The Caterham Formula One Team Is Officially Kaput

Despite their success at promoting their business partners at Crowdcube crowdfunding Caterham's return for the last Formula One race of the season, the administrator over the team has opted to put the team's assets up for auction. They're done. » 2/05/15 3:46pm 2/05/15 3:46pm

Gene Haas Is Bidding On Marussia's Assets For The Haas F1 Team

Per The Guardian, Haas F1 team head Gene Haas is bidding on the assets from the shuttered Marussia F1 team. Haas plans to use Ferrari power units in 2016 just as Marussia did this year, so scoping out a former Ferrari-powered team's resources makes sense. » 12/16/14 4:22pm 12/16/14 4:22pm

The Coolest And Dutchest Police Car Ever Is Up For Auction

I know at some point in the future, probably a number of points, I'm going to get pulled over for speeding. I accept that. If a magic horse offered me the chance to change anything about my future pullings-over, I can only think of one thing: I want to be pulled over by a Dutch Porsche 356 cop car. If you're rich, you… » 10/08/14 4:35pm 10/08/14 4:35pm

Now You Can Own The Fastest Machine To Ever Travel On Earth

Back when Russia was still cooperating with NASA, the two organizations developed the Kholod rocket. This beast traveled up to MACH 6.47, using scramjet technology, and it's going up for auction on September 8th. » 7/22/14 12:11pm 7/22/14 12:11pm

​Spyker Cars' Assets Being Auctioned To Pay Tax Debts

Spyker Cars' assets are going up for auction to settle outstanding tax debts, so you can finally own the ill-fated D8 SUV, along with a C8 racer, a slew of engines, and even an F1 car. » 7/02/14 8:09pm 7/02/14 8:09pm

You Can Buy the President's Real Air Force One Airplane

Here's something that you never really run across eBay or Craigslist: the real Air Force One airplane. As in the freaking flying aircraft that has freaking transported freaking Presidents of the freaking United States of America in the freaking air. Let's buy this thing, people! » 5/10/13 9:43am 5/10/13 9:43am

Win These Bids And Build Your Own Historic Spacecraft

Space auctions are awesome events where you're sure to find a few rare gems from the American or Soviet space programs. The recent "Space & Aviation Auction" at RR Auction is going to start on May 16 and end on May 23 and you can bid on 858 items. These lots cover a large portion of the US space program from the… » 5/09/13 11:29am 5/09/13 11:29am

Twenty Awesome Covers From The US Space Program

The upcoming 2013 April 18 Space Exploration Signature Auction by Heritage Auctions brought us these fine document covers. Manuals, guidebooks, press kits, reports, brochures - all with cool artworks and typography. Enjoy! » 3/29/13 11:10am 3/29/13 11:10am

Watch The Batmobile Auction Trigger An Emotional Rollercoaster For One…

This past Saturday, as you may have heard, the original Ford Futura showcar that was modified into the first Batmobile sold for a Bruce Wayne-wealth-worthy $4.2 million dollars. » 1/21/13 3:00pm 1/21/13 3:00pm

THWACK! The Original 1960s Batmobile Sells For A Whopping $4.2 Million…

Holy insert clever auto auction pun here, Batman! The original Batmobile from the 1960s TV series was sold tonight at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction for an insane $4.2 million. » 1/19/13 10:45pm 1/19/13 10:45pm

Ferrari Is Auctioning A Brand New F12 For Hurricane Sandy Relief

We give Ferrari a pretty hard time around these parts for a lot of the things they do. But one place where we cannot fault them is their willingness to help out in cases of disaster. » 11/09/12 3:00pm 11/09/12 3:00pm

Chrysler Zeroes In On 2015 SRT Barracuda, Maserati Goes Topless, And…

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 9/24/12 9:00am 9/24/12 9:00am

Lotus Fired Its CEO And Is Now Selling His Awesome Car

As chairman of Lotus, Dany Bahar sold clothes, made grand plans, showed five concepts, hung out with Stephen Baldwin and other semi-celebs, yelled at us, and did pretty much nothing of value or consequence. » 8/23/12 3:30pm 8/23/12 3:30pm

Amazing Danish Auction Is Amazing

Car auctions, outside of local municipal ones that offer up Saturns with mild vomit-staining and months of meth-urine saturation, tend to have pretty desirable vehicles. This particular one, from the Aalholm Automobile Collection and set to take place on August 12, has an eclectic and varied array of cars for sale. » 8/03/12 6:06pm 8/03/12 6:06pm

Police In Dubai Won't Actually Auction $1.6 Million Ferrari Enzo

Last week, we linked to a report that said the Dubai police would auction off an abandoned $1.6 million Enzo. Now Emirates 24/7 has confirmed that the car is not for sale, and its story is more complicated than we thought. » 4/27/12 4:30pm 4/27/12 4:30pm

Police To Auction $1.6 Million Ferrari Enzo Abandoned In Dubai

A British expat fled Dubai last year, leaving his $1.6 million Ferrari Enzo behind to gather dust. On Wednesday, it will go up for auction in what might be the most expensive police sale in history. Why did he abandon the car in the first place? » 4/23/12 4:30pm 4/23/12 4:30pm

The Oldest Indian In The World Is For Sale

The venerable old Kiwi Burt Munro may have been able to make it the world's fastest Indian, but in its unrestored, unimproved condition, a 1903 Indian motorcycle is the world's oldest Indian, and it's for sale. The ancient two-wheeler goes up for auction in Frederick, Md. on April 21, although there's no telling how… » 4/19/12 12:30pm 4/19/12 12:30pm

Own The $750,000 Ferrari F50 Wrecked By The FBI

A low-mileage Ferrari F50 with a great story is up for auction and the bidding's at only $65,000. There are few caveats. It has a salvage title. And that great story? An FBI agent who seized it wrecked the car in Kentucky and it's been sitting around since 2009. Get out your checkbooks! » 2/22/12 12:00pm 2/22/12 12:00pm

Junk-buried '66 Shelby Mustang fetches $81,950

The 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustang preserved in junk inside a Kansas shed for 26 years sold Saturday for $81,950. Congrats, state of Texas — it's not a space shuttle, but it ain't nothing. » 4/13/11 9:45am 4/13/11 9:45am

Chasing a One-of-Two BMW Wagon

Auctions, especially car auctions, are full of promise. The format allows you to believe that for some reason an item will sell for less than it's worth. This belief sent me after the 1981 BMW wagon seen here last week. » 11/21/10 2:30pm 11/21/10 2:30pm