Articles about Auction

Based on the works rally Escort of Ari Vatanen
We'd say £78,000 (P5.25 million) is a lot of money to pay for a Ford Escort, let alone one that's 1/25th the size of the real deal. Yet that's exactly how much cash one man from
“This is the most extraordinary roomful of cars I’ve ever seen”
A couple of months ago, we did a gallery of the cars in RM Sotheby's Youngtimer collection. These youngtimer cars date back mostly to the '80s or '90s and are not quite classics just yet, so if you score a choice
The fully-working Williams FW14B could fetch up to P202 million
Nigel Mansell only ever won the one Formula 1 championship. But he did it in style, winning nine races in what was his last full season in the sport-1992-and taking the drivers' title with five rounds to spare.And this
That converts to around P110.8 million
What's the retail on one of those, we hear you cry? Well, considerably more than the actual retail. Ladies and gentlemen, the very, very first brand-new Toyota Supra-that's the A90 one you might not have heard about-has
Rare Ferraris and Skylines, impossibly cool racers, and wacky kei cars
As ridiculous as it sounds, high-end car auctions can get a bit samey. Year after year, it's a similar bunch of rare Ferraris, Porsches, and Bugattis that come out of the woodwork and swap owners for a few bazillion dollars.
That’s a lot of money for a 25-year-old car
Treat yourself: two words that can spell disaster for spend-friendly individuals with meager budgets. And that's a category we're sincerely hoping the new owner of this beautiful red 1994 Toyota Supra doesn't fall under.Why? Because whoever that
Claim to fame: 720hp and a Le Mans finish in 1995
You're welcome, people of the Internet. Here is a very rare Ferrari F40 LM, and it comes to you via RM Sotheby's, which plans on selling it off at an auction in Paris next year. Sell your loved ones, because
All 140 of these near-classics come from a single collection
Car auctions are a big deal these days. We cover plenty of them on here. But what they rarely do is speak to the mere mortal, those of us with modest to little amounts of money and therefore no ability to bid
Classic Fords go under the hammer
World class automotive specialists Silverstone Auctions has unveiled its list of lots for the annual September Sale-with legendary Fords taking the center stage. Here are some fine examples.This 2006 Ford GT, which is one of just 27 UK-delivered examples,
The most expensive car ever sold at a public auction
Ten minutes. Ten minutes. Three collectors literally phoned in bids over the course of nearly 10 minutes-moving in million dollar increments-the winner securing one of only 36 Ferrari 250 GTOs ever built.The final price? $48.4 million (P2.58
Want an air-cooled 911?
New-old is an incredibly fashionable flavor of car currently. Depending on your palate, there are many terms for it; 'Continuation,' 'Sanction II,' 'Born Again' and even outlaw 'Restomods.' The notion is simple: vintage looks, squeaky clean running gear. And people obviously
For England, James?
If you require an Aston Martin DB5 for a very particular purpose-namely, outgunning a Ferrari F355 driven by a ludicrously named fictional villain on the hills above Monaco, in, um, 1995-then you're in luck!Because this is the actual
One of only seven
RM Sotheby's Monaco auction is shaping up to be quite a thing. Alongside countless priceless and historically significant classics there's the first-ever Ferrari Sergio, which is expected to fetch a staggering €3million, and the weirdly wonderful Ferrari Conciso Concept
A restoration masterpiece
We're a sucker for a campervan, and Mercedes-Benz launching a rival to the Volkswagen California-the properly posh V-Class Marco Polo-made us very happy indeed. But perhaps this is even cooler. It's an old Mercedes commercial vehicle
Nothing less than a V12 under the hood
Lots of infamy was bred from the '90s Japanese modified car scene, among it an outfit by the name of Top Secret.You may have heard about the exploits of company boss 'Smokey' Nagata in his flagship: A gold-painted, 900hp Toyota
HMR Auto Auction is celebrating its first anniversary
Is there a better indicator of a booming business for HMR Auto Auction than the increasing number of passenger vehicles being auctioned and participating bidders after a year of operation?In 2016, the company started auctioning 150 cars per month. Now, the
It even comes with the TAG Heuer watch
Please form two orderly queues. Over here, we'll have everyone who reckons that storing a brand-new, box-fresh McLaren F1 still in its protective factory wrapping to preserve its as-new condition is a priceless piece of time-warp supercar
It won't come cheap
Got a new house missing a modern artistic centerpiece to show what a cultured individual you are? Well, look no further. Why have a fountain or a naked bronze sculpture when you can purchase a world-renowned Formula 1 car?Classic-car
It's oddly appealing
Lapo Elkann is the grandson of Gianni Agnelli, and heir to the Fiat empire. He's also a man who has a distinct taste in automobiles: Case in point, his specially modified Ferrari 458 Italia.You might remember the Ferrari 458 Italia.
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