Over the weekend RM held their second consecutive auction in the sunshine state of Florida. Close to 475 cars were offered which was much more than their typical weekend. To present this sale, we have currently assembled a gallery of highlights by Alex Marks. One of our favorites from the sale was a 1964 Corvette …

Including the Geneva Motor Show, March was an impressive month for supercar launches. Today we catch up with Hennessey’s Venom GT which was announced this morning. The car is scheduled for production and will now use the LS9 V8 in a modified Lotus platform. Price is expected to be around $600,000 USD. Many new racing …

RM’s Amelia Island Auction The official auction that runs in conjunction with the Amelia Island Concours is staged by RM. This year they offered 112 cars before Sunday’s main show, selling 88% of them to a total sum of $19 million. Two Ferraris really stood out to us. The first was a golden 275 GTB/4 …

Gooding & Company @ Amelia On March 12th, Gooding & Company held an inaugural auction to coincide with the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Preferring quality over quantity, they offered 71 exquisite cars including last year’s ‘Best of Show’, a 1931 Voisin. This imposing car fetched a record price of $2,750,000 USD and it contributed to …

Peugeot became the first French manufacturer to win the 12 Hours of Sebring this weekend. Alexander Wurz, Marc Gene and Anthony Davidson piloted their 908 HDI FAP to victory giving Peugeot a historic 1-2. They were largely unchallenged during the race and used Sebring as a warm up for Le Mans. Things were a little …

Amelia Island Concours Update Held in Florida last weekend, the 15th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was a welcome winter retreat with a wide variety of cars. This year Bill Warner chose Porsche’s 917 and Richard Petty for the main themes with packed seminars for both. Along with two auctions, a tour, art exhibit and …

Now called the Supercar Experience or SCX, Palm Beach’s supercar weekend is gaining momentum with each year. The most recent was recently held with much success in West Palm Beach Florida and is the subject of our newest gallery. The poster child for the weekend was a rare Schuppan 962CR. For good reason too, since …

One of the emerging Concours in California is the Desert Classic held in La Quinta. The 3rd edition of the show was recently held so we decided to include it on Supercars.net for the first time. Today we have a gallery of highlights from local photographer Rex Gray. Among the 150 cars presented were some …

On Sunday, some of the last events drew an end to the Monaco Historic weekend. Among these, RM held an inaugural auction with a lot list that will likely be the best of 2010. Their Büegelfalte roadster fetched a high bid of $5.8 million and sold after the sale for an undisclosed amount. There are …

2010 Geneva Motor Show With the first day now complete, Geneva has an impressive list of debuts for the world. Therefore we can focus on only the best cars for our feature gallery by Dirk de Jager. Included are all the releases that led up to the show and several surprises from the smaller, more …

Just before the Geneva Auto show opens tomorrow, both Porsche and Lamborghini have released new cars. The first is Lamborghini’s updated Gallardo Superleggera which brings the model up to date with the SuperVeloce bodykit. It is also the lightest road-going model in Lamborghini’s range. Porsche spent the evening releasing a new concept car that is …

With the Geneva Motor Show opening in just a few days, more impresive cars are being announced. The first of these is Koenigsegg’s Agera. It appears to be a model replacement for the CCX with more power and an updated body. Some impressive numbers have been posted, but will have to be verified later on. …

A couple days ago RM announced that a major BMW would be offered at their upcoming auction in Monaco. They were referring to this BMW 328 which has a unique and streamlined body purposely built by BMW for the 1940 Mille Miglia. Called the Buegelfalte, it is named after the creases running down the fenders. …

With the Amelia Island Concours not too far off, several interesting cars have been announced. One of the big restoration debuts will be this 1948 Norman E. Timbs Streamliner. It has a dramatic streamlined body not far off the prewar record cars from Germany. Mr Timbs designed many winning Daytona race cars back in the …

With the Geneva Motor Show coming up at the beginning of March, several interesting releases are being announced. One of the most recent is this Alfa Romeo Pandion by Bertone. It’s built to celebrate the upcoming Alfa Romeo centennial as is the Alfa Romeo Spider by Pininfarina. Several companies will launch upgraded models at Geneva …

One of the hardest Monterey events to attend is the Quail Motorsports Gathering. Its 3000 tickets are almost completely reserved in advance and they sell out in a few hours. For good reason too, since it has impressive cars and catering from the impeccable Quail Lodge. In 2009, several important cars debuted at the show …

Pagani Zonda Tricolore Some of the very last Zondas are coming from Pagani before the C9 replaces its production. One of these is this Tricolore special edition which was recently photographed in the factory showroom by our friend Julien Giambagli of Supercarfrance.com. It might become Pagani’s ultimate road-going Zonda. Tricolore is a one-of built for …

The 101st Chicago Auto Show opens it doors today with several world premiers. The first of these is Kia’s Ray which was made by their design center in Irvine, California. Pics from the launch and all the other highlights are available in this week’s gallery by Leo Fliman. Ford brought out their new aluminum-block GT500, …

This week both Ford & Porsche are announching upgraded versions of their seminal sports cars. In Ford’s case the iconic Shelby Mustang gets a new aluminum heart. With 550 bhp on tap, the package is nearly ideal except for the live-axle rear suspension and lack of direct fuel injection. The 2011 upgrades benefit both the …

Jaguar & Rocketsports Racing are proud to announce they will be taking their ALMS-prepared XKR to Le Mans. The new car is built by Rocketsports Racing at their facility in East Lansing, Michigan. It will race in the GT2 class alongside the Corvette ZR1, Ferrari F430, Aston Martin Vantage and Porsche RSR. Jaguar first went …

Last weekend, Mecum held their 15th annual muscle car auction in Kissimmee, Florida. Our local photographer Alex Marks checked out the event for the first time and we can now present an impressive gallery of highlights. Over four days, Mecum offered around 700 cars including some of the best American muscle. The cover car was …

After 24 hours of non-stop racing, Action Express Racing has won the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The race started off under wet conditions which probably explains a record of 53 lead changes. In the end, Action Express held off the Wilson/Chip Ganassi Racing Daytona Prototype by just 53 seconds. Auto Express is new to the …

Even with five significant auctions from last weekend, we still have Mecum’s Kissimmee sale before the month is out. Centered on muscle cars, this year is highlighted by Bobby Allison’s radically-prepared Dodge Daytona. Among the 700 or so cars, there’s an incredible selection from the Hammack Collection. Among these are every performance Pontiac Convertible from …

With the Monte Carlo Rally, Arizona Auctions and Cavallino Classic held last weekend, Retromobile was just one of several world-class events to choose from. This year our favorite stand was curated by Mercedes-Benz who brought out an SL 300 Prototype in support of the new SLS supercar. Many of the top tier European dealers were …

After 405 km, 15 stages and 3 days, our favorite winter rally is over. Through it all, Mikko Hirvonen drove M-Sport’s Ford Fiesta S2000 to victory. He led from start to finish with 1:53 separating him from Juho Hanninen in his Skoda Fabia S2000. They both beat an armada of 10 Peugeots with star drivers …

Last year Subaru retired from WRC but that didn’t mean they were out of Rally altogther. Instead, they developed the Impreza WRX STI spec C to homologate new Group N cars. Two of these are currently racing at the 2010 Monte Carlo, one from Tommi Makkinen Racing and the other from Prodrive. It doesn’t look …

Interclassics & Topmobiel is the first in a series of features we will dedicate to Alfa Romeo’s centenary. Last weekend, this classic car show in Maastricht, Netherlands brought together an impressive collection of Alfas including several from the Alfa Romeo Museum. Dirk de Jager was present in Maastricht to capture the entire display. His gallery …

With Tokyo Auto Salon’s opening day now over, we have some of the first tuned supercars of 2010 to present. Among them is the Tommy Kaira-prepared Nissan GTR which has an outrageous bodykit and minor performance upgrades. They also brought out a pair of Subarus and this Insight ‘RR’. Toyota is said to have saved …

The 20th annual Autosport International opens today in Birmingham with a bunch of new racing cars. The most immediate of these is the Lotus Evora Cup which will be contested throughout Europe in a points championship. The car uses the same Toyota V6 as the production version, but it is tuned to produce around 400 …

After two days of launches, the NAIAS has had some pleasant surprises. The first of these is a second-generation Audi e-tron simply known as the Detroit Showcar. As the concept progresses toward production, the subtly reworked body further distinguishes it from the R8. The e-tron and more highlights are in our feature gallery from Detroit. …