Auction

Auction news from around the world, from supercars to rare treats. For us a great indicator of which cars, old and new, that are ones to watch.


Rm Sotheby’s The Youngtimer Collection

Rm Sotheby’s The Youngtimer Collection

See stats, best cars sold and auction review for RM Sotheby’s Youngtimer Collection. This highly anticipated event saw 140 modern classic cars go under the hammer, across 4 events between February and April 2019.

JBR auction updates

JBR auction updates

Two auction houses held three sales in early December with 174 cars coming under the hammer, we look at the car sold and how much they went for…

September’s auction update 2018

September’s auction update 2018

Following the three major auctions held during Monterey Car Week in late August, momentum was maintained by RM Sotheby’s and Bonhams again holding sales…

Monterey auctions round-up 2018

Monterey auctions round-up 2018

Monterey Car Week has been and gone again and many of the world’s most beautiful, exclusive and expensive cars have been bought and sold…

Bonhams Goodwood festival of speed sale 2018

Bonhams Goodwood festival of speed sale 2018

Friday 13th July saw Bonhams stage its 50th Goodwood sale at the 25th Festival of Speed. The star lot was ‘2 VEV’, as raced by Jim Clark and now arguably the most desirable of the 19 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagatos built despite it having been involved in two significant shunts back in the day and not powered by its original engine.

THE 75 MOST EXPENSIVE CARS SOLD AT AUCTION

THE 75 MOST EXPENSIVE CARS SOLD AT AUCTION

Cars have always been an important part of our lives. However, for some, they are a social symbol where no expense is spared. The figures paid for the following majestic vehicles are almost unbelievable. See the list of the 75 most expensive cars sold at auction.

Auction round-up: Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

Auction round-up: Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

Having sold some 188 cars grossing $152.6 million between them during Monterey Week in mid August, and no doubt downed a celebratory flute or two of Californian spumante, the Bonhams and RM Sotheby’s teams packed their bags for Britain and beyond.

2017 in the Rearview Mirror

2017 in the Rearview Mirror

It’s that time of year when we look back on the past 12 months and take stock. With that in mind we invited Dr. Vincent van der Vinne, author of ‘Investing in Cars,’ to look back on what has been an exciting year for auction houses around the world.

August’s Auctions Update 2017

August’s Auctions Update 2017

August is a time of great anticipation in the collectors car world, with much of it centered around the Pebble Beach Concours and the big three auctions staged by Bonhams, Gooding & Co. and RM Sotheby’s during ‘Monterey Week’ in California.

Astons Auctioned

Astons Auctioned

Bonhams’ 18th annual Aston Martin sale at Aston Martin’s spiritual home in Newport Pagnell on Saturday 13th May achieved over £5 million.

JBR AUCTION UPDATE – FEBRUARY 2017

JBR AUCTION UPDATE – FEBRUARY 2017

Coinciding with the famous Retromobile show at the Porte de Versailles, three of the leading auction houses recently held their European season-openers in Paris: RM Sotheby’s, followed by Bonhams and then Artcurial.

JBR Auction Update – Autumn 2016

JBR Auction Update – Autumn 2016

If collectors’ car auctioneers ever have a chance to sit back and take it easy, it’s certainly not during August and September. As usual, most interest, and indeed much of the spending, is focussed on the high-end sales held by Bonhams at Quail Lodge, RM Sotheby’s at Monterey and Gooding & Co at Pebble Beach.