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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Tips for buying a used motorcycle

    - Start with the type of motorcycle you want. Narrowing the field to a specific type, brand or model of bike makes it easier to research particular items -Although a dealership can be more expensive, it can provide assurances a private seller can't. Ask...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Auction totals hit $400 million, break record

    The annual auto auctions in Pebble Beach and Carmel roared into the record books with a total of $400 million in sales during Monterey car week. From Ferraris to Fords, the four-day total was a 28% increase over last year, according to Hagerty...
  • Monterey Car Week auction sales climb 28% to a record $400 million

    Monterey Car Week auction sales climb 28% to a record $400 million
    Classic cars brought in a record $400 million in auctions during Monterey Car Week, a big jump over last year and multiple times the total of many previous years. The four-day total marked a 28% increase over the $312 million in sales during the 2013...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Ford GT40 concept car sells for $6.9 million

    2014 Pebble Beach: Ford GT40 concept car sells for $6.9 million
    A rare 1965 Ford GT40 concept car has sold for more $6.9 million at Monterey Car Week, a "very good value" in the words of the auctioneer. RM Auctions had pegged the value at $8 million to $10 million. The Ford advertised at Friday night's auction...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Steve McQueen Ferrari sells for $10 million

    2014 Pebble Beach: Steve McQueen Ferrari sells for $10 million
    A vintage Ferrari once owned by Steve McQueen sold for more than $10 million at Monterey Car Week. The 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, chassis number 10621, engine number 10621, went to the highest bidder Saturday night at an RM Auctions event. The rare,...
  • Ferrari 250 GTO could break auction record at Monterey Car Week

    Ferrari 250 GTO could break auction record at Monterey Car Week
    The pale gray machine, its chassis stamped 3851GT, rolled off an assembly line in Maranello, Italy, on Sept. 11, 1962. Its first four owners abused it, thrashing through the skinny, pock-marked road courses of Europe. One of its first race drivers was...
  • Townley Gallery introduces art auction

    Townley Gallery introduces art auction
    It may not have been a poetry reading, but when Zack Krone took the podium at Townley Gallery last week, he turned to rhyme and meter to grab the audience's attention. In a punchy, rapid-fire voice that evoked Muhammad Ali stringing together couplets...
  • '62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week

    '62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week
    A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction Thursday night in Carmel for about $38 million — a record, but far less than many experts had predicted. Classic car experts had expected the car could bring up to twice that amount, but bidders begged to...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Strong start to auction sales

    2014 Pebble Beach: Strong start to auction sales
    Despite a lower-than-anticipated sale price for Thursday's Ferrari 250 GTO, overall auction sales at the 2014 Monterey Car Week were up substantially over last year. More than $67 million worth of vehicles got new owners under the gavel, with an average...
  • 1962 Ferrari becomes most expensive car ever sold at auction

    1962 Ferrari becomes most expensive car ever sold at auction
    A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta became the most expensive car in the world Thursday when it was auctioned off for $38 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. Even though the final price tag easily beat the previous record-holder -- a Mercedes...