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2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 Black Series

The auction hammer fell at $405,000 for this 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 Black Series: Room to Run! The 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series is one of the most outrageous and rare cars Mercedes has built in the post-war period. Given the move towards electric drive, it is unlikely that Mercedes will build anything like […]

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1991 Bimota YB10 Dieci

The auction hammer fell at $34,000 for this 1991 Bimota YB10 Dieci: Very Well Bought Bimota was once an obscure Italian brand but it has recently moved into the lexicon of collectors. According to Wikipedia, Bimota is a small Italian manufacturer of custom and production motorcycles. It was founded in 1973 in Rimini, Italy by Valerio Bianchi, […]

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1975 Chevrolet K5 Blazer

The auction hammer fell at $112,000 for this 1975 Chevrolet K5 Blazer: Very Well Sold This delivery-mile Blazer continues the burgeoning trend of the big dollar low-mileage truck craze. Over the last few weeks we have seen several low-mile pick up trucks come to market and sell at six-figure prices. Online sites have enabled these […]

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1992 Bimota Tesi 1D 904SR

The auction hammer fell at $76,000 for this 1992 Bimota Tesi 1D: Well Bought Any Bimota is cool, but the Tesi 1D is the top end of their modern era machines. These are rare! Bimota built just 20 examples of the 904SR in 1991 and 1992 out of only 413 total Tesi models produced from […]

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E500 Limited

1995 Mercedes-Benz E500 Limited

The auction hammer fell at $123.00 for this 1995 Mercedes-Benz E500 Limited: Well Bought The 500E/E500 has enjoyed cult-like status among Mercedes aficionados since the day it was new. Twenty five years later the fire has only grown stronger. Most 500E’s were the first-generation car manufactured from 1991 to 1993. This subject car is not […]

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1999 Mercedes-Benz CL500

The auction hammer fell at $36,277.00 for this 1999 Mercedes-Benz CL500: Well Bought The infamous Mercedes-Benz W140 series is perhaps the largest and most over-engineered S-class of all time. With over $1 billion spent in development (back in the late 1980s!), the cars are complex and over the top. Upon its launch, owners complained that […]

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2000 Honda Civic Si: Ludicrous Sale

The auction hammer fell at $50,000 for this 2000 Honda Civic Si: Ludicrous Sale The 2000 Honda Civic Si is a great vintage year for this Japanese pocket rocket. These cars were very well made and very fun to drive. This example is unusual because of its very low mileage and unique Electron Blue color. […]

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2004 Acura NSX-T

The auction hammer fell at $133,000 for this 2004 Acura NSX-T: Market correct outcome This is strong money for an NSX, however, this car has mileage, year, and color on its side. We would call this market correct. Japanese modern classics are on the rise and later-series NSX’s are at the epicenter of collectible Japanese […]

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Ringbrothers 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer

The auction hammer fell at $300,000 for this 1972 Chevrolet Blazer: Ridiculously well sold! Insanity or stupidity? Read the long BaT auction thread for yourself here. No comments necessary—a colossal waste of capital. From BaT: This 1972 Chevrolet Blazer was built in 2019 by Ringbrothers, an award-winning workshop that specializes in custom builds, composite bodywork, […]

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