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2018 Cobble Beach Concours Results!

 Tuesday, September 18, 2018     LMC     Industry News LMC News

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  As the early morning fog and mist cascaded across the field of show cars, automotive collectors and aficionado’s alike gathered to take part in an elegant display of mechanical brilliance. From the earliest horseless carriages to modern supercars, each vehicle plays its part in creating automotive history and each one has its place here at Cobble Beach. Legendary Motorcar Company was pleased to be a part of the wonderful day showing three original cobras from our collection. Our 1963 Shelby 289 Factory Team Competition Cobra took home first prize in the Factory-Built Shelby Cobras class. Also in the same category our 1965 Shelby 427 Factory Full Competition Cobra took home awards as well.  Thank you again to Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance for organizing and putting on a well organized wonderful event, we can not wait to be a part of next years annual show. 

Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2018

 Thursday, September 13, 2018     LMC     Industry News LMC News

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The end of summer brings forth colder weather, changing leaves and the thought of snow yet to come. However for us here at LMC, it brings the annual Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance! Last year we brought out our 1969 Ford Competition GT40, which ended up winning best race cars pre 1990.  This year we decided to step it up a little bit.

The 4 Cars we will be showing are:

A 1963 Shelby Competition 289 Cobra raced by Dave MacDonald.

A 1965 Shelby Competition 427 Cobra raced by Bob Bondurant.

A 1966 Shelby Street 427 Cobra with only 18000 miles.

A 1968 Prototype Shelby GT500 .

The event is September 15th and 16th at the Cobble Beach Golf Resort.

Tickets are still available and can be bought here:

Concours d'Elegance Tickets

Legendary Motorcar is heading to Auburn!

 Wednesday, August 29, 2018     LMC     Industry News LMC News

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LMC is going to Be in Auburn, Indiana from August 30th - September 2nd attending all the auctions. If you require any assistance feel free to contact us!

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Recap of Monterey Car Week 2018

 Tuesday, August 28, 2018     LMC     Industry News LMC News

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As another exhilarating week in Monterey comes to an end we can look back at just how big this weekend was. This weekend the preliminary sales amongst all the auctions was $368 million, Everything from historic race cars to supercars they sold it all. 

Coming out on top was of course RM Sotheby’s with a record breaking 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by Scaglietti with a sale of $48,405,000

The second heavy hitter was Gooding and Company with a 1935 Duesenberg SSJ pulling in $22,000,000

The last showstopper comes again from RM Sotheby’s and its a 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype reaching $21,455,000

On Sunday night the Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance concluded with a 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta owned by David and Ginny Sydorick claiming the Best of Show. Following close behind is a 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Town Limousine owned by the Lehrman Collection. Also a runner up was a 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Figoni Fastback Coupé owned by Robert Kudela.

Representing Canada at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Lorne Leibel came out on top in the “1963-1966 GT Cars over 2500cc” class.

The top 3 in this class were:

1. Lorne Leibel in a 1965 AC Cobra

2. Kyle Kelley in a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Red 

3. Thomas Steuer Sparks NV in a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette


RM Sotheby's

Gooding & Company

Weathertech Raceway

Pebble Beach Concours

Must See Cars At Monterey Car Week 2018

 Wednesday, August 22, 2018     LMC     Industry News LMC News

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We are just 1 day away from the big auctions here in Monterey! Legendary Motorcar will of course be at all the major auctions this year taking a look at all the headline cars being rolled across the block. Already we can tell 2018 is going to be a huge year for the Monterey Car Week with all major auctions bringing out some heavy hitters.

Gooding & Company have a stacked line up including:

  • 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series II (estimated to bring $5.5 - $7.5 Million)
  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C (estimated to bring $12 - $14 Million)
  • 1935 Duesenberg SSJ (estimated to bring in excess of $20 Million)

RM Sothebys is bringing one of the most anticipated vehicles of 2018:

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (estimated to bring $45 - $60 Million)
  • 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II (estimated to bring $9 -$12 Million)
  • 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Prototype (estimated to bring $18 - $22 Million)

Mecum Auctions has some amazing supercars being sold including:

  • 2017 Ford GT (estimated to bring $1.7 - $1.9 Million)
  • 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari (estimated to bring $3 - $3.3 Million)
  • 1995 Ferrari F50 (estimated to bring $3.7 - $4.9 Million)

Bonhams and their Quail Lodge Auction also have an impressive line up featuring:

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta (estimate unavailable)
  • 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sports Roadster (estimated to bring $3.5 - $5.5 Million)
  • 2018 Bugatti Chiron (estimated to bring $3.3 - $3.9 Million)

To top it all off Sunday, August 26 is The 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance! Some classes and marques that are going to be featured this year include:

  • Motor Cars of the Raj (classic cars that are associated with India)
  • Vintage-Era Sporting Cars
  • An abundance of concept and new car debuts

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Legendary Motorcar is heading to Monterey!

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018     LMC     Industry News LMC News

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LMC is going to Be in Monterey, California August 22nd to 27th attending all the auctions. If you require any assistance feel free to contact us!

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