Auction

  • 2016 Cadillac CT6, 2015 New York Auto Show

    Two General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] vehicles with serious potential for future gains in value will go under the hammer this weekend at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, Florida. But collectability is just one of the factors set to drive up bids; another is the fact that full proceeds from the sale of both vehicles will be donated to charity. ALSO SEE: Cadillac To Get New, Unique V-8 Despite Talk Of The V-8’s Death One of the vehicles is the first retail example of the all-new 2016 Cadillac CT6. The CT6 is the American luxury brand’s new range-topper, and the first of its...

  • 1965 Chevrolet Corvette cutaway Motorama display. Photo via RM Auctions.
    1965 Chevy Corvette Cutaway Expected To Bring Up To $1.4 Million At Auction

    This cutaway display stand features a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray fuel injection car built from a prototype with 4 miles on the clock in 1964. It’s going up for auction and is expected to bring somewhere between $1,000,000 and $1,400,000. Built for the 1965 Motorama show, it went...

  • Herbie movie car auction
    Original Herbie Heads To Auction With Barrett-Jackson

    One of the original Herbie star cars is heading to auction, so if you're a fan of precocious movie Beetles now is the time to act. The car is set to cross the auction block at the upcoming Barrett-Jackson event in Palm Beach, Florida. It's a 1963 Volkswagen wearing a particularly familiar livery...

  • 1963 Chevrolet Corvette V7 Twin Turbo - Image via Auctions America
    Unfortunately, This Particular Mid-Engine Corvette Is More Than A Rumor

    Last week, Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter attempted to slam the door on whispers Chevrolet is working on a mid-engine version of the Corvette. Of course, it's going take more than reasoned argument and denial from anyone—even automotive royalty like Juechter—to extinguish one...

  • 1953 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection
    Another Massive Classic Car Collection Going Up For Auction

    It's not uncommon for the car collections built up by individuals to be auctioned off, but this one features enough cars to—literally—fill an entire museum. Mecum Auctions will orchestrate the sale of more than 230 cars from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum in Las Vegas at no reserve. The...

  • Wrecked 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - Image via Insurance Auto Auctions
    First Wrecked 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Going Up For Auction

    This sorry sight is the first wrecked 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat that we know of. Yes, it's the same lime green example that ran off a road in Colorado back in December just an hour after driving off the dealer lot. Now it's headed for auction so all those mad modders out there, or perhaps...

  • 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Town Car

    Father and son Paul and Chris Andrews have amassed a wonderfully diverse collection of automobiles. The vehicles range from vintage Duesenbergs to old pickup trucks on over to 1980s dream sports cars. All together, the Andrews have over 100 vehicles in their possession and they're all in amazing shape. The time has come, however, for the collection to be culled. MUST WATCH: Mercedes-Benz May Have The Best Ad Of Super Bowl XLIX: Video RM Auctions has teamed up with the family to handle the sale of 75 vehicles from the Andrews collection. These vehicles are being offered up with no reserve, yet...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R with VIN #001 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
    First 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Fetches $1 Million In Record Barrett-Jackson Auction

    Barrett-Jackson’s collector car auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona over the weekend saw a number of exciting cars go under the hammer and some major records fall. One of the more exciting cars to be sold was the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R with VIN #001, whose final bid came in at a cool...

  • 18th century sled, Bonhams Carriage Collection Sale
    Sleigh Good Enough For Santa Goes Up For Auction

    If your holiday gift-giving efforts fell short this year, here's a good opportunity to get a jump start on next year. Santa himself may show up to bid for the 18th century Amsterdam sled shown above, one of over 30 horse-drawn vehicles from the private collection of an anonymous European...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
    First 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Heading To Auction

    Everyone we know is pretty darn eager to get their mitts on the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. From its aggressive body lines to its flat-plane crank 5.2-liter V-8 engine, the GT350 is going to be one of the (thankfully, many) ultra sporty machines available at your local dealership. Want to be...

  • Army surplus Humvee - Image via GovPlanet
    Humvee Auction Hammers Home Strong Prices

    The U.S. Military recently held its first-ever public auction of its surplus Humvee supply, and the results were good. Each Humvee had a starting price of $10,000, but the average transaction price was around $30,000. The lowest someone paid to take home one of the brutes was $21,500, while a...

  • 1984 Audi Sport Quattro
    Audi Sport Quattro Expected To Bring Nearly $500,000 At Auction

    There have been many memorable and legendary Audi vehicles produced over the years. The R15 and R18 race cars are nearly unrivaled in their endurance racing dominance; the forbidden fruit (for us in the States) that is the RS 6 Avant twin-turbo V-8 wagon. CHECK OUT: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V To Debut In...

  • AM General's Humvee, coming soon in kit form

    If you're looking for a militaristic off-road vehicle, a few notable opportunities are about to present themselves. The first of 26 Army-surplus Humvees went up for auction today on the website GovPlanet, with prices starting at just $10,000. Unlike the civilian Hummer H1 previously sold by AM General and later General Motors, these are bona fide military vehicles recently retired from service. MUST WATCH: 2015 Corvette Stingray PDR Camera Captures Valet Hitting 50 MPH: Video While auctioning off surplus vehicles is nothing new, it is unusual to see Humvees going to the auction block instead...

  • 1967 Ford Mustang ‘Eleanor’ from Gone In 60 Seconds
    Eleanor Ford Mustang Fails To Sell At Auction

    The only drivable ‘Eleanor’ Ford Mustang to have survived the filming ordeal of 2000’s hit movie Gone In 60 Seconds went up for auction over the weekend at Mecum’s first-ever collector car auction in Austin, Texas, but unfortunately for its owner the car failed to sell. That...

  • Original 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 ‘Eleanor’
    Original Eleanor Mustang From ‘Gone In 60 Seconds’ Coming Up For Auction

    Of the 11 ‘Eleanor’ Ford Mustangs created for 2000’s hit movie Gone In 60 Seconds, which starred Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie, only three of the cars were actually drivable and two of these were destroyed in the climactic bridge jump and junkyard crusher scenes. Now the...

  • Roger Baillon collection barn find
    100-Car French Barn Find Includes Rare Ferraris, Bugatti: Video

    Imagine the excitement and joy of finding a rare classic sitting abandoned in someone’s back yard or shed, just begging for a little restoration work and a stretch of open road. Now multiply that by a hundred and you’ll have an inkling of how it must have felt when the classic car...

  • Ex-Brunei Royal Family Jaguar XJ220 Up For Auction
    Ex-Brunei Royal Family Jaguar XJ220 Up For Auction

    Imagine it: a pristine 1994 Jaguar XJ220 that has been immaculately maintained, and shows just under 6,000 miles on the odometer. Now imagine that same car, but with provenance that includes ownership by the royal family of Brunei. That’s this car, and it’s up for auction next week at...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001
    Watch Dodge Build The 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat With VIN0001: Video

    If you were hoping to get your hands on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with VIN0001, you’re too late as the car has already been sold. It went up for auction last month at a Barrett-Jackson event in Las Vegas and was eventually sold for a staggering $825,000, with all the proceeds...

  • 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT

    Collectible supercar prices have spiraled into the stratosphere in the last few years. That's no secret. And that's why we find RM Sotheby's auction estimate for this 1993 Bugatti EB110 curious. Of course, with a range of $575,000 to $775,000, we're not talking chump change. But it still seems shockingly reasonable for such an influential, one-owner machine. MUST SEE: This Mysterious Truck Has Ferrari's Five Flagship Supercars Tucked Away: Video By any measure, the Bugatti's performance is spectacular. Its quad-turbo V-12 produces 550 horsepower—respectable now, bonkers for...

  • Ferrari F60 America launch, Beverly Hills, California
    Ferrari Launches F60 America In Beverly Hills, Auctions First 458 Speciale A For Charity

    Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] marked 60 years of sales in the U.S. on Saturday night with a star-studded event at Beverly Hills City Hall. The famous building was bathed in red and featured a giant Prancing Horse logo on its facade, and out front was parked the first of 10 F60 America supercars that Ferrari...

  • 2002 Lincoln Continental Concept
    RM Set To Offer 2002 Lincoln Continental Concept Car

    Remember when Lincoln used to make some seriously cool cars? Even Lincoln remembers, or at least they did, because back in 2002 the automaker created a new concept vehicle that provided a possible glimpse at where the automaker was heading. The car was a retro-futuristic look at a new Continental...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001
    First Production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Sells For $825,000

    If you were hoping to get your hands on the very first 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, you’re out of luck as the car has just been sold. It was put up for auction by Dodge, which plans to donate all proceeds from the sale to the charity organization Opportunity Village, which helps those...

  • Ferrari Enzo prototype for sale. Photos via Modena Motorsport.
    World’s Only Privately Owned Ferrari Enzo Prototype For Sale

    This, friends, is the only Ferrari Enzo prototype ever sold into the hands of a private buyer, and it’s for sale. You can own this piece of history. If you already own a whole lot of cash, that is. ALSO SEE: First Lamborghini Huracán Crash Results In Nothing But Ashes The price...

  • Gold-plated Aston Martin DB5 model, auctioned by Christie's
    Gold-Plated Aston Martin DB5 Model Set For Charity Auction

    The price of Aston Martin DB5s has long left the reach of mere mortals, but if you don't mind not being able to drive it this DB5 up for auction soon could be a worthy alternative. The third-scale replica of James Bond's iconic DB5 is up for auction with Christie's and as its color suggests, honors...

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