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New BMW Z8 to be sold at Silverstone Auctions' NEC sale

BMW Z8 to be sold at Silverstone Auctions' NEC sale

Silverstone Auctions has had a cracking start to the year, selling a number of low-mileage cars for well above estimate at its Race Retro sale at Stoneleigh Park, including a 400-mile Ferrari Testarossa that fetched £202,500. The next big sale at...

Rare custom-bodied Cord to be sold by Bonhams

Rare custom-bodied Cord to be sold by Bonhams

After recently being uncovered in the Pacific Northwest of America, in original unrestored condition, Bonhams will offer a 1930 Cord L-29 Town Car with coachwork by Murphy & Company at its Amelia Island sale on 12 March. From the estate of Jay Hi...

Ferrari Testarossa sells for £202,500 at Race Retro

Ferrari Testarossa sells for £202,500 at Race Retro

Silverstone Auctions managed to sell 78 per cent of consigned cars at its Race Retro sale on 22 February, with total sales of £3.62million. A low mileage Ferrari Testarossa was the star of the show, selling for a record £202,500. Three other aucti...

Brand new Classic Mini up for sale with CCA

Brand new Classic Mini up for sale with CCA

How much of a premium would you pay to buy an as-new example of your favourite classic car? Brand new auction house CCA, from the same team that created Silverstone Auctions, is offering a 182-mile 2001 Mini Cooper, with an estimate of £14,500 and...

Sotheby’s and RM Auctions form new partnership

Sotheby’s and RM Auctions form new partnership

Sotheby’s, the international auction house founded in 1744, has taken a 25 per cent ownership interest in Canadian-based RM auctions, citing a strong market for investment-quality cars as the main reason for the move. Sotheby’s has previously wor...

Jaguar D-type announced for RM’s Amelia Island sale

Jaguar D-type announced for RM’s Amelia Island sale

RM Auctions has described this year’s Amelia Island Concours sale as its ‘finest offering to date’, and with cars like the 1955 Jaguar D-type, 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV and 1972 Ferrari Daytona (the single-owner ‘garage find’), it’s easy to see wh...

Records fall at Bonhams’ Paris auction

Records fall at Bonhams’ Paris auction

For Bonhams, the 5 February Paris Grand Palais sale was significant for a number of reasons. Firstly, it attracted the highest bid for any car sold by the auction house in continental Europe ever - €1,897,500 for a rare 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Conve...

Rare Ferraris head to Gooding's Amelia Island sale

Rare Ferraris head to Gooding's Amelia Island sale

Gooding & Company’s fifth consecutive year at Amelia Island is set to be a cracker, with a selection of four high-value classic Ferraris headlining the sale. At the top of the list is a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, offered with an estimate of $3,400,00...

Time-warp Morris Minor sells for £17,000 at auction

Time-warp Morris Minor sells for £17,000 at auction

A Morris Minor 1000 with just 190 miles on the clock has sold for £17,000 at auction. The winning bid exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £7000-£10,000, with a fair amount of interest from Minor enthusiasts around the country. Bought new in 1968, t...

Artcurial Barnfind sale exceeds all expectations

Artcurial Barnfind sale exceeds all expectations

Artcurial held a fantastic auction in Paris on 6 February, selling off the highly anticipated Baillion Collection and other assorted classics. The sale made a total of €46m, with the Barnfind cars making €25.15m alone. There was an 89 per cent sel...

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