RM Auctions Monterey Aug 15-16 2014

Los Angeles CA, Jul 11 2014 - In appreciation of Collector Car Day, RM Auctions opened the doors of a nondescript warehouse in LA for a preview of cars to be offered in Monterey CA Aug 15-16 2014.

1992 Vector W8 Twin Turbo

1992 Vector W8 Twin Turbo

625 bhp, 5,973 cc mid-mounted Donovan aluminum block-and-head V-8 engine with twin Garrett turbochargers and fuel injection, three-speed automatic gearbox, independent front suspension with double wishbones, coil springs, adjustable tubular shock absorbers, and an anti-roll bar, de Dion rear axle with trailing links, a diagonal link, coil springs, adjustable shock absorbers, and an adjustable anti-roll bar, and four-wheel hydraulically ventilated disc brakes. Wheelbase: 103 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- One of only 19 built
- Believed to be one of three W8 Twin Turbos finished in red
- Seen in the 1993 blockbuster film Rising Sun
- Featured in Road & Track in March 1991

1926 Rickenbacker Super Sport

1926 Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport

105 bhp, 315 cu. in. L-head inline eight-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, front and rear semi-elliptic suspension, and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 121.5 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- The 1926 New York Auto Show car
- Wonderful provenance; known history since new
- A unique CCCA Full Classic
- The only complete survivor

1948 Tucker 48

1948 Tucker 48

166 bhp, 335 cu. in. OHV horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine, Tucker Y-1 four-speed pre-selector transmission, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 130 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- An American legend on wheels
- One of 51 built
- Decades of known history
- Equipped with the rare Tucker Y-1 transmission

1981 AAR Eagle Indianapolis

1981 AAR Eagle Indianapolis

Small block Chevrolet V-8 engine, heavy-duty manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension with coil springs, and four-wheel disc brakes.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- Well-known provenance
- Finished in 9th place at the 1982 Indianapolis 500, where it was driven by Herm Johnson
- Formerly owned by Thomas Mittler

1969 AAR Eagle-Santa Ana Indianapolis

1969 AAR Eagle-Santa Ana Indianapolis

320 cu. in. Ford V-8 engine, heavy-duty manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension with coil springs, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 100 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- One of four Eagle-Santa Ana AAR Indianapolis cars built for 1969

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

215 bhp (DIN), 240 hp (SAE), 2,996 cc overhead-camshaft inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, coil-spring independent front suspension and coil-spring single-point swing axle rear suspension, and servo-assisted drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- Believed to be just two owners from new
- Optioned with special-order paint, a Becker-Mexico radio, and painted wheels
- Currently showing less than 17,500 actual miles, with its original interior
- Features original books and tools

1972 Lamborghini Espada

1972 Lamborghini Espada

350 bhp, 3,929 cc DOHC V-12 engine, six Weber twin-choke carburetors, five-speed manual gearbox, independent coil-spring front and rear suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 104.3 in
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- One of 575 Series II Espadas produced
- Lamborghini’s iconic 1970s four-seater grand tourer

1981 Ferrari 512 BB

1981 Ferrari 512 BB

360 bhp, 4,942 cc DOHC flat 12-cylinder engine with four Weber triple-barrel carburetors, five-speed manual transaxle, front and rear unequal length A-arm suspension with coil springs and anti-roll bars, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 98.4 in.
- Only 715 kilometers from new
- An exceptionally original Berlinetta Boxer
- Single-family ownership since new
- Original delivery paperwork, manuals, and unused tools

1948 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Sedanca de Ville by H.J. Mulliner

1948 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Sedanca de Ville by H.J. Mulliner

137 bhp, 4,257 cc overhead inlet with side exhaust valves and inline six-cylinder engine with a single downdraft Stromberg carburetor, four-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension with cross-coupled hydraulic dampers, semi-elliptic rear springs with electrically controlled shock absorbers, and servo-assisted four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 127 in.
- One of the finest surviving formal Silver Wraiths
- Past Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club Best in Show winner
- Documented history and restoration
- Accompanied by its original suitcase, tool kit, and manuals

1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta by Scaglietti

1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta by Scaglietti

352 bhp, 4,390 cc DOHC V-12 engine with six Weber carburetors, five-speed manual transmission, independent front and rear suspension with unequal length wishbones and coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers with anti-roll bars, and four wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 94.48 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- A European-specification example with a Plexiglas nose
- The fastest production car in the world upon its introduction

2003 Aston Martin DBAR1 by Zagato11.1080

2003 Aston Martin DBAR1 by Zagato

435 bhp, 5,935 cc V-12 engine with four overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder, six-speed manual transmission with twin-plate racing clutch, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel Brembo disc brakes. Wheelbase: 102 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- Just over 600 miles from new
- The 38th of 99 produced
- Finished in the same colors as the 2003 Los Angeles Auto Show car

2002 AAR DAN GURNEY Alligator Motorcycle

2002 AAR Alligator Motorcycle

70 bhp, 710 cc air-cooled four-stroke engine with EFI fuel injection, five-speed manual transmission, front suspension with 43-mm inverted cartridge fork and rear suspension with dual shock absorbers, and Brembo Goldline brakes. Wheelbase: 60 in
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- Designed and inspired by Dan Gurney
- The fourth example of thirty-six produced

1951 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet by Chapron

1951 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet by Chapron

115 bhp, 3,557 cc OHV inline six-cylinder engine with single carburetor, Cotal electro-mechanical four-speed gearbox, independent front suspension with transverse leaf spring, live rear axle with quarter-elliptic springs, and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 114 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- An excellent example of the coachbuilt post-war Delahaye
- Formerly owned by B. Paul Moser and Jacques Harguindeguy
- Restored in a stunning color combination

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio by Gangloff

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio by Gangloff

210 bhp, 3,257 cc supercharged DOHC inline eight-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, solid front axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, live rear axle with quarter-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 130 in.
- Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection
- Mechanical restoration by the legendary “Bunny” Phillips
- First in Class at the 1989 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
- Multiple CCCA award winner
- A supercharged variant of Bugatti’s most celebrated chassis

Source: RM Auctions

Photos: Randy Berg

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