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RM New York 6th December 2017

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/NY17  7 PM EST, 6th December  Sotheby’s 10th Floor Galleries, New York 1334 York Ave, 10th Floor New York 10021 RM first approached Sotheby’s back in 2013 about hosting a car auction in their New York headquarters having been seduced by their success over the the previous few years. RM managed to obtain the consignment… Continue reading RM New York 6th December 2017

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RM Sothebys Hershey 5th & 6th October 2017

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/HF17#page=1&view=20 6PM 5th & 6th October 2017 The Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA Hershey has been the site of one of the worlds two leading swap meets, an anachronism in todays online world but a real life marketplace for rare parts and ephemera to delight any automobile fan. First held by the AACAs Eastern… Continue reading RM Sothebys Hershey 5th & 6th October 2017

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RM Leggenda e Passione, Maranello – 9th September

For all the arguments by Porsche fans, there is little doubt that Ferrari is singularly the most important post war motorcar company. Famed for both their prowess on track and powerful road cars, Ferrari is now one of the worlds best known brands, transcending its marketplace. The genesis of this sale was Ferraris ever present… Continue reading RM Leggenda e Passione, Maranello – 9th September

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Monterey overview

  Gross Total Numbers sold/ offered (%) Gross per car sold Highest sale Bonhams $43,866,900.00 81/109 (74%) $541,567.00 $15,620,000.00 Gooding $91,593,700.00 110/135 (81%) $832,670.00 $14,520,000.00 Mecum $34,651,925.00 272/555 (49%) $127,396.00 $3,795,000.00 RM $132,781,450.00 103/116 (89%) $1,289,140.00 $22,550,000.00 Russo & Steele $7,535,250.00 105/203 (52%) $71,764.00 $1,155,000.00 Worldwide $6,762,250.00 46/74 (62%) $147,005.00 $605,000.00 2017 results $317,191,475.00 717/1192 (60%) $442,387.00 Ave. $22,550,000.00 2016 results $343,359,956.00 769/1287 (60%) $446,501.00 Ave. $21,780,000.00 2017/2016 change -8% 0% -1%  N/A RM/ Sothebys… Continue reading Monterey overview

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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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Every lot at Monterey ’17

1953 Abarth 1100 Sport 205-104 RM Monterey 18/08/2017 151 $750,000.00 $1,000,000.00 N/R $891,000 €758,944 Mid 1956 AC Ace ?? Russo & Steele Monterey 19/08/2017 641 Estimate not given Estimate not given Not Sold Not Sold N/A 1959 AC Ace Bristol BEX1003 Bonhams Quail 18/08/2017 70 $300,000.00 $350,000.00 $451,000 €384,157 29% 1957 AC Aceca Bristol BE603… Continue reading Every lot at Monterey ’17