Last year’s auction alone saw them rake in about $35.9 million with about $6.6 million coming in from the sale of Delahaye Torpedo Roadster. (more…)
Right after the auction of 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R, it was Chrysler at the Barrett-Jackson auction that went ahead and donated the luxurious 1961 Chrysler 300G. The car was sold for $200,000 and the proceeds went to America’s Car Museum which is the largest automotive museum in the United States. The donation will help the museum to offer better educational programs and preserve America’s rich automotive history. The car contains its original transmission, factory manuals, engine, sales documents, spare tire and jack.
There is no doubt that DS is a classic car from Citroen that will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Hence, Citroen has already been working on the celebrations at the London Classic Car Show where the automaker will display two classic DS21s for the viewers. The cars will also take a parade throughout the weekend for the visitors and has been at the source of inspiration for the new generation DS vehicles.
Every year new cars are made, but only a few go down in history to become an iconic car. The 1977 Pontiac that was driven by Burt Reynolds’s movie Smokey and The Bandit certainly falls in the latter category. (more…)