Auction

  • Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

    If hot Vegas action featuring curvaceous bodies, vigorous competition, and a chance to ride off a winner appeals to you, a trip to the Mandalay Bay in late September may be in order. No, not for gambling and strippers, although that's certainly to be found there too.Iinstead, go for the third Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Auction at the Mandalay Bay. There, seven exotic cars—including a 2008 Bugatti Veyron and a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster--will cross the auction block on Saturday, Sept. 25. A 2008 Bugatti Veyron (Lot #658) is number 80 out of 300 produced and...

  • 1969 ZL1 Camaro
    Reggie Jackson Sends 15 Cars To The 2010 Mecum Monterey Auction

    If you're a baseball fan and a car nut, you might want to book your tickets for next month's Mecum Monterey Auction: superstar slugger Reggie Jackson is sending not one, not two, but 15 cars to the block. In a press release, the folks at Mecum highlight Jackson's prized 1969 ZL1 Chevrolet Camaro --...

  • Manny Ramirez and his 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo 964
    We Bring You Great Tidings Of Manny Ramirez's Porsche

    And yea, it came to pass in the year of our Lord and Lady Gaga 2010 that Manny "Poopy Pants" Ramirez, multiple Silver Slugger and erstwhile doper, did solemnly and graciously sacrifice his prized 1994 Porsche 911 to eBay, with proceeds divided, like the waters of the great Red Sea, to charities of...

  • 1964 Aston Martin DB5 James Bond movie car
    007’s Aston Martin DB5 Going under the Hammer

     Goldfinger is considered by most to be the best James Bond film ever made. What endeared the movie into the hearts of car-enthusiasts was Bond’s tricked out Aston Martin DB5. While in the novels he drives a Bentley Mark VI, the silver Aston is what most associate as his car. Now, a lucky...

  • Dana Mecum 1935 Gilmore Special Miller vintage race car
    Rare 1935 Gilmore Special Miller Indy Race Car Going At Mecum Auction

    Dana Mecum of Mecum Auctions will be selling a range of rare vintage race cars, many of which hail from the state of Indiana--the birthplace of more than 50 automobile marques. Mecum is a lifelong racing enthusiast, former racer and president of the club that preserves the most dominant Indy racers...

  • 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic
    1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Sells For Record $30+ Million

    Bugatti has set a new world record for a car sold at auction with a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic fetching more than $30 million this past weekend at a Gooding & Company auction. Formerly the coveted pillar of the world renowned Williamson Bugatti Collection, the Atlantic was the 2003 Pebble...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition

    The production run for the new 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition will be capped at just 500 cars so each of these models will be something special, especially for diehard muscle car and Corvette fans. Too bad that the very first of the cars has already been sold at the Barrett-Jackson vehicle auctions, which took place in Palm Beach, Florida on April 3. The first of the 500 retail 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition coupes was sold for a staggering $297,000. In addition to this, the winning bidder also receives the opportunity to tour GM’s Performance...

  • 2008 Shelby GT500 Super Snake
    Jordin Sparks Rides A 2010 Shelby GT500 Super Snake To The Superbowl

    Somewhere in America, there is a 2010 Shelby GT500 Super Snake with Jordin Sparks' name on it. And it's headed to the Superbowl. The special-edition red Mustang will be auctioned off in Miami on February 3, during the Third Annual Jordin Sparks Experience, which is part of the lead-up to game day...

  • Chrysler 300 at Golden Globes
    300 Celebrities Sign Chrysler 300 To Raise Funds For Victims Of Haiti Disaster

    Disaster barely begins to describe the situation in Haiti caused by the earthquake that struck the island nation on January 12, and efforts to help recover from the damage have captured the world's attention. While GM is auctioning out its final limited-edition 427 Corvette at an upcoming...

  • Erlekens & Olson auction of Ponzi scheme cars in Utah
    U.S. Marshals To Auction Huge Seized Car Collection In Salt Lake City

    Usually the best car auctions are held in Scottsdale or Las Vegas with names like Mecum and Barrett-Jackson behind them. But the auction of this collection of 240 classic and collector cars will be sold in Salt Lake City, by the firm of Erkelens & Olson. The cars were seized by the U.S...

  • Sharon Stone's 1972 Ford Ltd Convertible
    Up For Bid: Sharon Stone's 1972 Ford LTD Convertible

    Our colleagues at CelebrityCarz.com have spotted a great charity auction featuring a candy apple red 1972 Ford LTD convertible owned by everyone's favorite diamond-loving cougar, Miss Sharon Stone. The lucky high bidder gets not only a new car and the satisfaction of supporting the Brent Shapiro...

  • New York Yankees 2010 Ford Mustang GT
    Custom New York Yankees 2010 Ford Mustang GT Up For Auction

    A one-of-a-kind 2010 Ford Mustang GT known as the "New York Yankees Mustang," is up for auction. The car has been created to celebrate the opening of a new stadium for the famous baseball team and it even features the signature of Derek Jeter on its dashboard. In addition to the signature, the car...

  • Bentley Art

    Bentley is staging an art auction together with Bonhams in order to raise money for The Christie, a cancer hospital in Manchester, England. The pieces to be sold have been created by the men and women of the Bentley styling and design team, which have pooled their creative talents to making art. The art will be auctioned at an invitation-only evening event on Tuesday December 1 at Bonhams, the auction house in London. The collection includes a vast array of sculptures, painting, digital art and photography. Created in many different media, from sculptures in bronze and set in wood, to metal...

  • 2011 Bentley Mulsanne
    First 2011 Bentley Mulsanne Sells For $550,000 At Auction

    Getting your hands on any Bentley is generally a sign that things have gone well for you, but for one lucky buyer at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, things are going swimmingly. That's because the person - whose identity is being held secret - has taken home the Chassis Number One 2011...

  • 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe CSX2601
    1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe Sells For Record $7.25 Million

    Hand-made in Modena, Italy, by Carozzeria Grand Sport, the Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe is still undeniably an all-American car. Built to dominate the FIA's GT class, the Shelby and its team were the first Americans to take on and beat Ferrari on the world stage–clinching the championship on...

  • 2010 Audi R8 V10
    Audi announces U.S. pricing for 2010 R8, including R8 V10

    Audi's R8 - often referred to as a detuned Gallardo - recently got a step closer to its Lamborghini cousin with the addition of a 5.2L V10 engine, and today Audi has released U.S. pricing for the 2010 model. The 2010 Audi R8 V10 starts at $146,000 for the manual-equipped version, while the...

  • 1952 JAGUAR C-TYPE SPORTS RACER
    Historic 1952 Jaguar C-Type Race Car Set For Pebble Beach Auction

    A historic 1952 Jaguar C-Type race car that was driven to victory in 1952 by the legendary Phil Hill to claim the Jaguar C-Type's first North American racing victory has joined the starting lineup for RM Auctions Sports & Classics of Monterey event, to be held between August 13 and 15 in...

  • ferrari 599 gtb fiorano one to one 003
    Ferrari Chairman to auction personal 599 GTB for charity

    For a lot of people, any car that wears a Prancing Horse badge is good enough. And no one can deny the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is one of the best examples of a GT car available. But to have the car owned by the man at the helm of the legendary brand, that's on another level. But that's exactly what...

  • Two of the Honda F1 cars that will be sold at auction

    The meteoric rise of Brawn GP under 2009's new technical regulations - juxtaposed against the equally precipitous fall of Ferrari and McLaren - has put them in the limelight both on and off track. But despite their massive success and key sponsors, Brawn is still a relatively small privateer-operated team, and they need to raise funds every way they can. One of those ways is the auction of several race cars and show cars from the 2001-2006 period of the Honda and British American Tobacco F1 teams that were included in Brawn's purchase of Honda's F1 operation. "We are delighted to be able to...

  • 1936 Bugatti Type 57C Coupe
    Ettore Bugatti’s Own 1936 Type 57C Coupe Up For Auction

    Last month Ferrari set a new world record for a car sold at auction with a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testarossa fetching 9 million euros (approximately $12,737,000) at an auction of Italian supercars organized by RM Auctions in Maranello, Italy. An ultra-rare 1936 Bugatti Type 57C Coupe that’s set to...

  • 1963 Harley Earl Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
    Harley Earl's personal 1963 Corvette for sale by Mecum Auctions

    Harley Earl, the father of the Corvette and so many other seminal General Motors classics, was a pioneer in the field of automotive design. His personal 1963 Corvette reflects that spirit, and now that it's up for auction, Corvette collectors around the world are paying attention. Built...

  • 1957 ferrari 250 testarossa 001
    Ferrari 250 Testarossa sets new world record for a car sold at auction

    Ferrari has set a new world record for a car sold at auction with a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testarossa fetching €9 million at the weekend (17 May 2009) in an auction of Italian supercars organized by RM Auctions at Ferrari’s Maranello home in Italy. The previous world record for a car sold at...

  • final ferrari f430 livery 001
    Ferrari will mark end of F430 production by auctioning final model for charity

    Staking out a very safe place as Ferrari's highest development of the production mid-engine V8 berlinetta - thus far, at least - the F430 has seen a five-year lifespan, and will soon be replaced. When the final car rolls off the line later this year, it will be auctioned off to support the people...

  • 1966 Porsche 906 Carrera 6 race car
    Rare Porsche and other classics being auctioned at Brands Hatch

    Only a month ago we saw two of the rarest cars in the world being put up for auction - including a 1967 Ferrari 330 P4, as well as a 1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe that was expected to sell for between $10 million and $15 million. Potential buyers will now also be able to bid on a handful of other rare...

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