An Art Car to be given away for charity

bently art car

There are some more art cars featured in this article – quite unusual….but artsy.

Bentley will donate a special Continental GT art car designed by Sir Peter Blake to an auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this summer, in the hope of raising thousands of pounds for charity.

http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/sir-peter-blake%E2%80%99s-bentley-continental-gt-your-favourite-art-car

Be sure to gear up for the 2016 Monaco Sotheby’s auction in May

1951-Ferrari-340

Monaco, land of beautiful people, sports car racing and an opportunity to buy the car of your dreams, collect your bags….

A headline offering at RM’s 2016 Monaco auction will be a 1951 Ferrari 340 America Touring Barchetta, chassis 0116/A. One of eight Touring-bodied 340 Americas, 0116/A retains its original engine and is recognised as one of the first big block V-12 racing Ferraris. This 340 America was sold new in 1951 to World War II hero and businessman Pierre Louis-Dreyfus, who immediately entered it in the Le Mans 24 Hours, where it was run by Ferrari’s North American Racing Team founder, Luigi Chinetti.

<http://www.sportscardigest.com/headline-entries-2016-rm-sothebys-monaco/

Another Arizona Sports Car auction

Ferrari_1980_308-GTSi_Spider

It seems, Southern California and Arizona are among the best places for auto auctions…..

Bonhams and Butterfields, Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 28, 2016

Bonhams kicked off the concentration of Arizona Auction Week events with its Thursday mid-day sale at the Westin Kierland. From here on it was one auction after another, often several at a time, across the Valley of the Sun.

<http://www.sportscardigest.com/bonhams-scottsdale-2016-auction-report/

Top ten sports car auction results Gooding Scottsdale

gooding Company

Often times, the only viable way to determine the value of most anything is through an auction – if you own a vintage sports car, it may be worth more or less than….

The Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2016 auction was held January 29-30 nearby the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona, resulting in more than $43,011,050 in total sales and an 86 percent sell-through rate. President David Gooding and Auctioneer Charlie Ross sold 97 of 113 lots at Gooding’s 8th annual Arizona Auction Week sale, with an average price of $443,412 per car sold.

<http://www.sportscardigest.com/gooding-scottsdale-2016-auction-results/

Did you miss this “Arizona Concours d’Elegance 2016” auction

arizona car show

Classic car and sports car auctions are abundant in the Southwest, and Arizona has some real good ones….

The Arizona Concours d’Elegance 2016 was held Sunday, January 24th at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. Under clear blue skies, the 3rd annual event once again kicked-off the famed Arizona Auction Week in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area.

<http://www.sportscardigest.com/arizona-concours-delegance-2016-report/

A Jaguar Roadster up for auction

jaguar auction

It is not every day that a sports car of this caliber hits the auction block, auction being held in Arizona in January 2016….

The Jaguar E-Type (or XKE) needs no introduction. It is well known that the E-Type is one of the most beautiful cars ever produced. Based on the D-Type, a very successful race car, the E-Type has the speed and acceleration to match its looks.

The Gooding auction in Arizona on January 29 & 30, 2016 will have this beautiful Jaguar E-Type for sale.

My Car Quest

The Fangio Ferrari

ferrari auction

What a beautiful machine, if you are old enough to remember the day these race cars were racing, these images will take you back….

An impeccable 1956 Ferrari 290 MM that is set to cross the block at RM Sotheby’s Driven by Disruption event in New York has led some market experts to suggest it could challenge this year’s 250GTO as the most valuable car ever sold at auction – more than £22m.

http://www.classicandsportscar.com/news/classic-car-auctions/fangio-ferrari-tipped-to-approach-world-record-sum

America’s First Formula One Cars

formula one

Formula One race cars were the very start of great auto racing theater. The design of these magnificent racing machines has evolved considerably over the years and the thrill of watching is even greater….

The Reventlow Automobiles Inc.’s (RAI) Scarab Grand Prix single-seaters were the very first, home-grown, all-American team of Formula 1 racing cars. Bonhams is to offer two of these Formula 1 classics, along with their much-admired Fiat-Bartoletti transporter, at the Goodwood Revival Sale, on 12 September. 

http://classiccarmag.net/americas-first-formula-one-cars-offered-at-bonhams-revival-sale/

1938 BMW 328 – up for auction

BMW 1938

Here is your chance to own a classic BMW sports car, all you need to do is bid enough money…..

“Auction:
Apr 14, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015
Location:
Richmond, , United Kingdom
Stock #:
A252122

Description: Bayerische Motoren Werke grew from the merger of two aero engine manufacturers during World War I. The post war rules forbidding the manufacture of aeronautical machinery forced the company to look in a different direction. Initially concentrating on motorcycles and heavy trucks, the first automobile design was a licensed version of the British Austin Seven,”

http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/carsforsale/bmw/328/1729242.html

FOUND OVER 3,000 ABANDONED LUXURY CARS

abandoned car

I guess if you have been in Dubai and have reneged on a debt, in Dubai it appears to be a felony according to Sharia Law……

“But while some cities have a litter problem, some suffer from high crime rates and others might have a lack of housing. Then you have Dubai, which for the last several years has been facing the unusual problem of high end sports cars being abandoned and left to gather thick layers of dust at airport car parks.”

http://www.secretsofthefed.com/police-in-dubai-have-found-over-3000-abandoned-luxury-cars-are-auctioning-them-off-for-pennies-on-the-dollar/