Archive for January, 2013

Magnificent Series of Coachbuilt Classics To Grace RM’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Sale

· RM Auctions returns as the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, March 9, 2013 · Single-day sale features breathtaking roster of more than 80 investment-quality collector cars · Notable highlights include an outstanding series of coachbuilt classics headlined by a multi-million-dollar 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Walker-LaGrande Convertible Coupe and a trio […]

The Mecum Marathon In Kissimmee Sets New Record As World’s Largest

Unprecedented 10-day Auction Goes Where No Other Auction Has Ever Gone Before Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions’ record-setting 10-day auction, held Jan. 18-27, exceeded all expectations transforming more than 100 acres of land at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla., into the nation’s collector car epicenter. A total of 3,337 lots filled every building and […]

Steve McQueen Chevrolet Styleline Leads Exciting List of Celebrity Rides at Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale Sale

· Auctions America kicks off its 2013 calendar, March 22 – 24, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida · Regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, multi-day sale expected to feature more than 550 quality collector cars · Star attraction: 1951 Chevrolet Styleline DeLuxe Convertible formerly owned by Steve McQueen to be offered at no […]

SRT Motorsports – SRT Viper GTS-Rs Sebring Raceway Test Session Notes and Quotes – American Le Mans Series

Following a recent test at Sebring Raceway, members of the SRT Motorsports Team responded to questions about the performance of the SRT Viper GTS-Rs that will compete in the GT Class in the American Le Mans Series in 2013. Gary Johnson – Road Racing Manager – SRT Motorsports WHAT WERE YOUR IMPRESSIONS FROM THE TEST […]

Multimatic Fields Fleet of Astons for 2013

MARKHAM, ON – Building on the solid foundation of the team’s 2012 Aston Martin Grand-Am campaign, Multimatic Motorsports is doubling its efforts by entering four Vantage V8s in the 2013 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. After running four cars in two classes last season the decision has been taken to consolidate all of the team’s […]

Mecum Auctions and Panther DRR To Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Kissimmee, Fla. – Mecum Auctions will formally announce its multi-year partnership with Panther DRR for the 2013 and 2014 IndyCar seasons on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. The announcement will be covered live on Discovery’s Velocity Network during the world’s largest collector car auction of 3,000 vehicles […]

RM Auctions Realizes Spectacular $36.4 Million at Single-Day Arizona Biltmore Sale

· RM generates more than $36.4 million in sales with 89 percent of all lots sold at its 14th annual Arizona sale · Single-day sale features selective, handpicked offering of blue-chip automobiles, eclipses 2012 Arizona sale tally by more than 42 percent · Eight automobiles achieve million-dollar plus results with multiple new auction records set […]

A Perennial Favorite: Dodge Challenger Wins Second Consecutive Cars.com “Shopper’s Choice Award”

– 2013 Dodge Challenger named “Shopper’s Choice,” representing their favorite car of the year – Online shoppers activity for Challenger, combined with it grabbing the most votes from Cars.com Facebook fans in the final round earned it the title Auburn Hills, Mich. – Representing the voice of millions of shoppers who visit Cars.com, the Dodge […]

Mecum Opens Its 2013 Auction Lineup With The World’s Largest

Tomorrow Will Kick Off 10-Day, 3,000-Car Auction in Kissimmee, Fla. WALWORTH, Wis. – Tomorrow marks the first of 10 straight days of continuous muscle cars and more crossing the block with Mecum hosting the world’s largest collector car auction at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. The 3,000-car lineup set to sell at the Jan. […]

Chevrolet COPO Camaro Sale to Benefit American Heart Association

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Chevrolet is selling the final 2012 COPO Camaro production model at the annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction – one of only two convertibles among the 69 cars built in 2012. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the American Heart Association. The charity sale is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, Jan. 19, and […]