Category Archives: Luxury car auctions

Have you ever wondered where the world’s elite locate rare exotic cars? As you know, luxury cars, especially highly sought-after and exclusive rare cars are not likely to be listed on Craigslist. Chances are, buyers will frequent luxury car auctions at high-end places like Christie’s or Bonham’s. Imagine Lifestyles Luxury Rentals investigates the luxury auctions held and the luxury cars and exotic car rentals that change hands through them.

Exquisite 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT Hits the Auction Block

A very special and rare Bugatti is apparently still up for grabs. The 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT is listed on RM Auctions with a date of January 15th, 2015 and no sale has been displayed. The blue beauty is taunting buyers with an asking price of $575,000-$775,000. RM Auctions sold another 1993 EB110 GT in 2014 for $317,000 in Monaco. This version is listed much higher, and could be an indicator of why she has failed to net a buyer. Less than 150 units of this model were made, and they were crafted back in an elegant and special era … Continue reading

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Rare 1956 Maserati A6G/2000 with Allemano Coachwork

A special specimen of Maserati is about to be displayed at a Gooding & Co. auction. One of just 21 created–this 1956 Maserati A6G/2000 with Allemano coachwork will make a fine addition to any collection of exotic cars. A 1956 Maserati A6G/2000 featuring Allemano coachwork will be offered by Gooding & Co. in Scottsdale. Special bodywork and 1950s is an intoxicating blend on a Maserati.  This Maserati A6G/2000 was tucked away in Pennsylvania for the past three decades. These obsolete coachbuilt models obviously do not hit the luxury auto market often, making this a special event indeed. The Maserati A6G/2000 … Continue reading

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Unbelievable: Pristine Lamborghini LM002 Up for Grabs

There will be a pristine Lamborghini LM002 hitting the block at RM Auctions next month. The fierce V12 Lamborghini SUV started at around $120k back in its day, which was equivalent to around a quarter million today. Now, even in near-perfect condition, this Rambo-Lambo will be lucky to net $120k in today’s dollars. The Lamborghini SUV seems to be one of the most undervalued awesome vehicles on the planet. A new Raging Bull SUV, the Lamborghini Urus, could make its first stampede onto the market as early as 2016. That fact alone could increase the value of Lamborghini SUV predecessors, … Continue reading

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Video: 100 Rare Exotic Cars Unearthed in French Barn

Barn finds are always fascinating, but this one tops most! Check out this video of 100 rare exotic cars unearthed in a French barn! The stockpile of Ferrari sports cars, Bugatti models and more is simply astounding! The clip above shows the loot discovered in a barn in France. The collection likely left it’s discoverer awestruck! Just 60 of the 100 cars will make it to auction. The collection of abandoned exotic cars belonged to the late Roger Baillon. It was trusted to the classic car department of a French auction house, where buyers can opt to restore the vehicles … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Secret Billionaire Sues Auction House Over Ferrari 375-Plus Sale

There seems to be trouble in paradise for well-respected luxury auction house Bonham’s. The billionaire behind Victoria’s Secret and other companies, Les Wexner, recently purchased a 1954 Ferrari 375-Plus at the Goodwood Festival of Speed auction hosted by Bonham’s. Now Wexner is suing due to a pre-existing dispute over the car’s ownership! Bonham’s states that the ownership dispute was resolved prior to the sale, yet Wexner claims he was not made aware of any of the story and claims the legalities continue. Les Wexner claims he was not made aware of the legal situation involving the Ferrari and that it … Continue reading

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Ferrari 458 Speciale A Nets $900k at Rodeo Drive Auction

Ferrari has been busy celebrating 60 years of selling its exotic sports cars stateside. The company hosted an extravagant event on Rodeo Drive recently–including 60 of its finest specimens to commemorate the milestone and a luxury auction. It was at the auction that we discovered how much the Ferrari 458 Speciale A is worth: $900,000. The gorgeous specimen took center stage for the auction, which was well-attended by local celebrities and those close to Ferrari.  Ferrari cars are never considered cheap or affordable, though prices do vary dramatically depending on model and collector value. This recent sale does not exactly … Continue reading

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Rare Ferrari Supercars Dominated 2014 Pebble Beach Auctions

The demand for classic and rare Ferrari supercars is an intrigue that is on the rise, both in volume and the amount buyers are willing to pay. While the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO certainly blew minds when it changed hands for over $38 million at Pebble Beach this year, there were several other noteworthy Ferrari cars auctioned off as well. Imagine having something like a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO in your garage. Now imagine having it as part of a collection of exotic cars. Many just imagine having that $38 million dollars to throw around. This Ferrari set a new … Continue reading

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Would You Shell Out $14 Million for a 1995 McLaren F1?

While a McLaren may never surpass the price of a rare Ferrari at auction, a 1995 McLaren F1 could fetch as much as $14 million. The current record holder for most expensive car sold at auction is a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO racer, which changed hands for the tiny sum of $52 million USD. Is a McLaren F1 worth multiple millions? Is anyone else struggling with the fact that a 1995 vehicle is already 20 years old? This example is dressed in Marlboro white. It is believed to be the only one in this color.  The auction is set to … Continue reading

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Gold or Gaudy? 1966 Ferrari 330 GT With Unique Styling Up for Grabs

It is the only one of its kind, physically. Meet the 1966 Ferrari 330 GT commissioned by Norbert Novarro. Dubbed the Navarro Special, this rather unique Ferrari is going to be up for grabs next month when it hits the auction block at Gooding & Company. Who will want this decadent gold slice of Italiana? The 1966 Ferrari 330 GT Navarro Special. Photo by Mike Maez, courtesy of  Gooding & Co. Navarro commissioned the transformation of the Ferrari 330 GT through Piero Drogo’s shop, Carrozzeria Sports Cars. He was a wealthy nightclub owner craving something flashy yet still Ferrari, so he … Continue reading

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2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Annual Auction Nets $39 Million

Each year the Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrates all things automotive in festive style with a plethora of traditional events. One of those events is the annual Bonham’s auto auction, which netted an astronomical $39 million USD this year! The photos are items from Bonham’s auction at the FOS this year. The offerings included a variety of automobile memorabilia from decades gone by.  The 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed has certainly one-upped many of the previous years. This year hundreds of supercars, classic cars, never before viewed newbies and more gathered together to illuminate an already bright event. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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