Auction

THUMP, THUMP, THUMP: 1927 BUGATTI GRAND TOURER

THUMP, THUMP, THUMP: 1927 BUGATTI GRAND TOURER

This Bugatti will make your heart beat faster or your tail wag harder.  It’s coming to auction in June at Hershey with lots of its original hardware in tact despite some major tinkering over the years.

Still a glory to behold!  Or to bark at.

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IT TOOK A BIG MIND TO MAKE HERB JORDAN’S SMALL WORLD

IT TOOK A BIG MIND TO MAKE HERB JORDAN’S SMALL WORLD

Herb Jordan had a hobby that will expand your mind. He made scale replicas of famous Porsche engines. No wonder in that, I guess.

Except his scale replicas run like a real engine

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MAY WE PUSH YOUR BUTTONS? 1956 FERRARI 290 MM

MAY WE PUSH YOUR BUTTONS? 1956 FERRARI 290 MM

RM Sotheby’s must be licking their chops. [slurp] On December 10, the auction house will be putting the most exceptional of the four Ferrari 290 MM ever made on the block.

Look at the legends who sat behind the wheel!

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STATELY STUDEBAKER GOLDEN HAWK STOPS TRAINS IN THEIR TRACKS

STATELY STUDEBAKER GOLDEN HAWK STOPS TRAINS IN THEIR TRACKS

At Bonham’s Preserving the Automobile auction in Philadelphia last week, a 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk went for a lip smacking $99,000.

It grabbed headlines away from two heritage locomotives, and even a 1936 Wanderer W25 roadster.

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HEY! HEY! THIS WEEK! PINNACLE PORTFOLIO GONNA BE SOLD ON THURSDAY

HEY! HEY! THIS WEEK! PINNACLE PORTFOLIO GONNA BE SOLD ON THURSDAY

Please breathe deeply into the paper bag. RM Sotheby’s is going to auction what they promise is… the most valuable single collection of motor cars ever presented at auction. It’s called the “Pinnacle Portfolio.”

Who is the mystery owner with the nirvana collection? Dunno. But he is ready to revel in the frenzy for his collection.

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SHARK-NOSED FERRARI READY TO TAKE A BITE OUT OF A BILLIONAIRE

SHARK-NOSED FERRARI READY TO TAKE A BITE OUT OF A BILLIONAIRE

One of a kind 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale may reach $16,000,000 at the Gooding Auction during Pebble Beach festivities August 15 – 16.

What makes this car such a catch?

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MYSTERY MAN COLLECTOR TO AUCTION *HIGHEST VALUE* COLLECTION OF ALL TIME

MYSTERY MAN COLLECTOR TO AUCTION *HIGHEST VALUE* COLLECTION OF ALL TIME

Some Florida guy – cloaked in secrecy – has been quietly amassing the world’s iconic sports and racing cars from the 50s and 60s plus today’s supercars. Until now: maybe just a rumor. Coming on August 13, RM Sotheby is going to auction that clandestine collection off in Monterey. It will be the most valuable private collection of cars ever auctioned!

Cat’s out of the bag now….

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HOLY FETTUCINI! 1962 FERRARI 400 SUPERAMERICA FETCHES $7,645,000!

HOLY FETTUCINI! 1962 FERRARI 400 SUPERAMERICA FETCHES $7,645,000!

Imagine how you would feel right now if you won the 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet at the Andrews Collection auction Saturday night. Only 47 Ferrari 400 Superamerica were made and only 7 of those were bodied by Pininfarina like this one. At auction was the final short-wheelbase Superamerica made: convertible with removable hard top and covered headlights.

I wonder who owes the Andrews father & son (and RM Auctions) $7,645,000 for this Ferrari.

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