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    Monterey: Ferrari dominant at high-priced RM Auctions' Monterey event
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    Of the 21 multi-million-dollar lots sold over RM Auctions' two-day Monterey event, the top six were Ferraris while the top four were members of the vaunted 275 family. In total, 13 of the 21 seven- and eight-figure entries bore the yellow shield and prancing horse of the Scuderia. Two cars in ...

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    Monterey: $11.55 million 1964 Ferrari 250 LM highlights RM Auctions' first night in Monterey
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    Some of the biggest auto auctions of the year are held during the weekend of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Millionaires gather in hopes of outbidding their contemporaries for incredibly rare cars. As Bonhams' record sale on Thursday of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for $38 million showed, these ...

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    Auctions: Exceptionally rare '65 Ford GT40 Roadster prototype up for auction
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    Think of mid-engined supercars and your mind is bound to gravitate towards Europe, but the United States has been known to make a handful from time to time – exceptional vehicles from the likes of Vector, SSC, Mosler, Hennessey, and Saleen. But long before any of those came around, Ford ...

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    Auctions: 1911 Mercer Type 35R expected to fetch $3M in Monterey
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    The history books are filled with defunct American automakers, from Duesenberg and Studebaker to Plymouth and Pontiac. But few of them are as missed by vintage automobile enthusiasts as Mercer. The company only operated between 1909 and 1925, but in that short span of time it produced one of the ...

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    Auctions: Steve McQueen's Ferrari 275 GTB/4 to be auctioned in Monterey
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    We know from many, many years of watching classic car auctions, that there are certain qualities that ensure big money. For example, putting tiny silver horses and/or yellow badges on a red car will probably bring in a lot of cash. This is doubly true if said car hails from the 1950s or 1960s, ...

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    Auctions: Stirling Moss-crashed 1956 Maserati 450S to be auctioned in Monaco
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    RM Auctions has some very special and expensive Italian sportscars of the 50s and 60s consigned for its auction in Monaco on May 10, but the one that currently carries the highest estimated value at between 4 and 5.5 million euros ($5.5 - $7.5 million) is a 1956 Maserati 450S with some very ...

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    Auctions: $8.8m '58 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider highlights RM's Arizona auction
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    All manner of vehicles change hands at the annual auction extravaganza in Arizona, but never has one sold for as much as the Ferrari you see here. The car in question is an (obviously) eminently desirable 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider, one of only 50 ever made and purring onto the ...

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    Auctions: 1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Roadster is more Art than Deco
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    Malcolm S. Pray Jr was a known entity in the American automotive scene. He owned the largest Audi and Saab dealership in America, presided over several dealer councils and had a considerable classic car collection. Sadly, Pray passed away this past August, and his family has consigned 17 of his ...

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    Auctions: Ferrari 250 GT California could be your day off for $8 million
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    Vintage Ferraris consistently top the list of the most expensive cars ever sold. In private treaty sales, the 250 GTO is king, but even at public auctions, it's the horses that prance the highest. After the Mercedes W196 grand prix racer that set the world record this past July at nearly $30 ...

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    Featured: The top 10 most earth-shaking classic car auctions
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    The concept of a televised classic car auction is really a fairly recent phenomenon. Some of the greatest or most significant sales of all time exist only in stills and in the memories of the people who were there. Here are ten for the ages: 1. RM Auctions - Monterey, CA (2013) It's a tough ...

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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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    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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    Auctions: 1955 Lincoln Indianapolis concept up for auction
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    Lincoln was never a brand known for making sports cars. In fact it hasn't offered anything with less than four doors since the demise of the Mark VIII, and that was hardly what you'd call "performance oriented". But that doesn't mean that Ford's luxury marque never toyed with the idea. In 1955 ...

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    Auctions: James Bond Lotus submarine sells in London for $966,560
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    With the $966,560 sale ($863,000 plus a 12-percent buyer's premium) of the white 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 submarine used in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, we now know "the Roger Moore discount." Recall that Sean Connery's silver 1964 Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 was sold by RM ...

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    Monterey: Second day of RM's Monterey auction continues the million dollar madness
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    RM Auctions' two-day event during the Monterey car week is pretty much a matter of appetizer and main course. Friday night's appetizer saw a trio of multi-million-dollar Ferraris, along with a pre-war Mercedes-Benz and a Jaguar D-Type. You can read all about those beauties right here. But as we ...

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    Monterey: 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spider sells for incredible $27.5 million
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    In the charged atmosphere at day two of RM's Monterey auctions, a record-setting sum of money changed hands in exchange for one of the most exclusive Ferraris of all time. The 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spider blew away expectations last night, selling for a gavel price of $25 million and a ...

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    Monterey: Seven-figure cars highlight day one of RM's Monterey auction
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    RM Auctions is one of several houses holding auctions during the Monterey weekend, and Friday night's festivities got quite pricey. Seven-figure vehicles were not at all uncommon during the first day of the two-day event, with the 1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider, seen above, crossing the block for ...

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    Auctions: Pebble Beach cars with the best chance of breaking $10 million
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    Pebble Beach is "Shark Week" for the classic car crowd. While it may not be good to be a seal during Shark Week, it's great to be an auction house, a mobile detailer, caterer, tent rental firm or a parking garage owner on the Monterey peninsula during Pebble Beach Week in mid-August. This year ...

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