Archive for Sports Car Spotlight

Aston Martin Celebrates Centenary in Style at Pebble Beach® Automotive Week

• Three new car debuts including Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S • First appearance on US soil of the CC100 Speedster Concept • Aston Martin featured marque at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® Irvine CA – Aston Martin’s new Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S are set for premieres at the 2013 Pebble Beach® Automotive […]

More Than 40 Porsches To Choose From At Mecum In Monterey

1955 550/1500 RS Spyder Chassis No. 550-0077 to Headline Record Offering Walworth, Wis.– The Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey will present an incredible assemblage of more than 40 Porsches headlined by one of the rarest and most desirable of them all – the 1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder (Lot S134), Chassis No. 550-0077. The several […]

Final Countdown Underway to RM’s Annual Michigan Sale

· Exceptional 1932 Packard Twin Six Sport Phaeton and 1933 Marmon Sixteen Five-Passenger Sedan with Michigan collector heritage lead RM’s sale at the Inn at St. John’s, in Plymouth, Michigan, on July 27 · As the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, the single-day sale features a superb roster of […]

Remarkable Kirk F. White Collection Headlines Full-Day Memorabilia Sale at Auctions America’s Auburn Fall Event

· Auctions America lifts gavel on more than 400 lots of memorabilia and collectibles from the respected personal collection of enthusiast Kirk F. White without reserve at its flagship Auburn Fall sale · Auburn Fall event also presents selection of Mr. White’s period hot rods without reserve · Additional highlights for the Labor Day weekend […]

Rise And Shine For The Mecum Daytime Auction In Monterey

Collector Cars from Around the World Crossing the Block August 15-17 Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will revisit Monterey, Calif., to host its fifth annual Daytime Auction near the shores of the bay at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa this Aug. 15-17. With 750 of some of the world’s most coveted collector cars […]

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: 3.8 seconds from 0 to 60 mph

Turns in 2:51.8 lap at Virginia International Raceway ‘Grand Course’ DETROIT – Chevrolet released official performance estimates today for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, the most capable standard Corvette ever. Equipped with the available Z51 Performance Package, the new Stingray is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, braking from 60 to […]

Historic Jaguar D-Type Leads Growing List of Significant Entries for RM’s Monterey Sale

· RM Auctions building towards a spectacular roster of cars for its flagship Monterey sale held during the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week, August 16–17, in California · Historic 1955 Jaguar D-Type leads a superb roster of the world’s finest sports and racing cars poised for the RM podium · Additional star lots […]

Ford Mustang Adds to Nearly 3,000 Credits with Leading Hero Car Role in Upcoming ‘Need for Speed’ Movie

- A one-of-a-kind, customized Ford Mustang plays a prominent role in the upcoming film from DreamWorks Studios, “Need for Speed,” based on the long-running video game series – Mustang fans have crowd-sourced a list of about 3,000 Ford Mustang appearances on the large and small screen over nearly five decades – Mustang made its silver […]

DreamWorks Studios and Ford Motor Company Announce Exclusive Partnership for Film Adaptation of Electonic Arts’ Need for Speed Video Game

‘Breaking Bad’ star Aaron Paul Teams with a One-of-a-Kind Mustang Hero Car Specially Designed for the Film by Ford LOS ANGELES – Today, DreamWorks Studios’ Stacey Snider, Partner and Co-Chair, and Ford Motor Company’s Jim Farley, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales and Service, are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership for the feature film […]

Auctions America’s California & Auburn Fall Events to Broadcast Live on NBC Sports Network

· Auctions America announces exclusive live television coverage of its California and Auburn Fall sales on NBC Sports Network · Delivered to more than 80 million homes, new in-depth collector car auction coverage complements NBC Sports Network’s growing motor programming · Rare 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra to play starring role in coverage of Auctions America’s […]