A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 sports saloon (sedan) and a 1963 DB4 Series V convertible each sold for more than $1 million Sunday when Bonhams staged its annual Aston Martin Sale at the Wormsley Estate in Buckinghamshire England. The auction was staged in conjunction with the Aston Martin Owners Club’s Spring Concours. The DB5, which recently had undergone a “no expense spared” restoration, sold for $1,097,622 after what Bonhams termed a “bidding war” among would-be owners from the UK, the US and Scandinavia. The British buyer eventually won that war, and the car.
Looking for just the right multi-million-dollar Ferrari to add to your collection? Gooding & Company has a trio of special V12 Ferraris for your consideration consigned for the auction company’s 16th annual sale in Pebble Beach, California, in August.
The selection of Ferraris is led off by a fairly spectacular competition model, a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta, which Gooding says is “one of the most sought-after GT racing cars of the 1950s, with just 78 examples produced.” (Image: Gooding)
It’s rare these days to meet genuine heroes, let alone to be privileged to call them a friend, but Andreas Niklaus Lauda was just such a man.
Of course the Austrian was one of the world’s greatest race drivers, with three world championships to back up such a claim. But he was so much more than that. Never was that more evident than the manner in which he returned, almost literally from the dead, to race again within five and a half weeks of the fiery crash at the deadly Old Nurburgring during the 1976 German Grand Prix. (Image: Formula 1)
It's nice to admire classic cars, but it's even nicer to drive or be driven in one, and even nicer when it happens at a five-star hotel. Here are five properties who offer classic cars to guests, and which cars they're offering. It’s the only Paris hotel boasting its own customized fleet of vehicles, but the one you’ll be interested in in this case is their 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II.
It’s time for our annual deep dive into where the collector-car market has been, where it is now, and where it is headed. Below, our invited panel of experts discuss the shifting tides and trends of 2019 with an eye toward the cars you’ll want to put in your garage for fun and maybe even a little profit.