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09/03/2024

Spring winds on Amelia Island

Amelia Island Spring Auctions: Gooding shines with $66M sales, Bonhams sets records. Highlights: 1903 Mercedes-Simplex at $12.1M, Ferrari Daytona Spider $3.6M. Notable lots: Napier L48 'Samson' at $742K, Lancia Aurelia B24S Cabriolet steals show at $112K.
Elton John. Magnificent notes, exceptional cars image

09/03/2024

Elton John. Magnificent notes, exceptional cars

Sir Elton John's car collection, from a 1949 Delahaye to a 1997 Aston Martin, reflects his musical journey and personal milestones. Each vehicle sings a unique story of the legendary artist's life.
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Edsel, USA, 1957-1960 image

09/03/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Edsel, USA, 1957-1960

In the 1950s, Ford launched Edsel to capture the mid-high market, but misaligned branding and consumer perception led to its swift demise. Today, it's a collector's item, prized for its rarity.
The myth of Italian coachbuilders: Bertone image

09/03/2024

The myth of Italian coachbuilders: Bertone

Explore Carrozzeria Bertone's pivotal role in shaping automotive design. From crafting horse-drawn carriages to iconic collaborations with Alfa Romeo and Lamborghini, delve into the legacy of Italian craftsmanship in the automotive industry.
Business F1 Top 20 Petrolheads: Gérard López, The Ravenous Collector image

09/03/2024

Business F1 Top 20 Petrolheads: Gérard López, The Ravenous Collector

Gerard López, a dual national with a passion for classic cars, excels in business, from technology to football clubs and Formula One. Known for his negotiation skills and entrepreneurial vision, he leaves a mark in diverse industries.
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02/03/2024

Future Events: What to Know and Where to Go

Early 2024 sees Concours d'Elegance events paving the way for the Best of the Best celebration. March features scenic road events like Winterace and Coppa Milano Sanremo, while April awaits with Techno Classica and Terre di Canossa rally.
The I.C.E. 2024: Snow on Ice. But passion always wins. image

02/03/2024

The I.C.E. 2024: Snow on Ice. But passion always wins.

An elegance competition in St. Moritz moved indoors due to heavy snow. Judges assessed cars in a garage overlooking the lake. The 1938 Delage D8-120S won Best of Show, preserving its legacy.
Business F1 Top 20 Petrolheads: Jay Leno, King of Late Night Laughter image

02/03/2024

Business F1 Top 20 Petrolheads: Jay Leno, King of Late Night Laughter

From childhood car fascination to late-night TV fame, Jay Leno's passion for comedy and cars shines. With 300+ vehicles, he's the steward of a motoring legacy, hosting "Jay Leno's Garage" after retiring from "The Tonight Show."
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: ATS, Italy, 1962-1965 image

02/03/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: ATS, Italy, 1962-1965

In 1960s Italy, amidst Ferrari's turmoil, ATS aimed to rival it. Financial woes and internal conflicts led to a short-lived dream, yielding few cars like the ATS 2500 GT, a nostalgic relic.
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02/03/2024

Iconic: Surviving the Hurricane

Due to weather, Iconic Auctioneers moved event to Silverstone, halving cars & revenue. Top lots included a Ford Focus WRC (£343,125) and a Skoda Fabia WRC (£258,750). Surprises: a BMW M3 (£258,750) and a Peugeot 205 GTi (£42,500).

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