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1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/400 Coupe at Auburn Spring Sale

1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/400 Coupe at Auburn Spring Sale

As part of the ongoing development of the Corvette; for 1965, Chevrolet added the big-block “Mark IV” engine to the Corvette options list, a 396 cubic inch version rated at 425-hp. For 1966, the big-block became a 427, offered in two stages of tune: 390- or 425-hp. With the 427 came the new “power bulge” […]

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet at Auction

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet at Auction

Mercedes-Benz‘s second V-8, after their mighty 6.3, was a hot rod engine. Just as with a small block American V-8, the compact, fuel-injected, 3.5-liter unit would fit under the hood, where a straight six would have previously been the top offering. The new 280 SE Cabriolet looked like the six-cylinder 280, but it had big, […]

1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T Hardtop at Auction

1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T Hardtop at Auction

This 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T Hardtop will be offered on May 7-9, 2015 by Auctions America at its Auburn Spring Sale. With the unending interest in the vaunted Hemi-powered Mopar muscle, this is one highly desirable collector car. It presents an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a real Shaker Hood car; this Hemi Challenger […]

Ford GT40 Mk IIB at Fort Lauderdale Sale

Ford GT40 Mk IIB at Fort Lauderdale Sale

To immediately establish the pure essence of the Ford GT 40; it is basically a sleek, 14-foot long man-guided missile that is the height of a tall dog and capable of running 100 miles per hour in reverse and twice that when pointed the right direction. It is reported that this particular car, GT 40 […]

1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Town Car by Brewster at Auction

1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Town Car by Brewster at auction

Three years after the 1906 founding of Rolls-Royce in England, a representative arrived in the U. S. to promote sales of the elegant motor car among America’s elite. An arrangement with the Brewster body company to share sales and service space in Long Island City began in 1913, but Rolls imports were shortly put on […]

2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition – 2.7 Miles Since New at Fort Lauderdale Sale

2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition - 2.7 Miles Since New at Fort Lauderdale Sale

Auctions America is gearing up for its first auction of the season: its well-established Fort Lauderdale, Florida sale, returning March 27 – 29 to the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center. For those with a penchant for modern automotive design, this year’s Fort Lauderdale sale boasts a wonderful bevy of late model collectibles. […]

1931 Cadillac V-12 Convertible Coupe by Fleetwood at Fort Lauderdale

1931 Cadillac V-12 Convertible Coupe by Fleetwood at Fort Lauderdale

1931 is considered by many the apogee of Cadillacs of the Classic Era. The GM division introduced a new V-12 series to fill the gap between its V-8 and V-16 models. The Standard of the World was hardly an understatement among luxury marques with offerings of 134-, 140- and 143-inch wheelbases; bodies by Fisher and […]