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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 […]

Packard’s Twin Peaks

When a 1932 Packard Twin Six custom convertible sold for $1.1 million last summer during RM Auctions’ St. John’s sale in Michigan, the car’s provenance no doubt influenced its price as much as its rarity did. The Twin Six was one of only two examples that Packard built, and it was delivered new to Al […]

Frontrunners: RM Auctions

Carlo Saltarelli has raced, test-ridden, and—through his dealership—sold Ducati motorcycles. He also has collected them, amassing a cache of 100 vintage and rare racing and road bikes over the last three decades. Those machines will be offered May 11 during RM Auctions’ Monaco sale (www.rmauctions.com), a two-day event to be held at the principality’s Grimaldi […]

FrontRunners: Striking Cars and Chords

Collectibles ranging from a 1912 Oldsmobile Limited Tourabout to antique mechanical musical instruments will be up for bid February 24 and 25 at RM Auctions’ Milhous Collection sale (www.rmauctions.com). The auction, conducted in association with Sotheby’s, will take place at the Milhous Museum in Boca Raton, Fla. In addition to cars and instruments, the sale […]

FrontRunners: Cool Wheels

Porsche enthusiasts might argue that the relationship between Steve McQueen and the 1970 911S that he drove during the opening sequence of Le Mans was mutually beneficial: While the McQueen connection enhanced the Porsche’s provenance, owning and sharing the screen with such a car also bolstered the actor’s King of Cool persona. Either on its […]

Vintage British Autos on the Auction Block

A selection of rare vintage British automobiles and motorcycles, including Aston Martins, Jaguars, Rolls-Royces, and more, will go up for auction on June 23 at RM Auctions’ sale at Syon Park in West London at the Salon Privé luxury car show and concours d’elegance. Among the standouts is the 1926 Rolls-Royce Experimental Phantom 1 Continental […]