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    Read This: Ferrari vs. Ferrari: Cut convertibles unloved by collectors?
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    The New York Times' Wheels blog has a really interesting story on a pair of Ferraris that are set to be auctioned off in Monterey during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. While the two cars are similar on the surface, their differing histories and Ferrari's attitude towards one of them has ...

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    Auctions: Shelby Cobra, Mercedes 300SL and 1947 Woodie from Petersen Museum headed to auction
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    The changes happening at the Petersen Museum have been making the rounds in major press, but it probably won't be until August 18, during Pebble Beach, when we get the full story on what's happening; that's where and when museum reps plan on announcing the way forward for the SoCal institution. ...

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    Video: Father's ultra-rare Ferrari to leave family for a good cause
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    It isn't every day that the rarest of Ferrari models change hands. In fact, you can count your fingers to get the number of 275 GTB/4*S N.A.R.T. Spyders that ever existed. The 1967 Ferrari you see here is one of those ten Spyders, and it has stayed in the same family since it was bought new. The ...

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    Auctions: James Bond Lotus Esprit submarine car headed to auction [w/video]
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    We've covered many cars from the movies and TV that have made their way to auction (the original Batmobile, good old General Lee and even Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5), but this one ranks up there among the rarest and coolest. RM Auctions has just announced that the Lotus Esprit submarine car ...

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    Auctions: Le Mans-raced 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM headed to auction
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    Vintage Ferrari models show up on the auction circuit all the time, but few can match this particular '53 340/375 MM Berlinetta Competizione in terms of historical significance. Not only did the machine compete in the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans, but this particular model managed to finish in second ...

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    Auctions: 1960 Ferrari 250 GT sells for over $8 million in record-setting RM auction weekend
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    Although the vast majority of eyeballs were tuned to the madness at Barrett-Jackson this past weekend, that televised car auction wasn't the only high-dollar game in Arizona. RM Auctions brought its usual gaggle of exotic wares to the desert, and the car that came out on top sold for much more ...

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    Need an armored transport? Have we got an auction for you
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    The Dean V. Kruse Foundation is hard at work scrounging up cash to pay off some serious debt, and that work has led the organization to auction off more than half of the vehicles contained in the National Military History Center collection. If you're looking for World War II-era armor, consider ...

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    Auctions: Entire inventory of Microcar Museum to be auctioned
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    Bruce Weiner's Microcar Museum in Madison, Georgia is said to be the largest collection of little cars in the world, and they're all rolling over the RM Auctions block February 15-16, 2013. Weiner spent 15 years assembling the 200-strong bounty, and beyond the size of the collection RM Auctions ...

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    Monterey: RM Auctions sees 20 cars sell for $1 million or more in Monterey
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    If there's a recession afoot, no one told the bidders at Saturday's RM Auctions sale. A total of 13 cars went home to new owners for $1 million or more, including a 1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta TdF at $6.71 million. The '56 was hardly the star of the evening, however, as 1962 Ferrari 250 GT ...

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    Monterey: 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage sets auction record at $11 million
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    There are no certainties on the auction circuit, though any association with the late Steve McQueen can almost guarantee an upward nudge on the final bid. Throw in a provenance that includes multiple racing wins, work in one of the most beloved films in automotive history along with an iconic ...

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    Auctions: 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder added to RM's Monterey auction
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    The Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder may have been introduced to the mainstream by the classic 1986 John Hughes' film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (of course, that car was a replica), but the iconic convertible has long been one of the most desirable collector cars for those in the know. With a ...

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    Auctions: Incredibly awesome pedal cars going up for auction
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    For car guys, pedal cars have an allure that survives long past the days when our short, stubby legs provided all the horsepower we needed. Which explains why people with the means have no problem paying as much as $12,000 for a hot-rodded, pedal-powered roadster. Take for instance the group ...

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    Auctions: Plymouth XNR concept parks on the auction block [w/video]
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    The 1960 Plymouth XNR will cross the block next month at the RM Auction in Monterey, Calif. The one-of-a-kind sports car was penned by Chrysler design guru Virgil Exner, who always hoped Chrysler would include a roadster in its lineup. The XNR featured a powerful six-cylinder engine that pumped ...

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    Report: Most winning Corvette racecar ever heads to auction
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    RM Auctions in Monterey, Calif., will sell the most winning Corvette ever for more than an estimated $1 million next month. The 1968 Chevy L88 Corvette won checkered flags at multiple SCCA championships for owners Owens/Corning in the late '60s and early '70s. Piloted by racer Tony DeLorenzo, ...

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    Auctions: You can own Al Capone's bulletproof 1928 Cadillac
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    Al Capone was many things: A criminal, a bootlegger, a tax dodger, and a notable philanthropist. But most of all he was a celebrity. His exploits sold newspapers by the truckload and his appearances in newsreels entertained millions in the era before television. That his armored 1928 Cadillac ...

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    Auctions: Pair of rare Ford GT40s up for grabs in RM's Monterey auction
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    The list of classic cars slated to go up for auction during the Monterey car week in August continues to grow, with the latest being a pair of two Ford GT40 coupes that will be up for grabs at RM's sale. "To have the honor of offering one GT40 is a great privilege, but to present two, spanning ...

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    Report: $4M "War Booty" Mercedes-Benz 500K belongs to heirs, court rules
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    World War II ended seven decades ago, yet some battles are still being fought. The latest concerns the true owner of a 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Roadster that was sold at last year's RM Monterey sale for $3.7 million. A German court has now ruled that the car is the property of the heirs of the ...

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    Auctions: Elegant classic Ferrari and Talbot-Lago to headline at Pebble Beach
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    RM Auctions only just finished pulling in record numbers at its event in Monaco, but it's already gearing up for the next event set to take place during Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey, California. Headlining the Canadian specialist auctioneer's catalog for the August event are the rare 1955 ...

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    Auctions: 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa sells for $6.4M in Monaco
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    Few marques get auto collectors riled up quite like Ferrari, and of classic Ferraris, few are as highly sought-after as the legendary Testa Rossa. We're talking, of course, about the 50s-era roadster (as opposed to the 80s-era cheesegrater supercar), and the originals continue to fetch top dollar ...

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    Auctions: Pebble Beach winner going up for auction in August
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    How much is a Pebble Beach 'Best in Show' car worth? We're about to find out. A 1938 Horch 853A Erdmann & Rossi Sport Cabriolet (that's quite a mouthful) is looking for a new home and is headed to auction at RM's Monterey sale in August. The car underwent an extensive restoration in 2001 and ...

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