2018 Germany: Most-Popular Historic and Classic Cars

Mercedes-Benz remains Germany’s favorite classic car brand while the Volkswagen Beetle is the most common car model on historic H plates in 2018. The number of historic and classic cars in Germany in 2018 increased by 11% to 422,213 cars using H number plates for cars older than 30 years in good original condition. Mercedes-Benz, … Read more

2017 Germany: Most-Popular Historic and Classic Cars

VW Golfs in Wolfsburg

The VW Beetle is Germany’s favorite classic car followed by the Mercedes-Benz W123 and the Porsche 911. Mercedes is the most common historic brand on German roads. In 2017, the VW Beetle remained the most-popular historic H-plate car in Germany for vehicles maintained in an original condition older than 30 years. The Mercedes-Benz W123 (E … Read more

2016 Germany: Most-Popular Historic and Classic Cars

VW Käfer in Wolfsburg

In 2016, the VW Beetle (Käfer) and Mercedes-Benz W123 remained the top classic cars on historic H-plate registrations in Germany for cars 30 years or older. The number of classic cars on historic plates (H-Kennzeichen) increased by 11% to 343,958 automobiles. H-plates are available for cars in good, original condition and at least 30 years … Read more

2015 Germany: Most Popular Classic and Historic Cars

VW Beetle Classic Car Rally

Mercedes-Benz remained the favorite classic car brand in Germany in 2015 with the VW Beetle (Käfer) the most common model with historic H number plates. More than 300,000 classic cars in Germany are registered as historic – i.e. cars older than 30 years and in good, largely original condition. Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen are the leading … Read more

2014 Germany: Most-Popular Historic Classic Cars

VW Beetles in Autostadt

The Volkswagen Beetle (Käfer) remains Germany’s favorite historic car while Mercedes is the top classic car brand for H plate “old-timer” registrations. At the beginning of 2014, the VW Beetle (Käfer / Sedan) was still easily the most common historic vehicle on German roads. The Beetle was followed by the Mercedes-Benz W123 (E class), which … Read more

2014 Classic Cars: Auction Results from Scottsdale and Arizona

Side Profile of a Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider by Scaglietti

Scottsdale and Arizona 2014 sales saw a good start to the classic car auction year with 38 automobiles achieving results of more than a million dollars each including the most expensive Corvette ever. The year started well for classic car auctions with 38 cars achieving more than a million dollars each at the annual sales … Read more

2013 – Ten Most-Expensive Classic Cars Sold at Auction

1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R -Formula-1

A Mercedes-Benz F1 racing car became the most-expensive automobile ever sold at public auction while a Ferrari 275 takes the highest price for a road car. 2013 was an excellent year for vintage and classic cars with record prices paid at public auctions. For the second year in a row, a Mercedes-Benz topped the list … Read more

Most Expensive Alfa Romero Ever – 1935 Tipo C8 Ex-Scuderia Ferrari

Red 1935 Alfa Romeo Tipo C

Bonhams sold the ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo Tipo C 8C-35 ‘50013’ – Scuderia Ferrari at Goodwood for £5,937,500. At the Goodwood Revival, British auction house Bonhams sold a 1935 Alfa Romeo that once belonged to the Ferrari team for £5,937,500 (US$9,427,600). This was the highest price ever achieved at auction for an Alfa Romero … Read more

2013 – Record RM Auctions Monterey Classic Car Sale

Kimberly Red 1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider

The RM Auctions classic car sale at Monterey in California achieved the highest price ever paid for a road-going car and the highest sales total ever. The annual classic car auction in Monterey by RM Auctions saw the highest total ever achieved for a collector car auction as well as the highest price ever paid … Read more

Top Prices for Classic Cars at the 2013 Pebble Beach Auction

1937 Bugatti 57SC Atalante at auction

Thirty classic and collectors cars achieved more than a million dollars at the Gooding & Co Pebble Beach Auction in August 2013. The classic car auction at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® saw thirty cars exceeding a million dollars. Gooding & Company offered 127 lots including pre-war and modern super cars. A 1957 Ferrari … Read more