Category Archives: Classic Sports/GT

ON THE BUCKET LIST: Lovett Porsche 911T Wins 2015 Trans-America Challenge

It was ‘California dreaming’ for Peter and Zoe Lovett when they crossed the San Francisco finish line as overall winners of the Endurance Rally Association’s Trans-America Challenge, as it’s their second long distance rally win this year. Competing in their … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS: TVR to Make Return with Gordon Murray Design and Cosworth Power

3rd June 2015: The iconic British car brand, TVR, has today announced that it will return to the market with an all-new British designed and built sports car. The company, which boasts an outstanding new management team, has developed the new … 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: What to Watch Mecum Kissimmee 2015 – Saturday January 17

Lot K2 – 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SEL 4.5 moto+match estimate: $15,000 UPDATE: Sold for $17,500 A recent spike in the value of the W108 saloons has brought them out in droves. But not all are quality examples. Some have succumbed … 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: Inaugural Salon Privé Sale a Roaring Success

The inaugural Salon Privé Sale, hosted in partnership between Silverstone Auctions & Salon Privé London, achieved some roaring results in London last night, with a 61% sales rate and a total sales value of £9.9 million. Topping the bill at … 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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PICK OF THE DAY: Tidy Original MK I Capri

The story of the Ford Capri is one not so much of invention as reinvention. With the immense success of the Mustang in the US, Ford identified that a pony car market could exist on foreign shores, namely Europe. Its project name was … 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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