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    Auctions: McLaren F1 GTR Longtail sells at Gooding for $5.28 million
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    Last month we reported on a very rare McLaren being put up for auction under the auspices of Gooding & Company. One of only 106 examples of the McLaren F1 ever made, one of only 28 made in GTR competition spec, and one of just ten longtail versions, chassis number 021R won FIA GT Championship ...

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    Auctions: McLaren F1 GTR Longtail crossing the block in Scottsdale
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    McLaren only built 106 examples of the devastatingly fast F1 supercar. And though it didn't originally intend to race them, 28 of those produced were turned into GTR competition versions. Of those, only ten featured the extended Longtail bodystyle. Chassis #021R, seen above (click to enlarge), ...

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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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    The List: The List #0041: Attend A Major Car Auction
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    When you think of major car auctions, you probably think of Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. That's the one that came to mind for us, which is why we sent Jessi and Patrick to experience its sights and sounds this past January. Not only did they come away with what it's like to be inside the big ...

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    Auctions: SMS Supercars unveils 620 Camaro, auctions first example for charity at Barrett-Jackson
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    When Steve Saleen launched his new company, SMS Supercars, back in 2008, he announced that he would be expanding his portfolio of vehicles to include the muscle car offerings from Chevrolet and Dodge. First up was the 570 and 570X Challenger, followed soon after by the 302 Mustang. Now, Steve ...

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    Devon GTX up for auction at Barrett-Jackson
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    The demise of the Dodge Viper in 2010 was sad enough on its own. But as if to twist the knife in the wound, the end of the Viper also meant the end of the Devon GTX. A project of independent entrepreneur Scott Devon, the GTX gave the Viper a decidedly more upscale fit-and-finish worthy of its ...

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    Lee Iacocca's Ferrari F40 up for auction
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    Supercars play a volatile and ever-changing game of one-upmanship. With each new generation outperforming the last, it takes something truly special to endure the test of time. The Ferrari F40 is such an icon. Built to celebrate Ferrari's fortieth anniversary, the F40 was the most extreme ...

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    2001 Ford F-150 Lightning Rod Concept up for grabs at RM Auctions
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    We can't tell you how many times we've each been asked about concept cars, "Why can't I buy one of those?" Well you can. Not often, mind you, and not cheaply. But every once in a while, one of those glitzy concepts you see on a show stand comes up for sale. And now, it's time to grab your ...

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    1938 Cadillac V16 convertible parades from White House to auction house
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    The unfortunate reality of a post-JFK, post-9/11 America means that our president needs to be hidden away from public view, and the details of his high-security transportation are just as hidden. But there was a time when the leader of the free world was paraded around for all to see, and for ...

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    Super-rare Jaguar XJ220S heading to Arizona auction
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    With only 350 cars built, the Jaguar XJ220 is a collector's item, but some examples are rarer than others. Having relied heavily on Tom Walkinshaw Racing for the development of the XJ220 in the first place, Jaguar turned to the outfit when it came time to assess the possibility of a competition ...

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    Barrett-Jackson to auction hearse that carried JFK in Dallas
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    There was a touch of controversy when Barrett-Jackson auctioned what had been purported to be the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville ambulance that transported John F. Kennedy to the hospital the day he was assassinated. There is no such doubt about this (at least, not at the time of writing): the 1964 ...

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    Barrett-Jackson auctioning Pontiac ambulance that served as JFK hearse
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    1963 Pontiac Bonneville JFK ambulance – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few ambulances have ever been as well-known as the Pontiac that transported the remains of the late President John F. Kennedy after his assassination. And now it's going up for auction. The 1963 Pontiac ...

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    Gooding unloads its 'time capsule' cars for its 2011 Scottsdale Auctions
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    Gooding 2011 Scottsdale Auction offerings – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Gooding will be unearthing some vintage competitors and a barely used road car to its 2011 Scottsdale Auctions next month: a barn find 1964 Shelby Cobra and 1965 Shelby GT350 R, 1964 Porsche 904, 1965 Ferrari ...

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    Report: Chevrolet considering new high-end Silverado
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    Pickup truck sales are on the rise in the U.S., and that's good news for Detroit since trucks tend to come with big price tags and hefty margins. Truck owners can be a different breed, often padding their bedded beauties with high trim levels and copious quantities of options. Ford has made this ...

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    Dillinger's 1930 Ford Model A getaway car up for auction at Barrett-Jackson
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    John Dillinger's 1930 Ford Model A – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you saw Michael Mann's Public Enemies, the car above may look familiar. It isn't just the same model that the notorious John Dillinger used to escape The Law in one of the most daring shootouts in American ...

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    Tucker Club reiterates doubts about authenticity of auction convertible
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    Allow us to clarify: the Tucker Torpedo Convertible we wrote about recently should herewith be referred to as the purported Tucker Torpedo Convertible. The droptop claiming to be a Torpedo will be up for auction in Scottsdale soon, offered by Russo and Steele. A note from the Tucker Automotive ...

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    Dealer still pitching cars from the afterlife?
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    On April 8, 50-year-old Charles P. Dimmick died doing what he loved to do: watching his favorite driver, Jeff Gordon, run in the Phoenix round of NASCAR. Dimmick was also the marketing manager at Lund Cadillac Hummer Saab in Phoenix, and if you believe the person who wrote his obituary, he also ...

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    Unique Pininfarina Corvette headed to Scottsdale
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    Retrofitting Corvettes with bespoke Italian sheetmetal is a cherished trade in the coachbuilding industry, revived recently by cars like the Spada Codatronca and Castagna Aznom. But these rare machines owe their lineage to customs like this one: the 1963 Pininfarina Rondine Corvette. The ...

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    General Lee goes unsold on eBay again, off to Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale
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    click here to view more pics of John Schneider's General LeeActor John Schneider's second attempt to sell the one-of-a-kind 1969 Dodge Charger "General Lee" from his Dukes of Hazzard TV show and other acting roles has failed... again. The first attempt to sell the General Lee on eBay resulted in a ...

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    Barrett-Jackson rumblings: Trouble in Westworld?
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    It seems like the recent rumblings out of Westworld are failing to die down. A high profile ejection of a respected collector car expert, rumors of shill bidding on company-owned muscle cars, and cars not getting their fair amount of stage time have all generated headlines from this year's biggest ...

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