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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    A very rare and very significant Porsche is coming up for auction later this summer. Believed to be the oldest surviving model to wear the name and one that's older than Porsche the company by almost 10 years. It's a Type 64. Ferdinand Porsche designed the car for a Berlin to Rome race that was...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    I think it's time we all sit down and, as a group, face the fact that things are getting out of hand. Air-cooled Beetles are great. I love 'em. Original, low mile cars are interesting. I want one. A car's value is often determined by emotion. I instinctually understand that.  But it’s time we...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Paul McCartney’s 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 is one in a number of celebrity cars that will be sold at Bonham’s upcoming Goodwood Members’ Meeting auction. The Lamborghini was purchased by McCartney at the height of The Beatles’ success and was owned by him while they recorded  Yellow...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    RM Sotheby’s is offering up the ultimate collection of 964 Porsches at their Amelia Island auction in March. The collection is 11 Porsche 911 models from the 964 generation, plus a bonus 930 flat nose. All of them cool, all of them rare, and all of them likely to fetch big bucks. The...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Ever since Jerry Seinfeld sold a portion of his collection, and his Microbus outsold some of his Porsches, we’ve known that prices for these hippie-mobiles were preparing to get ridiculous. That's good news because it means that we normal people get to gawk at perfect Sambas, as owners look to...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Barrett-Jackson just wrapped up its 46th annual Scottsdale auction, which set all kinds of records, including the sale of Kindig-It Design's 1965 21-Window Deluxe Bus for $302,500 (pictured above and below). Not only did that bus set an auction record, it was the highest priced Volkswagen in...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    It’s a hard, hard road that we all travel, but it would be made a little easier if it was in the seat of a Lamborghini Miura. Now’s your chance to own not just any Lamborghini Miura, but Sir Rod Stewart’s Lamborghini. This Italian girl will be at auction in London at The Classic & Sports Car...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    With Monterey Car Week fast approaching, the fanciest of the fancy auction houses are getting ready with their consignment lists. Millions of dollars will change hands (at least one million in this list alone) and we’ve collected some of our favorite VW products to showcase here. In no...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    If you happen to be in Denver this weekend, you could do worse, entertainment-wise, than to head to the Mecum Auction that will be there on July 8 and 9. The extensive lot list includes all the standard fare: muscle cars, classic pickups, and a few...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    People restoring a car know only too well that sourcing parts, especially for foreign cars, is an expensive nightmare. Well, VW enthusiasts in the Midwest have caught a break. That’s because this weekend, Hoge Auctioneering will be selling off 25 classic VWs and more than a thousand parts. The...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Indy 500 doesn’t run until the 29 th , but the historic track is already abuzz with activity. The good news is that in the lead up to the 100th Indy 500, there's something even better than watching a bunch cars go in a circle real fast, and that’s Mecum’s Indianapolis auction, running from...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Way back in 1974 an old Italian man who had never driven named Armando Sgroi took delivery on a brand new Volkswagen Beetle. The elderly Genoese man wasn’t particularly interested in driving, but his walk to church was becoming difficult, so he decided that he needed some help. Naturally, he...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Jerry Seinfeld was at the Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction this weekend selling 18 of his cars at the auction, among them an unrestored 1960 Beetle, which sold for $121,000, setting a new record for Beetles. The white Beetle far exceeded its expected value of $55,000, which may be...
  14. The Lamborghini Lounge
    Lamborghini's new Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce was shown for the first time in North America at last weekend's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, giving attendees and potential buyers an up-close and personal look at the supercar manufacturer's latest high-powered offering.  Originally...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Exactly two weeks ago, we featured a 23 Window Volkswagen Bus that was to be sold at Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Sale.  The vehicle was one of what is believed to be just three to be originally sold on the continent and freshly restored.  In other words, it had all the makings of a...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    One of what is believed to be three Australian delivered 23 Window Volkswagen Bus models will attempt to set an Australian sales record for the vehicle when it comes across the auction block at Shannons Melbourne Late Summer sale later this month.  The recipient of a recent 5 year restoration...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    It's a story nearly as old as time itself.  Something of value or significance is stashed away, people forget about it for a while, and eventually the item resurfaces, now with a much higher value.  This time, I highly doubt when the original owner stashed this Type 2 away, they would have...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Bidding is Live at  Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf ; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA’s Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change  Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen...
  19. Blog
    Heads up classic Audi nutters, as a genuine Sport quattro is about to go on the market. Painted white, chassis 905178 will go on the block as Lot #136 at a Coy's auction next week (May 23) at the Ascot Race Circuit in the UK. The car is expected to fetch £60000 – £75000. Here's the official...
  20. UrQuattro and Sport Quattro Cars
    Heads up classic Audi nutters, as a genuine Sport quattro is about to go on the market. Painted white, chassis 905178 will go on the block as Lot #136 at a Coy's auction next week (May 23) at the Ascot Race Circuit in the UK. The car is expected to fetch £60000 – £75000. Here's the official...
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