Tag Archives: Auction

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 heading to Goodwood auction

James Bond has driven plenty of vehicles over the course of his many on-screen exploits. The one that is most quintessentially Bond, however, is the silver Aston Martin DB5. This is the car that even non-car lovers will recognize as 007's preferred ride. If you are a fan of all things Bond, now's your chance to own a piece of his history. This particular...

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Treasure trove of parts for many rare classic cars found, going to auction

Owning a classic car is never an easy go. When a wheel bends, a trim piece comes loose, or a mechanical part fails, it can be difficult to find a replacement. For owners of vintage Italian cars, Coys auction house has discovered a treasure trove of parts for some of the rarest classic cars—and they're heading to auction. According to an Auto Classics...

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Holy roller: Pope’s Lamborghini Hurac├ín sells for $861,000

A handful of charitable organizations will receive fresh funds, thanks to the Pope and his Lamborghini Huracán. Last Saturday, Lamborghini announced the special Huracán model it had built for il Papa sold for $861,000 at RM Sotheby's Monaco auction. The Italian supercar maker first donated the Huracán to Pope Francis last November. His...

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Bart Starr’s Super Bowl I MVP 1967 Corvette up for auction

On January 15, 1967, Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception as the Packers rolled over the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in the first AFL-NFL World Championship game (which would later become known as Super Bowl I). For his efforts, Starr was named the game's MVP and was awarded...

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Record-setting, Shelby-fighting 215-mph Cheetah to be auctioned

The Shelby Cobra gets all the love, but it's Bill Thomas' Cheetah that deserves plenty of praise and adulation as well. One example is heading to auction, and it's a prime example of a rare racing machine. In fact, this is probably the cleanest unrestored example out there and just 11 original cars are said to exist. This one will cross the Guernsey's...

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The first Ferrari Sergio is heading to auction again

Those who missed out on owning the very first Ferrari Sergio will have yet another chance—it's headed back to the auction block. RM Sotheby's has consigned the special Ferrari, which the marque built alongside Pininfarina to celebrate the latter's 85th anniversary and celebrate the late Sergio Pininfarina. In total, Ferrari produced six Sergio models...

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Carroll Shelby’s personal car collection heading to auction

Shelby aficionados will want to book their trips to Greenwich, Connecticut, this June because that's where Bonhams will have the privilege of auctioning off Carroll Shelby's personal car collection. In total, 23 cars (and trucks) covering Shelby's personal career will hit the auction block. Among the cars is a 1982 Dodge Charger prototype, which was the...

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1978 FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser with just 5,000 miles up for sale

This is the nicest example of a classic FJ40-generation Toyota Land Cruiser that you're likely to find. It's as clean as can be, free of rust, and shows just 5,265 original miles on its odometer. It's also for sale on Bring A Trailer, and if you want it you'll need a massive pile of cash. With one day left on the auction, the top bid sits at $100,000...

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1958 Porsche 550A Spyder sells for more than $5 million

A historic piece of Porsche's history crossed the auction block at Bonham's last Thursday and brought in more than $5 million—$5.17 million to be exact. The Porsche 550A Spyder, known as the "giant killer" in its day for racing against and beating far more-powerful racers, was a Porsche Works entrant with a glowing pedigree. The car placed on the...

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