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Heacock Classic Customers:

Our carrier, American Modern Insurance Group (AMIG) has made a special Relocation Expense Reimbursement Available to those in the path of Tropical Storm Karen. It provides 50% reimbursement of the temporary relocation costs for moving the insured vehicle to a safer location up to $200 per vehicle, subject to a maximum of $2,500 per policy.

If you have any questions about how this applies to your policy, give us a call at (800) 678-5173.

Claims for reimbursement should be directed to (800) 275-2075 or can be submitted at www.amig.com. The customer should retain all invoices/receipts regarding the costs incurred.


The auto world is mourning the loss of Sergio Pininfarina, one of Italy’s greatest and most prolific automotive designers. So it’s appropriate that I’m writing this while sitting next to a Maserati Gran Turismo, one of the most beautiful coupes crafted by Sergio and his father’s company namesake, Pininfarina.

Check out his designs at wired.com

Source: wired.com


There isn’t an auto journalist worth a damn who hasn’t been bitten in the ass by a Viper. Disrespect the snake, even for a second, and — ssssttttrike! — you’re toast.

The Dodge Viper was effective in huge-engine, massive-tire style, with decent balance and weak brakes. Throughout its original 18-year run, it was crude. Some called it second-rate, but if you were expecting an Acura NSX, it’s probably you who had the problem. With appropriate skill and judgment, the Viper was more effective — faster — than hero cars that cost substantially more. Click here to read more.

Souce: Auto Week


  • RM Auctions announces a rare and coveted 1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta Scaglietti ‘Tour de France’ as the latest feature attraction for its Monterey sale, August 17–18
  • The first 14-Louver TdF built and one of just nine examples of its kind, 0585 GT is Ferrari Classiche certified and boasts a well-documented history, including a co-starring role in the 1966 Disney classic, The Love Bug
  • Exclusive TdF joins previously announced Ferrari 410 S to lead an exceptional roster of more than a dozen examples from the Modenese Prancing Horse

BLENHEIM, Ontario (June 27, 2012) – RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce the consignment of the stunning and exceptionally rare 1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta ‘Tour de France,’ chassis 0585 GT, to its highly anticipated Monterey sale, August 17–18 in California.

Specially handpicked by RM specialists for the August sale, the magnificent TdF joins an outstanding roster of more than a dozen milestone Ferraris poised for RM’s 2012 Monterey podium. The remarkable offering, which also includes the previously announced, multi-million-dollar Ferrari 410 S Berlinetta, further consolidates RM’s reputation as the global leader in the presentation of important and historic Ferraris at auction.

Following the enormously successful sale of the Ferrari 625 TRC for its West Coast owner at our Monaco auction last month, we are delighted to have been entrusted with another wonderful, California-based Ferrari for our Monterey sale—this time a coveted 250 GT Tour de France,” says Shelby Myers, Managing Director, RM California. “The Tour de France is one of Ferrari’s most celebrated models. The car on offer—a 14-louvre example—is particularly exciting, as it is among the rarest and most sought after of TdF’s and comes fresh to the market, offered for the first time in 14 years.”
Click Here to read more.

Source: www.rmauctions.com


Ferrari Now Most Expensive Car Ever

Posted by on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in News

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO made for race driver Stirling Moss has become the world’s most expensive car, selling in a private transaction last month for $35 million.

The distinctive apple-green Ferrari, one of 39 GTOs produced from 1962 to 1964, is listed among May’s high-end sales at anamera.com, a website for classic car dealers. Two specialist traders last night independently confirmed the transaction and price to Bloomberg News. Read more at Bloomberg!


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