Three $10-million-plus cars heading to auction at Concours of Elegance

Ten-million-dollar automobiles are few and far between: just 48 automobiles have sold for more than US$10 million since the barrier was first breached on 17 May 2009 when a Ferrari Testa Rossa sold for $12.4 million in Italy. So far this year, there hasn't been a car sold for eight figures, but one auction to be held at the Concours of Elegance on September 5, 2020 could see three cars all surpass that mark inside two hours.Continue … [Read more...]

Aston Martin and Bowmore create $65,000 per bottle whisky

Aston Martin and Bowmore Whisky have linked brands to create a limited edition bottling to be known as Black Bowmore DB5 1964 whisky. Each Black Bowmore DB5 bottle incorporates an Aston Martin DB5 piston, while the bottle contains 700 ml of Black Bowmore 1964 single malt, one of the rarest and most sought-after single malt whiskies ever created.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Collecting, Whisky, Aston Martin … [Read more...]

Virtual Monterey Car Week Auction Preview and guide to the good stuff

The pandemic is catalyzing rapid change in the way the world does business, and the 2020 cancellation of the world's foremost automotive festival, Monterey Car Week, offers a tantalizing glimpse of what the new normal might look like for the world's biggest car show once we have rebalanced from the COVID-19 assault.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Gooding & Co, RM-Sothebys, Bonhams, Petersen Car Week 2020, Monterey (Virtual) … [Read more...]

Elvis Presley’s “Sun Sessions” Martin D-18 guitar fetches $1.32 million

Elvis Presley’s 1942 Martin D-18 guitar sold at auction this week for $1.32 million, becoming just the tenth guitar in history to sell for more than $1.0 million and the sixth guitar to sell for more than $1.0 million in the last 14 months. Clearly, the music memorabilia marketplace is red hot right now.Continue ReadingCategory: Music, TechnologyTags: Collecting … [Read more...]

Another set of Air Jordan sneakers sell for $475k, record could hit $850k

Michael Jordan was unquestionably a once in a lifetime athlete. His outrageous gravity-defying achievements on the basketball court helped him rewrite the rules of athletic merchandise and now he is creating his own new reality on the auction block.Continue ReadingCategory: Collectibles, LifestyleTags: Sotheby's, Christie's, basketball … [Read more...]

KTM to sell two factory MotoGP bikes to the public at $340,000 each

KTM Motorsports is selling two race-prepared 2019 KTM RC16 factory MotoGP bikes in a move that seems certain to attract global attention. The bikes will be race-prepared and will be sold with a wide range of additional benefits including official KTM team apparel, merchandise, a set of Pol Espargaro's race leathers and helmet, plus a VIP MotoGP hospitality weekend in 2021.Continue ReadingCategory: Motorcycles, TransportTags: Collecting, KTM, … [Read more...]