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Aston Martin DB5 Shooting Brake Blows Past Estimates

After crossing the block in Monterey, this British beauty rolled away victorious. While not the most expensive Aston Martin to be auctioned during Monterey Car Week, this 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Shooting Brake was able to surpass high estimates of $1.4 million, going for $1.765 million. Of course...
By Steven Symes Aug 18, 2019

F1 Ferrari Driven By Niki Lauda Sells In Monterey

This legendary race car was able to bring home one more victory. Both good and bad fortunes have come to fruition in Monterey this weekend. One of the solid victories was for a car that’s used to snagging the checkered flag, a 1975 Ferrari 312T driven by Niki Lauda. It has an amazing backstory,...
By Steven Symes Aug 18, 2019

1994 McLaren F1 LM-Spec Sets Auction Record

Yet the car still didn’t reach the low estimate. Crossing the block in Monterey on Friday was a to-die-for 1994 McLaren F1 LM-spec, which sold for a whopping $19.805 million. That was enough to break the previous record for most expensive McLaren sold at auction, which was previously set by a 19...
By Steven Symes Aug 18, 2019

1955 Porsche Tempo Mikafa Sport Camper Sells Beyond Estimates

This rare camper netted a good haul in Monterey. Monterey Car Week auctions often have an eclectic, fun selection of vehicles to bid on, but the 1955 Porsche Tempo Mikafa was perhaps one of the most unusual options this year. The aluminum-bodied camper was estimated to sell for as much as $150,...
By Steven Symes Aug 18, 2019

RM Sotheby’s Ruined Its Porsche Type 64 Auction

This was a huge gaffe by an auction house. A huge wave of anticipation has been building to tsunami levels as the ultra-rare Porsche Type 64 was about to cross the auction block in Monterey. Then, a gaffe blew up the whole process, with the German car not selling. What’s more, people at the auc...
By Steven Symes Aug 18, 2019

1931 Studebaker Special Indy Car Touches Off Bidding War

The end result was a world record. Earlier today during Monterey Car Week, a 1931 Studebaker Special Indy Car set yet a record, netting $1,105,000 at auction. When it crossed the block at the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auctions, it was already poised to set the record as the most expens...
By Steven Symes Aug 17, 2019

1965 Chrysler Newport Is A Slick Daily Driver

Proof that there are still cool and affordable Mopars out there. It's no Hemi 'Cuda, but this 1965 Chrysler Newport is a great example of a classic Mopar that is not only stylish but also attainable. Adding to this Newport's allure is the fact that the previous owner used this two-door hardtop a...
By Jeffrey N. Ross Aug 17, 2019

1967 Ferves Ranger Auction Far Exceeds Expectations

While small in size, this off-roader fetched a huge amount. Monterey Car Week always has some surprises. While there are the planned “surprise” reveals of concept cars by automakers, what’s far more shocking is when a vehicle that seems fairly interesting sparks a bidding war. That’s exactly wh...
By Steven Symes Aug 17, 2019

Monterey Car Week Auctions Live Stream

Your one-stop destination to check out all the latest bids. There’s plenty of action going on at Monterey Car Week with multiple big auctions and some extremely rare cars crossing the block. To help you catch all the latest news as it happens, we’re embedding live streams from the biggest aucti...
By Steven Symes Aug 17, 2019

Check Out The Sights At Monterey Car Week

Even if you can’t attend the events, you can enjoy some of the cars. One of the most eclectic conglomerations of automotive events in the United States, Monterey Car Week has something for each kind of car fan, and even enough to keep the non-car folk happy. Once a year, collectors, restorers,...
By Steven Symes Aug 17, 2019

J-Lo Gifts A Classic Bronco To A-Rod

This is how celebrities say "I love you." Just weeks after Alex Rodriguez surprised Jennifer Lopez a 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet for her 50th birthday (July 24th), A-Rod took to Instagram to show that his birthday present was just as cool. She returned the favor by gifting the former...
By Jeffrey N. Ross Aug 16, 2019

Watch The 1957 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Considered one of the toughest motorsports challenges, it was even more difficult back then. The Race to the Clouds, or the Pikes Peak Hill Climb has become a thing of legend in motorsports. Every year race teams and plenty of others gather in Colorado to take on what’s considered one of the mo...
By Steven Symes Aug 16, 2019

Learn How The Military Waterproofed Willys Jeeps

This may be the earliest use of snorkels on any off-roader. Pretty much everybody knows Jeeps helped win World War II. What you might not know is that US forces had to figure out how to get them from boats through fairly deep water and to shore. This War Department film details out how the Jeep...
By Steven Symes Aug 16, 2019

Get A Cream Of The Crop 1997 Porsche 911 3.8 RSR

This racer has never been crashed and still matches the factory configuration. If you love air-cooled Porsche 911s but also are interested in something with true motorsports heritage, this 1997 Porsche 911 3.8 RSR is absolutely perfect. As the first 1995 993 Cup 3.8 to be delivered to the Unite...
By Steven Symes Aug 16, 2019

1990 Ferrari F40 Represents Exclusive Power

Ferrari made precious few US-spec F40s. San Francisco Sports Cars presents for your consideration this amazing 1990 Ferrari F40. Wearing the timeless Rosso Corsa, this is one of the most sought-after production Ferraris. This particular example has been well-preserved, with a mere 7,331 miles s...
By Steven Symes Aug 16, 2019

Highly-Optioned 1966 Chevelle Malibu Convertible Selling At No...

This beautiful American classic could touch off a feeding frenzy. Few things are better than a beautiful old Chevelle. Even more impressive is a red topless model, like this 1966 Chevy Chevelle Malibu Convertible. It absolutely shines to perfection and has an interior that’s loaded with optiona...
By Steven Symes Aug 16, 2019
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