• "Rain Man" 1949 Buick Roadmaster (photo via Bonhams)

    This 1949 Buick Roadmaster looks like an excellent driver.

  • Batmobile recreation (Photo by Bonhams)
    Buy this Batmobile re-creation for the price of a Honda Accord

    This Batmobile replica built on a 1965 Ford Mustang chassis is heading to auction in the U.K.

  • The Lincoln convertible was the last car Kennedy rode in before going his assassinatio
    Fateful Kennedy Lincoln Continental limousine up for auction

    A pair of Lincoln Continental limousines used by President Kennedy are set to be auctioned by Bonhams.

  • 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder
    1958 Porsche 550A Spyder sells for more than $5 million

    A historic piece of Porsche's history crossed the auction block at Bonham's last Thursday and brought in more than $5 million—$5.17 million to be exact. The Porsche 550A Spyder, known as the "giant killer" in its day for racing against and beating far more-powerful racers, was a Porsche Works...

  • 1966 Shelby GT350-H owned by Carroll Shelby
    Carroll Shelby's personal 1966 GT350H is up for grabs

    Carroll Shelby's personal GT350H is heading to auction this month. The 1966 example served as Shelby's personal car after trading hands with two prior owners. Now it's for sale through the Bonhams auction January 18 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Shelby cranked out a number of amazing machines over the...

  • 1949 Saab 92 Prototype
    One of three remaining 1949 Saab 92 prototypes heading to auction

    Saab's automotive days may be behind it, but that doesn't mean enthusiasts and collectors at large have forgotten about the quirky Swedish marque. In the middle of the last century, Saab was a fledgling automaker, and this was one of its first cars: a 1949 Saab 92. Now, it's heading to a Bonhams...

  • 1956 Aston Martin DBR1

    Millions of dollars were spent at the auctions that were held during the lead up to this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, but what did those lofty sums buy? Quite a few tremendous machines. We've already highlighted some of the largest transactions that took place during the posh classic car gathering, but below is a list of the top 10 most expensive cars sold during Monterey Car Week. Ready for your eyes to water? 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/212 Export "Uovo" — Sold for $4,510,000 by RM Sotheby's If a vehicle consignment comes with the phrase "one-off," it's bound to fetch a pretty...

  • 1953 Aston Martin DB3S
    Aston Martin with incredible provenance comes up for auction

    The list of people that have driven this Aston Martin DB3S headed for the auction block has been a veritable Who's Who of the racing scene: Stirling Moss, Tony Brooks, Peter Collins, Roy Salvadori and Reg Parnell have all held its big steering wheel and hustled it through the corners. CHECK OUT...

  • 1965 Ferrari 330 GT owned by John Lennon
    John Lennon Ferrari 330GT Back On The Auction Block

    If you managed to miss the last time John Lennon’s Ferrari was up for sale at auction, you’ve got one more chance, as it didn’t sell last time. The Ferrari 330GT that Lennon drove at what was perhaps the height of the Beatlemania era is back, and the car will go on the auction...

  • A 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Sport Saloon with just 48,000 accumulated miles - image: Bonhams
    A Tale Of Two Aston Martin DB5s

    Tie-ins to James Bond aside, the Aston Martin DB 5 is one of the most stunning luxury sport coupes of all time. That helps to explain the ongoing demand for the car, which went out of production in 1965. Original examples are getting harder to find with each passing year, which is what makes a 1964...

  • Prince Charles' 1994 Virage Volante. Image: Bonhams
    Prince Charles' Aston Martin Virage Volante Heads To Auction

    Are you in the market for a vintage drop-top Aston Martin Virage? Do you want one with a bit of history and perhaps a former celebrity owner? In that case, be prepared to bid on lot number 223 at the upcoming Bonhams Aston Martin sale. The car in question, sprayed in non-metallic Special British...

  • The final 1991 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Sanction II Coupe built.
    Rare 1991 Aston Martin Zagato Sanction II Coupe Heads To Auction

    In 1960, Aston Martin collaborated with Zagato to build a lightweight, higher performance variant of the Aston Martin DB4 GT, to be called the DB4 GT Zagato. Initial plans called for the production of 25 units, but demand never reached expected levels. In the end, only 20 cars were produced from...

  • The Lotus XI "Wide Body" competes at Le Mans, 1956.

    In the 1963 Dutch Grand Prix, legendary driver Jim Clark dominated the competition in his Lotus 25 Formula One car. A young Olav Glasius was so impressed by both the Lotus and Clark’s driving that he became a lifelong fan of the brand. Glasius, described by Bonhams as a “textile industrialist,” later managed to amass one of the world’s premier collections of Lotus race cars and road cars. Now that he’s decided to retire from vintage racing, Glasius has made the difficult decision to auction off his collection. The sale will be handled by Bonhams during the 2012...

  • 1967 Lamborghini 400GT 2+2
    Lambo On The Run? Paul McCartney's 1967 400GT Headed To Goodwood Auction

    Former Beatles and Wings star Paul McCartney's 1967 Lamborghini 400GT is headed to auction at Goodwood.

  • Aston Martin CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez
    Aston Martin Auctioning Rapide To Aid Japan

    It’s been two months since the Japan earthquake disaster but the effects, especially on the auto industry, are still being felt all around the world. Aston Martin is showing its full support for the island nation, with its CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez announcing plans to auction his Rapide company car...

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