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Mecum Auctions – 230 Collector Cars Selling At No Reserve Feb. 27-28 In Las Vegas

Mecum Auctions to Sell Rogers’ Classic Car Museum Collection to Benefit Arts and Education Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will have the exclusive opportunity to offer the Rogers’ Classic Car Museum Collection of more than 230 classic cars at auction this Feb. 27-28, at no reserve. Mecum will take the auction stage directly to the […]

Multi-Record-Smashing Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

10-Day Auction Approaching $70 Million in Sales WALWORTH, Wis. – At the epicenter of central Florida in the land where dreams come true and lifelong memories are made, Mecum Auctions made history with its first collector car auction of 2015. Total sales for the 10-day event approach the $70-million mark, currently standing at $68,801,987. Of […]

Historic Highs for the 44th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

It’s a wrap. The biggest auction in Barrett-Jackson history concluded at WestWorld, reaching historic highs and resulting in some truly unforgettable moments. During the 10-day auction, Barrett-Jackson recorded more than $130 million in sales of 1,611 vehicles (unaudited) and a world-record $6.55 million in automobilia sales (unaudited), making it the highest sales result to date. […]

Ford GT Wins EyesOn Design Prize for Best Production Vehicle at 2015 North American International Auto Show

All-new Ford GT – propelled by most powerful EcoBoost® production engine ever making 600-plus horsepower – wins coveted EyesOn Design Award for best production vehicle GT supercar represents Ford’s commitment to innovation through performance; advanced, lightweight composites will serve company’s entire future product lineup EyesOn Design winners selected by current and former design chiefs at […]

Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience Returns

Program renewed for supercharged LT4 engine at new Bowling Green build center BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet announced today it is resuming the exclusive Engine Build Experience for Corvette Z06 customers – the only program of its kind for supercar customers. Starting in March 2015, Corvette Z06 customers will be able to assemble the 650-hp […]

Headliners Abound At Mecum’s Houston Auction

April 10-12 Collector Car Auction Set to Feature Several Vintage Greats WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will amass a 1,000-car offering encompassing coveted collector cars from all genres at Houston’s Reliant Center this April 10-12. With outstanding headliners ranging from American and European racers, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes, Mecum’s third annual event is certain […]

David Brown Automotive Announces Specifications of First Car

- Supercharged 5.0-litre V8, 510PS/ 625Nm, 6-speed automatic – 0-60 mph (0-100km/h) in 4.6 (4.8) seconds; top speed 155 mph (248 km/h), limited – Chassis based on Jaguar XKR, bespoke and original exterior and interior design All-new, British luxury automotive brand, David Brown Automotive, has announced the outline specifications of its first car and given […]

Mecum Marathon – Results From Kissimmee 2014

WALWORTH, Wis. – The largest collector car auction in the world lived up to its moniker once again with Mecum’s Kissimmee, Fla., event, held Jan. 17-26, offering a grand total of 2,750 cars and more than 3,000 items of Road Art throughout the 10 days of heated bidding and hard-hammering sales. Auction sales reached a […]

Auctions America Announces Multi-Year Agreement with NBC Sports Network and 450-Car Collection for its Televised Auburn Spring Event

· Select Auctions America collector car auctions to broadcast live on NBC Sports Network · Delivered to more than 80 million homes across the U.S., 2014 programming to provide in-depth coverage of the company’s California and Auburn, Indiana events · Auctions America’s first televised Auburn Spring sale to be headlined by the 450-car John Scotti […]

RM Auctions: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Sets New Arizona Auction Record at RM’s $45.5 Million Two-Day Sale

· RM Auctions 15th annual Arizona sale generates more than $45.5 million in sales with 85 percent of all lots sold · Two-day sale features exceptional offering of 125 automobiles, one boat and one motorcycle · Ten automobiles achieve million-dollar plus results with multiple new auction records set · Top-seller: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB […]