The new Classic Car Auction Yearbook launches from the Auto e Moto d’Epoca Fiera in Bologna reporting on the 2022-2023 season surpassing two billion dollars in turnover 

26 October 2023 - Katie Hellwig

UBS is the new sponsor of the Classic Car Auction Yearbook As confirmed on the cover of the new 28th edition, the Yearbook’s Top Sale Award of the season goes to Bonhams for hammering the 1967 Ferrari 412 P at its Carmel, California Auction that sold for US $30,255,000  Bologna, Italy (26 October 2023) – Today, Author and internationally-renowned […]


The new Classic Car Auction Yearbook launches from Padova Reporting More than $1.9 Billion in Turnover and a Strong 82% Sales Percentage for the 2021-2022 Season

20 October 2022 - Katie Hellwig

Up 86% from last year, reported collector car sales increase $892 million in a passionate market post-Covid with the help of game-changing online bidding platforms Sold this past May by RM Sotheby’s for $142 million, the highest value ever attributed to an automobile, the Mercedes-Benz “Uhlenhaut” Coupé marks the first time a car has ever […]


The 2020-2021 Classic Car Auction Yearbook presents positive figures across the board: more turnover, higher average prices and a higher overall sales percentage

21 October 2021 - Katie Hellwig

Online auction turnover tripled this past season, as recorded across 124 international auctions, yet California continues to attract the most important cars and bids with traditional August auctions  Authors honor the late auctioneer Robert Brooks (1956-2021) on the front cover of the new 26th edition Padua, ITALY (October 21, 2021) – Italian consulting specialists Adolfo Orsi and Raffaele […]


The Classic Car Auction Yearbook celebrates the launch of its special 25th edition and reports that the 2019-2020 season surprisingly achieved ‘a good 71% sales rate’

20 October 2020 - Katie Hellwig

Total turnover from this past season was US $683 million, a 27% decrease from 2018-2019. A 2014 Lamborghini Veneno Roadster sold by Bonhams steals the Classic Car Auction Yearbook’s Top Sale Award for 2019-2020, representing an increasing importance for contemporary collectible cars. PADUA, Italy (October 20, 2020) – Co-Authors Adolfo Orsi and Raffaele Gazzi, are proud […]


The New Classic Car Auction Yearbook Launches from Padova with Analysis on $931 Million of Turnover from the 2018-2019 Season, Offering Collectors 26 Years of Integrity, Perspective and Statistics from its Database of 85,000 Cars

24 October 2019 - Katie Hellwig

The new edition reports a 23% decrease in overall sales since last year, while values of certain models and wider analyses show strong long-term gains, even since 2011-2012. PADUA, Italy (October 24, 2019) – Co-Authors Adolfo Orsi and Raffaele Gazzi, of Italian consulting firm Historia Selecta, are pleased to present the 24th edition of the Classic Car […]