believed sold in the U.S., and RM Sotheby’s Miami sale in March is offering one, with a pre-sale estimate of $550K-$700K.
By all accounts, the auctions at The Amelia — now under the ownership of Hagerty — were a grand success, with the sales from RM Sotheby’s, Bonhams and Gooding & Company totaling nearly $126M. Notably, a 1937 Talbot Lago set a world record price for the marque and for French cars at $13,425,000
R.M. Sotheby’s is back at Monterey 2021. Industry experts hand-picked there top selections, from marques including Jaguar, Shelby, Lamborghini, Jaguar, and Aston Martin.
This month at it’s Scottsdale Auctions, RM Sotheby’s will offer a 1954 Ferrari 375 America by Vignale, worth between $2.4-$3.4 million. It is one of just 12 models made.
Just 485 Maserati Mexico’s made, powered by Maserati’s racecar-derived V8 engine and offered with a choice of five-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmissions. RM Sotheby’s Scottsdale auction is offering one of the earliest Mexicos made, the 13th built. The pre-sale estimate is $125,000-$175,000.
An unrestored 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S is coming to market from a primarily single-family ownership. It is going up for auction in London on Thursday, October 24th, and expecting to fetch between $1 to $2 million.
While hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of collector cars once again changed hands at the world-renowned 2019 Monterey Car Week auctions, preliminary sale totals were reported by Hagerty Insurance and Larry Edsall of ClassicCars.com on Saturday, August 18th at $245.5 million.
The DB AR1 was a well thought-out machine, with big Brembo brakes featuring racing-style grooved discs, and four-piston calipers and the booster from a V12 Vanquish. There’s a limited-slip differential, and unique multi-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels use a revised offset to give a wider track.
Straight from the garage to the bed of an enclosed transport, classics, exotics, and collectible cars skip the salt for the dry heat of Scottsdale Arizona. Last January, Scottsdale saw over 3000 automobiles cross the auction block in less than a week.