Ongoing & Upcoming Events
Auctions America began its 13th annual collector car auction Friday at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Boward County Convention Center. Auctions America attracts car enthusiasts of varying tastes and budgets, by showcasing a diverse collection of cars, from great American classics to late model collectibles. Read More.
We were on site again this year for the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, which has become one of the elite automotive spectacles to attend. This year, crowds were estimated to be approximately 30,000 in number. A day that had threatened to be filled with rain was, instead, abundant with sun, providing perfect photo opportunites for the more than 320 elite classics. Read More.
RM Sothebys held their 17th annual auction at Amelia Island offering 99 collector cars for sale during March Car Week on the Island. This was the first auction under the new partnership with Sotheby's. The classics on the docket included European exotics and American vintage vehicles. The high sale, a 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerican SWB Cabriolet, sold for $5.8 million. An event highlight was the appearance of Davey Jones, who drove his 24-hour of Daytona winning car, a 1988 Jaguar XJR-9 onto the stage during the auction. For a photo gallery of selected vehicles click here and for some of the selling prices, go to our Facebook page.
The run list for Gooding & Co. 2015 Amelia Island auction, which consisted of 85 collector cars, was heavy on European sports cars and classics, including Ferraris, Porsches, Mercedes-Benz, and Jaguars. A 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 took top honors as the highest sale, by bringing in $3 million, followed by a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet at $1.9 million. Sir Stirling Moss made a special appearance during the auction of a historic race car he piloted in the mid-'50s, a 1956 #Maserati 200 SI. Bidding started at $3 million, but stalled at $4.7 million before reaching the set reserve. For a photo gallery of selected vehicles click here and for some of the selling prices, go to our Facebook page.
Bonhams auction house held its first Amelia Island sale during March 2015 car week. Eighty three rare collector vehicles from the Brass era to late model sports cars crossed the auction block. The high sales went to two America cars, a 1930 Cord Model L-29 Town Car at $1.6M and a 1908 American Underslung 50HP Roadster at $1.58M. For a photo gallery of selected vehicles click here and for some of the selling prices, go to our Facebook page.
The 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance showcased more than 320 classics, which included Duesenbergs, Packards, Delahays, Ferrraris, rare Concepts, and historical race cars and motorcyles -- just what you'd expect from a Concours. However, in past years Amelia Island has also featured a group of less traditional classics that illustrate the diverseness of the vehicles that represent our automotive history. Read More.
Galpin Auto Sports has teamed with Henrik Fisker to produce "The Ultimate American Muscle Car", a low volume carbon fiber coach built 6th generation Mustang with 725 HP. Featuring a wide body look and an aggressive styling, it is appropriately called the "Rocket". Read More.
You won't see bright lights or billboards in Hilton Head. The restaurants and shops have been tucked away, to blend with the surrounding landscape. It is quite different from what you're accustomed to seeing, but it won't be long before you appreciate the beauty and charm of the town's design, and realize that you wouldn't want it any other way. Read More.
Revology, a company based in Winter Park, Florida, is offering the latest driving and creature comfort technology, wrapped in the body of the original Mustang. Get this Mustang with a Ford-honored 1 year bumper-to-bumper warranty. Read More.
Chip Foose's custom built 1965 Chevy Impala, nicknamed "The Impastar," wins the Ridler Award at the 2015 Detroit Autorama. This makes the 4th time Foose has taken home the coveted trophy for the top hot rod build. For more on this winning car and the other "Great 8" finalists, click here.