Amelia Island 2020

Bonham's auctioned off these four classic cars for over $1 million each this weekend

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is known for showcasing some of the best-looking cars from past and present to the rich and famous. Over the weekend, Bonham's auctioned off some of the most desirable vehicles collectors are after. Four breeched the $1 million mark.

Lot 153: 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS

1967 Ferrari 330 GTS

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This unique Ferrari has coachwork by Pininfarina. It is the 28th of only 100 330 GTS models built and made its way to the U.S. in 1967. It has a 4.0-liter V12 engine that gets 300 bhp. When it was new, it was offered with leather seats, and. electric windows. The car has 50,952 original miles on the odometer.

Bonham's sold the car for $1,475,000 including the premium.

Lot 159: 1907 Renault Type AI 35/45HP Vanderbilt Racer

1907 Renault Type AI 35/45HP Vanderbilt Racer

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William Kissam Vanderbilt lived a life of leisure and luxury thanks to his family's vast fortune. His passions included yachting and car racing. He purchased this Renault for racing. The model is powered by a 7.5-liter four-cylinder engine that yielded approximately 65 bhp. The car is only one of four that survives in the U.S.

Bonham's sold the car for $3,332,500 including the premium.

Lot 180: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

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With its gullwing design and stylish exterior, the 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL was a hit right off the bat. This model started its life in Germany but then was sold to a buyer in Italy before making its way to the U.S. In 2010, Mercedes borrowed the model for its commercial "Welcome". In 2015 it led the Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance.

Bonham's sold the car for $1,028,000 including the premium.

Lot 123: 1932 Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport Roadster

1932 Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport Roadster

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This model is one of the rarest gems in the automotive world. It's an icon of automobile design and this particular one has a matching chassis, engine, drivetrain, and coachwork. The coachwork is by Jean Bugatti Design, making it even more special. Before it made its way to Amelia Island, it was a Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance First in Class. It was originally purchased by Nathaniel Mayer Victor Rothschild, later the 3rd Baron Rothschild.

Bonham's sold the car for $7,100,000 including the premium.

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The Jeep Gladiator Rubicon is made to be trail-ready

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If you want to go off-roading but you’re apprehensive behind the wheel? Jeep is introducing the Jeep Adventure Academy, a program that provides hands-on, off-road driving instruction to Jeep 4x4 owners.

"Off-roading is a rite of passage for Jeep 4x4 owners and the new Jeep Adventure Academy will provide key knowledge every off-roader can use for hitting the trails," said Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand, FCA - North America. "The new Jeep Adventure Academy underscores the Jeep brand's commitment to delivering Jeep 4x4 vehicles that provide owners with a sense of capability, safety and security to handle any condition or adventure with confidence."

2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Jeep Trailhawk models are trail-tested ahead of their retail salePhoto courtesy of FCA US LLC

The Academy kicks off this October and will take place at select locations nationwide. Instructors from Jeep Jamboree USA will lead the program alongside off-roading experts.

Each Academy session will focus on several essential areas of off-roading instruction, including 4x4 system basics, driving techniques, trail etiquette, vehicle preparation and equipment, how to properly read terrain and challenging obstacles, safety tips and more.

The Jeep Adventure Academy will take place during the first three weeks in October at the following locations:

  • Holly Oaks Off-road Vehicle Park, Holly, Michigan: October 2-4
  • Southern Missouri Off-Road Ranch, Seymour, Missouri: October 9-11
  • Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area, Hollister, California: October 16-18

Registration is available at jeepadventureacademy.com. A one-day session starts at $99 and requires Jeep 4x4 vehicle ownership. The academy sessions will be led by professional staff from Jeep Jamboree USA, an organization that has been conducting off-road adventures since 1953.

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Famed puzzle maker Ravesburger has created a new Lamborghini-themed 3D puzzle.

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The Lamborghini Huracán EVO is the most successful V10-powered Lamborghini ever. Now, the supercar is getting the Ravensburger 3D puzzle treatment. The 3D jigsaw puzzle faithfully replicates the Huracán EVO V10 car in a 1:18 scale.

The puzzle is mounted to a replica chassis. Lamborghini fans will be able to pick out the car's signature Y-style front bumper and Y-shaped embedded in the headlights. It also has the hexagonal details of the traditionally sized Lambo and wears a Arancio Xanto orange paint job. The low-slug profile of the puzzle gives it volume though it measures just 26 cm in length.

Ravensburger Lamborghini Huracán EVO 3D puzzle

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Ravensburger is making the puzzle available with 32 high-quality feature accessories, such as the axles and four rotating wheels that faithfully replicate the Aesir rims found on the real car, along with front splitter and rear diffuser.

The puzzle contains 108 numbered pieces.

Ravesnburger recommends that the puzzle is best for adults and children ages 8 and older. It is sold in Europe for €34.99. In the U.S., a Lamborghini Huracán EVO goes for upwards of $208,000.

Earlier this year, Lamborghini bounced that it had pattered with Lego to create the Lego Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37Lamborghini Sián FKP 37. That model includes a V12 engine; a moveable rear spoiler; front and rear suspension; and steering powered by a wheel complete with the Automobili Lamborghini badge. There's also scissor doors, which open to reveal the intricately recreated cockpit, with a fully-functioning eight-speed sequential gearbox controlled by a movable paddle gearshift.

Lego also sells LEGO Technic versions of the 2020 Land Rover Defender and Nissan GT-R. Additionally, LEGO recently started selling a replica of Dom's Chargerfrom the "Fast & Furious" franchise. Additionally, a Ducati motorcycle model was recently sold by the company.

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