The Lamborghini Miura introduction at the 1966 Geneva Motor Show was indeed a tough act to follow, let alone surpass, but Lamborghini did just that five years later. At the ‘’71 Geneva show, the marque unveiled both the higher-performance Miura SV and its eventual successor, the Countach.
The Ferrari Testarossa burst onto the scene for 1985, starring in Miami Vice alongside Don Johnson. It competed against Magnum P.I. starring Tom Selleck, his famous mustache and Ferrari 308 GTS. The Testarossa is an iconic 1980s wild child that belongs in every Ferrari collection.
The Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction is always comfortable, casual, fun and yet classy. See which Ferrari’s and Porsche’s stood out to industry professionals this year.
As the highly anticipated Scottsdale, Arizona collector-car auctions are fast approaching, exotic Supercars will be one of the most-watched market segments there. In turn, some very interesting supercars with particularly fascinating histories are now coming to market, and they have the potential to generate outsized sale prices.
On January 16th Bonhams will be returning for their 9th edition of The Scottsdale Auction. Bonhams will lift the gavel on 110 collector cars spanning automotive history from 1901 to 2009 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.
The Ferrari Testarossa burst onto the scene in 1984 like a four-wheeled nuke, unleashed by Ferrari to reclaim territory that had been captured by the Porsche 911 Turbo and Lamborghini Countach.
The recent ‘generational shift’ in collecting may actually be examples of ‘mature’ collectors seeking a more comfortable, reliable and usable ride. It’s one of those rare instances in which we Baby Boomers can share an opinion with the Millennials without embarrassment or explanation.
This week in New York City, RM Sotheby’s is rolling out another curated, art-gallery style auto auction. The auction, called Driven by Disruption, showcases a number of blue-chip classics that broke the mold in the world of power, style, or racing lineage. Premier’s Team of dedicated leasing specialists will be watching the auction closely, ready to assist clients in acquiring any of the cars.