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FrontRunners August 2014: Rare Racer for Sale

The 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype shown here will be among the most coveted collector cars at the RM Auctions Monterey Sale (www.rmauctions.com) August 15 and 16, during the annual Monterey Car Week (www.montereycarweek.com), which concludes with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (www.pebblebeachconcours.net). One of only 12 Ford GT40 prototypes built—and the first of only […]

Winning Bids

An infamous electric guitar, revered Scottish racing vehicles, the first American gold coin, and more. $3.2 million During an RM Auctions sale in Paris in early February, a handful of noteworthy racecars crossed the block, including a 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder and a 2008 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Le Mans prototype, though few met […]

What a Concept!

When Joe Bortz was 8 years old, his father bought him a bicycle. This was no ordinary bicycle; it was a newspaper-delivery model—one with a smaller front wheel, which was necessary to accommodate a large frame-mounted basket just below the handlebars. Whether or not the bike was the elder Bortz’s idea of a subtle hint […]

RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Lift the Gavel on Bespoke American Motor Cars

Fresh on the heels of its record-breaking Monterey, California sale last month, RM Auctions is delighted to announce three new premiere offerings for its Art of the Automobile event, November 21 in Manhattan. Held in association with Sotheby’s, the exclusive and highly anticipated New York collector car sale will celebrate the motor car and its […]

Auctions Set to Rock Monterey Car Week

Car enthusiasts are set to converge on the Monterey Peninsula in mid-August for nearly a week of concours, tours, vintage races, and auctions. While the main draws are the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance at the tony Lodge at Pebble Beach on Sunday, August 18, and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca […]

FrontRunners: Super Size

A Bugatti Type 46 that sold at auction last spring in Florida for just over $1 million will be back on the block May 25 in Italy. The 1930 “Petit Royale”—as the Type 46 is called, because it looks like a smaller version of the massive Type 41 Royale—will be among roughly 40 collector cars […]

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