There's $50 Million Worth Of Exceptional Cars In An NYC Skyscraper

While the sheets are being lifted off the latest and greatest in LA and Tokyo, the first New York City auction of ultra-exotic historic automobiles in a decade is on this week. Sotheby's and RM Auctions have spent some six months organizing "The Art Of The Automobile"— a live auction in Manhattan today at which thirty… » 11/21/13 2:00pm 11/21/13 2:00pm

Rare 1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider: $8.25 Million at RM Auction

James H. Kimberly , “Gentleman Jim,” as he was often known, was the grandson of one of four founders of the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, which produced Kleenex and a variety of other paper products. No doubt he enjoyed a privileged life, yet he spent time shoveling coal and doing hard labor, as well as serving in the… » 8/17/13 11:35am 8/17/13 11:35am

The most important Lamborghini that never was

This is not a cutaway illustration. It’s the Marzal, the most important Lamborghini that never was. The love child of 50 square feet of glass and half a Miura engine, it was the epitome of Lamborghini’s pre-supercar design philosophy. Last month, the only one made was sold for $2.1 million. » 6/16/11 10:30am 6/16/11 10:30am

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa: Vintage Ferrari Expected To Break World…

The 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is unarguably one of the most beautiful and successfully designed race cars ever. RM Auctions has one. It's perfect and expected to destroy the $10,894,400 record set last year. » 2/09/09 10:00am 2/09/09 10:00am

RM Auctions To Sell Vintage-Style Pedal Cars Benefitting Antique Auto…

As part of the Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey event in Pennsylvania, RM Auctions » 9/12/08 12:20pm 9/12/08 12:20pm and the Antique Automobile Club of America will offer vintage-style pedal cars, custom-built for the event and benefiting the AACA. The cars were designed and fabricated by some of the nation's top restorers and wrenchers, and come in…

1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Sells For $10,976,000 Setting World…

How much would you pay for the car of your dreams? Well, the official record for the highest price anyone ever paid for any car anywhere was just recently set when a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT short-wheelbase California got hammered down at auction for €7,040,000. Converted to 'merican dollars, that's about $10,976,000. That… » 5/19/08 12:40pm 5/19/08 12:40pm

1934 Ford Model 40 Speedster Sells for $1.76 Million

We all know the name "Edsel" as the moniker attached to that most ox-harness-faced brand which Ford launched to failure in the mid fifties. It was of course also the name of Henry Ford's only son, a son whose tastes were a fair bit more extravagant than his fathers and shows in this '34 Ford Model 40 Speedster. After a… » 4/07/08 1:00pm 4/07/08 1:00pm

Thar She Blows! Twin-Turbo Moby Dick Porsche 935

With 750+ horsepower cracking from a flat-six thanks to creative use of turbocharging and Bosch mechanical injection, the Porsche 935 represents the apex of crazed eighties IMSA Group 5 twin-turbo gas huffing mayhem. The Porsche brain trust produced many variants of the 935 six-banger in answer to the ever changing… » 3/02/07 3:30pm 3/02/07 3:30pm

Call Dr. Evil, Go to Florida

Little beats the Porsche 917 when it comes to dead sexy and dangerous racing machines. The 917 was first rolled out at the 1969 Geneva Auto Show, and followed up the 908 with more power thanks to four more cylinders than the previous eight. Early reports at handling were scary, with the car evidently moving about the… » 3/01/07 3:15pm 3/01/07 3:15pm