Monthly Archive: December 2015

RM Sotheby’s in Scottsdale 2016

The collector car auction season always starts on a strong note, with RM Sotheby’s returning to the vibrant grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix on January 28-29 for its 17th annual Arizona sale. The two-day auction will...

To Buy or Not to Buy a Basket Case

You are surfing the internet and there it is, the car you’ve always dreamed of owning. The price looks good. You have the money. True, it needs a little work. OK, it’s a total basket case...

1971 Lamborghini Miura

Sotheby’s January 29, 2016   This 1971 Lamborghini Miura LP400 S by Bertone is a desirable and very late-production car. Its Bertone bodywork was penned by Marcello Gandini, and the development team included two brilliant...

Scottsdale Classic Car Extravaganza 2016

Ladies and gents, start your engines! Cars from around the world are cruising into town for the Scottsdale Auto Auctions, all of which take place January 23-31, 2016. This auto extravaganza is a nine-day series of individual events,...

Is Buying From an Auction Good For You?

By now you might be asking yourself “with so many potential risks, why would I want to buy at auction?” In spite of the aforementioned caveats, there are plenty of reasons to do so. First...

Barons’ December Auction

December is known as the slowest month for classic car auctions, however Barons is looking to break the silence with their December 15th auction in Surrey, United Kingdom. They’ll have around 100 classic vehicles crossing the auctionblock, as well as a dozen...

1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom I

Barons Auctions December 15, 2015   Introduced in 1925, the Phantom I was Rolls-Royce’s second 40/50 hp model. To differentiate between the 40/50 hp models, Rolls-Royce named the new model “New Phantom” and renamed the old...

Knowing Where a Car Has Been

  Where your used car comes from can be an important factor when considering longevity. For example, if you are from a state that has hurricanes, there may be a disproportionate number of flooded vehicles on...