Bonhams offers stunning 1934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet

Bonhams is offering a stunning 1934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet as part of its Quail Motorcar Auction on 14th August 2020. Described as being a highly original example of the legendary 8C Alfa Romeo, it retains its original Figoni Cabriolet coachwork and its Alfa matching numbers engine and gearbox. The iconic Alfa Romeo 8C was first introduced in 1931 and was a successor the successful 6C. Designed by the…

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First new Bentley Blower in 90 years starts production

Assembly of the first new Bentley Blower in more than nine decades has officially started in a bespoke Bentley Mulliner workshop. ‘Car Zero’ is the engineering prototype for the Blower Continuation Series, a run of 12 meticulously engineered, hand-crafted, supercharged 4½–litre Bentleys built to the unique design of Bentley’s own 1929 Team Car developed and raced by Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin. The 12 cars together form the world’s first continuation…

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Gooding & Company’s Auction joins Concours of Elegance 2020

One of the worlds leading automotive auction houses, Gooding & Company, will present the greatest classic car auction of the year at the 2020 Concours of Elegance. The “Passion of a Lifetime” auction, originally slated for April, marks the first time Gooding & Company has ever held an auction outside of the United States of America. The UK’s finest concours d’elegance event will be a fitting setting for the world’s…

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New event The Classic Car Drive-In Weekend set for September

Redesigned for these challenging times and launched today (Thursday), The Classic Car Drive In Weekend is an all-new and exciting car-themed event designed specifically to provide enthusiasts with an outstanding outdoor, socially distanced visitor experience. The ground-breaking show – the very first drive in dedicated to cars – is the brainchild of Brand Events, the award-winning team behind a raft of innovative experiential successes including The London Classic Car Show,…

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Silverstone Auctions celebrates record £15.8m auction sale

The Silverstone Classic Live Online auction that took place last weekend has been hailed as one of the most successful auctions in the history of Silverstone Auctions. The huge catalogue contributed to a 76% sale rate and £15.8 million in sales with the four major collections selling exceptionally well and the most expensive car offered, the 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV selling for over £1.9 million. Nick Whale, Silverstone Auctions Managing…

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Touring Superleggera confirmed for this years Salon Prive

Famed Italian styling house Touring Superleggera has confirmed that it will be appearing at this year’s Salon Privé. The legendary company enjoys a strong bond with the event, having previously displayed its Bentley Flying Star and award-winning Disco Volante, and in 2014 it picked up Best Concept Car of the Year for its MINI Superleggera Vision. The history of Touring goes back to 1926, when the company was founded in…

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Latest Results from Concours Virtual – Rounds E and E1

Concours Virtual has announced the results in it latest round of judging and public votes. This round focused on Class E: Post War Grand Tourers 1945-1959, Class E1: Post War Grand Tourers 1960-1969 and Class L: A Tribute to Sir Stirling Moss. As expected there were some stand out winners. Class E and E1: Post War Grand Tourers  – Sponsored by Happy Few Racing Post War Grand Tourers attracted such…

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Worlds rarest cars on show at Concours of Elegance 2020

Established in 2012 to bring together the world’s rarest cars, the Concours of Elegance 2020 is once again set to gather the finest line-up of vehicles on display in the UK this year. Cars continue to join the event by the day, with the latest new extraordinary additions so rare that it’s unlikely they’ll ever have been seen together before in the UK. Acclaimed in 2019 as the Motoring Spectacle…

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The best of Lamborghini to showcase at London Concours 2020

The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, will be bringing together some of the finest models ever built by Lamborghini in its Great Marques: Lamborghini display. From tractor manufacturer to global performance car powerhouse, 66 years of fine Italian design, engineering and innovation will be exemplified by 10 representatives of Sant’Agata. Taking place from 19-20 August, the London Concours will gather these iconic Italian machines and nearly 100 others into…

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Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Independent Competizione heads to auction

In less than two weeks RM Sotheby’s one-of-a-kind Online Only SHIFT/MONTEREY auction, is set to open for bidding on 10 August. One exceptionally rare and historically significant race car that has joined the illustrious consignment list is a striking 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Independent Competizione. Ferrari’s Daytona Competizione model began its competition career in 1969 and ran through 1981, successfully obtaining three Le Mans class wins, a Tour de France…

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