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Reality Bites: Reflections on Scottsdale

Reality Bites: Reflections on Scottsdale

Friday, January 24th, 2014
Jim FiskeI like the winter weather in Arizona a lot more than here in the northeast. Why? Because of the outside temperature. For example, today there isn’t one. As in zero. Nada. Zilch. Null. Last week in Scottsdale it was a high of 75, with temps dropping to 45 at night. Brrr. I needed a light jacket last week. Today I came to work dressed like the Michelin...
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Top Five Things You Need to Know From Monterey Car Week 2013

Top Five Things You Need to Know From Monterey Car Week 2013

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
1. A 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria takes Best of Show at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. This year, nothing could beat the custom-bodied Packard that spent most of it's life in Puerto Rico - at one point a taxi on the Caribbean Island. Rescued from the edge of "gone forever", the car underwent a painstaking restoration over a three year period. The efforts of those who worked on the car...
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Auction Watch: 1974 Lancia Stratos HF

Auction Watch: 1974 Lancia Stratos HF

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Gooding & Company is offering up approximately 160 cars at its 2013 Pebble Beach Auction on August 17 and 18. As in years past, Gooding comes up with some of the most amazing, rare, and unique cars from around the world. Big kids in a big candy store compete for their favorite vintage wheels from around the world. For me, the strange is most attractive, and this year, Gooding is offering an interesting 1974 Lancia Stratos...
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Market Analysis: 1971 Citroen SM Coupe

Market Analysis: 1971 Citroen SM Coupe

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Donald Osborne, Sports Car Market magazine Market Analysis: 1971 Citroen SM Coupe Most of the SMs still living are cars with needs, but this car is not one of them What makes this Citroën SM special is that it is as close to a new car as is possible to be following a no-expense-spared restoration. It was given to the renowned Garage du Lac, run by Vincent Crescia in Switzerland, for a total mechanical and body rebuild. ...
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Arizona Auction Tours with Classic Motorsports Magazine

Arizona Auction Tours with Classic Motorsports Magazine

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Our exclusive, behind-the-scenes Classic Motorsports magazine auction tours are on again in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition to tours of RM Auctions and Russo and Steele, we're adding two new exclusive sales tours to the list: Barrett-Jackson and Gooding & Company. The tours are filling up fast, so sign up and reserve your spot soon. The tour dates and times are: Wednesday, January 16: Barrett-Jackson: 10 a.m. Russo and...
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Pocket Guide to the Monterey Auctions

Pocket Guide to the Monterey Auctions

Monday, August 13th, 2012
If you're heading to Monterey this week, don't travel without our Pocket Guide. Download your copy here Inside, you'll find: The Auctions: The essential information about each event Concours and Events: What, when and where The Timeline: When everything happens The Map: where everything is, and how to get there...
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The Beautiful Bentley Continental

The Beautiful Bentley Continental

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
Bentley introduced its first Continental in 1952 with the purpose of greater speed and performance with a small sacrifice to comfort. Of course, it's still a Bentley, so the ride was still pretty plush. The model took advantage of some fabulous coachwork that was available on the R-Type chassis througout the 1950s. The most celebrated was the light alloy-bodied Continental R produced by HJ Mulliner from 1952. The car featured a...
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World Record Porsche at Gooding & Co Amelia Island 2012

World Record Porsche at Gooding & Co Amelia Island 2012

Saturday, March 10th, 2012
This year's Gooding & Company Auction at Amelia Island was a real treat for Porsche fans. The well-respected auction house offered the most comprehensive and significant collection of turbo-charged Porsches ever amassed. As you may have seen from our prior blogs and Gooding's website, the collection of Porsches were owned by the Drendel Family of the late Matthew Drendel. The lot of Porsches included cars that had extraordinary...
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The Guide to Amelia Island 2012

Monday, March 5th, 2012
Car enthusiasts from around the world will take over Northeast Florida this week with a series of events that lead up to the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Normally a quiet resort community, the area will become a bustling place where classic cars nearly outnumber the modern variety. With some help from our friends at Sports Car Market magazine, we've put together a list of links and details on what there is to do in...
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Herbie Goes to Scottsdale - Update: SOLD!
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Herbie Goes to Scottsdale - Update: SOLD!

Friday, January 20th, 2012
You've seen this leading man in the 1977 classic "Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo", and now he could be turning heads in your neighborhood. One of the highlights of the Gooding & Company auction will be the sale of this cute bug. Sold several years ago by Disney to the Harrah's Club Automobile Collection, the car has been passed on to a couple of other owners leading up to this weekend's sale. The car is in...
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