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Mecum Monterey – August 23rd – 25th

Mecum  10am, August 23rd – 25th  Mecum Monterey Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa – Del Monte Golf Course 1 Old Golf Course Road Monterey, CA 93940 Mecum have proven to be very consistent with their Monterey sale despite moving from offering classics to being focused on modern collectibles. They return to Monterey for the… Continue reading Mecum Monterey – August 23rd – 25th

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Modern cars in depth

The new Group B race series that debuted in 1982 was taylor made for the Quattro and Audi dominated although the Long Wheelbase Quattro was soon outgunned by others. Audi decided to homologate the Quattro Sport with a 300mm shorter wheelbase and complex Carbon-Kevlar bodywork. To attain the homologation they needed to produce 200 examples… Continue reading Modern cars in depth

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Ferrari in depth

Little needs to be said regarding Ferrari and their founding, the first iconic model was the Tipo 166MM and RM are offering an iconic example. (0024MB) was a standard Touring Superleggera Barchetta that was sold to the Scuderia Marzotto in 1950 and used twice in the Targa Florio and Mille Miglia. Unfortunately Umberto Marzotto crashed… Continue reading Ferrari in depth

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Pre war cars in depth

 German BMW were successful motorcycle manufacturers when they decided to licence production of the Austin 7 and marketed it as the BMW Dixi. Without the capital of the larger competitors BMW decided to follow the incremental improvement method of development and used unitary parts where possible. The 328 was a step forward and the first… Continue reading Pre war cars in depth

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Mid century cars in depth

Abarth was established by Carlo Abarth after Piero Dusio’s Cisitalia went bankrupt, Abarth had been their race team manager and with financial backing took over the firm. Simply rebadging the Cisitalia, Abarth continued to offer wealthy amateurs and professionals cars at a time when post war rationing made them very scarce. Despite being made from… Continue reading Mid century cars in depth

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$1 million lots

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster 198.042.7500299 Bonhams Quail 18/08/2017 21 $1,000,000.00 $1,200,000.00 €850,000.00 €1,020,000.00 1987 Ferrari F40 87030 Bonhams Quail 18/08/2017 87 $1,000,000.00 $1,300,000.00 €850,000.00 €1,105,000.00 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing 198.040.5500080 Gooding Pebble Beach 18/08/2017 18 $1,000,000.00 $1,300,000.00 €850,000.00 €1,105,000.00 1937 Maserati 6CM 1540 Gooding Pebble Beach 19/08/2017 136 $1,000,000.00 $1,400,000.00 €850,000.00 €1,190,000.00 2008 Bugatti Veyron… Continue reading $1 million lots

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Mecum Monterey 16th – 19th August 2017

https://www.mecum.com/auctions/monterey-2017/lots/featured/ Monterey auctions have always neatly fitted the two segments, Boutique or stock ’em high and sell ’em hard. Along with Russo & Steele, Mecum are members of the latter camp and are its masters. While the sale totals from the first few years were nothing spectacular, Mecum did offer many fabulous cars, the inaugural… Continue reading Mecum Monterey 16th – 19th August 2017

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Monterey Auctions ’17

Monterey ’17 recap Bonhams Quail 18/8/17 Updated with results Gooding Pebble Beach 18/8/17 – 19/8/17 Updated with results Mecum Monterey 16/8/17 – 19/8/17 Updated with results RM Monterey 18/8/17 – 19/8/17 Updated with results Russo & Steele 17/8/17 – 19/8/17 updated with results Worldwide Monterey 17/8/17 updated with results $1 million lots  Every lot updated with results… Continue reading Monterey Auctions ’17