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    Auctions: Vettel's gold helmet brings in $118k for charity
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    If you caught the German Grand Prix this year, then you got to see the reigning multiple World Champion Sebastian Vettel win his home race for the first time. In fact, Germans got to see one of their own win the race for the first time since Schumacher took the checkered flags at both the German ...

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    Auctions: Jim Hall's Chapparal 1 to hit the auction block
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    By their very nature, rare classic Ferraris draw big headlines when they're about to cross an auction block. Take, for example, the 1964 Ferrari 250 LM that we wrote about last month or the record-shattering 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spider that sold for $27.5 million at the 2013 RM Auctions at ...

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    ETC: Wild one-off Lamborghini Sogna for sale at $3M [w/videos]
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    The Lamborghini Countach was the dream car for many teens and pre-teens in the 1980s, but at least one Japanese man thought there was room for improvement. As the story goes, Ryoji Yamazaki had a dream of a supercar as a 13-year-old, and at the age of 41, he used his design studio, Art & ...

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    Auctions: Ecurie Ecosse collection brings in millions
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    It's rare to see an entire racing team's collection go up for auction at once, but that's just what happened this past weekend at Bonhams' new headquarters in London, where the above Ecurrie Ecosse collection brought in top dollar (or pound, anyway). The collection, whose consignment we first ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Acura MDX from The Avengers
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    Planning to dress up as Agent Coulson for Halloween next year? We've got the perfect accessory to complete your Level 7 costume. On eBay Motors at this very moment is an auction for an Acura MDX S.H.I.E.L.D vehicle, one of only 10 made that the seller claims was used in filming of The ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1994 Dodge Viper RT/10 with 504 miles
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    It's typically hard to find early examples of the Dodge Viper that haven't been crashed or modified, but one eBay seller has a showroom-fresh version of the V10 roadster up for sale worthy of an eBay Find of the Day. With just 504 miles on the odometer (according to the description and not the ...

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    Auctions: Talbot-Lago Teardrop Cabrio sells for $7m, Ferrari 250 LM for $14m [UPDATE w/video]
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    Classic car auctions take place in locations all around the world, from Monte Carlo and Maranello to Monterey and Manhattan. Or so you might think, but last week marked the first time a major classic car auction took place in the Big Apple in over a decade. And boy did it return with a bang. The ...

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    Auctions: 1964 Chevrolet CERV II concept going up for auction
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    Tons of precious metal will cross the RM Auctions block this week in New York, but Chevy Corvette enthusiasts will want to pay extra special attention to Lot No. 139. According to the auction listing, this Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle II (CERV II) is the "first known operating example ...

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    Auctions: 1964 Ferrari 250 LM expected to net $12-15 million at RM's NY auction
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    If you're one of the very fortunate souls that has $12 to $15 million burning a very large hole in your pocket, we've found the perfect way to liberate yourself from the burden of so much money - buy this Ferrari, which is being put up for auction. It's a supremely rare Ferrari 250 LM, the 24th ...

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    Report: Carbon Motors' would-be cop car headed to auction
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    Carbon Motors seemed to be on track to produce its E7 purpose-built police car last year, but then the US Department of Energy rejected its request for a $310-million loan and the situation went south from there. The company filed for bankruptcy four months ago and had only produced one E7, a ...

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    Report: Totaled Ferrari Dino sculpture sold for $250k
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    How much would you pay for a Dino? Although this sub-brand was supposed to offer lower-cost alternatives to more expensive Ferraris, a 246 GTS model with "chairs and flares" can fetch big bucks. The later, more angular 308 GT4 is less desirable, but the one above just sold for $250,000. Oh, and ...

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    Auctions: 40th Jaguar E-Type ever made sells at auction for £88k
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    The 40th Jaguar E-Type ever built, a right-hand-drive 1961 model, hit the auction block and was bought by an anonymous British buyer for 88,000 pounds ($141,310), ITV reports. The Jaguar had been stored at the previous owner's estate, in dry storage, at a derelict farm in Le Mans, France since ...

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    Auctions: Elon Musk buys James Bond's Lotus submarine, wants to install Tesla powerplant
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    Remember when we reported the long-lost-but-found-again Lotus Esprit submarine used in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me had sold at auction in London for $966,560 (well, $863,000 plus a 12-percent buyer's premium)? At the time, the buyer's identity remained a mystery, but Jalopnik has ...

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    Auctions: Andretti, Earnhardt Sr. and Hunt racers head 'Legends' auction
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    RK Motors will be holding an auction in Charlotte, NC from October 31 to November 3, that is sure to get fans of both historic production and racecars really excited. The production metal on offer is wildly impressive, including a pair of Hemi 'Cudas (one of which is an ultra-rare convertible), ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1992 Minardi-Lamborghini M191L
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    Think of Italian Formula One teams and Ferrari is first and foremost to come to mind. But the Prancing Horse team is not the only game in town. What is today known as Scuderia Toro Rosso was once, and for two decades, known as Minardi. And for one (unfortunately unsuccessful) season, it was ...

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    Auctions: Fangio's daily driver can be yours
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    Sometimes, little pieces of automotive history pop up, that are so rare and eccentric, that they're hard to pass up. This is one of those times. The car shown above is a 1970 IKA Torino 380S, which has had a very special owner. It'll be crossing the block at the Silverstone Auctions NEC Classic ...

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    Auctions: Huge JFK auction includes two classic Lincolns [UPDATE]
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    Want to own a piece of American history? Perhaps you should consider 35th President John F. Kennedy's limousine, a 1960 Lincoln Continental, or the last car he safely rode in before his assassination, a 1963 Lincoln Continental convertible. Both of them will be up for sale at the Camelot: Fifty ...

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    Auctions: Ringo Starr's Facel Vega could raise half million at auction
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    John, Paul, George and Ringo, the four men that made up The Beatles, lived in an interesting time when it came to the cars on offer. Power was cheap and fuel was cheaper, while the designs were some of the finest in automotive history. With fame and money, they could have nearly any car the 1960s ...

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    Auctions: Mustang Cobra Jet prototype garners $200k for charity at Barrett-Jackson
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    A few weeks ago we brought you news of a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet that Ford was donating to charity. The car was set to be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson in Las Vegas to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Now that auction has taken place, bringing in an impressive $200,000 for MS ...

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    Followup: Timewarp NE auto dealer auction draws big crowds, bigger prices [UPDATE]
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    The hotly anticipated auction for a cache of vintage cars and trucks stashed by a Nebraska Chevrolet dealership took place over the weekend, and as expected, many of the low-mileage classics fetched high-dollar bids. Close to 500 former new cars and dealer trade-ins that have been sitting in and ...

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