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Barrett-Jackson realizes $32.9 million in sales at Las Vegas auction


1967 Shelby GT500 fastback

(October 3, 2018) LAS VEGAS — Barrett-Jackson ended the 2018 auction cycle in an incredible way at the 11th annual event in Las Vegas with record sales, celebrity guests from the entertainment and sports industries, and a celebratory final stop of the company’s first yearlong charity campaign, Driven Hearts.

Help sought in locating the long-lost first Lotus Mark l


Hazel Chapman in the Lotus Mark I

(September 25, 2018) Calling on enthusiasts, collectors and car hunters worldwide, Lotus needs your help in tracking down the long-lost Lotus Mark I, the first car built by company founder Colin Chapman. Despite its existence being well documented, the current whereabouts of the Mark I remain a mystery.

1904 Premier to make its 'premiere' at Veteran Car Run in London

(September 23, 2018) LONDON — Roll out the red carpet: this year’s Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run will feature another premiere — and, appropriately, this time the magical marque making its debut on the world’s longest motoring event is a Premier!

Burt Reynolds' personally owned movie cars at auction Sept 29


Burt Reynolds and Pontiac Firebird

(September 21, 2018) LAS VEGAS — The very last cars personally owned, titled and registered to Burt Reynolds will go on auction Saturday, Sept. 29, by Barrett Jackson at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The Reynolds vehicle auction will be the cap to a three-day Barrett Jackson event.

A Shuttleworth anniversary to be celebrated at London to Brighton car run


Richard Shuttleworth during a London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

(September 15, 2018) LONDON — As the world’s longest running motoring event, the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is no stranger to celebrating milestones. In November participants aboard their pioneering pre-1905 vehicles will be honoring the 122 years since the original Emancipation Run of 1896 which welcomed the speed limit for "light automobiles" being raised from 4 mph to 14 mph and abolished the need for a man to walk in front of all vehicles waving a red flag.

Corvette 'Fuelie' Convertible highlights collection for Las Vegas auction


1953 Buick Skylark Convertible

(September 14, 2018) LAS VEGAS — Barrett-Jackson continues building an impressive docket with the addition of 25 cars from the Bryan Frank Collection for the 2018 Las Vegas Auction, Sept. 27-29, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The collection adds to an already impressive docket for the 11th annual auction in Las Vegas, which also includes the John Staluppi Jr. Collection.

Petersen Automotive Museum to present new art, automobile exhibits


Prickly Heat by Robert Williams

(September 13, 2018) LOS ANGELES  — On Saturday, September 29, 2018, the Petersen Automotive Museum will debut the first in a series of “California-themed” exhibitions to kick off its 25th anniversary in 2019 on Sept. 29. Titled “Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School,” the display will examine a mix of art pieces and automobiles from the artists of “Juxtapoz Magazine,” who have helped redefine the role and imagery of automobiles in contemporary art.

Jaguar Land Rover Classic brings modern infotainment to classic cars

(September 7, 2018) Jaguar Land Rover Classic has introduced a new infotainment system to its growing range of genuine parts and accessories, bringing modern functionality to classic vehicles in an authentic-looking, classically-styled, head unit.  

Third-annual Atlanta Concours attracts rare automobiles from car collections


1935 Pierce Arrow Model 1245

(September 4, 2018) ATLANTA — Now in its third year, the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance continues to grow in stature and is attracting exceptional, award-winning automobiles from nationally recognized collections, individual owners from across the nation, as well as collectors in Georgia and around the Southeast.

Mecum Monterey Daytime Auction reaches $47 million in sales


1933 Duesenberg Model J Roadster

(August 31, 2018) Mecum Auctions outdid itself again with a 38-percent increase in total sales at its 10th annual Daytime Auction held in Monterey, Calif. With quality, rarity and diversity punctuating the vast Mecum lineup, the 2018 auction hurdled past last year’s totals as overall sales reached an impressive $47 million and marked the anniversary event as the highest-grossing Monterey auction in Mecum’s 10 years on the peninsula.

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