“Ferrari and Futurists: An Italian Look at Speed” at Heather James Fine Art-I am proud to announce the opening of an exciting exhibition for which I served as curator- “Ferrari and Futurists: An Italian Look at Speed” at the Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert, CA. This exhibition showcases four iconic Ferraris from the collection of Don & Carol Murray and brings to light the spiritual […]
Gianni Lancia, November 1924- July 2014-Somehow it is equally sad, yet completely appropriate that Gianni Lancia, son of company founder Vicenzo, should die in the same year that the Fiat Group appears to have finally decided to bury the last vestige of this once magnificent marque. There are those who revere Gianni as the embodiment of his father’s pioneering spirit […]
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Makes Yet Another Very Good Day At Work-I love what I do- to be blessed enough to spend my days (and nights) surrounded by and thinking of great cars is one thing. But to be able to share the joy of a very special car with a friend is even better. As reported earlier on this site, a very good friend and […]
Ford GT40 ‘Prototype’ Appreciates 54% in 2 Years-‘Blue chip’ cars always seem to do well at auction- that’s a given. But a 54% appreciation in less than 2 years is fairly astonishing. Mecum Auctions sold Ford GT40 chassis 104 at their April 2014 Houston auction for $7m on the hammer- $7,650,000 with 8% buyer’s premium. The same car was sold by Gooding […]
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