Bonhams sold this 1937 Bugatti 57SC Sports Tourer with coachwork by Vanden Plas at Pebble Beach this past weekend for an impressive $9.7 million, making it one of the most valuable Bugattis ever sold at auction.
Amelia Island Concours Delegance
RM Sotheby's sold this beautiful 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica LWB Coupe Aerodinamico for $4.4 million as part of the $38.6 million in metal it moved this past weekend at Amelia Island.
A rare 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider was the top lot at Gooding & Company's Amelia Island auction this year, selling for a record-$17 million.
Some of Jerry Seinfeld's Porsches sold at Amelia Island last weekend for well below their estimated value, but his Volkswagen Beetle set a new record.
Henrik Fisker is making his unofficial return to styling Aston Martins with the Thunderbolt debuting at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Crafting a new carbon fiber body for the Vanquish, Fisker opts to refine the coupe's styling rather than overhaul it.
A quartet of historic Lancias all from owner John Campion are being displayed in the Exotic Rally Class at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Perhaps the highlight is the Delta Integrale from 1988 WRC Drivers Champion Miki Biasion.
Bobby Unser is one of the great American racing drivers of his generation, having won the Indianapolis 500 in 1968, '75 and '81 and belonging to the Unser racing dynasty. But he might be getting the oddest tribute of his life at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Infiniti has created a tribute to his Indy-winning 1968 car out of a Q60 Convertible (previously the G37), and he will be driving it around the event.
Perhaps one of the most iconic sports cars in the world, it was no surprise that the Porsche 911 showed up in numbers to the 2013 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Although the original 911 launched 50 years ago, the original and current models are instantly recognizable as 911s, and since the 911 has a storied racing background, there were probably just as many racing versions of the coupe as there were street-legal versions.
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elégance is a serious car show in the sense that it's run in a highly professional manner and features high-caliber cars and judges, but not in the sense that it takes itself more seriously than any car show should.
It seems to be commonplace that when a new Corvette is in development, rumors swirl about a possible mid-engine layout. As is the case of Chevy's most recent C7 Corvette, these rumors never pan out.
Director Eduardo Mesejo Maestre leads a tour at the Deposito del Automovil in Havana
Auto show season keeps marching on in March with wall-to-wall coverage coming your way from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, which is just winding down. Motorsports enthusiasts can look forward to the start of the 2010 Formula One season with all the action kicking off in Bahrain, followed two weeks later by the Australian Grand Prix. American open-wheel fans have IndyCar action in Brazil and St. Petersburg in March, while NASCAR visits Atlanta, Martinsville and Bristol. For fans of the unorthodox, t
For the past fourteen years, Florida's Amelia Island has been putting on a little Concours d'Elegance. And we mean little as in quantity (about 250 cars), not quality. Take last year's winner, for example: a 1931 Voisin C20 Demi-Berline, which, along with the Daimler Double Six 50 and Bentley 8 holds the title for most intimidating-yet-beautiful pre-war car. And to celebrate the Concours' 15th year, Amelia Island's got something nifty up its sleeve.