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Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at auctions held by auction houses Bonhams, RM Auctions, Mecum and Russo and Steele. Last year's total at this point in the week was just $95.9 million. McKeel Hagerty, the classic vehicle insurance and pricing expert, had predicted this year's totals could be above $450 million, well past last year's $312 million. Friday night gavels came down on some extremely valuable automobiles, and as on Thursday -- when...

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