Category Archives: Historics

UPON REFLECTION: Jaguar at Mille Miglia 2015

(Coventry – 29 May 2015).  Following a hugely successful Mille Miglia in 2015, Jaguar Heritage has released a film of this year’s rally, giving viewers an in-depth look at an event once described as ‘The most beautiful race in the world’. … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: The $1,000,000 Fort Lauderdale Challenge

After a successful haul in our $2,000,000 Amelia Island Challenge, we’re heading south to the Auctions America sale in Fort Lauderdale.  Our Petrolhead Godmother continues with her generosity; this time with $1,000,000 to play with this weekend. Using Auction America’s … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: The $2,000,000 Amelia Island Challenge

If you’ve watched or participated in any of the /DRIVE eBay challenges on YouTube, you know how this works. In this case, your Petrolhead Godmother just plopped $2,000,000 USD in your lap to spend as you like at this weekend’s auctions during the Amelia … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS: Lamborghini Sarasota Kicks Off Sarasota Exotic Car Fest

December 11, 2014, Sarasota FL – The Sarasota Exotic Car Fest fired up its 13th year with a reception at Lamborghini Sarasota. The event will be held February 20-22, 2015 with a theme honoring the 30th Anniversary of Miami Vice and its … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: Coy’s “True Greats” Christmas Sale Highlights Niki Lauda’s First F1 Car and Porsche 904/6 Carrera GTP

With more than seventy cars going under the hammer, including Niki Lauda’s first F1 car and a huge number of cinema posters, Coys end of season ‘True Greats’ Christmas sale at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on December 2nd … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: Friday Highlights Auctions America Auburn Fall 2014

Lot No. 2069 – 1959 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible No Reserve. Auction estimate: $20,000 – $25,000; moto+match estimate: $24,000 Offered here is a beautifully restored 1959 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible finished in delightful colors and accented with chrome bumpers and trim. The … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: Silverstone Classic Sale Expands to Two-Day Auction

For the first time this year’s award-winning Silverstone Classic (25-27 July 2014) will include an expanded two-day auction as one of the massive extravaganza’s major attractions. Organised by Silverstone Auctions the enlarged Silverstone Classic Sale (26-27 July) will include a … Continue reading

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ON THE TRACK: Sir Stirling Moss OBE to Reunite with Maserati 250F at Silverstone Classic

Photo: Maurice Rowe Racing legend Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be back behind the wheel of one of his favourite grand prix cars to lead both record F1 and Maserati centenary parades at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (25-27 July). The … Continue reading

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OFF THE BLOCK: Bargain Buys from Bonhams Greenwich Sale

Yesterday’s Bonham sale at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance produced some jaw-dropping results like the 1975 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopa that went for a staggering $1.1 Million ($1.21 MM after premium). While this and several other lots shattered their high estimates, … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK – What to Watch Bonhams Greenwhich Concours d’Elegance Sale

Lot 310 – 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Without Reserve. Estimate: $25,000-30,000   moto+match estimate: $25,000 With the introduction of the 1300cc Giulietta in 1954, Alfa Romeo established the ‘small car, big performance’ formula that would characterize its finest offerings … Continue reading

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