Tag Archives: Auction

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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Carroll Shelby’s personal 1966 GT350H is up for grabs

Carroll Shelby's personal GT350H is heading to auction this month. The 1966 example served as Shelby's personal car after trading hands with two prior owners. Now it's for sale through the Bonhams auction January 18 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Shelby cranked out a number of amazing machines over the course of his life. You have your Cobras and Daytona Coupes...

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Here’s your chance to safely purchase a Ford GT

Remember the song and dance one had to perform to be among the lucky few afforded the chance to buy a 2017 Ford GT? Ford was extremely picky about who it wanted driving its latest halo vehicle. Any hand raisers were required to produce a video and sell themselves before they could spend $450,000 and call the car their own. It makes a bit of sense though as...

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This original Shelby Cobra 427 should fetch millions at auction

It's amazing what you can do if you just think outside the box a little bit. That's what Carroll Shelby did when used a hefty dose of American ingenuity to transform a little British roadster called the AC Bristol into the Shelby Cobra. By ingenuity, of course, we mean a massive V-8 engine. Pairing an oversized mill with the small AC Bristol created a...

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