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$3.76 Million 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Roadster Confiscated by German Police

1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Roadster by Sindelfingen

One of Mercedes-Benz’s vintage models, a 1935 Mercedes 500 K Roadster by Sindelfingen became a center of controversy when it’s buyer, car aficionado Frans van Haren had a nightmarish experience after German authorities confiscated his car as it now being claimed a heirloom property by the previous owner’s family.  Being the proud owner of one […]

2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG V12 Roadster Launch in Coming Weeks

2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG V12 Roadster

Arriving in US dealerships in November, the new Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG V12 Roadster is making its world debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show. The newest variant of the SL arrives shortly after German automaker’s pulled the wraps off the SL63 AMG that boasts a maximum of 556 hp from its 5.5-litre V8. Powered by a […]

Strong Results in the Auction Room and on the Show Fiels at AMELIA ISLAND

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2012

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, continued its strong track record in Northern Florida, generating more than $23 million in sales before a packed house at its well-established sale at the Ritz-Carlton. An amazing six automobiles achieved million-dollar-plus sales results, where spirited bidding lead to numerous auction records. Top […]

HARTMANN MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER – Luxury Rolling Airplane

HARTMANN SP5 - MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER

Finding inspiration in Barack Obama’s Air Force One, HARTMANN has created the MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER van. Hartmann SP5 Conference literally looks like luxury airplane, but not flying. It boasts two single seats and two swivel chairs, heated and covered in Nappa leather and Alcantara. The van features a kitchen with a Nespresso coffee bar. It has a space for wardrobe […]

Evening Auction at Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance

Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance

On the evening of February 25, 2012, the place to be is the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance for their evening gala and auction, where the Lee Iacocca Award will be presented to Bob and Paul Milhous for their extraordinary dedication to the preservation of classic cars. In addition, Automotive Lifetime Achievement awards will be presented […]

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing Sells for $4.62 Million

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing

Santa Monica-based Gooding & Company sold a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL with a lightweight aluminum body for $4.62 million and a 1959 Ferrari 250 California Spyder for $3.9 million, at the auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona, this weekend. Standard 300SL Gullwing prices can exceed a million dollars, but this particular example was expected to sell for anywhere between $2,500,000 and […]

1953 Austin-Healey 100 Special Test Car Sold for $1.3 Million

1953 Austin-Healey '100' Special Test Car

An unrestored works racing team 1953 Austin-Healey ‘100’ Special Test Car, which was campaigned in period by racing drivers Lance Macklin, Gordon Wilkins and Marcel Becquart, sold for a world record £843,000 ($1.3 Million) at Bonhams’ December Sale. The car, which was offered in barn find condition for the first time in 42 years, was bought by […]